Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-Century Travel Guide
Courier Corporation, 2012 M08 13 - 336 pages
Focusing on the monuments on either side of the Nile, the author describes Egyptians, their writing, religion and gods, plus historic locales and objects: Alexandria, Cairo, 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 more.
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