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

Author: Nigel Strudwick; Helen Strudwick
Publisher: Ithaca, (New York) : Cornell University Press, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Strudwick; Helen Strudwick
ISBN: 0801436931 9780801436932 0801486165 9780801486166
OCLC Number: 445173121
Awards: Winner of An Alternate Selection of the History Book Club.
Description: 232 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm
Contents: Tour of ancient Thebes; the historical setting; East Bank - the Great Temples of Karnak and Luxor; West Bank - temples; West Bank - tombs of the kings; West Bank - the tombs of the queens and princes; West Bank - the tombs of private individuals; life in ancient thebes in the New Kingdom; Thebes in more recent history; visiting Luxor.
Responsibility: Nigel and Helen Strudwick.


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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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