No other manmade monuments command such curiosity, awe, and veneration as the pyramids of Egypt. Recent discoveries have shed new light on these mysterious ancient wonders, and this volume presents all the most important pyramids and the great Memphite necropolises in an exhaustive text that draws on the latest excavations and studies. Edited by Zahi Hawass, Egypt`s leading archaeologist and director of the Giza and Saqqarah excavation sites, Pyramids contains contributions from the world`s best-known Egyptologists and includes aerial photographs, maps, plans, and reconstructions. The result is a milestone of popular science that also celebrates the human spirit.
Pyramids: Treasures, Mysteries, and New Discoveries in Egypt ISBN (13): 9788854406070 ISBN: 8854406074 Product dimensions: 24.13 x 32.26 cm Pages: 416 Binding: Hardcover Year: 2011 Publisher: White Star Publishers