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Journey to Ancient Egypt

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When you think of ancient Egypt today you immediately think of an incredible civilization, thousands of years old, which brings with it the charm of mystery. The great pharaohs erected gigantic monuments, temples and astronomical observatories, true centers of spirituality that influenced the entire Mediterranean and the civilizations that came after, such as the Greek and Roman civilizations. This richly illustrated book aims to retrace, from north to south, the monumental legacy of that ancient, rich and flourishing people, where mysticism and religion acted as a driving force for the arts and civilization. The incredible architecture and aesthetic vision of 27 archaeological sites, the most famous and studied, are revealed thanks to the aerial perspective: in fact, it is the rare images taken from the helicopter that present us with the imposing pyramids, the temple complexes, the ancient architecture... with unique perspectives. In fact, a rich textual apparatus leads us to discover curiosities about the venerated divinities, the builders, the characters who made the place famous, from the pharaohs to the archaeologists.

Reasons of interest

  • A book dedicated to lovers of ancient Egypt, but also to photography enthusiasts and to those who always want to discover new things about a thousand-year-old civilization among the most admired and studied of all time
  • The texts of the Egyptologist Anna Giulia De Marco tell not only the story of these masterpieces of antiquity. In fact, a rich textual apparatus leads us to discover curiosities about the venerated divinities, the builders, the characters who made the place famous, from the pharaohs to the archaeologists

Size: 27.1 × 22.6 cm
Hardcover
Number of pages: 232
ISBN: 9782889750276
October 10, 2022

ANNA GIULIA DE MARCO is an archaeologist and Egyptologist. She trained at the University of Pisa where, in collaboration with the Egyptian Museum of Turin, she obtained a PhD in Egyptology. For ten years she has been a member of various archaeological missions in Egypt, playing the role of archaeologist and specialist in the study of wooden artefacts from the Pharaonic era. Anna Giulia is currently a researcher and is part of the international Medjehu project, aimed at the study, analysis and conservation of the Egyptian wooden heritage.