Publishers - Konemann Verlagsgesellschaft
Cover is hard bound with Full Colour Photographic Representation of the 'Golden Mask of Tutankhamun'. White lettering. Back Cover has photographic representation of 'Columns in the pronaos of the Dendara. Excellent Condition.
Dust Jacket is present. Full Colour Photographic Representation of the 'Golden Mask of Tutankhamun'. White lettering. Back Cover has photographic representation of 'Columns in the pronaos of the Dendara. Excellent Condition.
End Papers are intact. Illustration on Inside Front and Back covers are from the famous 'Description de l'Egypt' and depicts the sanctuaries with the large Temple of Isis built in Ptolmaic times in the centre.
Preliminaries - Frontispiece Full Colour representation of 'King Horemheb before Deities' taken from the Valley of the King's ; Horemheb' Tomb. List of contributing authors on title Page. List of Contents, Introduction by Dorothea Arnold, Foreword by Regine Schulz and Matthias Seidel.
Main Text Body - 507 pages. Fine and Clean. Full Colour Full Page Photographic Illustrations, Black/White Diagrams, Black/White Photographic Illustrations throughout.
End Matters - Appendix includes Glossary, List of Gods of Ancient Egypt, List of Historic Sites, Egyptian Collections, List of Rulers of Egypt, Chronological Synopsis, Selected Bibliography, List of Authors, Index and Picture Credits.
Edges are even and unworn.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Gilt lettering.
Page Structure is sound with no missing pages.
Roman Emperors, Arab scholars and early travellers all succumbed to the fascination of the land of the Nile. To this day the Pyramids of Giza, the temple precinct of Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings with the Tomb of Tutankhamun retain their unique attraction. The civilisation of ancient Egypt
continues to cast its spell across the millenia. This is undoubtedly due to the astonishing architectural, artistic and technological achievements of that culture, as well as its advanced system of writing and the quality of its literature.