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In modern Egypt ‘It is a race against time to document, publish and conserve the inscribed wall surfaces of some of the most famous monuments of the ancient world. Monuments still stand—in modern Egypt and Sudan—at the sites where Nubian rulers built cities, temples, and royal pyramids. The native kings, still in power in upper Egypt, were strong enough to resist incursions to the south. The gods and goddesses were their explanation of how things came to be. It is a Martian landscape, inhabitable except for a few scattered oases.

Pages: 236

Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society; First Edition edition (December 31, 1981)

ISBN: 085698082X

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