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

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 160.54

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 85.00

    This is the second volume of ostraka from the excavations Amheida (ancient Trimithis) in Egypt. It adds 491 items to the growing corpus of primary texts from the site. In addition to the catalog, the introductory sections make important contributions to understanding the role of textual practice in the life of a pre-modern small town. Issues addressed... 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$ 53.36

    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...

  • 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 9.99

    The illustrated Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt covers time period from the 3150 BC to 30 BC. Easily access the maps, timeline, information about the dynasties, pharaohs, laws, culture, government, military and more. Fully illustrated with maps, art, and photographs. Navigate from Table of Contents, Alphabetical Index, or search for the words or phrases.... more...

  • Empire of Ancient Egyptby Wendy Christensen

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00

    This book opens with an introduction to the world and the geographic area in the years leading up to the empire, followed by a brief summary of the history of the empire. Sorting through the myths of popular culture and contradictory historical evidence, this volume provides a picture of the life and history of the ancient Egyptians. more...

  • Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his Worldby Paul McKechnie; Philippe Guillaume

    BRILL 2008; US$ 221.00

    Ptolemy II Philadelphus, second Macedonian king of Egypt (282-246BC), captured intellectual high ground by founding the Alexandrian Library and Museum, and cemented celebrity status by bankrolling his courtesans' endeavours in Olympic chariot-racing. In this book scholars analyse a range of key aspects of Phiadelphus' world. more...