Beautiful pictures and rare statutes & the cover easily makes this a classic & collectors book.
I am familiar with the writers and subject before reading the book and find the book factual and should be of interest to those interested in Egyptian history .
If you were not able to attend any of the museum tours, this has most all of the items presented.
"Closet archaeologists" will love this book describing the search for Cleopatra's palace. Lots of superb photographs and descriptions of artifacts found off the coast of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Delftcdr
Pottery shards are not sexy. Unless you're into that kind of thing.
But add the name of Cleopatra, and everybody's ears perk up. Read more
This is an awesome book, photos are wonderful. I love learning about Ancient Egypt. The artisans did exquisite work the like cannot be matched today.Published 23 months ago by Elizabeth Campbell
EXCELLENT HISTORY read!!! I never get enough of reading about this woman. she surely was a leader as well as survivor!!!!Published 23 months ago by Irene Ashkinaz
Lovely book! Exceeds National Geographic photographys usual brilliance! Lots of informative text.Even if you can't actually get to the exhibition you will be entertained and... Read morePublished on October 5, 2012 by leslie lloyd
The Search has ended. Beautiful pictures and rare statutes & the cover easily makes this a classic & collectors book. I've actually bought two. Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by Melvyn
Like most Nat Geo books, this book is embellished with many excellent photographers which show just how advanced ancient cultures actually were. Well worth the money.Published on November 25, 2011 by Thomas L. Zastrow