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Egypt

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Dangerous Days in Ancient Egyptby Terry Deary

    Orion Publishing Group 2015; Not Available

    Think that Ancient Egypt is just a load of old obelisks? Don't bet your afterlife on it. Ancient Egypt should be deader than most of our yesterdays. After all it was at its height 5,000 years ago. Yet we still marvel at its mummies and ponder over its pyramids. It's easy to forget these people once lived and laughed, loved and breathed... more...

  • Thutmose IIIby Richard Gabriel

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    In the course of his thirty-two-year reign over ancient Egypt, Thutmose III fought an impressive seventeen campaigns. He fought more battles over a longer period of time and experienced more victories than Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar did. Despite Thutmose III?s surprisingly illustrious record, his name does not command the same immediate... more...

  • Dangerous Days in Ancient Egyptby Terry Deary

    Orion 2015; US$ 19.43

    Think that Ancient Egypt is just a load of old obelisks? Don't bet your afterlife on it. Ancient Egypt should be deader than most of our yesterdays. After all it was at its height 5,000 years ago. Yet we still marvel at its mummies and ponder over its pyramids. It's easy to forget these people once lived and laughed, loved and breathed... more...

  • Dangerous Days in Ancient Egyptby Terry Deary

    Orion 2015; Not Available

    Think that Ancient Egypt is just a load of old obelisks? Don't bet your afterlife on it. Ancient Egypt should be deader than most of our yesterdays. After all it was at its height 5,000 years ago. Yet we still marvel at its mummies and ponder over its pyramids. It's easy to forget these people once lived and laughed, loved and breathed ...... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 2014by Massimiliano S. Pinarello; Justin Yoo; Jason Lundock

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    Presents the latest research in Egyptology on the theme of Ancient Egypt in a Global WorldThis selection of 23 papers from the 15th annual Current Research in Egyptology symposium addreses the interregional and interdisciplinary theme of ‘Ancient Egypt in a Global World’. This theme works on a number of levels highlighting the current global... more...