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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
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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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