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Thebes in Egypt : a guide to the tombs and temples of ancient Luxor

Author: Nigel Strudwick; Helen Strudwick
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornelll University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After excavating and researching the city of Thebes for many years, Nigel and Helen Strudwick here offer an in-depth introduction to it, one that will be welcomed by both armchair travellers and visitors to that popular tourist destination. After reviewing the topography of the site, the Strudwicks recount the history of Thebes from the city's rise in the late Old Kingdom to the peak of its power in the New Kingdom  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Strudwick; Helen Strudwick
ISBN: 0801436931 9780801436932 0801486165 9780801486166
OCLC Number: 40979913
Awards: Winner of An Alternate Selection of the History Book Club.
Description: 232 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: A tour of the sites of Thebes --
A short history of Thebes --
The temples of Karnak and Luxor --
The West Bank temples --
Tombs of the kings --
Tombs of the royal family --
Tombs of private persons --
Living in ancient Thebes --
Thebes after the pharaohs.
Responsibility: Nigel and Helen Strudwick.

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The remains of ancient Thebes constitute one of the largest and most remarkable archaeological sites in all of Egypt and indeed the world. The discoveries made at this site, now the modern town of  Read more...

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"The authors provide detailed and accurate information about life in the city. This is an excellent, recommended, must-read book for all."-Frankie's Reviews in Egyptology "The authors bring together Read more...

 
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