Item description for Egypt Pocket Guide: Sinai (Siliotti, Alberto. Egypt Pocket Guide.) by Alberto Siliotti...
A new series of handy pocket guides for explorers of Egypt's rich past and exciting present, packed with information and brilliantly illustrated with color photographs, maps, plans, and 3-D drawings--all in just 48 pages.
The remarkable Sinai peninsula: this book covers the natural environments - the coral reefs, the desert, the oases - the prehistory and history from Moses and the Exodus to the MFO, and the places: al-Tor, Ras Muhammad, Sharm al-Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba, Taba, St. Catherine's, and al-Arish.
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Studio: American University in Cairo Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.24" Width: 4.74" Height: 0.12" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2000
Publisher American University in Cairo Press
ISBN 9774245970 ISBN13 9789774245978
Availability 0 units.
More About Alberto Siliotti
ALBERTO SILIOTTI is a scientific journalist who specializes in Egyptology. He has written several popular books including Guide to the Pyramids of Egypt and The Discovery of Ancient Egypt, both published by the AUC Press in1998.
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recommended guide for everyone Oct 25, 2002
The author introduces the geology, flora and fauna, desert and environment of Sinai. Its history and climate is discussed. A description of Beduin life and sites is provided. A presentation of the Scientific Exploration of Sinai is given, as are described a few sites: El-Tor, Dahab, Nuweiba, Pharaoh's island, and Moses' Mountain. Completed by beautiful and inviting photography, this recommended guide will certainly incite readers to visit the stunning region.