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Egypt

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  • Labib Habachiby Jill Kamil

    The American University in Cairo Press 2007; US$ 12.99

    A new biography of a pre-eminent Egyptian archaeologist more...

  • From Pharoah's Lipsby Youssef

    The American University in Cairo Press 2004; US$ 8.99

    Spend a day in the Egyptian countryside, taking note of the many expressions once used by the ancient Egyptians. more...

  • Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohsby Bob Brier

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    A rollicking journey through the history of our infatuation with pharaohs, mummies, and pyramids, from the preeminent Egyptologist known as "Mr. Mummy" more...

  • Tutankhamen's Curseby Joyce Tyldesley

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 13.31

    Ninety years ago, Howard Carter discovered Tutankhamen's mummy lying, surrounded by grave goods, in a virtually intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Egyptology would never be the same again. Tutankhamen's Curse approaches the story of the lost king and his development into a cultural icon with fresh eyes. Stripping away the layers of modern myths... more...

  • Landschaften der Ritualisierungby Daniel Neumann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This study focuses on the long-neglected relation between metal deposit and find spot. It examines the spatial dimension of Copper and Bronze Age deposit practices between the Danube and Po rivers from a socio-archeological perspective. more...

  • Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)by E.A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum?s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the trustees of the British Museum: numbering into the thousands... 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...

  • A History of Egyptby Stanley Lane-Poole

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    When originally published in 1901, this volume related for the first time the History of Egypt in the Middle Ages, from its conquest by the Saracens in 640 to its annexation by the Ottoman Turks in 1517 in a continuous narrative apart from the general history of the Muslim caliphate. more...

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt, Revised Editionby Rosalie David

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 70.00

    Combining historical and archaeological information, this text explores all aspects of life in ancient Egypt from pre-dynastic times to the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, the Ptolemaic and Roman eras. Organized thematically, the book also encompasses new techniques including the use of DNA analysis. more...

  • The Secret of the Great Pyramidby Bob Brier; Jean-Pierre Houdin

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    A decade ago, French architect Jean-Pierre Houdin became obsessed by the centuriesold question: How was the Great Pyramid built? How, in a nation of farmers only recently emerged from the Stone Age, could such a massive, complex, and enduring structure have been envisioned and constructed? Laboring at his computer ten hours a day for five years?creating... more...