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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ancient Egypt: All That Mattersby Barry J Kemp

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    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 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 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...

  • Egyptian Hieroglyphicsby Stephane Rossini

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Clear, easy-to-follow text tells absolute beginners how to transcribe hieroglyphs by presenting and explaining 134 phonetic elements. Included are an explanatory introduction, section on word analysis, newly enlarged pronunciation guide, tables of phonetic and figurative (or determinative) signs, and much more. Unusually large, clear illustrations.... more...