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Egypt

  • Landschaften der Ritualisierungby Daniel Neumann

    De Gruyter 2015; 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...

  • Archaeology Hotspot Egyptby Julian Heath

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    An accessible and entertaining story of Egypt?s archaeology, this book covers the hand axes of Homo erectus to the latest findings from KV5; all while considering the backdrop of Egypt's history, culture, and national heritage. more...

  • Egyptian Bioarchaeologyby Salima Ikram; Jessica Kaiser; Roxie Walker

    Sidestone Press 2015; US$ 20.99

    Although the bioarchaeology (study of biological remains in an archaeological context) of Egypt has been documented in a desultory way for many decades, it is only recently that it has become an inherent part of excavations in Egypt. This volume consists of a series of essays that explore how ancient plant, animal, and human remains should be studied,... more...

  • War in Ancient Egyptby Anthony J. Spalinger

    Wiley 2015; US$ 144.95

    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 of chariots... more...

  • The Woman Who Would be Kingby Kara Cooney

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 33.78

    Hatshepsut, the daughter of a general who took Egypt's throne without status as a king?s son and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty, was born into a privileged position of the royal household. Married to her brother, she was expected to bear the sons who would legitimize the reign of her father?s family. Her failure to produce a male heir... more...

  • Texts from the "Archive" of Socrates, the Tax Collector, and Other Contexts at Karanisby Mohamed Gaber El-Maghrabi; Cornelia Römer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    This volume contains 25 papyri, which were excavated in the village of Karanis in the north-eastern Fayum by American archaeologists (1924-1926). Half of the new texts are literary, mostly from the library of the tax collector Socrates; the others are documents that can shed new light on the activities of the tax collector or of other... more...

  • The Story of the Bodmer Papyriby James M. Robinson

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 33.00

    The United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) entrusted author James Robinson with tracking down the place where the Nag Hammadi Codices had been discovered. Priests whom the author interviewed in the region told Robinson that the codices had once been in the possession of a priest in the town of Dishna, a bit further upstream than... more...

  • When Egypt Ruled the Eastby George Steindorff; Keith C. Steele

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 17.50

    Here, adequately presented for the first time in English, is the fascinating story of a splendid culture that flourished thirty-five hundred years ago in the empire on the Nile: kings and conquests, gods and heroes, beautiful art, sculpture, poetry, architecture. Significant archeological discoveries are constantly being made in Egypt. In this... more...

  • A Research Guide to the Ancient Worldby John M. Weeks; Jason de Medeiros

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 149.99

    A Research Guide to the Ancient World: Print and Electronic Sources is a partially annotated bibliography that covers the study of the ancient world, and closes the traditional subject gap between the humanities and the social sciences in this area of study. This book is the only bibliographic resource available for such holistic coverage. ... more...

  • The Pyramidsby Miroslav Verner

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 13.11

    How did a people who lived nearly five thousand years ago, who knew neither iron nor bronze and who lacked mastery of elementary rules of calculation, manage to construct enormous stone structures with a precision seldom matched even by modern architecture? By one of the world's leading Egyptologists, The Pyramids sets our knowledge of these unique,... more...