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FORTRESS 98: THE FORTIFICATIONS OF ANCIENT EGYPT 3000-1780 BC
Author: Vogel, C.

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Osprey 2010 Paperback 248mm x 185mm 64 pages colour & b/w ills, photos.

FORTRESS 98: THE FORTIFICATIONS OF ANCIENT EGYPT 3000-1780 BC

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During the Old and Middle Kingdoms Ancient Egypt led the world in the construction of fortifications. The oldest was discovered on Elephantine Island and dates to c.2900 BC. This book investigates over 2000 years of Egyptian fortification including both fortified cities and military installations. It covers the most famous sites including the fortified town of Ayn Asil and the fortress of Buhen. The text also examines the specific defensive structures within the fortifications including gates walls and towers and looks at both the operation and social history of these ancient military strongholds.

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Author Vogel, C.
Publisher Osprey
ISBN 9781846039560
Date of Publication 2010
Edition N/A
Binding Paperback
Book Size 248mm x 185mm
Number of pages 64
Images colour & b/w ills, photos
Language English Text
SKU MBN12815

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