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Egypt

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ofthe Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection at the ?Neues Museum?, this volume presents editions of previously unpublished Greek documents of the Berlin papyrus collection.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

  • The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This is the second of three volumes exploring some of the most remarkable insights into Ancient Egypt to have come to light in modern times. The first two volumes deal with the Rosetta Stone, an outstanding archaeological discovery which has supplied the basis for Egyptian decipherment; the final volume explores the "Stele of Canopus", discovered... more...

  • The Book of Opening the Mouth: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The recital of The Book of Opening the Mouth and the Liturgy of Funerary Offerings were in use among the Predynastic Egyptians of the later part of the Neolithic Period, before the art of writing had evolved, and continued to exercise a considerable influence on Egyptian religious literature until the time of Roman Empire. The ceremonies were believed... more...

  • A Hieroglyphic Vocabulary to the Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Containing a comprehensive dictionary of hieroglyphs to all the texts of the Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead , and also to most of the supplementary Chapters of the Sa´te and Graeco-Roman period that are usually appended to it, this volume will prove to be a staple part of a rounded appreciation of Ancient Egyptian literature. First published... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egyptby Toby Wilkinson

    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...

  • Papyrus of Aniby 'E. A. Wallis Budge

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99

    This is an English translation of the Papyrus of Ani, more commonly known as the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Complete with hymns, prayers and spells, this is a must have for the lovers of Egyptian myth and culture. more...

  • Empire of Ancient Egyptby Wendy Christensen

    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...

  • Tutankhamunby Bill Price

    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...

  • Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphsby Barbara Mertz

    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...

  • An English Translation of Bachoffen's Mutterrecht (Mother Right) (1861)by David Partenheimer; Johann Jakob Bachofen

    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...