The Obelisk and the Englishman: The Pioneering Discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes.
The British dove into Egyptology in the early nineteenth century. Bankes was a leading player in this movement both in Egypt and later in England. He explored areas no other European had visited, making drawings and site plans along the way. An engaging tale of Regency England. Prometheus Books, 2015. Hb, Dj. NEW. $14.00