Precious Egypt (German edition)

Precious Egypt (German edition)

AUC Press

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Matthias Seidel and Regine Schulz

Focusing on the fascinating history and cultural monuments of ancient Egypt, and through vibrant illustrations and informative text, Precious EgyptÑ small in size but huge in scope and contentÑ brings alive the archaeological sites and their artwork, allowing their significance and beauty to clearly emerge. A unique depth of information is achieved with over 600 color illustrations, and around 60 maps, layouts, and ground plans.
A comprehensive appendix providing background information in a quick and lucid form augments the geographical structure of the book, which ranges from Alexandria to Abu Simbel. The book includes:

Complete descriptions of the most important places of interest and monuments
A depiction of every monument discussed
Numerous essays on cultural and historical themes
Pictorial city maps and ground plans
An illustrated chronological table
Pharaonic names in hieroglyphs
A calendar and time calculation
Numbers, weights and measures
A glossary of architectural terms
The ancient Egyptian gods
A descriptive glossary
A comprehensive index

German Edition

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