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Egypt

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  • Dokumentarische Texte der Berliner Papyrussammlung aus byzantinischer Zeitby Fabian Reiter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    In celebration of the reopening of the permanent exhibition ofthe Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection at the ?Neues Museum?, this volume presents editions of previously unpublished Greek documents of the Berlin papyrus collection. Numerous papyrologists from all over the world provide valuable insights into the administration, everyday life and... more...

  • Texts from the "Archive" of Socrates, the Tax Collector, and Other Contexts at Karanisby Cornelia Römer; Mohamed Gaber El-Maghrabi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    This volume contains 25 papyri, which were excavated in the village of Karanis in the north-eastern Fayum by American archaeologists (1924-1926). Half of the new texts are literary, mostly from the library of the tax collector Socrates; the others are documents that can shed new light on the activities of the tax collector or of other inhabitants of... more...

  • Radiocarbon and the Chronologies of Ancient Egyptby C. Bronk Ramsey; Andrew J. Shortland

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 48.00

    This volume presents the findings of a major international project on the application of radiocarbon dating to the Egyptian historical chronology. Researchers from the Universities of Oxford and Cranfield in the UK, along with a team from France, Austria and Israel, radiocarbon dated more than 200 Egyptian objects made from plant material from museum... more...

  • The Story of the Bodmer Papyriby James M. Robinson

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 33.00

    The United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) entrusted author James Robinson with tracking down the place where the Nag Hammadi Codices had been discovered. Priests whom the author interviewed in the region told Robinson that the codices had once been in the possession of a priest in the town of Dishna, a bit further upstream than... more...

  • Ancient Egypt: All That Mattersby Barry J. Kemp

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 4.99

    For three thousand years a dominant force, Ancient Egypt is arguably the most successful and longest lasting human civilization yet. In this pacy guide, world renowned Egyptologist Professor Barry Kemp seeks to explain why Ancient Egypt was able to thrive with such stability for such a long time. The answers may be surprising - Kemp shows that human... more...

  • Tutankhamenby Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Civilization Of Ancient Egyptby Paul Johnson

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    A leading historian and bestselling author re-creates the growth, decline, and legacy of 3,000 Years of Egyptian civilization with an authoritative text splendidly illustrated with 150 illustrations in full color. Ancient Egypt, with its legacy of pyramids, pharaohs and sphinxes, is a land of power and mystery to the modern world. In The Civilization... more...

  • Red Land, Black Landby Barbara Mertz

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    A fascinating, erudite, and witty glimpse of the human side of ancient Egypt?this acclaimed classic work is now revised and updated for a new generation Displaying the unparalleled descriptive power, unerring eye for fascinating detail, keen insight, and trenchant wit that have made the novels she writes (as Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels)... more...

  • Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphsby Barbara Mertz

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    World-renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz explores the reality behind the bestselling fiction she writes (as Elizabeth Peters) and casts a dazzling light on a remarkable civilization. Afascinating chronicle of an extraordinary people?from the first Stone Age settlements through the reign of Cleopatra and the Roman invasions? Temples, Tombs, and... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 9.99

    The illustrated Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt covers time period from the 3150 BC to 30 BC. Easily access the maps, timeline, information about the dynasties, pharaohs, laws, culture, government, military and more. Fully illustrated with maps, art, and photographs. Navigate from Table of Contents, Alphabetical Index, or search for the words or phrases.... more...