Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs (Compact Disc)

A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

By Barbara Mertz, Lorna Raver (Narrated by)

Tantor Media Inc, 9781400105601

Publication Date: December 15, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (11/6/2007)
Paperback (10/1/2010)
MP3 CD (12/15/2007)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (2/1/2009)

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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. Her love of the subject is contagious and makes her the perfect guide to ancient Egypt for the student, the layman, and those who plan to visit-or have visited-the Nile Valley.

About the Author

Barbara Mertz is the author of "Red Land, Black Land, Daily Life in Ancient Egypt" and of over fifty novels under her pseudonyms Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters.

Lorna Raver, an accomplished stage actress, has also guest-starred in many top television series as well as appearing on the big screen. She has been named a Best Voice of the Year by "AudioFile" magazine and has been nominated for multiple Audie Awards. Lorna has also received numerous "AudioFile" Earphones Awards for her narrations.

Praise For Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

"A joyful intellectual excitement permeates the book." ---The New York Times