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- 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...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
The suggestion that the Giza pyramids were laid out to represent the stars of Orion's belt, with the position of the River Nile reflecting the Milky Way, was first put forward by the renowned author Robert Bauval in his bestselling book The Orion Mystery. In Before the Pyramids Knight and Butler reveal that the British henges were arranged in the same... more...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 20.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this landmark work, one of the world?s most renowned Egyptologists tells the epic story of this great civilization, from its birth as the first nation-state to its final absorption into the Roman Empire?three thousand years of wild drama, bold spectacle, and unforgettable characters. Award-winning scholar Toby Wilkinson... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 66.80
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...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.99
The Book of the Dead is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient Egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead. These consist of spells and incantations, hymns and litanies, magical formulae and names, words of power and prayers, and they are found cut or painted on walls of pyramids and tombs,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00
This book opens with an introduction to the world and the geographic area in the years leading up to the empire, followed by a brief summary of the history of the empire. Sorting through the myths of popular culture and contradictory historical evidence, this volume provides a picture of the life and history of the ancient Egyptians. more...
- Pocket Essentials 2009; US$ 14.99
In 1922 Howard Carter uncovered what is still regarded as the most spectacular archaeological discovery ever made. Tutankhamun's tomb had remained hidden in the Valley of the Kings for more than 3000 years and its discovery caused a media sensation, elevating the previously little-known Egyptian Pharaoh into the position of an international celebrity.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 139.95
Mutterrecht (Mother Right) by Johann Jakob Bachofen was the seminal document of the 19th century concerning the role of women in ancient societies. Bachofen documented that motherhood is the source of human society, religion, morality, and decency in societies including Lycia, Crete, Greece, Egypt, India, Central Asia, Northern Africa, and Spain. He... more...