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The Resource Pyramids : treasures, mysteries, and new discoveries in Egypt, edited by Zahi Hawass ; project editors, Laura Accomazzo, Valeria Manferto De Fabianis ; graphic design, Paola Piacco

Pyramids : treasures, mysteries, and new discoveries in Egypt, edited by Zahi Hawass ; project editors, Laura Accomazzo, Valeria Manferto De Fabianis ; graphic design, Paola Piacco

Label
Pyramids : treasures, mysteries, and new discoveries in Egypt
Title
Pyramids
Title remainder
treasures, mysteries, and new discoveries in Egypt
Statement of responsibility
edited by Zahi Hawass ; project editors, Laura Accomazzo, Valeria Manferto De Fabianis ; graphic design, Paola Piacco
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
932
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hawass, Zahi A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pyramids
  • Egypt
  • Pyramids of Giza (Egypt)
  • Architecture, Ancient
Label
Pyramids : treasures, mysteries, and new discoveries in Egypt, edited by Zahi Hawass ; project editors, Laura Accomazzo, Valeria Manferto De Fabianis ; graphic design, Paola Piacco
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-416) and index
Contents
Preface / Zahi Hawass -- The pyramids / Zahi Hawass -- Why a pyramid? Pyramid religion / James P. Allen -- The administration of the pyramid / Vassil Dobrev -- Building an Old Kingdom pyramid / Mark Lehner -- The architectural development of the Egyptian royal tomb / Zahi Hawass -- The architectural components of the pyramid complex / Zahi Hawass -- The predynastic period / Renee Friedman -- The tombs of the first and second dynasties at Abydos and Saqqara / Günter Dreyer -- The royal mortuary enclosures of Abydos and Hierakonpolis / Matthew Adams and David O'Connor -- The step pyramids / Ali Radwan -- The pyramids of the fourth dynasty / Rainer Stadelmann -- The queen's pyramids of the fourth dynasty at Giza / Zahi Hawass -- The satellite pyramid of Khufu / Zahi Hawass -- The mystery of Hetepheres / Zahi Hawass -- The secret doors inside the great pyramid / Zahi Hawass -- The Pyramidion / Zahi Hawass -- The royals boats at Giza / Zahi Hawass -- The Sphinx / Mark Lehner -- The tombs of the high officials at Giza / Peter Der Manuelian -- The "unfinished" pyramids of the fourth century / Michel Valloggia -- the pyramids of the fifth dynasty / Miroslav Verner -- The surprising abusir blocks / Zahi Hawass and Miroslav Verner -- The pyramids of the sixth dynasty / Audran Labrousse -- The decorative program of the Old Kingdom pyramid complexes / Zahi Hawass -- The tombs of the fifth and sixth dynasties at Saqqara / Karol Mys'liwiec -- The pyramids of the Middle Kingdom / Dieter Arnold -- The tombs of the nobles in the Middle Kingdom / David P. Silverman -- Royal and private statues of the Old and Middle Kingdom / Hourig Sourouzian -- Index -- Bibliography
Control code
ocn707259388
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
New extended and up-dated edition in 2007.
Extent
416 p.
Isbn
9788854406070
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)707259388
Label
Pyramids : treasures, mysteries, and new discoveries in Egypt, edited by Zahi Hawass ; project editors, Laura Accomazzo, Valeria Manferto De Fabianis ; graphic design, Paola Piacco
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-416) and index
Contents
Preface / Zahi Hawass -- The pyramids / Zahi Hawass -- Why a pyramid? Pyramid religion / James P. Allen -- The administration of the pyramid / Vassil Dobrev -- Building an Old Kingdom pyramid / Mark Lehner -- The architectural development of the Egyptian royal tomb / Zahi Hawass -- The architectural components of the pyramid complex / Zahi Hawass -- The predynastic period / Renee Friedman -- The tombs of the first and second dynasties at Abydos and Saqqara / Günter Dreyer -- The royal mortuary enclosures of Abydos and Hierakonpolis / Matthew Adams and David O'Connor -- The step pyramids / Ali Radwan -- The pyramids of the fourth dynasty / Rainer Stadelmann -- The queen's pyramids of the fourth dynasty at Giza / Zahi Hawass -- The satellite pyramid of Khufu / Zahi Hawass -- The mystery of Hetepheres / Zahi Hawass -- The secret doors inside the great pyramid / Zahi Hawass -- The Pyramidion / Zahi Hawass -- The royals boats at Giza / Zahi Hawass -- The Sphinx / Mark Lehner -- The tombs of the high officials at Giza / Peter Der Manuelian -- The "unfinished" pyramids of the fourth century / Michel Valloggia -- the pyramids of the fifth dynasty / Miroslav Verner -- The surprising abusir blocks / Zahi Hawass and Miroslav Verner -- The pyramids of the sixth dynasty / Audran Labrousse -- The decorative program of the Old Kingdom pyramid complexes / Zahi Hawass -- The tombs of the fifth and sixth dynasties at Saqqara / Karol Mys'liwiec -- The pyramids of the Middle Kingdom / Dieter Arnold -- The tombs of the nobles in the Middle Kingdom / David P. Silverman -- Royal and private statues of the Old and Middle Kingdom / Hourig Sourouzian -- Index -- Bibliography
Control code
ocn707259388
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
New extended and up-dated edition in 2007.
Extent
416 p.
Isbn
9788854406070
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)707259388

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