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Egypt

  • 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: by 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 Lucille Boozer

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    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

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

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptiansby Adolf Erman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1927, this text contains a translation of Adolf Erman?s work into English. Erman?s original intention was to bring the songs, stories and poems that have survived from ancient Egypt to the masses of the modern world. The literature of the Egyptian world provides a real insight into the day-to-day life of one of the oldest societies... more...

  • The Dawning Moon of the Mindby Susan Brind Morrow

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 28.99

    A stunning and original interpretation of an ancient system of poetic, religious, and philosophical thought Buried in the Egyptian desert some 4,000 years ago, the Pyramid Texts are among the world's oldest poetry. Yet ever since the discovery of these hieroglyphs in 1881, they have been misconstrued by Western Egyptologists as a garbled collection... more...

  • Néfertiti, la reine de la lumièreby Mylène Théliol; 50 minutes

    Primento Digital 2015; US$ 1.99

    Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur Néfertiti en moins d?une heure ! Grande épouse royale du pharaon Akhenaton, Néfertiti est sans conteste, avec Cléopâtre, la reine d?Égypte la plus connue. Pourtant, sa vie reste en grande partie un mystère tant les sources à son sujet sont rares. Elle semble toutefois avoir joui d?un certain pouvoir.... more...

  • The History of Egypt, 2nd Editionby Glenn Perry

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 63.00

    Egypt has experienced tumultuous events in recent years, especially starting with the uprisings and revolution of 2011. This second edition of The History of Egypt not only provides readers with in-depth information on events of the last decade?such as the Arab Spring, the removal of Hosni Mubarak from office, and the protests against Mohamed Morsi's... more...