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The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt the Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt
by Bill Manley
From its humble origins as a cluster of rival chiefdoms along the banks of the Nile, ancient Egypt rose to become one of the most advanced civilizations of its time. Noted Egyptologist Bill Manley traces its history from the founding of Memphis around 5000 B.C. Recent archaeological evidence sheds new light on the vast architectural legacy of one of the world's oldest nati...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Penguin Books
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Bill Manley is Honorary President of Egyptology Scotland. He was appointed Research Associate at the National Museum in Edinburgh in 1995, and Senior Curator of Egyptian Scripts in 2006. He is an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of Liverpool, at which he has taught Egyptology. He spent many years shaping and developing the Egyptology program offered by DACE at the University of Glasgow....moreMore about Bill Manley...