Archaeology Hotspot Egypt: Unearthing the Past for Armchair by Julian Heath

By Julian Heath

The Archaeology Hotspots sequence bargains reader-friendly and fascinating narratives of the archaeology specifically international locations. Written by way of archaeological specialists with a normal reader in brain, each one booklet within the sequence makes a speciality of what has been came across and by way of whom, what the controversies and scandals were, ongoing initiatives, and the way all of it matches right into a broader view of the background of the rustic.

In Archaeology Hotspot Egypt, scholar Julian Heath presents a chronological review starting with handaxes left by means of Homo erectus during the reduce Paleolithic and relocating onwards via pharaonic Egypt to complete within the Greco-Roman interval. He covers the main fascinating finds—including Tutankhamen’s tomb and the Rosetta Stone—and profiles significant personalities, prior and current. present digs and up to date insights at the previous also are coated, corresponding to the large tomb of KV5 and the way modern clinical recommendations are unearthing new information regarding historical Egyptian humans and animals. the result's an illuminating examine the background, tradition, nationwide background, and present archaeological information of Egypt—a hotspot of archaeology.

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