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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Athens

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Athens will lead you straight to the best attractions this region has to offer
Coral Davenport - Author, Jane Foster - Author
Whether you're looking for unmissable museums and ancient sites, alluring nearby islands, night-time hot-spots, shopping streets, liveliest festivals or want to find the best restaurants and tavernas in Athens; this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists for all...

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The Great Book of Ancient Egypt 350 LE - now 175 LE , Ancient Egypt (British Museum) 120 LE - now 60 LE, Hidden Treasures of Ancient Egypt 180 LE - now 90 LE, The Pyramids and the Sphinx 75 LE - now 38 LE, Pharaonic Civilization...

60 L.E

Guide to the Nubian Monuments on Lake Nasser

Jocelyn Gohary
During the building of the Aswan High Dam between 1960 and 1970, the Nubian Rescue Campaign, operating under the auspices of UNESCO, was an international effort to rescue those of the Nubian monuments which would be submerged once the dam was completed. The most famous monument to be thus rescued and...

40 L.E

The Temple of Edfu A Guide by an Ancient Egyptian Priest

Dieter Kurth Translated by Anthony Alcock
This is the oldest and most authentic guide to an ancient Egyptian temple ever written—its author was an ancient Egyptian priest who lived in the first century B.C., under the last kings of the Ptolemaic dynasty, when the construction and decoration of the huge temple of Edfu was completed. The anonymous...

180 L.E

The Illustrated Guide to Luxor
Tombs, Temples, and Museums

Also Available in French,German,Italian,Spanish
Kent R. Weeks
The scale and richness of the tombs and temples on the banks of the Nile at Luxor have attracted and fascinated travelers for thousands of years. Now finally comes the vade mecum that generations of visitors would have loved to have. The Illustrated Guide to Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, fully illustrated...

180 L.E

The Illustrated Guide to the Egyptian Museum

Also Available in French,German,Italian,Russian,Spanish
Introduced by Zahi Hawass Edited by Alessandro Bongioanni and Maria Sole Croce Photographs by Araldo De Luca
An immense reservoir of art history, Cairo’s Museum of Egyptian Antiquities contains fabulous collections of relics from the Mediterranean’s most mysterious and ancient civilization, the true cradle of western culture. From the creation of the first state on the banks of the Nile to its submission to...

90 L.E

The Illustrated Guide to the Valley of the Kings

and to the Theban Necropolises and Temples Also Available in French,German,Italian,Russian,Spanish,Japanese
Alberto Siliotti
The Valley of the Kings and the tombs of the nobles are, together witht the pyramids of Giza, the most visited and best-known archaelogical sites in Egypt. The tombs of Thebes are among the masterpieces of world art for the quality of their pictorial decorations, but unlike the Giza Pyramids, the tombs...

90 L.E

The Illustrated Guide to the Pyramids

Also Available in French,German,Italian,Russian,Spanish
Alberto Siliotti In collaboration with by Zahi Hawass
The “granaries of the pharaohs” in Biblical tradition, treasure chests containing the wisdom of ancient civilization for the scholars of fanciful archaeology, the pyramids are the materialization in stone of the religious concepts and technical knowledge of a culture that prospered on the banks of the...

150 L.E

The Illustrated Guide to the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo

Gawdat Gabra and Marianne Eaton-Krauss
Egypt’s Coptic Church is one of the oldest in the world, encompassing two millennia of history, tradition, and culture. The Coptic Museum, founded in Old Cairo in 1908, houses the world’s largest and most exquisite collection of Coptic artifacts, representing every historical era, from the earliest Christian...

100 L.E

The Red Sea Mountains of Egypt and Egyptian Years

L.A. Tregenza Foreword by Joseph J. Hobbs
In The Red Sea Mountains of Egypt and Egyptian Years, English scholar and explorer Leo Arthur Tregenza (1901–98) describes an Egypt unknown today. In his prose the Nile still floods, and Bedouin of the desert practice a way of life unchanged for thousands of years. L.A. Tregenza came to Egypt in 1927...

60 L.E

The Fayoum History and Guide

R. Neil Hewison
The Fayoum, a large and exceptionally fertile depression in Egypt’s Western Desert, some 90 kilometers southwest of Cairo, is a region both rich in history and outstanding in natural beauty. Its historical legacy includes temples, pyramids, and towns from the Middle Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Period,...

90 L.E

Spiral Guide Egypt

Sylvie Franquet and Anthony Sattin
Combining a bright modern design with the most up-to-date facts, this stylish new guide is a must-have for anyone visiting Egypt—from first-time tourists to veteran independent travelers. From the Luxor temples to Red Sea diving sites, from downtown Alexandria to the western Oases, Spiral Guide Egypt...

150 L.E

National Geographic Traveler Egypt

Also Available in French
Andrew Humphreys
This fully illustrated, comprehensive travel guide with more than 175 color photographs and 20 detailed, full color maps, brings you the best of Egypt. Among its other features are: Charting Your Trip, a rich overview that helps tailor your visit to the time you have and your specific interests. Experiences,...

100 L.E

Globetrotter Egypt Travel Pack

Ronbin Gauldie
The Egypt Globetrotter Travel Pack comprises the Travel Guide and a full-size Travel Map. The handy travel guide is crammed with up-to-date, useful information, travel tips, and recommendations for the traveler. Both attractive and practical, it includes sound suggestions on where to tour, stay, eat,...

50 L.E

Globetrotter Egypt Travel Map

The Egypt Globetrotter Travel Pack comprises the Travel Guide and a full-size Travel Map. The handy travel guide is crammed with up-to-date, useful information, travel tips, and recommendations for the traveler. Both attractive and practical, it includes sound suggestions on where to tour, stay, eat,...
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