The first publication in English, this book fills a gap in the market and presents an in-depth examination of the significant temple site at Karnak. It is visited by thousands of tourists each year and is one of the most famous ancient temples in the world. Up until now there has been no single publication that covers the historical developments from its early shrine of an obscure local deity to the greatest state temple of ancient Egypt's mighty empire. Karnak includes an array of illustrations, maps, plans and photographs and entails some of the most illustrious names associated with Ancient Egypt:- * Hatshepsut * Tuthmosis III * Amenhotep III * Akhenaten * Tutankhamun * Ramessess II. Karnak delivers an outline of the entire history of Ancient Egypt and will prove to be a crucial guide for those involved in Egyptology, Archaeology and Ancient History.
Elizabeth Blyth, formerly of the Department of Egyptology, University College of London.
Part 1: The Early Temple Part 2: The New Kingdom Part 3: The Late Period
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