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Egypt

  • War in Ancient Egyptby Anthony J. Spalinger

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95

    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 Shadow of Creusaby Anders Cullhed; Michael Knight

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Anders Cullhed?s study explores the early Christian confrontation with pagan culture as a remote anticipation of many later clashes between religious orthodoxy and literary fictionality. After a careful survey of Saint Augustine?s long drawn-out farewell to ancient myth and poetry, Cullhed examines other Late Antique dismissals as well... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 2014by Massimiliano S. Pinarello; Justin Yoo; Jason Lundock

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    Presents the latest research in Egyptology on the theme of Ancient Egypt in a Global WorldThis selection of 23 papers from the 15th annual Current Research in Egyptology symposium addreses the interregional and interdisciplinary theme of ‘Ancient Egypt in a Global World’. This theme works on a number of levels highlighting the current global... more...

  • A Year in the Life of Ancient Egyptby Ann Rosalie David

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    Based on years of prestigious academic work, Professor Rosalie David cleverly presents every aspect of life in ancient Egypt through the lives of various characters, all based on mummies from the Manchester Museum whom Professor Rosalie David has led the study of. Characters hail from all walks of life, including royalty, nobles, officials, craftsmen... more...

  • Wonderful Thingsby Jason Thompson

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 26.99

    The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible... 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...

  • Euphrates Expeditionby Guest

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 300.00

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