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  • Everyday Life in Ancient Egyptby Jon Manchip White

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Drawing on a wealth of archeological evidence, author Jon Manchip White presents a remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life throughout dynastic times ? from the end of the third millennium to the Greek occupation in 330 BC. Because social conditions changed little during these 3,000 years, readers get a clear idea of the roles and tasks assigned... more...

  • Egyptian Decorative Artby W. M. Flinders Petrie

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    Classic study examines Egyptian taste in decorating, the ornamental writing of hieroglyphs, the origin of patterns, and more. Over 200 illustrations depict types of decoration described: geometrical, structural, symbolic, and natural. more...

  • Dangerous Days in Ancient Egyptby Terry Deary

    Orion 2015; US$ 10.99

    Think that Ancient Egypt is just a load of old obelisks? Don't bet your afterlife on it. Ancient Egypt should be deader than most of our yesterdays. After all it was at its height 5,000 years ago. Yet we still marvel at its mummies and ponder over its pyramids. It's easy to forget these people once lived and laughed, loved and breathed ...... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 2014by Massimiliano S. Pinarello; Justin Yoo; Jason Lundock

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    Presents the latest research in Egyptology on the theme of Ancient Egypt in a Global WorldThis selection of 23 papers from the 15th annual Current Research in Egyptology symposium addreses the interregional and interdisciplinary theme of ‘Ancient Egypt in a Global World’. This theme works on a number of levels highlighting the current global... more...

  • The War of Horus and Setby David McIntee; Mark Stacey Stacey

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 13.95

    Long ago the brother gods Osiris and Set ruled peacefully over the lands of Upper and Lower Egypt, each in his own kingdom. But over time Set came to covet his brother's lands and crown, and eventually the temptation overwhelmed him. Usurping Osiris's throne, Set began a blood feud that spread war, death and mutilation through both the heavens and... more...

  • Ancient Egypt: History in an Hourby Anthony Holmes

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 2.30

    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. more...

  • The History of Egypt, 2nd Editionby Glenn Perry

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 63.00

    Egypt has experienced tumultuous events in recent years, especially starting with the uprisings and revolution of 2011. This second edition of The History of Egypt not only provides readers with in-depth information on events of the last decade?such as the Arab Spring, the removal of Hosni Mubarak from office, and the protests against Mohamed Morsi's... more...

  • An Oasis Cityby Roger S. Bagnall; Nicola Aravecchia; Raffaella Cribiore; Paola Davoli; Olaf E. Kaper; Susanna McFadden

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    Scattered through the vast expanse of stone and sand that makes up Egypt?s Western Desert are several oases. These islands of green in the midst of the Sahara owe their existence to springs and wells drawing on ancient aquifers. In antiquity, as today, they supported agricultural communities, going back to Neolithic times but expanding greatly in... more...

  • Amheida IIby Anna Lucille Boozer

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    This archaeological report provides a comprehensive study of the excavations carried out at Amheida House B2 in Egypt's Dakhleh Oasis between 2005 and 2007, followed by three study seasons between 2008 and 2010. The excavations at Amheida in Egypt's western desert, begun in 2001 under the aegis of Columbia University and sponsored by NYU since 2008,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Valley of the Kingsby Richard H. Wilkinson; Kent Weeks

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99

    This Handbook offers an invaluable and up-to-date resource on this criticial and fascinating World Hertiage site. more...