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  • The Search For Nefertitiby Joann Fletcher

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available

    Joann Fletcher, presenter of BBC2's 'Ancient Egypt: Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings' has written an enthralling account of Nefertiti, one of Egypt's most compelling and mysterious figures. Wife of the controversial pharaoh Akhenaten, she lived through perhaps the most tumultuous period in the country's long history. The so-called Amarna... more...

  • 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ofthe Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection at the ?Neues Museum?, this volume presents editions of previously unpublished Greek documents of the Berlin papyrus collection.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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Tutankhamenby Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

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

  • Swifter Than the Arrowby Michael Rice

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 29.00

    Swifter than the Arrow' explores a little-known aspect of life in Ancient Egypt, celebrating the Egyptians as the first known civilisation to have formed the special bond with the dog that persists today as the most remarkable and enduring of human-animal relationships. Five thousand years ago the Egyptians selected and bred hounds for the chase and... 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...

  • Century Of Excavationby James Baikie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This work offers a unique overview of the work done in the field of Egyptology during the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. An excellent starting point and reference for anyone fascinated by ancient Egypt, this book includes such topics as Mariette and his work, the beginnings of the modern period, the pyramids and their explorers,... more...

  • Voices of Ancient Egypt: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Lifeby Rosalie David

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 79.00

    Supporting the current trends toward document-based teaching, this book introduces the reader to the multifaceted world of ancient Egypt through revealing excerpts from 51 texts written by Egyptians themselves. more...