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Egypt

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  • Egyptian Ideas of the Afterlifeby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Noted Egyptologist offers concise, learned exposition of central Egyptian concept of immortality. Belief in Osiris, god of resurrection, other "gods" of Egyptians, judgment of the dead, more. 8 illustrations. more...

  • The Rosetta Stoneby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Fascinating account of great linguistic detective story — discovery of Stone, history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics; work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; much more. 23 photographs. Bibliography. more...

  • Egyptian Magicby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    All that is known about magic in ancient Egypt: powerful amulets to ward off evil spirits, scarabs of immortality, wax images, formulas and spells, the secret name, much more. 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...

  • 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$ 2.46

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

  • 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...

  • 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...