Barnes & Noble, 2006 - Egypt - 608 pages
The deciphering of Egypt's hieroglyphic writing provided the key to a forgotten world - the great civilization of Ancient Egypt, with its pyramids of Giza, the treasures of Tutankhamun, and the temple city of Karnak.
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