By Bob Brier
This turbulent period, stuck up in obelisk mania, is recreated through Bob Brier in all its glory. Amid spectacular stories of engineering dexterity and naval patience, the contributors inquisitive about transporting the obelisks and receiving them of their destiny houses are delivered to existence via their letters and diaries, newspaper articles and illustrations. Written by means of a well known Egyptologist and writer, this compelling booklet will fascinate all these drawn to Egypt, its iconic monuments and the historical past of significant endeavour.
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Cleopatra's Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt (Bloomsbury Egyptology) by Bob Brier