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The pyramids : the mystery culture, and science of Egypt's great monuments

Author: Miroslav Verner
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the pyramids, peeling back the layers of these ancient structures to reveal something about the civilization that built them.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miroslav Verner
ISBN: 0802117031 9780802117038 0802139353 9780802139351
OCLC Number: 51101978
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: xv, 495 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Before the Pyramids --
The way to eternity: ritual and cult --
The First Intermediate Period (Seventh Dynasty to the beginning of the Eleventh) --
The Middle Kingdom (Eleventh to Twelfth Dynasty?) --
The SEcond Intermediate Period (Thirteenth to Seventeenth Dynasty) --
Epilogue: The secret of the Pyramids.
Other Titles: Pyramidy.
Responsibility: Miroslav Verner ; translated from the German by Steven Rendall.

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From the ancient culture that created the pyramids to the excavation sites that have been discovered to date, Verner, a preeminent Egyptologist, recounts the history of ancient Egypt and describes  Read more...

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