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  • 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...

  • Egyptian Hieroglyphic Grammarby Gunther Roeder

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 9.95

    This handbook begins with a discussion of the nature of Middle Egyptian and its script, followed by instructions for forming nouns, pronouns, adjectives, numerals, verbs, and other grammatic elements. A list of hieroglyphs, a vocabulary section, and reading exercises complete a book that will aid students or anyone interested in ancient Egypt. 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...

  • Ancient Egyptian Religionby Henri Frankfort

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    Fascinating book explores the underlying concept of the changeless as the basis of Egyptian religion, and how it unifies what scholars had believed to be an unrelated jungle of weird myths, doctrines, and practices generated by local cults. Relation of the idea of the changeless to moral and political philosophy, Egyptian government and society,... more...

  • Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 2by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 29.95

    Volume 2 of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris. Includes translations of numerous texts, reproductions of classical Egyptian art?iconography, the Heaven of Osiris, liturgy, shrines and mysteries, funeral and burial practices, human sacrifice, judge of the dead, links between Osiris worship and African religions, much more.. more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industriesby A. Lucas; J. Harris

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95

    Fascinating, comprehensive text describes ancient Egypt's vast resources and the processes that incorporated them in daily life, including the use of animal products, building materials, cosmetics, perfumes and incense, fibers, glazed ware, glass, materials used in the mummification process, and much more. . more...

  • Amulets and Superstitionsby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Comprehensive discourse on origin, powers of amulets in many ancient cultures. Covers cross, swastika, crucifix, seals, rings, stones, etc. more...

  • Hieroglyphic Vocabulary to the Book of the Deadby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99

    Indispensable reference by noted Egyptologist contains every word of ancient Egyptian text, vital repository of Egyptian religious doctrine, grouped according to hieroglyphic symbols in the standard scholarly system of Roman alphabetization. A phonetic version and definition are provided for each word, along with a helpful Index to English equivalents... more...

  • Egyptian Magicby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    Sums up all that is known about magic in Ancient Egypt: the role of magic in controlling the gods, powerful amulets that warded off evil spirits, scarabs of immortality, use of wax images, formulas and spells, the secret name, much more. more...

  • Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.99

    Volume 1 of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris. Includes translations of numerous texts, reproductions of classical Egyptian art ? iconography, the Heaven of Osiris, liturgy, shrines and mysteries, funeral and burial practices, human sacrifice, judge of the dead, links between Osiris worship and African religions, much more. more...