The Pyramids, Paperback Book

Description

How did a people who lived nearly five thousand years ago, who knew neither iron nor bronze and who lacked mastery of elementary rules of calculation, manage to construct enormous stone structures with a precision seldom matched even by modern architecture?

By one of the world's leading Egyptologists, The Pyramids sets our knowledge of these unique, haunting and perennially fascinating edifices into the context of ancient Egyptian culture and politics.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages, 200 line drawings, 2 x 8pp colour plate section
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Egyptian archaeology / Egyptology
  • ISBN: 9781843548904

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