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  • 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$ 13.49

    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 Orion Mysteryby Robert Bauval; Adrian Gilbert

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 16.00

    London Sunday Times. 16-page black-and-white inserts. From the Trade Paperback edition. ]]> more...

  • The Last Pharaohsby J. G. Manning

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    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

    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...

  • The Murder of King Tutby James Patterson

    Random House 2009; US$ 9.86

    Master of suspense James Patterson re-opens the ultimate cold case - the unsolved death of Tutankhamen. Thrust onto Egypt's throne when just nine years old, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset. After nine years in power, Tut suddenly perished and his name was purged from Egyptian history. To this day, his death remains shrouded... more...

  • EgyptQuest - The Lost Treasure of The Pyramidsby Herbie Brennan

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 2.99

    Visit Ancient Egypt for the adventure of a lifetime in this fantastic and at times hilarious thriller from the international superselling gamebook author of the GrailQuest series, Herbie Brennan. In this interactive eBook, you get to choose your own path through the adventure, exploring the pyramids and making your own destiny. Dare you brave the mysteries... more...

  • The Egyptian Book of the Deadby John Romer; E.A. Wallis Budge

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 28.19

    The Book of the Dead is a unique collection of funerary texts from a wide variety of sources, dating from the fifteenth to the fourth century BC. Consisting of spells, prayers and incantations, each section contains the words of power to overcome obstacles in the afterlife. The papyruses were often left in sarcophagi for the dead to use as passports... more...

  • Tausretby Richard H. Wilkinson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 26.99

    Tausret reveals the relatively unknown story of one of the only women to ever rule ancient Egypt as a king. This book brings together distinguished scholars whose research and excavations have recovered the history of this nearly forgotten female pharaoh. more...

  • Seleukeiaby Roland Oetjen; Francis Xavier Ryan

    De Gruyter 2016; 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...