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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Egyptian Decorative Artby W. M. Flinders Petrie

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    Classic examination of the historical development of Egyptian decorative art, including the writing of hieroglyphs and the origin of patterns. Over 200 carefully drawn figures illustrate spirals, feathers, rosettes, lotus blossoms, basket work, cornices, gods and goddeses, scarabs, and more. Invaluable to students of fine art, art history, and the... more...

  • The Rosetta Stoneby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Great Egyptologist's fascinating account of the discovery of the linguistic keystone that enabled scholars to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; implications for biblical scholarship, history of ancient Near East, much more. Clear, concise, accessible to layman. 23 photographs. Bibliography. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Book of the Deadby E. A. Wallis Budge

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.99

    The Book of the Dead is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient Egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead. These consist of spells and incantations, hymns and litanies, magical formulae and names, words of power and prayers, and they are found cut or painted on walls of pyramids and tombs,... more...