This work offers a unique overview of the work done in the field of Egyptology during the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. An excellent starting point and reference for anyone fascinated by ancient Egypt, this book includes such topics as Mariette and his work, the beginnings of the modern period, the pyramids and their explorers, the temples, buried royalties, Tutankhamen, ancient life, and arts and crafts.

chapter |11 pages

The Story of the Pioneers

chapter |17 pages

Mariette and His Work

chapter |13 pages

The Beginnings of the Modern Period

chapter |36 pages

The Pyramids and their Explorers

chapter |44 pages

Work Among the Temples

chapter |49 pages

Buried Royalties

chapter |36 pages

Tutankhamen and His Splendours