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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Very easy to read. The author, who wrote under the pen name Elizabeth Peters, is witty and interesting. She is able to convey a lot of information in an easy to follow format. Read full review

Review: Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

User Review  - Goodreads

Very easy to read. The author, who wrote under the pen name Elizabeth Peters, is witty and interesting. She is able to convey a lot of information in an easy to follow format. Read full review

Contents

Houses of Grerniry
45
The Fight for Freedom
133
The Woman Who Was King
148
Copyright

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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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