That turned out to be the caseIt s all about Egypt as the
suggests looking how Egypt has been perceived by a wide variety of historians through from ancient times to the modern day as well as how it has been portrayed in the media focussing on either Cleopatra or rampaging mummies for the most part It finishes off with a look at why there is currently so much interest in the role of aliens as the builders of the pyramids not to mention a few other issues aroundtitle suggests looking
Who Created Ancient Artefactscreated ancient artefacts where they should end up when foundIt s an enjoyable read well paced and full of interest without being dry I d consider myself fairly well read but there were definitely things I didn t know about before and I hope the author gets a chance to write books in this lineI received a free copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. T Dr Nicky Nielsen examines the popular view of Egypt as an exotic esoteric mystical culture obsessed with death and overflowing with mummies and pyramids The book traces our obsession with ancient Egypt throughout history and methodically investigates explains and strips away some of the most popular misconceptions about the Pharaohs and their civilization. ,
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In A And Concisea clear and concise The enjoyable sections cover a wider range of topics in our enduring fascination with the civilization of Ancient Egypt something that will only ratchet up with the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of King Tutankhamun s tombFrom the history of egpytology to the museum holdings this book looks at the issues now dominated by the decolonisation debates it does so in a reasonably even handed way without being too preachy but will not sit easily with someSome interesting material covered in this book which will serve as another in the canon on Egyptology I ve always been interested in the history of archaeology so it seemed likely that Egyptomaniacs would be an ideal non fiction book for me and I m glad to say. Ery of Tutankhamun s tomb in the Valley of the Kings prompted one of the first true media frenzies in history For thousands of years the Pharaonic culture has been a source of almost endless fascination and obsession But to what extent is the popular view of ancient Egypt at all accurate In Egyptomaniacs How We Became Obsessed With Ancient Egypt Egyptologis. .