By Bob Brier
This turbulent period, stuck up in obelisk mania, is recreated by way of Bob Brier in all its glory. Amid brilliant stories of engineering dexterity and naval patience, the contributors excited about transporting the obelisks and receiving them of their destiny houses are dropped at lifestyles 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 attracted to Egypt, its iconic monuments and the background of significant endeavour.
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Cleopatra's Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt (Bloomsbury Egyptology) by Bob Brier