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Pyramids : treasures, mysteries, and new discoveries in Egypt

Author: Zahi A Hawass
Publisher: Vercelli, Italy : White Star Publications, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New extended and up-dated edition in 2007View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zahi A Hawass
ISBN: 9788854406070 8854406074
OCLC Number: 707259388
Description: 416 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: Preface / Zahi Hawass --
The pyramids / Zahi Hawass --
Why a pyramid? Pyramid religion / James P. Allen --
The administration of the pyramid / Vassil Dobrev --
Building an Old Kingdom pyramid / Mark Lehner --
The architectural development of the Egyptian royal tomb / Zahi Hawass --
The architectural components of the pyramid complex / Zahi Hawass --
The predynastic period / Renee Friedman --
The tombs of the first and second dynasties at Abydos and Saqqara / Günter Dreyer --
The royal mortuary enclosures of Abydos and Hierakonpolis / Matthew Adams and David O'Connor --
The step pyramids / Ali Radwan --
The pyramids of the fourth dynasty / Rainer Stadelmann --
The queen's pyramids of the fourth dynasty at Giza / Zahi Hawass --
The satellite pyramid of Khufu / Zahi Hawass --
The mystery of Hetepheres / Zahi Hawass --
The secret doors inside the great pyramid / Zahi Hawass --
The Pyramidion / Zahi Hawass --
The royals boats at Giza / Zahi Hawass --
The Sphinx / Mark Lehner --
The tombs of the high officials at Giza / Peter Der Manuelian --
The "unfinished" pyramids of the fourth century / Michel Valloggia --
the pyramids of the fifth dynasty / Miroslav Verner --
The surprising abusir blocks / Zahi Hawass and Miroslav Verner --
The pyramids of the sixth dynasty / Audran Labrousse --
The decorative program of the Old Kingdom pyramid complexes / Zahi Hawass --
The tombs of the fifth and sixth dynasties at Saqqara / Karol Mys'liwiec --
The pyramids of the Middle Kingdom / Dieter Arnold --
The tombs of the nobles in the Middle Kingdom / David P. Silverman --
Royal and private statues of the Old and Middle Kingdom / Hourig Sourouzian --
Index --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: edited by Zahi Hawass ; project editors, Laura Accomazzo, Valeria Manferto De Fabianis ; graphic design, Paola Piacco.

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