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Beneath the Sands of Egypt
Beneath the Sands of Egypt: Adventures of an Unconventional Archaeologist | Donald P. Ryan
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Ancient Egypt, with its spectacular temples and tombs, its history, gods, and legends, has enticed the human imagination for centuries. This fascinationand the irresistible drive to unearth the buried secrets of a lost civilizationhave been the life work of archaeologist Donald P. Ryan. Beneath the Sands of Egypt is the gripping first-person account of a real-life Indiana Jones as he recalls a career spent delving into the remains of Egypts pastincluding his headline-making rediscovery of a lost tomb in the Valley of the Kings containing the mummy of the famous female pharaoh Hatshepsut. Infused with the irrepressible curiosity and the incomparable wonder of discovery that have fueled Ryans lifelong journey, Beneath the Sands of Egypt is the extraordinary story of a man who has always embraced adventure wheneverand whereverhe finds it.
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Found this at a library book sale - hoping for an interesting read! I‘m fascinated by Egypt and hope to see the Valley of the Kings myself someday.