Temples, tombs, and hieroglyphs: a popular history of ancient Egypt

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Dodd, Mead, Aug 1, 1978 - History - 335 pages
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An introduction to the history, culture, and civilization of ancient Egypt, from the fifth millenium B.C. to the fourth century B.C., also includes explanations of archaeological methods and discoveries

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After I stumbled upon an ancient Egypt exhibit in a museum I wanted to find out more about the belief system behind the culture that produced such extravagant burial rituals. After doing a bunch of ... Read full review

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A great start for anyone looking to dip into the history of Ancient Egypt. A bit outdated, but still worthwhile. Read full review


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Barbara Mertz is a "New York Times" bestselling author who writes the popular Amelia Peabody mystery series under the pen name Elizabeth Peters and romantic suspense novels as Barbara Michaels. She was born and brought up in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. Named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar Awards in 1998, she lives in a historic farmhouse in western Maryland.

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