Abusir: Realm of Osiris by Miroslav Verner

By Miroslav Verner

on the heart of the world-famous pyramid box of the Memphite necropolis there lies a gaggle of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the within sight village of Abusir. lengthy overshadowed through the extra conventional pyramids at Giza and Saqqara, this sector has still been the positioning, for the final 40 years, of an in depth operation to find its past.
This interesting new book—richly endowed with black-and-white ancient images, colour plates of latest paintings, and informative illustrations—at final files the uncovering by means of a committed workforce of Czech archaeologists of a hitherto ignored wealth of historical continues to be relationship from the outdated country to the overdue interval. this is often Abusir, realm of Osiris, God of the useless, and its tale is certainly one of either smooth archaeology and the long-buried mysteries that it seeks to uncover.

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