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    Junker's Monumental Survey
    of the Necropolis at Giza

    [Ancient Egypt]. Hermann Junker. Gîza I [-XII]. Bericht über die von der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien auf gemeinsame Kosten mid Dr. Wilhelm Pelizaeus unternommenen. Grabungen auf dem Friedhof des Alten Reiches bei den Pyramiden von Gîza. Wien and Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky [and Rudolf M. Rohrer], 1929-1955. First editions. The complete twelve quarto volume set of Junker's in-depth survey and history of the Gîza necropolis. Illustrated. Uniformly bound in modern full black cloth, front cover and spine lettered in gilt. Several volumes with original wrappers bound-in. Small divots to upper edge of boards of volumes two, three, four and eight, otherwise, a fine set. Hermann Junker (1877-1962) was a German archaeologist commonly regarded as one of the foremost experts on Ancient Egyptian burial traditions and monuments.

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