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Egypt

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Everyday Life in Ancient Egyptby Jon Manchip White

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Drawing on a wealth of archeological evidence, author Jon Manchip White presents a remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life throughout dynastic times ? from the end of the third millennium to the Greek occupation in 330 BC. Because social conditions changed little during these 3,000 years, readers get a clear idea of the roles and tasks assigned... more...

  • Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginnersby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99

    20 Egyptian texts ? dating from c. 2400 BC to 250 BC ? on historical, religious, funereal, other topics printed in hieroglyphics together with transliterations and a complete vocabulary. Also included are full English translations of 8 of the texts. "The Tale of Two Brothers," "The Possessed Princess of Bekhten," many more. more...

  • Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian & Persian Costumeby Mary G. Houston

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Clothing was hardly a practical necessity in North Africa and what is today the Middle East. Often a luxury item in these warm, humid climates, it became more essential as people's lives improved socially and economically. But even then, the drapery was light and tended to accent the body's shape rather than conceal it. The first part of this profusely... 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...