Travels in Egypt and Nubia: Giovanni Battista Belzoni (Annotated)

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 No study of the modern exploration of ancient Egypt is complete without the extraordinary work of Giovanni Belzoni. Once a circus strongman, trained as an engineer, he spent many years abroad in Egypt and Nubia studying the ancient ruins and shipping antiquities back to Europe. 
Though once considered a tomb robber, recent re-evaluations of Belzoni have given him credit for his remarkably keen powers of observation and, for his time, careful excavation methods and recording. 

A larger-than-life character, Belzoni was a true adventurer-explorer during a time of nationalist competition between the European powers for the best antiquities. This exciting and detailed account of his two journeys to Egypt and Nubia is a treasure of Egyptology. 

For the first time, this long out-of-print volume is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones. 

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Nov 20, 2014
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Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
History / Ancient / Egypt
History / Middle East / Egypt
Social Science / Anthropology / Physical
Social Science / Archaeology
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