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Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Peter Bedrick Books
Publication date February 1, 1990
Binding Paperback
Edition Revised
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780872262232
ISBN-10 0872262235
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Introduces Egyptology, looks at the people who lived in and ruled the ancient kingdoms, and attempts to describe the essence of ancient Egyptian culture
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Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780061252761 Book cover for 9780396075769
 
2 rev upd edition from William Morrow & Co (December 1, 2007)
9780061252761 | details & prices | 324 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Archarologist Mertz casts light on a remarkable civilization that, even after thousands of years, still stirs the human imagination and inspires awe with its marvelous mysteries and amazing accomplishments.
from Dodd Mead (August 1, 1978)
9780396075769 | details & prices | List price $12.95
About: An introduction to the history, culture, and civilization of ancient Egypt, from the fifth millenium B.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780061252778 Book cover for 9780872262232
 
from Harpercollins (March 1, 2009); titled "Temples, Tombs, & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt"
9780061252778 | details & prices | 324 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $17.99
About: World-renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz explores the reality behind the bestselling fiction she writes (as Elizabeth Peters) and casts a dazzling light on a remarkable civilization.
The price comparison is for this edition
Revised edition from Peter Bedrick Books (February 1, 1990); titled "Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt"
9780872262232 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Introduces Egyptology, looks at the people who lived in and ruled the ancient kingdoms, and attempts to describe the essence of ancient Egyptian culture
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781400105601 Book cover for 9781400155606
 
With Lorna Raver (other contributor) | Una rev up edition from Tantor Media Inc (December 1, 2007); titled "Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt"
9781400105601 | details & prices | 6.50 × 5.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $34.99
About: In this updated version of the classic of popular Egyptology, Barbara Mertz combines a doctorate in Egyptology at the famed Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago with a life-long enthusiasm for ancient Egypt.
With Lorna Raver (other contributor) | Mp3 una re edition from Tantor Media Inc (December 1, 2007)
9781400155606 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $24.99
About: In this updated version of the classic of popular Egyptology, Barbara Mertz combines a doctorate in Egyptology at the famed Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago with a life-long enthusiasm for ancient Egypt.

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