The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt
ISBN: 0140513310
EAN13: 9780140513318
Language: English
Pages: 144
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt

Book Overview
From its humble origins as a cluster of rival chiefdoms along the banks of the Nile, ancient Egypt rose to become one of the most advanced civilizations of its time. Noted Egyptologist Bill Manley traces its history from the founding of Memphis around 5000 B.C. Recent archaeological evidence sheds new light on the vast architectural legacy of one of the world's oldest nations. Full-color maps and b&w illus. throughout.