The Pyramids

It is both surprising and unfortunate that in recent decades professional
researchers of the pyramids have seldom made their fascinating work accessible
to the general public. There are a few short guides to specific excavation sites
and ...

The Pyramids

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.

The Pyramids

Discusses how and why the Egyptian pyramids were built, the importance of where they are located, and the decoration of each pyramid.

The Pyramids

Discusses how and why the Egyptian pyramids were built, the importance of where they are located, and the decoration of each pyramid.

Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids

A catalog of an exhibition highlighting ancient Egyptian art and architecture.

Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids

A catalog of an exhibition highlighting ancient Egyptian art and architecture.

Pyramids

Discusses how the pyramids of Egypt were built and what they looked like in their original state and explores the various theories about pyramids and their "powers."

Pyramids

Discusses how the pyramids of Egypt were built and what they looked like in their original state and explores the various theories about pyramids and their "powers."

Ancient Egyptians

A collection of ancient Egyptian biographies divided into five periods from the Old Kingdom, about 2686 B.C., to the declining New Kingdom, about 245 B.C., this book profiles some 30 Egyptian leaders, devovoting a three- to seven-page ...

Ancient Egyptians

A collection of ancient Egyptian biographies divided into five periods from the Old Kingdom, about 2686 B.C., to the declining New Kingdom, about 245 B.C., this book profiles some 30 Egyptian leaders, devovoting a three- to seven-page chapter to each one.

Where Are the Great Pyramids

In this informative account, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler tell the story of the powerful pharaohs who commissioned the pyramids at Giza and offer a fascinating look at the culture of the afterlife in ancient Egypt, explaining exactly how ...

Where Are the Great Pyramids

The Great Pyramids of Egypt--all kids over the age of five recognize them instantly. These massive tombs were built thousands of years ago, and still no one knows exactly how the ancient Egyptians did it! In this informative account, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler tell the story of the powerful pharaohs who commissioned the pyramids at Giza and offer a fascinating look at the culture of the afterlife in ancient Egypt, explaining exactly how mummies were made. Easy to read and scrupulously researched, this explores the mysteries that have attracted countless visitors to the pyramids for centuries.

The Pyramids of Egypt

Presents a scholarly description of the construction and principal features of the monumental tombs of the pharaohs

The Pyramids of Egypt

Presents a scholarly description of the construction and principal features of the monumental tombs of the pharaohs

Beneath the Pyramids

"Exploring Egypt's lost underworld for the first time"--Cover.

Beneath the Pyramids

"Exploring Egypt's lost underworld for the first time"--Cover.

Pyramids

The king and his architect decided on the design of the pyramid: how tall. how
wide, and how steep the sides would be. Then the architect did the mathematical
calculations for the design. The ancient Egyptians believed that the stars ...

Pyramids

Telling the story of the pyramids from their earliest beginnings, this volume describes not only the pyramids themselves but the whole complex of temples and walls that surrounded every one, and the stories of the kings and builders who created them.

The Complete Pyramids

The book presents computer-generated perspective views of the interiors of the pyramids, and includes accounts of the looters, explorers and great expeditions.

The Complete Pyramids

There is a vast range of books on Egypt on the market at present, and it is often hard to make a choice between them; most have a decent text, and one can hardly avoid beautiful illustrations on such a subject. However if you are particularly interested in the pyramids, this may be the book for you. It claims comprehensiveness in being the first fully illustrated survey of all Egypt's pyramids, the text is well-written and based on up-to-date research, and the author is an expert in this field. There is information on many aspects of the pyramids; the legends surrounding them, the activities of archaeologists, the towns which grew around them, the priests and servants who had responsibility for them, and most of all the construction and craftsmanship of the structures themselves. The text is accompanied by many useful explanatory and reconstructive illustrations.