Secrets unfold in the official companion book to the new national touring exhibition cosponsored by National Geographic. This richly illustrated book chronicles the life of Cleopatra and the centuries-long quest to learn more about the queen and her tumultuous era.
A large group of intact ancient Egyptian tombs were unearthed in the summer of 1999. Hawass, who was in charge of this excavation, describes the more than 60 mummies that were discovered, most in excellent condition.
A leading archaeologist interweaves family history and the latest archaeological data into the story of the construction of the great pyramids of Giza, the saga of the fourth dynasty of Egypts Old Kingdom, and the advanced civilization that spawned the engineering expertise and architectural artistry that existed during the time.
New excavations are revealing more than we've ever known about what the Egyptians knew they'd encounter on their afterlife journey. Today, Dr. Zahi Hawass is excavating a mysterious tunnel at the very bottom of Seti's tomb, a perilous tunnel dug far below the surface of the Earth. On a true Indiana Jones-style quest, Dr. Hawass will put his own life in jeopardy for the sake of discovery