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Egypt

  • 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...

  • Tutankhamunby Bill Price

    Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 8.99

    In 1922 Howard Carter uncovered what is still regarded as the most spectacular archaeological discovery ever made. Tutankhamun's tomb had remained hidden in the Valley of the Kings for more than 3000 years and its discovery caused a media sensation, elevating the previously little-known Egyptian Pharaoh into the position of an international celebrity.... more...

  • Code-switching with the Godsby Edward O. D. Love

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 158.54

    This volume provides the first comprehensive text edition of the bilingual spells of the Papyrus Bibliothèque Nationale Supplément Grec. 574 (PGM IV). Encompassing the disciplines of Egyptology, Coptology, Papyrology, and Late Antique studies, this treatment includes also an analysis of their content, ritual mechanics, context, and practitioners,... more...

  • Ptolemy Iby Ian Worthington

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    This is the first full-length biography of Ptolemy I of Egypt in English. From his boyhood friendship with Alexander the Great to his reign as king and pharaoh of Egypt, Ptolemy's story is one of ambition and ruthlessness as he helped shape Egypt's history and that of the early Hellenistic world. more...

  • The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egyptby Aidan Dodson

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The royal tombs of ancient Egypt include some of the most stupendous monuments of all time, c more...

  • Five Yrs Exploration At Thebesby H_CARTER

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • War in Ancient Egyptby Anthony J. Spalinger

    Wiley 2016; US$ 154.95 US$ 134.29

    This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc–1100 bc. Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an “Empire of Asia”. Written by a respected Egyptologist. Highlights new technological developments, such as the use... more...

  • Les Contes populaires de l'Égypte ancienneby Gaston Maspero; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "La découverte en 1852 d'une sorte de nouvelle égyptienne, analogue aux récits des Mille et une nuits, fut une surprise réelle pour la plupart des savants de l'Europe. On s'attendait bien à trouver dans les papyrus des hymnes à la divinité, des poèmes historiques, des écrits de magie ou de science, des lettres d'affaire, une littérature... more...

  • Writings from Ancient Egyptby Toby Wilkinson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 15.50

    'Man perishes; his corpse turns to dust; all his relatives pass away. But writings make him remembered.' The fascination Ancient Egypt holds in our minds has many sources, but at the heart of it lie hieroglyphics. This extraordinary writing system was for many years seen as the ultimate challenge and puzzle before finally being cracked in the... more...