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New York : Facts on File, 1994.
192 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm

Discovering Ancient Egypt takes a refreshingly new approach to the history of ancient Egypt. It tells the dual story of the travellers and archaeologists whose discoveries have led to our understanding of ancient Egypt alongside an outline history of the ancient Egyptian civilization. Rosalie David begins her study with a look at the early Classical travellers and historians such as Herodotus and Diadorus Siculus, writers from an ancient culture writing about what was, even to them, in the distant past. In the 18th and 19th centuries explorers (including Napoleon) opened Egypt up to the archaeologists whose discoveries have laid the foundations of an understanding of the civilization of Egypt.


Discovering ancient Egypt / Rosalie David.
David, A. Rosalie
New York : Facts on File, 1994.
932 D2491d 23
D2491d
Egyptologists.
Antiquities. fast (OCoLC)fst00810745
Egyptologists. fast (OCoLC)fst00903998
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- History -- To 640 A.D.
Egypt. fast (OCoLC)fst01208755
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
192 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
0816031053
9780816031054