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Beneath the sands of Egypt : adventures of an unconventional archaeologist

Author: Donald P Ryan
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the author's adventures discovering the tomb of Egypt's famous female pharaoh, Hatshepsut, in the Valley of the Kings and discusses his experiences becoming an archaeologist and dealing with eccentric colleagues.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.; Donald P Ryan; Donald P Ryan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald P Ryan
ISBN: 9780061732829 0061732826
OCLC Number: 456180341
Description: xii, 286 p : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The tomb --
From here to there --
First impressions --
Egypt on my mind --
Untying the mundane --
Frisking the dead --
The curse of the queen --
In the footsteps of the giant --
The digger's life --
Adventures in television land --
Pyramids in the Atlantic --
A return to an ancient valley --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Donald P. Ryan.
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Recounts the author's adventures discovering the tomb of Egypt's famous female pharaoh, Hatshepsut, in the Valley of the Kings and discusses his experiences becoming an archaeologist and dealing with eccentric colleagues.

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