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  • Egyptian Tales and Legendsby E.A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.99

    Spanning the early dynastic period to modern times, treasury of Egyptian folklore encompasses 36 beguiling stories. First part contains tales originally written in hieratic characters; second part documents Christian influence; third part recounts stories of Muslims who succeeded Copts. 40 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Myths and Legendsby Lewis Spence

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    This superb in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, cult of Osiris, numerous deities, Book of the Dead, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, legends, and a host of other fascinating topics. An erudite, clearly written work, enhanced with over 50 photographs and illustrations. more...

  • Middle Egyptianby James P. Allen

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 52.00

    An introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts, including lessons and exercises. more...

  • Amheida IIby Anna Lucille Lucille Boozer

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    This archaeological report provides a comprehensive study of the excavations carried out at Amheida House B2 in Egypt?s Dakhleh Oasis between 2005 and 2007, followed by three study seasons between 2008 and 2010. The excavations at Amheida in Egypt?s western desert, begun in 2001 under the aegis of Columbia University and sponsored by NYU since 2008,... more...

  • An Oasis Cityby Roger S. Bagnall; Nicola Aravecchia; Raffaella Cribiore; Paola Davoli; Olaf E. Kaper; Susanna McFadden

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 44.00

    Scattered through the vast expanse of stone and sand that makes up Egypt?s Western Desert are several oases. These islands of green in the midst of the Sahara owe their existence to springs and wells drawing on ancient aquifers. In antiquity, as today, they supported agricultural communities, going back to Neolithic times but expanding greatly in... more...

  • Egyptian Myth: by Ann Kramer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    This in-depth study compares and contrasts how manufacturing and technology have been employed by both major powers and the "Newly Industrialized Countries" since 1945 as an effective tool for sustained economic growth. more...

  • The Silver Eyeby Susan Brind Morrow

    Head of Zeus 2016; US$ 14.57

    <p>The first proper translation of the Egyptian Pyramid Texts (The Book of the Dead) reveals their beauty as literature and their profound importance. </p> more...

  • 100 Hieroglyphsby Barry Kemp

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    Egyptian culture is divided from us by several millennia, a lost people and a dead language. We can discover much about this fascinating civilization from its physical remains, but perhaps the greatest insights into the Egyptian mind come from Egyptian hieroglyphs. They reveal the priorities, concerns and beliefs of the Egyptians - a whole worldview.... more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99

    The father of story-tellers, Herodotus had a philosophy of history. Most of his life is unknown, except that he spent much of it traveling to collect to material for his writings. A very delightful reading. more...

  • Amulets and Superstitionsby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Comprehensive discourse on origin, powers of amulets in many ancient cultures. Covers cross, swastika, crucifix, seals, rings, stones, etc. more...