Miroslav Verner's Abusir: Realm of Osiris PDF

By Miroslav Verner

on the middle of the world-famous pyramid box of the Memphite necropolis there lies a gaggle of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the close by village of Abusir. lengthy overshadowed via the extra primary pyramids at Giza and Saqqara, this quarter has still been the positioning, for the final 40 years, of an intensive operation to find its past.
This intriguing new book—richly endowed with black-and-white old pictures, colour plates of up to date paintings, and informative illustrations—at final records the uncovering via a committed group of Czech archaeologists of a hitherto overlooked wealth of historical continues to be relationship from the previous state to the overdue interval. this can be Abusir, realm of Osiris, God of the lifeless, and its tale is considered one of either glossy archaeology and the long-buried mysteries that it seeks to uncover.

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