Part of the 'Complete Idiot's Guide' series.
Alongside the Nile are the remains of a civilisation, Ancient Egypt, that dates well back before the classical Greeks (the Greeks and Romans marvelled at Egypt's antiquities just as we do today). Apart from numerous temples, tombs, and other spectacular monuments, there are the hieroglyphs, which continue to captivate, along with mummies, amazing ancient technological achievements that persist in stumping modern engineers, and incredible archaeological discoveries that continue to be made on a regular basis. The pharaohs and other historical personages also continue to intrigue.
This book is a reader-friendly introductory book on Ancient Egypt. It offers a comprehensive and entertaining overview of the history, culture, and archaeology of Ancient Egypt, written by an archaeologist and Egyptologist.