Valley of the Kings

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1981 - Fiction - 293 pages
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Tells of the tombs of ancient Egyptians and the story of the archeologists and their hunt for the past.

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Valley of the Kings

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Romer here profiles both the Egyptian royalty entombed in the valley and the intrepid scientists who excavated them. Originally published as a $22 paperback in 1981, this Castle hardcover reprint is more durable and affordable. Read full review

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Great book about the excavations of the tombs of the Pharoahs. If you are, like me, an armchair Egyptologist, this is a book you'll enjoy. Read full review


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John Romer is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London, England. An archaeologist & author, he began his work in archaeology twenty-five years ago at the University of Chicago's epigraphic survey at Thebes in Upper Egypt. His previous books include "Valley of the Kings", "Ancient Lives", "Testament", & "The Seven Wonders of the World", which accompanied the British television series. Mr. Romer lives in the Mediterranean & the Middle East.

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