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  • Tausretby Richard H. Wilkinson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99

    One of only a few women who ruled ancient Egypt as a king during its thousands of years of history, Tausret was the last pharaoh of the 19th dynasty (c. 1200 BCE), the last ruling descendent of Ramesses the Great, and one of only two female monarchs buried in Egypt's renowned Valley of the Kings. Though mentioned even in Homer as the pharaoh of... more...

  • Paleopathology of the Ancient Egyptiansby Lisa Sabbahy

    The American University in Cairo Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    This annotated bibliography presents and describes over 800 books, dissertations, excavation reports, and articles relevant to the paleopathology of the ancient Egyptians from the fields of Egyptology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and medicine, making it possible for scholars in these different fields to keep current with the latest finds and... more...

  • A History of Ancient Egyptby John Romer

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    The ancient world comes to life in the first volume in a two book series on the history of Egypt, spanning the first farmers to the construction of the pyramids. Famed archaeologist John Romer draws on a lifetime of research to tell one history's greatest stories; how, over more than a thousand years, a society of farmers created a rich, vivid world... more...

  • The Egypt Codeby Robert Bauval

    Red Wheel Weiser 2007; US$ 22.95

    Why did the ancients align their monuments so precisely with the stars? What were the practical and symbolic reasons behind these mysterious configurations? From the author of The Orion Mystery , the best-selling book that introduced the revolutionary star-correlation theory about the Giza pyramids, The Egypt Code reveals an amazing Grand Unified... more...

  • The Shadow Kingby Jo Marchant

    Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Unraveling the mysteries of Tutankhamun?s mummy?a story of history, archaeology, crime, business, politics, and science more...

  • The Oasis Papers 6by Colin A. Hope; Roger S. Bagnall; Paola Davoli

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 90.00

    The Dakhleh Oasis Project is a long-term holistic investigation of the evolution of human populations in the changing environmental conditions of this isolated region in the Western Desert of Egypt. The Project began in 1978 and has combined survey and excavation to collect an extensive range of geological, environmental and archaeological data which... more...

  • Crown of Arsinoë IIby Maria Nilsson

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 55.00

    The Crown of Arsinoë II is a detailed study of a unique crown that was created for the Ptolemaic Egyptian Queen Arsinoë II which has important conclusions for ancient Egyptian history. Images of Arsinoë are represented in a broad spectrum of iconographic media, depicting this historical figure in a Greek as well as Egyptian cultural... more...

  • Sandals, shoes and other leatherwork from the Coptic Monastery Deir el-Bachitby André Veldmeijer

    Sidestone Press 2012; US$ 52.95

    The Coptic monastery and cemetery Deir el-Bachit stands on the hilltop of Dra' Abu el-Naga, the well-known necropolis in Qurna (West Bank, Luxor). It is the largest Coptic monastery complex preserved in Western Thebes and the first monastery that has been systematically investigated. The excavation of the monastery was started as a DFG-Project... more...

  • The Search for Nefertitiby Joann Fletcher

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Her power was rivaled only by her beauty. Her face has become one of the most recognizable images in the world. She was an independent woman and thinker centuries before her time. But who was Egypt's Queen Nefertiti? After years of intense research, Dr. Joann Fletcher has answered the questions countless researchers before her could not. While studying... more...

  • The Gurob Ship-Cart Model and Its Mediterranean Contextby Shelley Wachsmann; Alexis Catsambis; Donald H. Sanders; Dan Davis; Christine A. Prior; Ruth Siddall; Caroline Cartwright

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    When Shelley Wachsmann began his analysis of the small ship model excavated by assistants of famed Egyptologist W. M. F. Petrie in Gurob, Egypt, in 1920, he expected to produce a brief monograph that would shed light on the model and the ship type that it represented. Instead, Wachsmann discovered that the model held clues to the identities and cultures... more...