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Egypt

  • The Life and Times Of Cleopatraby Arthur E. P. Brome Weigall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This comprehensive treatment of Cleopatra and the political and social world in which she lived will be an indispensable resource for anyone interested in Cleopatra or in ancient Egypt. Laying bare the "injustice, the adverse partiality, of the attitude assumed by classical authors," the author offers the reader a new, more balanced look at the life... more...

  • Das Siebenstromland zwischen Bronze- und Früheisenzeitby Anton Gass

    De Gruyter 2016; Not Available

    The southeastern Land of Seven Rivers (Kazakhstan) ? a small region in the Eurasian steppes ? shows an enormous concentration of Bronze and early Iron Age archeological monuments, only a small fraction of which have been described by researchers. This study, the first comprehensive investigation of these monuments, also makes an important... more...

  • Greco-Egyptian Interactionsby Ian Rutherford

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 134.99

    This volume examines the cultural interaction between Greek and Egyptian culture, which can be traced in different forms over more than a millennium. Focusing in particular on literature and textual culture, chapters from leading experts cover a wide range of topics such as religion, philosophy, historiography, romance, and translation. more...

  • Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)by E.A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum?s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the trustees of the British Museum: numbering into the thousands... more...

  • An Oasis Cityby Roger S. Bagnall; Nicola Aravecchia; Raffaella Cribiore; Paola Davoli; Olaf E. Kaper; Susanna McFadden

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 44.00

    Scattered through the vast expanse of stone and sand that makes up Egypt?s Western Desert are several oases. These islands of green in the midst of the Sahara owe their existence to springs and wells drawing on ancient aquifers. In antiquity, as today, they supported agricultural communities, going back to Neolithic times but expanding greatly in... more...

  • Egyptian Myth: A Treasury of Legends, Art, and Historyby Ann Kramer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    This in-depth study compares and contrasts how manufacturing and technology have been employed by both major powers and the "Newly Industrialized Countries" since 1945 as an effective tool for sustained economic growth. more...

  • Amheida IIby Anna Lucille Boozer

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 44.00

    This archaeological report provides a comprehensive study of the excavations carried out at Amheida House B2 in Egypt's Dakhleh Oasis between 2005 and 2007, followed by three study seasons between 2008 and 2010. The excavations at Amheida in Egypt's western desert, begun in 2001 under the aegis of Columbia University and sponsored by NYU since 2008,... more...

  • The Silver Eyeby Susan Brind Morrow

    Head of Zeus 2016; US$ 14.57

    The first proper translation of the Egyptian Pyramid Texts (The Book of the Dead) reveals their beauty as literature and their profound importance. more...

  • Libationby Kimani S. K. Nehusi

    UPA 2015; US$ 32.99

    This book concerns the origins, structure, purpose, meaning, and signi?cance of libation, developments and change within the ritual, and its distribution in the Afrikan world. It connects the practice of libation throughout time, connects Afrikans to their social history, and so to themselves, across generations in different spaces and times. more...

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egyptby Sonia Zakrzewski; Andrew Shortland; Joanne Rowland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in particular, this volume will help to maximise the amount... more...