Archaeology Hotspot Egypt: Unearthing the Past for Armchair by Julian Heath PDF

By Julian Heath

The Archaeology Hotspots sequence deals reader-friendly and fascinating narratives of the archaeology particularly nations. Written by way of archaeological specialists with a common reader in brain, each one ebook within the sequence specializes in what has been chanced on and through whom, what the controversies and scandals were, ongoing tasks, and the way all of it suits right into a broader view of the heritage of the rustic.

In Archaeology Hotspot Egypt, scholar Julian Heath presents a chronological evaluation starting with handaxes left via Homo erectus during the decrease Paleolithic and relocating onwards via pharaonic Egypt to complete within the Greco-Roman interval. He covers the main fascinating finds—including Tutankhamen’s tomb and the Rosetta Stone—and profiles significant personalities, prior and current. present digs and up to date insights at the prior also are lined, reminiscent of the big tomb of KV5 and the way modern medical concepts are unearthing new information regarding old Egyptian humans and animals. the result's an illuminating examine the historical past, tradition, nationwide background, and present archaeological information of Egypt—a hotspot of archaeology.

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