Ancient Lives

Ancient Lives

The Story of the Pharaohs' Tombmakers

Book - 2003
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One of the best-known historians working today, and a world-renowned expert on the ancient world, presents a brilliant account of the lives of the stonemasons, scribes, and painters who created some of Egypt's finest treasures. Illustrated with both color photos and black-and-white drawings, this groundbreaking study goes back more than 3,000 years to a village where the workers who created the tombs of the Pharaohs and the Valley of the Kings resided. "John Romer is an archeologist with a genius for raising the busy ghosts of ancient Egypt."--"Sunday Times "
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2003, c1984
ISBN: 9781842120446
Characteristics: 256 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 22 cm


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