Egyptologists' Notebooks: The Golden Age of Nile Exploration in Words, Pictures, Plans, and Letters
by Chris Naunton (Author)
For centuries, the ancient ruins of Egypt have provided an endless source of fascination for explorers, antiquarians, archaeologists, and the public. All, from the very earliest travelers, were entranced by the beauty of the landscape and the remains of tombs, temples, and cities consumed by drift sand. Early adventurers were gripped by the urge to capture what they saw in writings, sketches, paintings, and photographs.