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Beneath the Sands of Egypt: Adventures of an Unconventional Archaeologist

Authors: Ryan, Donald P.
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: ART015000, HIS002030, SOC003000
ISBN: 9780062002808, Related ISBNs: 0062002805, 9780061732836, 9780062002808
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

“Donald Ryan is a rare bird—a field archaeologist who can write with verve and immediacy. I heartily recommend his book to all Egyptology buffs.”
—Barbara Mertz ( a.k.a. Elizabeth Peters), author of Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs

 

A real-life “Indiana Jones,” Donald P. Ryan, Ph.D., offers a breathtaking personal account of his adventures in archaeology in Beneath the Sands of Egypt. Fans of The Lost City of Z will thrill to the exploits of this “unconventional archaeologist” as he retrieves the remains of Egypt’s past—including his breakthrough discovery in the Valley of the Kings of Egypt’s famous female pharaoh, Hatshepsut.

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