In Spectacular Cross-section

Book - 2005
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Following on from his internationally bestselling book on Rome, master illustrator Stephen Biesty brings his magic touch to the subject of ancient Egypt. It is over 3200 years ago in ancient Egypt, in the reign of the great god-king Rameses II. And for 11-year-old Dedia, a great adventure isabout to begin. Join Dedia as he accompanies his father - and a couple of troublesome relations - on a once-in-a-lifetime journey down the Nile. Among the splendours on the way, you will see...* The hidden secrets of the Valley of the Kings* Amun-Ra's magnificent temple at Karnak (Luxor)* Preparation of a mummy and an Egyptian funeral* The pyramids and Sphinx of Giza* The ancient Step Pyramid at Saqqara* Rameses's spectacular palace at Piramesse
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780199111770
Branch Call Number: j932.01 BIE NVD
Additional Contributors: Ross, Stewart
Alternative Title: Egypt


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