This Egyptian Archeology Dictionary provides accurate, complete and reliable information on the main terms used in Egyptian archaeology. Written by M. BRODRICK & AA MORTON, its content is powerful and clearly presented. This is a second-hand hardcover book in very good condition.
The historical legacy of the Ancient Egyptian civilizations is
much larger than its best-known monuments, such as the
pyramids, the sphinx of Gizé, the spectacular remains of Abu Simbel
or the incalculable treasures of the Valley of the Kings, for the mysteries
secrets of the great dynasties remained hidden for centuries.
Encoded in demotic scripts and hieroglyphs that adorned
the tombs and temples of the Nile Valley, those secrets remained
dormant, asleep, until the 19th century Egyptologists managed to
decipher them after laborious studies.
All his work, his conclusions and findings are summarized in this
work that will allow students and travelers to have a complete
reference that condenses the symbology and the writing, the religion and the
culture of the ancient Egyptians. Abundant illustrations make
Dictionary of Egyptian Archeology an obligatory reference for the
lovers of these legendary civilizations.