The Royal Tombs of Egypt: The Art of Thebes Revealed

Author(s): Zahi Hawass

Ancient History

The Valley of the Kings is famous throughout the world as the burial place of the great New Kingdom pharaohs. Many of the royal tombs contain astonishing wall paintings of the king with various gods and goddesses, as well as papyri, mummies, decorated coffins and other artifacts. Here, now is the first ever book to reproduce the wall paintings and murals in full. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout, this volume allows the reader to join the pharaohs of the New Kingdom on their journey to immortality.

Product Information


Introduction; I. The Architecture of the Royal Tombs; II. The King and the Gods; III. The Book of What Is In the Underworld; IV. The Book of Gates; V. The Litany of Re; VI. The Book of the Dead; VII. The Book of Caverns; VIII. Books of the Heavens; IX. Book of the Earth; X. Royal Tomb Equipment.

General Fields

  • : 9780500513224
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : December 2006
  • : 312mm X 270mm X 25mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Zahi Hawass
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 316
  • : 300 colour illustrations