The Pyramids: Their Archaeology and History

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Atlantic Books, 2003 - Egypt - 495 pages
Here, the Egyptian pyramids provide the inspiration for another book, although this one is not, and does not claim to be, thoroughly up-to-date. Originally published in Czech in 1997, this is an English translation of the 1998 German edition, which in many ways reflects on the results of excavations by the University of Prague's Czech Institute of Egyptology up to the late 1990s. The book is an introduction to the pyramids and pyramid-builders of Egypt, attempting to answer many of the most frequently asked questions about their construction and meaning, set within Egyptian culture and politics.

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The pyramids: the mystery culture, and science of Egypt's great monuments

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Director of the Egyptology Institute of Charles University in Prague and leader of the Czech excavations at Abusir's Fifth Dynasty pyramid field, Verner has assembled the first comprehensive study of ... Read full review


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