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Egypt

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  • A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII B.C. 30 (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Legends of Ancient Egyptby M. A. Murray

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95

    11 carefully chosen, highly readable stories ? among the earliest literature known to Western man ? provide a glimpse into the lives and culture of ancient Egyptians. Includes "The Scorpions of Isis," "The Princess and the Demon," "The Name of Ra," "The Regions of Night and Thick Darkness," and more. more...

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptiansby Adolf Erman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1927, this text contains a translation of Adolf Erman?s work into English. Erman?s original intention was to bring the songs, stories and poems that have survived from ancient Egypt to the masses of the modern world. The literature of the Egyptian world provides a real insight into the day-to-day life of one of the oldest societies... 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...

  • 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...

  • A Search in Secret Egyptby Paul Brunton

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    In this book, philosopher Paul Brunton (1898-1981) encounters the mysteries and magic of Egypt in the 1930s, including an eerie yet illuminating night spent alone inside the Great Pyramid. Alongside his explorations of ancient Egypt's monuments and gods, Brunton encounters a variety of occultists, fakirs, and dervishes, and even manages to become initiated... more...

  • Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphsby Barbara Mertz

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    World-renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz explores the reality behind the bestselling fiction she writes (as Elizabeth Peters) and casts a dazzling light on a remarkable civilization. Afascinating chronicle of an extraordinary people?from the first Stone Age settlements through the reign of Cleopatra and the Roman invasions? Temples, Tombs, and... 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... more...

  • 30-Second Ancient Egyptby Peter Der Manuelian

    The Ivy Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    We?ve all heard of pyramids, hieroglyphs and Cleopatra, but how much do you really know about ancient Egypt? Why was the Nile integral to the unification of Egypt? What is the mystery surrounding Queen Hetepheres? tomb? What did the Amarna Letters reveal? What did the ancient Egyptians eat and drink? 30-Second Ancient Egypt presents a unique insight... more...

  • After Tutankhamunby Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...