Rare. British Museum Research Publications 164. The British Museum Press, London, 2007. First edition. In-4, vi & 76 pages. Original softcover, a fine copy. Contents: The Sphinx revealed : a forgotten record of pioneering excavations -- List of Atlas drawings -- References from Plate I, Henry Salt's ground plan of the Pyramids of Giza -- References from Plate II, Henry Salt's section of the Great Pyramid -- A transcription of the text of Henry Salt's manuscript Memoir -- A transcription of J.L. Burckhardt's manuscript extract from al Idrissi's history of the Pyramids -- Index : persons mentioned in the text -- Index : ancient Egyptian private names -- Index : ancient Egyptian kings, and Roman emperors -- The identification of mausoleums and tombs mentioned by Henry Salt -- Objects from Caviglia's excavations identified in the British Museum. Language: English. Relevant subjects: Egypt: Travelers & Egyptologists, Old Kingdom.
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