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Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-Century Travel Guide

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Publisher Comments:

Focusing on the monuments on either side of the Nile, the author describes Egyptians, their writing, religion and gods, plus historic locales and objects: Alexandria, Cairo, the Rosetta Stone, the pyramids, the Sphinx; the statue of Rameses II, the temples at Luxor and Karnak, major sites where royal mummies were discovered, and more.

Book News Annotation:

Originally published in 1890 by the well-known London travel agency of Thomas Cook and Son, this tour guide by Egyptologist E. A. Wallis Budge was written to provide visitors to Egypt with reliable information about Egyptian civilization from BC 4400 to BC 450. Emphasis is placed on the monuments on either side of the Nile between Cairo and Wadi Halfah.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486417219
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Middle East - Egypt
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Nile River
Subject:
Travel-Middle East
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Egypt
Series Volume:
LS-386E
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.79 lb

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