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Protecting pharaoh's treasures : my life in Egyptology

Author: Wafaa El-Sadeek; Rüdiger Heimlich; Russell Stockman
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Growing up in Egypt's Nile Delta, Wafaa El Saddik was fascinated by the magnificent pharaonic monuments from an early age, and as a student she dreamed of conducting excavations herself and working in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. At a time when Egyptology was dominated by men, especially those with close connections to the regime, she was determined to succeed, and secured grants to study in Boston, London, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
El-Sadeek, Wafaa.
Protecting pharaoh's treasures.
Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2017
(OCoLC)959951998
Named Person: Wafaa El-Sadeek
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wafaa El-Sadeek; Rüdiger Heimlich; Russell Stockman
ISBN: 9781617977862 1617977861 9781617978173 1617978175
OCLC Number: 984342641
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of: Es gibt nur den geraden Weg : Mein Leben als Schatzhüterin Ägyptens.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 231 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 200; Pages:201 to 225; Pages:226 to 250; Pages:251 to 275; Pages:276 to 279.
Other Titles: Es gibt nur den geraden Weg.
Responsibility: Wafaa El Saddik ; with Rüdiger Heimlich ; translated by Russell Stockman.

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"Not only the fascinating story of one woman's life in Egyptology, but also a marvellous window onto life in Egypt over the past seven decades." -- Aidan Dodson, University of Bristol"An inspiring Read more...

 
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