The Treasures of the Valley of the Kings

Tombs and Temples of the Theban West Bank in Luxor

Edited by Kent R. Weeks
Photographs byAraldo De Luca

Through extensive illustrations, archaeological reconstructions, and up-to-date texts, this splendid book, now in a new, smaller, travel-friendly flex

French edition
324 pp.
Over 700 color photographs
21X29.5cm
ISBN 9788854017863
For sale only in the Middle East

$49.95

Through extensive illustrations, archaeological reconstructions, and up-to-date texts, this splendid book, now in a new, smaller, travel-friendly flexibound edition, presents an in-depth consideration of the complex of funerary monuments on the west bank of Thebes, opposite the modern city of Luxor. It takes the reader on a journey through the Theban tombs and sacred buildings with the aid of photographs and detailed drawings created especially for this book. Guiding the reader in the discovery of the treasures of the Valley of the Kings through texts written by some of the world’s foremost Egyptologists, this volume is a compendium of the most advanced archaeological research carried out on the west bank of the Nile. It is a fascinating journey into the ancient heart of a country that has always been at the center of human history.

Kent R. Weeks

Kent Weeks is professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo and director of the Theban Mapping Project. Araldo De Luca is the world’s leading photographer of statuary and jewelry. His work can be seen in Treasures of the Egyptian Museum and Tutankhamun (AUC Press, 1999 and 2000). Contributors: Hartwig Altenmüller, Mohammmed A. el-Bialy, Morris L. Bierbrier, Peter Brand, Edwin C. Brock, Betsy M. Bryan, Rita E. Freed, Melinda K. Hartwig, Erik Hornung, T.G.H. James, Christian Leblanc, and Lyla Pinch-Brock.
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