'The photographs reproduce every detail with startling clarity and a superb intensity of colour ... highly recommended' --British Museum Magazine
'A visual feast, truly a book that can be enjoyed and one that will enhance any future visit to the Valley to see the actual tombs' --Ancient Egypt
'Sandro Vannini's detailed photography will keep you absorbed for hours ... a beautiful, high-quality book that takes you on a tour of the Egyptian netherworld at a very reasonable price' --Focus
'A treasury of informative text ... packed with wonderful, detailed photographs' --Birmingham Post
'Stunning ... fascinating stuff'
--The Sunday Telegraph
'For a blow-out, coffeee-table treat, you can't beat The Royal Tombs of Egypt' --Bettany Hughes, The Sunday Herald
'Spectacular ... containing numerous gorgeous photographs [and] remarkable six-page foldouts ... an exemplary guide'
About the Author
Zahi Hawass is General Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt. He has written scores of books on the archaeology of ancient Egypt, including his memoir Secrets in the Sand, also published by Thames & Hudson.