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  • Invention and Innovationby Janine Bourriau; Jacke Phillips

    Oxbow Books 2004; US$ 22.70

    In September 2002, a second workshop on the theme of the social context of technological change was held at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge. Discussion has been the core of these meetings so far, with the aim being to relate the results of the specialist investigator to broad historical questions concerning... more...

  • Code-switching with the Godsby Edward O. D. Love

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    This volume provides the first comprehensive text edition of the Egyptian language sections of P. Bibliothèque Nationale Supplément Grec. 574 (PGM IV) and analysis of their script, language, and the bilingual spells which they are part of. The magical practices preserved in the PDM and PGM have been published for nearly a century, yet... more...

  • The World of Ancient Egypt: A Daily Life Encyclopedia [2 volumes]by Peter Lacovara

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 198.00

    The mysteries surrounding ancient Egypt continue to pique interest and prompt study thousands of years later. Intriguing questions?such as "Why were certain Egyptians mummified after death, while others were not?", "How were the pyramids constructed?", and "Were sexuality and courtship accurately portrayed in movies about the period?"?incite curiosity... more...

  • Amheida IIIby Roger S. Bagnall; Rodney Ast; Clementina Caputo; Raffaella Cribiore

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 85.00

    This archaeological report provides a comprehensive study of the excavations carried out at Amheida House B2 in Egypt's Dakhleh Oasis between 2005 and 2007, followed by three study seasons between 2008 and 2010. The excavations at Amheida in Egypt's western desert, begun in 2001 under the aegis of Columbia University and sponsored by NYU since... more...

  • The Silver Eyeby Susan Brind Morrow

    Head of Zeus 2016; US$ 16.99

    The first proper translation of the Egyptian Pyramid Texts (The Book of the Dead) reveals their beauty as literature and their profound importance. more...

  • Translating Writings of Early Scholars in the Ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece and Romeby Annette Imhausen; Tanja Pommerening

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    Die Reihe Beiträge zur Altertumskunde (BzA) wurde 1990 begründet. Sie enthält vorwiegend deutschsprachige Monographien und Tagungsbände, jedoch auch Texte, Übersetzungen und Kommentare von antiken Werken, die von bleibender Wirkung sind. Die einzelnen Bände der Beiträge zur Altertumskunde sind nützliche Arbeitsinstrumente und bieten... more...

  • Egyptomaniaby Ronald H. Fritze

    Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 35.00

    The land of pyramids and sphinxes, pharaohs and goddesses, Egypt has been a source of awe and fascination from the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century. In Egyptomania , Ronald H. Fritze takes us on a historical journey to unearth the Egypt of the past, a place inhabited by strange gods, powerful magic, spell-binding hieroglyphs,... more...

  • Dakhleh Oasis and the Western Desert of Egypt under the Ptolemiesby James C. R. Gill

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 54.51

    Through an analysis of recently discovered Ptolemaic pottery from Mut al-Kharab, as well as a reexamination of pottery collected by the Dakhleh Oasis Project during the survey of the oasis from 1978–1987, this book challenges the common perception that Dakhleh Oasis experienced a sudden increase in agricultural exploitation and a dramatic rise... more...

  • Neue Quellen zum Prozeßrecht der Ptolemäerzeitby Bärbel Kramer; Carlos Maria Sánchez-Moreno Ellart

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 103.99

    Die neuen Gerichtsakten aus dem Dikasterion von Herakleopolis in Unterägypten umfassen Vorladungen, Zeugenaussagen und Verträge in griechischer Sprache vom Anfang des 2. Jhs. vor Chr. Bearbeitungsvermerke von Gerichtsdienern deuten darauf hin, dass sie im Büro des Eisagogeus (etwa: Geschäftsführer) zur Verwendung im Prozess vorbereitet wurden. Danach... more...

  • Naref and Osiris Narefby Lucía Díaz-Iglesias Llanos

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 140.00

    The Journal of Egyptian Language and Archeology is the oldest professional journal in Egyptology. Since 1863 it has published articles on language, literature, history, law, religion, science, magic, the economy, everyday experience, and the material culture of ancient Egypt, as well as on the history of Egyptology. The Supplementary... more...