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  • Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)by E.A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum?s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the trustees of the British Museum: numbering into the thousands... more...

  • Akhenaten and the Origins of Monotheismby James K. Hoffmeier

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Pharaoh Akhenaten remains one of the most fascinating and studied figures of ancient history. Akhenaten and the Origins of Monotheism focuses on Akhenaten's preoccupation with worshipping the sun disc Aten, and the implications of this unique religion in foundationally shaping monotheism. more...

  • Current Research in Egyptologyby Christelle Alvarez; Arto Belekdanian; Ann-Katrin Gill; Solène Klein

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 27.50

    The sixteenth Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) conference was held from the 15?18 April 2015 at the University of Oxford and once again provided a platform for postgraduates and early career Egyptologists, as well as independent researchers, to present their research. These proceedings for CREXVI represent the wide-range of themes that were offered... more...

  • Active Historyby Andi Stix; Frank Hrbek

    Shell Education 2013; US$ 19.99

    Journey back to Ancient Egypt to discover the mummification process, learn about the Egyptian after life, and understand what it was like to be part of the bartering system. Active History: Ancient Egypt provides students with meaningful learning experiences through five engaging and easy-to-implement simulations that appeal to a variety of learning... more...

  • The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egyptby Aidan Dodson

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 24.52

    The royal tombs of ancient Egypt include some of the most stupendous monuments of all time, c more...

  • The Ancient Egyptians For Dummiesby Charlotte Booth

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history and culture alongside insights in to the everyday lives of the Egyptians, you’ll discover how they kept themselves entertained, the... more...

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt, Revised Editionby Rosalie David

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 70.00

    Combining historical and archaeological information, this text explores all aspects of life in ancient Egypt from pre-dynastic times to the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, the Ptolemaic and Roman eras. Organized thematically, the book also encompasses new techniques including the use of DNA analysis. more...

  • The Secret of the Great Pyramidby Bob Brier; Jean-Pierre Houdin

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.29

    A decade ago, French architect Jean-Pierre Houdin became obsessed by the centuriesold question: How was the Great Pyramid built? How, in a nation of farmers only recently emerged from the Stone Age, could such a massive, complex, and enduring structure have been envisioned and constructed? Laboring at his computer ten hours a day for five years?creating... more...

  • The Last Pharaohsby J. G. Manning

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    The history of Ptolemaic Egypt has usually been doubly isolated--separated both from the history of other Hellenistic states and from the history of ancient Egypt. The Last Pharaohs , the first detailed history of Ptolemaic Egypt as a state, departs radically from previous studies by putting the Ptolemaic state firmly in the context of both Hellenistic... more...

  • What Makes Civilization?by David Wengrow

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    A vivid new account of the 'birth of civilization' in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia where many of the foundations of modern life were laid more...