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Egypt

  • 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$ 106.10

    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...

  • 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$ 159.18

    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...

  • The Oasis Papers 2by Marcia F. Wiseman

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 24.58

    This volume of fourteen papers covers the environment, archaeology and conservation of the Dakhleh Oasis, as presented at the Second International Conference of this long-running project (held in Toronto, 1997). Four abstracts from papers not submitted to the published volume are also included, as is the original conference programme. more...