Zahi Hawass is the secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities. He is the author of many books on ancient Egypt, including The Royal Tombs of Egypt (AUC Press, 2007) and Life in Paradise: The Noble Tombs of Thebes (AUC Press, 2009). Giorgio Ferrero Giorgio Ferrero was born in Milan in 1978. He graduated in Egyptology from the Università degli Studi of Milan. He is the author of Pharaonic Civilization: History and Treasures of Ancient Egypt (AUC Press, 2008). Araldo De Luca is a leading photographer of statuary and ornament. His photographs adorn The Treasures of the Egyptian Museum (AUC Press, 1999).