Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

Version: Unabridged
Author: Barbara Mertz
Narrator: Lorna Raver
Genres: Ancient Civilizations
Publisher: Tantor Media
Published In: December 2007
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 12 hours, 30 minutes
Ratings:
Tell Your Friends:

Overview

In this updated version of the classic of popular Egyptology, Barbara Mertz combines a doctorate in Egyptology at the famed Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago with a life-long enthusiasm for ancient Egypt. Her love of the subject is contagious and makes her the perfect guide to ancient Egypt for the student, the layman, and those who plan to visit-or have visited-the Nile Valley.

Author Details

Author Details

Mertz, Barbara

Barbara Mertz is a "New York Times" bestselling author who writes the popular Amelia Peabody mystery series under the pen name Elizabeth Peters and romantic suspense novels as Barbara Michaels. She was born and brought up in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. Named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar Awards in 1998, she lives in a historic farmhouse in western Maryland.