Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 July 2018

472 Pages | 104-page color insert

8 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9789774168543

Bookseller Code (01)

From Siena to Nubia

Alessandro Ricci in Egypt and Sudan, 1817-22

Edited and Translated by Daniele Salvoldi

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • The never before published 19-century travel accounts of the Italian explorer Alessandro Ricci.
  • Translated original text is accompanied by introductory chapters and notes as well as over 100 pages in full color of Ricci's spectacular drawings.
  • This rare, first-person account of social life and customs in 19th-century Egypt and Sudan as well as records of ancient sites helped laid the foundation of modern Egyptology.