Author: David Macaulay
Illustrations by David Macaulay
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; Paperback
Period: Ancient Egypt; Non-fiction
Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations we come to know the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt. Macaulay explains the sometimes backbreaking tasks of planning, hauling, chiseling, digging, and hoisting that went into the construction of this awe-inspiring monument.
Don't miss David Macaulay's other fabulous books: Castle, Cathedral, City, Mill, Mosque, The New Way Things Work, Rome Antics, Ship, Unbuilding, and Underground.