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Egypt

  • Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume Iby Geoffrey Killen

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 43.03

    This revised second edition examines the common forms of furniture used in ancient Egypt, so much of which has been preserved by the dry Egyptian climate and has long been admired for the quality of its design and construction. The story begins with the earliest known pieces and ends with the spectacular discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented... more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume IIby Geoffrey Killen

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 43.03

    In this revised second edition Dr Killen continues his survey of Egyptian furniture-making techniques with a study of boxes, chests and footstools and traces their evolution from the earliest times. Wooden, papyrus and alabaster boxes and chests were used to hold, protect and store valuable objects, toilet utensils, instruments, tools, garments, curtains,... more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume IIIby Geoffrey Killen

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 43.03

    In this third volume Dr Killen investigates how woodworking in ancient Egypt developed in the 19th and 20th dynasties. It establishes the range of wooden furniture manufactured during this period by surveying examples depicted in Ramesside Theban and Memphite tombs. Ancient records show how the procurement of furniture occurred at Deir el-Medina while... more...

  • Following Osirisby Mark Smith

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 194.99

    Osiris, god of the dead, was one of ancient Egypt's most important deities. This volume is concerned with ancient Egyptian conceptions of the relationship between Osiris and the deceased, focusing on five distinct periods over four millennia to trace changes in aspirations for the Osirian afterlife and explore when and why they occurred. more...

  • History of Ancient Egyptby Ian Mackenzie

    G2 Rights Ltd 2017; US$ 3.99

    In the summer of 1972, TV news featured huge crowds queuing patiently on the pavements outside the British Museum to see the Tutankhamun Exhibition. So great was the clamour to see the exhibition that it had to be extended from the planned six months to nine months to accommodate total visitors of almost 1.7 million. But the world?s interest in Ancient... more...

  • Amheida IIIby Roger S. Bagnall; Rodney Ast; Clementina Caputo; Raffaella Cribiore

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 85.00

    This is the second volume of ostraka from the excavations Amheida (ancient Trimithis) in Egypt. It adds 491 items to the growing corpus of primary texts from the site. In addition to the catalog, the introductory sections make important contributions to understanding the role of textual practice in the life of a pre-modern small town. Issues addressed... more...

  • Naref and Osiris Narefby Lucía Díaz-Iglesias Llanos

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 107.96

    The Journal of Egyptian Language and Archeology is the oldest professional journal in Egyptology. Since 1863 it has published articles on language, literature, history, law, religion, science, magic, the economy, everyday experience, and the material culture of ancient Egypt, as well as on the history of Egyptology. The Supplementary... more...

  • A History of Ancient Egypt, Volume 2by John Romer

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 42.29

    This definitive, multi-volume history of the world's first known state reveals that much of what we have been taught about Ancient Egypt is the product of narrow-minded visions of the past Drawing on a lifetime of research, John Romer chronicles the history of Ancient Egypt from the building of the Great Pyramid through the rise and fall of the... more...

  • The World of Ancient Egypt: A Daily Life Encyclopedia [2 volumes]by Peter Lacovara

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 198.00

    The mysteries surrounding ancient Egypt continue to pique interest and prompt study thousands of years later. Intriguing questions?such as "Why were certain Egyptians mummified after death, while others were not?", "How were the pyramids constructed?", and "Were sexuality and courtship accurately portrayed in movies about the period?"?incite curiosity... more...

  • Egyptomaniaby Ronald H. Fritze

    Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 35.00

    The land of pyramids and sphinxes, pharaohs and goddesses, Egypt has been a source of awe and fascination from the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century. In Egyptomania , Ronald H. Fritze takes us on a historical journey to unearth the Egypt of the past, a place inhabited by strange gods, powerful magic, spell-binding hieroglyphs,... more...