Ivor Noël Hume

 

On his book BELZONI: The Giant Archaeologists Love to Hate

Cover Interview of December 26, 2011

A close-up

Opening my book to pages 64 and 65, you will sit beside Belzoni as he drew the tumbled wonders of Karnak. It is a safe bet that having done so, like him, you will want to keep on digging—while watching for the shadow of a Drovetti lurking behind the next pillar.