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  • 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...

  • The Gods of the Egyptians, Volume 1by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.99

    Volume 1 of a two-volume set by one of the foremost Egyptologists contains 16 chapters including The Gods of Egypt, Primitive Gods and Nome-Gods, Hell and the Damned, Ra the Sun-God and His Forms, Hathor and the Hathor-Goddesses, The Horus Gods, and more. Includes 49 plates, 38 illustrations. 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...

  • Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphicsby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    Written by perhaps the most prolific, erudite Egyptologist of the 20th century, this solid guide to hieroglyphics remains the standard introduction. Budge gives the history of hieroglyphic writing, its evolution into hieratic and demotic scripts, and the fascinating tale of its decipherment by Young, Champollion, ┼kerblad, and others. more...

  • Ancient Egyptby J. E. Manchip White

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95

    This fascinating account of ancient Egypt presents predynastic civilization through Ptolemies: social and political structure, daily life, international relations, religion and cult of the dead, arts and crafts, science and medicine, sacred writing, and much more. Includes full reference to recent excavations. Features 48 plates. more...

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

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    In this volume, a noted Egyptologist offers a concise, scholarly exposition of Egyptian belief in Osiris, god of the resurrection; other "gods" of the Egyptians; the judgment of the dead and the resurrection; and immortality. Also, the meaning of the afterlife for ancient Egyptians and its ramifications for Egyptian society. more...

  • 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...