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Brier, Bob

Overview
Works: 138 works in 338 publications in 10 languages and 14,087 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Encyclopedias  Reference works  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Filmed lectures  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Host, Commentator, Interviewee
Classifications: DT87.5, 932
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Most widely held works about Bob Brier
 
Most widely held works by Bob Brier
The murder of Tutankhamen : a true story by Bob Brier( Book )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 11 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, a specialist in the diseases of ancient man, presents the case for the murder of the young king who ruled during "an extraordinarily turbulent time in ancient Egypt" and who could not produce an heir.--Jacket
Egyptian mummies : unraveling the secrets of an ancient art by Bob Brier( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptologist Bob Brier illuminates the mysteries, myths, sacred rituals, and hieroglyphic writings of ancient Egyptian culture through an examination of its mummies and the art of mummification.--From publisher description
Daily life of the ancient Egyptians by Bob Brier( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt (3000 to 30 B.C.E.) through reconstructions based on the hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from the temple walls of the people themselves. Students can use this up-to-date resource on the subject to examine the history of one of our oldest civilizations. Detailed descriptions of its religion, its unusual form of government, the manner of ancient work and play, its magnificent art, the reasons for its military domination, and its intellectual accomplishments are included to help recreate the time period. Modern readers will be surprised to find fundamental similarities between our lives today and the lives of these ancient peoples living over 4,000 years ago."--Jacket
The encyclopedia of mummies by Bob Brier( Book )

12 editions published between 1004 and 2004 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes entries for famous and obscure mummies, mummification techniques, scientists and explorers who have made significant finds, and the cultural background of human preservation
The secret of the great pyramid : how one man's obsession led to the solution of ancient Egypt's greatest mystery by Bob Brier( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Secret of the Great Pyramid moves between the ancient and the modern. The ancient story chronicles, step-by-step, how a nation of farmers only recently emerged from the Stone Age could construct one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. To execute something as complex and massive as the Great Pyramid, Egypt needed architects, mathematicians, boat builders, stone masons, and metallurgists. It took twenty years to build the Great Pyramid. By the time its capstone was laid in 2560 B.C., the innovations born of the building quest had transformed agrarian Egypt into the world's most modern, most powerful nation
Egypt-omania : our three thousand year obsession with the land of the pharaohs by Bob Brier( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of the West's obsession with ancient Egyptian art and culture, from the time of the Romans, to the campaigns of Napolean Bonaparte, the discovery Tutankhamen's tomb, and the popular culture of today
Parapsychology today by J. B Rhine( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Egyptian magic by Bob Brier( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Egypt : everyday life in the land of the Nile by Bob Brier( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You'll explore all aspects of Egyptian life: how religion was practiced; forms of work and play; types of food and drink; clothes, makeup, and adornments like jewelry; temples and homes; fine artwork; and more
Unlocking the Great Pyramid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the ancient architects completed construction on the Great Pyramid at Giza, they left behind the greatest riddle of the engineering world. For centuries, adventurers and Egyptologists have crawled through every passageway and chamber, measuring and collecting data in an attempt to determine how it was built. Using cutting-edge 3-D software, see the incredibly accurate blueprints of the Great Pyramid
Precognition and the philosophy of science; an essay on backward causation by Bob Brier( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Test your ESP by Martin Ebon( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of ancient Egypt by Bob Brier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra
Mummies tales from the Egyptian Crypts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptologists and the latest computer technology bring the wonders of ancient Egypt to life
The history of ancient Egypt by Bob Brier( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra
The history of ancient Egypt by Bob Brier( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Egyptian civilization is so grand that our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. The most advanced of any ancient civilization, Egypt's ancient kingdom lasted for 30 centuries, longer than any other, yet today, it remains one of the most mysterious. Home of the only one of the Eight Wonders of the Ancient World still standing, the Great Pyramid of Cheops was the tallest building in the world until well into the 1800s. This course chronologically surveys 3,000 years of recorded Egyptian history, from unification in 3100 BC through the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC
Great pharaohs of ancient Egypt by Bob Brier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve lectures that focus on the fascinating leaders of ancient Egypt. By recounting the lives and accomplishments of the great ones of Egypt, they will present a history of Egypt spreading over 30 centuries
Permutations : readings in science and literature( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Egyptians( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the historical drama of three ancient Egyptian leaders, Sneferu, Cleopatra and Tutankhamen
Egyptomania by Bob Brier( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The murder of Tutankhamen : a true story
Alternative Names
Bob Brier egittologo statunitense

Bob Brier US-amerikanischer gyptologe

Bob Robert Brier

Brier, Bob 1943-...

Brier, Robert 1943-

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Egyptian mummies : unraveling the secrets of an ancient artDaily life of the ancient EgyptiansThe encyclopedia of mummiesThe secret of the great pyramid : how one man's obsession led to the solution of ancient Egypt's greatest mysteryAncient Egyptian magic