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Egypt

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  • The Woman Who Would be Kingby Kara Cooney

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 33.99

    Hatshepsut, the daughter of a general who took Egypt's throne without status as a king?s son and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty, was born into a privileged position of the royal household. Married to her brother, she was expected to bear the sons who would legitimize the reign of her father?s family. Her failure to produce a male heir... more...

  • When Egypt Ruled the Eastby George Steindorff; Keith C. Steele

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 23.00

    Here, adequately presented for the first time in English, is the fascinating story of a splendid culture that flourished thirty-five hundred years ago in the empire on the Nile: kings and conquests, gods and heroes, beautiful art, sculpture, poetry, architecture. Significant archeological discoveries are constantly being made in Egypt. In this revision... more...

  • Serpent in the Skyby John Anthony West

    Quest Books 2012; US$ 21.95

    John Anthony West's revolutionary reinterpretation of the civilization of Egypt challenges all that has been accepted as dogma concerning Ancient Egypt. In this pioneering study West documents that: Hieroglyphs carry hermetic messages that convey the subtler realities of the Sacred Science of the Pharaohs. Egyptian science, medicine, mathematics,... more...

  • Hieroglyphic Vocabulary to the Book of the Deadby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99

    Invaluable reference contains every word of vital repository of ancient Egyptian religious doctrine, grouped according to hieroglyphic symbols in standard scholarly system of Roman alphabetization. Phonetic version, definition, index of English equivalents. Second, revised edition. more...

  • Everyday Life in Ancient Egyptby Jon Manchip White

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Drawing on a wealth of archeological evidence, author Jon Manchip White presents a remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life throughout dynastic times ? from the end of the third millennium to the Greek occupation in 330 BC. Because social conditions changed little during these 3,000 years, readers get a clear idea of the roles and tasks assigned... more...

  • The Gods of the Egyptians, Volume 1by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.99

    Volume 1 contains 16 chapters including The Gods of Egypt, Hell and the Damned, Ra the Sun-God and His Forms, and The Horus Gods. 34 plates and 38 illustrations. more...

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

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    Budge gives the history of hieroglyphic writing, its evolution into hieratic and demotic scripts, and the fascinating tale of its decipherment by Young, Champollion, ┼kerblad, and others. more...

  • The Great Pyramid of Gizaby James Bonwick

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    Classic exploration of the Great Pyramid's construction and objectives combines imagination, erudition. Physical form; when it was built, and by whom; roles as an astronomical observatory, source of inspiration for religious teachings, more. more...

  • Egyptian Ideas of the Afterlifeby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Noted Egyptologist offers concise, learned exposition of central Egyptian concept of immortality. Belief in Osiris, god of resurrection, other "gods" of Egyptians, judgment of the dead, more. 8 illustrations. more...

  • The Rosetta Stoneby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Fascinating account of great linguistic detective story ? discovery of Stone, history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics; work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; much more. 23 photographs. Bibliography. more...