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  • 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 Woman Who Would be Kingby Kara Cooney

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 33.78

    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...

  • Zur Verwaltung in der 20. Dynastie: das Wesiratby Guido Dresbach

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 92.74

    Die 20. Dynastie bildet den Endpunkt des altägyptischen Neuen Reiches. Sie hat uns viele Dokumente hinterlassen, die vor allem das Leben und die administrativen Aktivitäten rund um die Arbeitersiedlung Deir el-Medineh erhellen, deren Bewohner zuständig waren für die Grablege der Könige. Dabei unterstanden sie dem Wesir, der als höchster Beamter der... more...

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

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 20.00

    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... 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...

  • First Steps in Egyptian Hieroglyphicsby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99

    Anyone curious about hieroglyphics will appreciate this classic primer. This practical grammar comprises lists of frequently used signs and determinatives, a vocabulary of about 500 words, a series of 31 texts and extracts (with interlinear transliteration and word-for-word translation), and a few untransliterated and untranslated texts (with glossary),... 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, scientific and mystic implications. Unabridged republication of the classic 1877 edition. more...

  • Egyptian Hieroglyphic Grammarby Gunther Roeder

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 9.95

    This handbook begins with a discussion of the nature of Middle Egyptian and its script, followed by instructions for forming nouns, pronouns, adjectives, numerals, verbs, and other grammatic elements. A list of hieroglyphs, a vocabulary section, and reading exercises complete a book that will aid students or anyone interested in ancient Egypt. more...

  • An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Literatureby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    A superb cross-section of literature produced over 4,000 years ago, translated by the author and including extracts from The Book of the Dead, legends of the gods, historical and autobiographical literature, tales of travel and adventure, fairy tales, moral and philosophical literature, poetical compositions, and much more. 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...