The obelisk and the Englishman

the pioneering discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes
  • 304 Pages
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Egyptologists, Egyptology, Biography, Hi
StatementDorothy U. Seyler
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ1064.B36 S49 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27181324M
ISBN 101633880362
ISBN 139781633880368
LC Control Number2014047707
OCLC/WorldCa889164195

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It details his exploration methods and the lasting significance of the numerous discoveries and illustrations he made in the Nile region/5(18). The Obelisk and the Englishman: The Pioneering Discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes by Dorothy U.

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Seyler. William John Bankes () The obelisk and the Englishman book a pioneer in the nascent study of the language, history, and civilization of ancient Egypt. At the Abydos Temple he discovered the King List -- a wall of cartouches listing Egyptian kings in chronological order -- which was vital to the decoding of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

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Seyler Prometheus Books – hardback, Kindle Early in the 19th century, a young Englishman repeatedly risked death and overcame numerous dangers as he sailed along the Nile River and journeyed into deserts, discovering and documenting important details about ancient Egypt, Syria. If you visit the Bankes family estate in Dorset, you’ll see an obelisk on the south lawn.

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The story of how it got from Egypt to England is the multi-faceted subject of this biography of William Bankes by Seyler, former English professor at Northern Virginia Community College and author of many textbooks, including Read, Reason, Write, now in its eleventh edition.

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At the Abydos Temple he discovered the King List -- a wall of. The obelisk and the Englishman: the pioneering discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes Bankes, William John, Seyler, Dorothy U William John Bankes (–) was a pioneer in the nascent study of the language, history, and civilization of ancient Egypt.

The Obelisk and the Englishman: The Pioneering Discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes by Dorothy U. Seyler. Prometheus. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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Hardcover. Bound in the publisher's original paper covered boards, spine stamped in gilt. Fine / fine. Item # ISBN: The Mamelukes were initially concerned to see some in the party in Arab clothing but relaxed when spotting Hyde and William in European dress (Seyler, The Obelisk and the Englishman, ) Usick and Sebba’s works are acknowledged in only five endnotes, in three of those occurrences as sources for quoting other manuscript material.

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In the two decades following the discovery, Thomas Young, an Englishman, would go on to deduce part of the hieroglyphic alphabet and Jean-François Champollion, a. The only exception was in Asterix and Cleopatra when they were trapped in a pyramid and Getafix allows him to have three drops of the magic potion.

Obelix's size is often the brunt of many jokes. In Asterix and the Big Fight, a druid mistakes Obelix for a patient with an eating disorder. At the end of the book, Obelix decides to go on a diet. The funniest part about this book is, it was supposed to be firmly anti-Satan.

We were supposed to hear the lies Satan was telling about how things went down and despise him even more for. The obelisk was a key element of Egyptian architecture – made out of stone “which may be called long broaches or spires” as was described in the first English use in Although the obelisk is Egyptian, originally the word comes from Greek as a result of the writings of Herodotus who described the obelisk.

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Cairo and New York: The American University in Cairo Press. Brier, Bob. Cleopatra’s Needles. London, New York: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing. For a thorough treatment of Egyptology and its development as a.

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