Treasures of the Pharaohs: The Glories of Ancient Egypt

Front Cover
Duncan Baird, 2004 - Egypt - 224 pages
2 Reviews
Known to the Egyptians as The Sceptre, Thebes was Egypt's most magnificent and sacred city for a thousand years. This book presents, in stunning photographs, a vivid picture of this great city and its treasures-from its origins as a strategic provincial town to its pinnacle in the New Kingdom as the seat of Egypt's empire.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Treasures of the pharaohs

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

As Egyptologist Joann Fletcher explains in the foreword, this glossy, folio-sized book is actually about the ancient city of Thebes, now known as Luxor. Drawing on recent findings, Pemberton ... Read full review

Review: Treasures of the Pharaohs

User Review  - Lara - Goodreads

Really enjoyable--the text is basically a brief history of ancient Egypt, and the photographs are excellent. I have really got to visit all this stuff some day! Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD by Joann Fletcher
6
The Paleolithic Period
16
The 12th Dynasty
28
Copyright

5 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information