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Ancient China: The Discoveries of Post Liberation Archaeology
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Ancient China: The Discoveries of Post Liberation Archaeology

By Watson William

New York: Graphic Society, 1974. Illustrated card covers. With an introduction by Magnus Magnusson. William Watson - Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology of London University, long associated with the Department of Oriental Antiquities in the British Museum. The contents provided: (1) Lan-t'ien Man, Peking Man and Their Successors (2) Neolithic (3) The Bronze Age (4) The Han Empire (5) The T'ang Dynasty (6) The Sung Dynasty (7) The Yuan Dynasty. A chronological table, photographs, maps, diagrams and beautiful colour plates accompany the richly presented text. This book was the outcome of a pilgrimage to China made by Professor William Watson and Magnus Magnusson on behalf of the BBC. They researched the new Chinese treasures for two special BBC programs and this book. A wonderful combination of history and beautiful Chinese treasures! Name to prelim. Slight colour washout to extremity of covers (a natural process). A clean bright copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$40.00

Egyptian Mummies: Unraveling the Secrets of an Ancient Art
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Egyptian Mummies: Unraveling the Secrets of an Ancient Art

By Brier, Bob

London: Brockhampton Press, 1999. Egyptologist Bob Brier gives the complete historical context of ancient culture and a contemporary interpretation and synthesis of it. He illuminates their mysteries, myths, sacred rituals, and heiroglyphic writing and brings the ancients to life. Everything you wanted to know and more. Eleven very interesting chapters, epilogue, notes, selected bibliography, index and 121b/w figures that accompany text. An example of what the reader will find here: The most complete analysis of the art of mummification ever given.... a comprehensive listing and description of the known royal mummies, their subsequent unwrappings, x-rayings and cat scans and where they are housed today.... stories of grave robbers and stolen mummies.... etc. An immaculate copy in an immaculate price-intact dust jacket.. ISBN: 1-86019-920-8. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/NEW. Bob Brier Egyptologist + Royal Mummies + King Tatankhamens Tomb + Grave Robbers + Stolen Mummies + Egyptian Culture + History + Egypt + Paleopathology + Rames The Great. Catalogs: Archaeology.

$20.00