Egypt Uncovered

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Published to accompany a five-part Discovery Channel series, this is the story of ancient Egypt, rewritten in the light of recent discoveries and with the benefit of access to archaeological sites in Egypt and the Sudan. Key themes include the origins of Egyptian civilization, the role of religion, pyramids, and mummies. Includes some 200 color photos of artifacts and sites, and modern laboratories where mummies are examined. Davies is keeper of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum in London, and is engaged in fieldwork in Egypt and the Sudan. Friedman is director of the American expedition to the site of Egypt's first capital. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Published to coincide with a five-part series on the Discovery Channel, this beautifully illustrated book offers a fine overview of ancient Egyptian history and of current and recent archaeological discoveries that have affected our view of the ancient past. The authors examine five principal issues, each of them touched with controversy: the origins of Egyptian civilization, the impetus to build the pyramids, the use of gold in Egyptian empire-building, the role of religion in everyday Egyptian life, and the nature of ritual mummification. In each of these areas the authors draw on the most current literature. Written for general readers, this makes a fine addition any Egyptology buff's library. --Gregory McNamee

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