By Miroslav Verner

on the middle of the world-famous pyramid box of the Memphite necropolis there lies a gaggle of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the within sight village of Abusir. lengthy overshadowed through the extra conventional pyramids at Giza and Saqqara, this sector has still been the location, for the final 40 years, of an in depth operation to find its past.
This fascinating new book—richly endowed with black-and-white old photos, colour plates of latest paintings, and informative illustrations—at final records the uncovering by way of a devoted group of Czech archaeologists of a hitherto ignored wealth of old continues to be relationship from the previous nation to the overdue interval. this is often Abusir, realm of Osiris, God of the useless, and its tale is one in every of either smooth archaeology and the long-buried mysteries that it seeks to uncover.

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