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City of the Dead: Thebes in Egypt

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The Theban necropolis lies in strange contrast to the bustle of Luxor on the opposite bank of the Nile. Over 450 tombs spanning more than a thousand years, some fully excavated and recorded, others tantalisingly described by travellers but now lost, form a maze-like network of passages and caves. The decoration of many of the tombs, particularly those of the Eighteenth dyn
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 1st 1987 by University Of Chicago Press
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Lise Manniche is Professor of Egyptology at the University of Copenhagen
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