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Egypt

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  • 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...

  • The Gods of the Egyptians, Volume 2by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 18.99

    Volume 2 of a two-volume set by one of the foremost Egyptologists contains 20 chapters including Amen, and Amen-Ra, and the Triad of Thebes; Hapi, the God of the Nile; The Triad of Elephantine; Osiris; Isis; miscellaneous gods of the winds, senses, planets, and more; and Sacred Animals and Birds. 49 plates, 93 illustrations. more...

  • Legends of the Egyptian Godsby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    9 of the most interesting and important Egyptian legends in hieroglyphic texts with literal translations on facing pages. Included are The Legend of the Creation, The Legend of the Destruction of Mankind, The Legend of Isis and Osiris , and more, enhanced with 19 illustrations from Egyptian art. 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...

  • Religion of the Ancient Egyptiansby Alfred Wiedemann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.99

    This far-reaching, highly readable study presents a factual account of ancient Egypt's principal deities, myths, religious ideas, and doctrines ? with particular emphasis on such concepts of historical significance as a profound dedication to recording their rich history and belief in an afterlife. more...

  • Egyptian Templesby Margaret A. Murray

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.95

    Survey of the architectural styles and histories of Egyptian temples built thousands of years ago. Over 120 photographs and diagrams depict exteriors, interiors of many sacred structures, including the ruins of the Temple of the Sphinx, and the remarkable structures at Karnak; the Temple of Luxor; the great temples at Abu Simbel; more. more...

  • Egyptian Tales and Legendsby E.A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.99

    Spanning the early dynastic period to modern times, treasury of Egyptian folklore encompasses 36 beguiling stories. First part contains tales originally written in hieratic characters; second part documents Christian influence; third part recounts stories of Muslims who succeeded Copts. 40 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Tutankhamenby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    Noted Egyptologist's careful account, written to counter flurry of misinformation after 1922 discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb, of the known facts about the reign of Tutankhamen, the cults of Amen and Aten, and Egyptian monotheism. Over 50 illustrations and hieroglyphic texts of most important hymns to Amen and Aten. 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...

  • 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...