Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 July 2017

172 Pages | 200 b/w illus.

9.5 x 9.5 inches

ISBN: 9789774168291

Bookseller Code (1A)

Resurrection in Alexandria

The Painted Greco-Roman Tombs of Kom al-Shuqafa

Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets, André Pelle, Mervat Seif el-Din, Jean-Yves Empereur, and Colin Clement
Translated by Colin Clement

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • Documents the fascinating rediscovery of the wonders of the Greco-Roman catacombs of Alexandria using the latest ultraviolet and computer technologies.
  • Sheds light on previously inaccessible archaeological and artistic treasures of a unique period in ancient Egyptian history and the famed city of Alexandria.
  • Fully illustrated with 200 color and black-and-white photographs.