A Secret Voyage: Love, Magic and Mysteries in the Realm of the Pharaohs is the world-renowned archaeologist’s unique story of discovery and exploration in Ancient Egypt.
- A limited edition of 750 copies
- Hand-bound by Italian craftsmen
- Black silk cover and clam shell
- 400 pages
- 166 high-resolution images
- 10 kgs in weight
- 50cm x 35cm
Enjoy a unique journey around the ancient Egyptian world, with fascinating personal stories from the most famous Egyptologist in the world. Illuminated by photographs specially selected by Sandro Vannini after his five years’ filming in the Theban Necropolis – the unseen and almost invisible details, fragments of paintings in tombs that are long-closed to public view.
Dr Zahi Hawass
Currently Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), and Dr Hawass is also Deputy Minister of Culture in Egypt.
His previous book, The Valley of the Golden Mummies, was translated into five languages and became an international bestseller. Zahi Hawass, a real-life Indiana Jones, is well known from television documentaries made for the BBC, the Discovery Channel and National Geographic. In 2009, Dr Hawass was invited to give a special tour of the pyramids of Giza to USA President, Barak Obama.
With 30 years’ experience as a freelance photographer and regularly published by Thames & Hudson, and National Geographic, Sandro Vannini has spent over ten years photographing Egypt’s archaeological heritage and is widely regarded as the leading antiquities photographer.