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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Great Pyramid of Gizaby James Bonwick

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    Classic exploration of the Great Pyramid's construction and objectives combines imagination, erudition. Physical form; when it was built, and by whom; roles as an astronomical observatory, source of inspiration for religious teachings, scientific and mystic implications. Unabridged republication of the classic 1877 edition. more...

  • The Gods of the Egyptians, Volume 2by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 18.99

    Volume 2 of a two-volume set by one of the foremost Egyptologists contains 20 chapters including Amen, and Amen-Ra, and the Triad of Thebes; Hapi, the God of the Nile; The Triad of Elephantine; Osiris; Isis; miscellaneous gods of the winds, senses, planets, and more; and Sacred Animals and Birds. 49 plates, 93 illustrations. more...

  • Legends of the Egyptian Godsby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    9 of the most interesting and important Egyptian legends in hieroglyphic texts with literal translations on facing pages. Included are The Legend of the Creation, The Legend of the Destruction of Mankind, The Legend of Isis and Osiris , and more, enhanced with 19 illustrations from Egyptian art. 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...