The gold of the pharaohs

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Terrail, Jun 1, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 235 pages
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These publications are compiled similarly to a traveller's scrapbook and they are essential reminders to all who have been travelling or only encourage the desire to travel may it be either the historical, architectural and religious aspects, or travel to discover the world! The photographs and illustrations convey the reality of everyday life without any pretension but have been put together as a travelogue which each and everyone one of us could have compiled. Local authenticity, the visitor's point of view, colors and more colors, curious tourists, experienced travellers. And above all passionately original photographers, creators of ambience, visual artists!

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Contents

DlSCOVERlNG TUTANKHAMUN
24
Disappointments and Fresh Hopes
30
The Egyptian Miracle
41
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Henri Stierlin was born in Alexandria, Egypt, is a world-renowned art historian who has specialized in early Islamic art and monuments. Over his long career he has made numerous radio and television programs and his many books on culture have appeared in many languages; most recently Islamic Art: The Influence of Persian Architecture from Isfahan to the Taj Mahal, published in 2003.

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