skip to content
Treasures of the pharaohs Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Treasures of the pharaohs

Author: Delia Pemberton
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Combining accessible text with color photographs of sculpture, wall paintings and architecture, this book presents the life, wars, power struggles and palace intrigues of ancient Egypt, from the Paleolithic to the Roman period, from the temples of Karnak and Luxor to the riches of King Tutankhamen and Nefertiti. Special sections explain the methods and history of the practice of Egyptology.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pemberton, Delia.
Treasures of the pharaohs.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2004
(OCoLC)646866493
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Delia Pemberton
ISBN: 0811844242 9780811844246
OCLC Number: 54536878
Description: 224 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Hundred-Gated Thebes --
Origins: The Paleolithic Period to the 17th Dynasty (c.100,000-c.1550bce) --
The Womb of the Goddess: The Paleolithic Period to the Early Dynastic Period --
She Who Loves Silence: The 3rd to 10th Dynasties --
The City of the Scepter: The 11th Dynasty --
Amun the Mighty: The 12th Dynasty --
Rivals for the Kingdom: The 13th to 17th Dynasties --
Special Feature: Exploration and Discovery --
Most Favored of Places The 18th Dynasty (c.1550-c.1295bce) --
Unity Restored: Ahmose I and Amenhotep I --
A Valley for the Kings: Thutmose I and Thutmose II --
Daughter of Amun: Hatshepsut --
Years of Conquest: Thutmose III --
Special Feature: Karnak and the Cult of Amun --
The Hero King: Amenhotep II --
Securing the Peace: Thutmose IV --
Monuments to the Dazzling Sun: Amenhotep III --
A Time of Heresy: Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten --
Treasures of the Boy King: Tutankhamun --
Amun Restored: Ay --
The General Takes Charge: Horemheb --
Rulers in Southern Heliopolis: The 19th and 20th Dynasties (c.1295-c.1069bce) --
Stability and Renewal: Ramesses I --
Honoring the Ancestors: Sety I --
Ramesses the Great: Ramesses II --
Special Feature: Servants in the Place of Truth --
Thebes in Troubled Times: Merneptah --
Struggles for Power: Amenmesse and Sety II --
A Decade of Transition: Siptah, Tawosret, Sethnakht --
United with Eternity: Ramesses III --
Decline of a Royal City: Ramesses IV to Ramesses XI --
Epilogue: After the New Kingdom (c.1069bce-c.641ce) --
Disunity and Foreign Rule: 3rd Intermediate Period --
The Last Egyptian Pharaohs: The Late Period --
Greeks and Romans: Ptolemaic to Byzantine Periods.
Responsibility: Delia Pemberton ; Joann Fletcher, consultant.
More information:

Abstract:

Combining accessible text with color photographs of sculpture, wall paintings and architecture, this book presents the life, wars, power struggles and palace intrigues of ancient Egypt, from the Paleolithic to the Roman period, from the temples of Karnak and Luxor to the riches of King Tutankhamen and Nefertiti. Special sections explain the methods and history of the practice of Egyptology.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54536878>
library:oclcnum"54536878"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/54536878>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2004"
schema:description"Combining accessible text with color photographs of sculpture, wall paintings and architecture, this book presents the life, wars, power struggles and palace intrigues of ancient Egypt, from the Paleolithic to the Roman period, from the temples of Karnak and Luxor to the riches of King Tutankhamen and Nefertiti. Special sections explain the methods and history of the practice of Egyptology."@en
schema:description"Introduction: Hundred-Gated Thebes -- Origins: The Paleolithic Period to the 17th Dynasty (c.100,000-c.1550bce) -- The Womb of the Goddess: The Paleolithic Period to the Early Dynastic Period -- She Who Loves Silence: The 3rd to 10th Dynasties -- The City of the Scepter: The 11th Dynasty -- Amun the Mighty: The 12th Dynasty -- Rivals for the Kingdom: The 13th to 17th Dynasties -- Special Feature: Exploration and Discovery -- Most Favored of Places The 18th Dynasty (c.1550-c.1295bce) -- Unity Restored: Ahmose I and Amenhotep I -- A Valley for the Kings: Thutmose I and Thutmose II -- Daughter of Amun: Hatshepsut -- Years of Conquest: Thutmose III -- Special Feature: Karnak and the Cult of Amun -- The Hero King: Amenhotep II -- Securing the Peace: Thutmose IV -- Monuments to the Dazzling Sun: Amenhotep III -- A Time of Heresy: Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten -- Treasures of the Boy King: Tutankhamun -- Amun Restored: Ay -- The General Takes Charge: Horemheb -- Rulers in Southern Heliopolis: The 19th and 20th Dynasties (c.1295-c.1069bce) -- Stability and Renewal: Ramesses I -- Honoring the Ancestors: Sety I -- Ramesses the Great: Ramesses II -- Special Feature: Servants in the Place of Truth -- Thebes in Troubled Times: Merneptah -- Struggles for Power: Amenmesse and Sety II -- A Decade of Transition: Siptah, Tawosret, Sethnakht -- United with Eternity: Ramesses III -- Decline of a Royal City: Ramesses IV to Ramesses XI -- Epilogue: After the New Kingdom (c.1069bce-c.641ce) -- Disunity and Foreign Rule: 3rd Intermediate Period -- The Last Egyptian Pharaohs: The Late Period -- Greeks and Romans: Ptolemaic to Byzantine Periods."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/866245180>
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Treasures of the pharaohs"@en
schema:numberOfPages"224"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.