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  • 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...

  • Ancient Egypt: History in an Hourby Anthony Holmes

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 3.59

    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Religionby Henri Frankfort

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    Fascinating book explores the underlying concept of the changeless as the basis of Egyptian religion, and how it unifies what scholars had believed to be an unrelated jungle of weird myths, doctrines, and practices generated by local cults. Relation of the idea of the changeless to moral and political philosophy, Egyptian government and society,... more...

  • Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols)by J. Gardner Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Written in 1836, this two-volume study has enduring importance in the field of Egyptology. Covering topics including Egyptian homes, ceremonies, hunting, religious rites, and castes, it provides a comprehensive account of ancient Egyptian life and practices. The work is illustrated with numerous anecdotes and hundreds of beautiful woodcuts. more...

  • Armana Ageby James Baikie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    When we consider the Cretans and Hittites, the powers of Babylonia and Assyria, and the internal conditions in Syria and Palestine, it can hardly be doubted that the reign of Akhetaten marks a turning point, notably in Egyptian history, but also in the wider history of the ancient world. Here the author vigorously reproduces this age, to show the... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 2014by Massimiliano S. Pinarello; Justin Yoo; Jason Lundock

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    Presents the latest research in Egyptology on the theme of Ancient Egypt in a Global WorldThis selection of 23 papers from the 15th annual Current Research in Egyptology symposium addreses the interregional and interdisciplinary theme of ‘Ancient Egypt in a Global World’. This theme works on a number of levels highlighting the current global... more...

  • Die Chronik des ibn Wasil. ?am?l ad-D?n Muhammad ibn Wasil. Mufarrig al-Kurub f? Ahbar Ban? Ayyubby Mohamed Rahim

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 60.56

    Der Münchener Arabist und Islamwissenschaftler Mohamed Rahim legt eine kritische Edition des Schlussteils der Chronik des Damal ad-Dîn Muhammad ibn Wasil (13. Jahrhundert) mit einem philologischen und historischen Kommentar vor. Dieser Abschnitt des Werks umfasst die Jahre 646/1248 ? 659/1261, also den interessantesten Teil, da der Chronist darin über... more...

  • The Discovery of Egyptby Terence M Russell

    The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17

    <div>Vivant Denon was known as 'Napoleon's eye'. He accompanied Bonaparte to Egypt, witnessed the Battle of the Nile and was, in effect, the first war artist. This book tells the story of Denon's travels and the impact of his illustrations, which proved to Europe that Egyptian art and architecture are no poor relation to that of Greece... more...

  • Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphicsby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    Written by perhaps the most prolific, erudite Egyptologist of the 20th century, this solid guide to hieroglyphics remains the standard introduction. Budge gives the history of hieroglyphic writing, its evolution into hieratic and demotic scripts, and the fascinating tale of its decipherment by Young, Champollion, Åkerblad, and others. more...

  • Egyptian Decorative Artby W. M. Flinders Petrie

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    Classic examination of the historical development of Egyptian decorative art, including the writing of hieroglyphs and the origin of patterns. Over 200 carefully drawn figures illustrate spirals, feathers, rosettes, lotus blossoms, basket work, cornices, gods and goddeses, scarabs, and more. Invaluable to students of fine art, art history, and the... more...