City of the Dead: Thebes in Egypt

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The Theban necropolis lies in strange contrast to the bustle of Luxor on the opposite bank of the Nile. Over 450 tombs spanning more than a thousand years, some fully excavated and recorded, others tantalisingly described by travellers but now lost, form a maze-like network of passages and caves. The decoration of many of the tombs, particularly those of the Eighteenth dynasty, provides some outstanding examples of ancient Egyptian painting and relief work and reveals fascinating details about the lives and beliefs of their ...

City of the Dead: Thebes in Egypt 1987, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226503394

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City of the Dead: Thebes in Egypt 1987, British Museum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780714112886

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