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House of Eternity: The Tomb of Nefertari

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House of Eternity: The Tomb of Nefertari
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Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN/ASIN: 0892364157
ISBN-13: 9780892364152
Number of pages: 120

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In 1904, the tomb of Nefertari, great wife of Rameses II, was discovered in the Valley of the Queens at Thebes. The beautifully structured House of Eternity is replete with full-color photographs of the contrasting desert landscape, the elaborate tomb, and the paintings. Included are explanations of the hieroglyphs and artwork, plus interesting snippets from Nefertari's culture.

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