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  • Djekhy & Sonby Koenraad Donker van Heel

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 10.99

    Djekhy & Son, two businessmen living 2,500 years ago in the densely populated neighborhoods built around the great temple of Amun at Karnak, worked as funerary service providers in the necropolis on the western bank of the Nile. They were also successful agricultural entrepreneurs, cultivating flax and grain. In 1885, the German Egyptologist August... more...

  • Monarchs of the Nileby Aidan Dodson

    I.B.Tauris 2000; US$ 7.99

    This book presents a concise account of the lives and times of some of the more significant occupants of the Egyptian throne, from the unification of the country around 3000 bc down to the extinction of native rule just under three millennia later. Some, such as Tuthmosis III, had a major impact on their time, and were remembered by their own people... more...

  • Amarna Sunsetby Aidan Dodson

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 19.99

    This new study, drawing on the latest research, tells the story of the decline and fall of the pharaoh Akhenaten?s religious revolution in the fourteenth century bc. Beginning at the regime?s high-point in his Year 12, it traces the subsequent collapse that saw the deaths of many of the king?s loved ones, his attempts to guarantee the revolution through... more...

  • Delta Reports, Volume Iby Donald B. Redford

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 40.00

    Delta Reports is a new series that will make available the substantial amount of archaeological work that has been undertaken in the Delta region of Egypt over recent decades. Volume I contains work done in and around the temple of Ba-neb-djed in the North-west temenos at Tel er-Rub'a (Mendes), material that was previously published in the ATP... more...

  • The Search for Nefertitiby Joann Fletcher

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Her power was rivaled only by her beauty. Her face has become one of the most recognizable images in the world. She was an independent woman and thinker centuries before her time. But who was Egypt's Queen Nefertiti? After years of intense research, Dr. Joann Fletcher has answered the questions countless researchers before her could not. While studying... more...

  • The Red Landby Steven E. Sidebotham; Martin Hense; Hendrikje M. Nouwens

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 12.99

    For thousands of years Egypt has crowded the Nile Valley and Delta. The Eastern Desert, however, has also played a crucial?though until now little understood?role in Egyptian history. Ancient inhabitants of the Nile Valley feared the desert, which they referred to as the Red Land, and were reluctant to venture there, yet they exploited the extensive... more...

  • Seleukeiaby Roland Oetjen; Francis Xavier Ryan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Dedicated to Getzel M. Cohen, a leading expert in Seleucid history, this volume gathers contributions on Seleucid history, archaeology, numismatics, political relations, policy toward the Jews, Greek cities, non-Greek populations, peripheral and neighboring regions, imperial administration, economy and public finances, and ancient descriptions of the... more...

  • The Woman Who Would Be Kingby Kara Cooney

    Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.00

    An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.   Hatshepsut?the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty?was born into a privileged position in the royal household, and she was expected to bear the sons who would... more...

  • A History of Ancient Egyptby John Romer

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    The ancient world comes to life in the first volume in a two book series on the history of Egypt, spanning the first farmers to the construction of the pyramids. Famed archaeologist John Romer draws on a lifetime of research to tell one history's greatest stories; how, over more than a thousand years, a society of farmers created a rich, vivid world... more...

  • Pharaoh's Flowersby F. Nigel Hepper

    KWS Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    The golden face of Tutankhamun was garlanded with fresh flowers exquisitely preserved after 3,000 years in his innermost coffin. In the tomb a model of a granary was found full to the brim with seeds—emmer wheat, fenugreek and chick-pea. Brooms of reed and grass used to tidy up after the burial remained intact. Usually ignored by grave robbers intent... more...