Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-century Travel Guide
Courier Corporation, 2001 M01 1 - 311 pages
Focusing on the monuments on either side of the Nile between Cairo and the Second Cataract, the author summarizes Egyptian history, describes Egyptians, their writing, and their religion and gods, plus historic sites, locales, and objects: Alexandria, Cairo, Heliopolis, Suez, Cleopatra's Needle, the Rosetta Stone, the pyramids, the Sphinx; the statue of Rameses II, the temples at Luxor and Karnak, major sites where royal mummies were discovered, and much more.
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Egyptian History and its sources
The Modern Egyptians
Luxor and Thebes
The Tombs of the Kings
The First Cataract
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