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Egypt

  • 100 Hieroglyphsby Barry Kemp

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    Egyptian culture is divided from us by several millennia, a lost people and a dead language. We can discover much about this fascinating civilization from its physical remains, but perhaps the greatest insights into the Egyptian mind come from Egyptian hieroglyphs. They reveal the priorities, concerns and beliefs of the Egyptians - a whole worldview.... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Egyptby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Egypt. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...

  • The A to Z of Ancient Egyptian Warfareby Robert G. Morkot

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Ancient Egyptian Warfare covers the period from the emergence of the Egyptian state around 3000 BC to the Arab conquest in the mid-7th century AD. The book is divided into three main sections. more...

  • Abusirby Miroslav Verner

    I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 29.99

    At the center of the world-famous pyramid field of the Memphite necropolis there lies a group of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the nearby village of Abusir. Long overshadowed by the more familiar pyramids at Giza and Saqqara, this area has nonetheless been the site, for the last forty years, of an extensive operation to discover its past. This... more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99

    The father of story-tellers, Herodotus had a philosophy of history. Most of his life is unknown, except that he spent much of it traveling to collect to material for his writings. A very delightful reading. more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The full translated text of 'An Account of Egypt', the ancient manuscript by the 'Father of History', Greek historian Herodotus. This is not only a fascinating look into the history of Ancient Egypt, but also a look into Herodotus' own world-view, as an exemplar of Greek thinking at the time. more...

  • Accounting and Orderby Mahmoud Ezzamel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    This book draws on ancient Egyptian inscriptions in order to theorize the relationship between accounting and order. It focuses especially on the performative power of accounting in producing and sustaining order in society. It explores how accounting intervened in various domains of the ancient Egyptian world: the cosmos; life on earth (offerings... more...

  • Afterglow of Empireby Aidan Dodson

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 23.99

    During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external pressures, ultimately reversed by invaders from Nubia and consolidated by natives of the Nile Delta following a series of Assyrian invasions. Much of this... more...

  • Afterglow of Empireby Aidan Dodson

    The American University in Cairo Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external pressures, ultimately reversed by invaders from Nubia and consolidated by natives of the Nile Delta following a series of Assyrian invasions. Much of this... more...

  • The Akhenaten Colossi of Karnakby Lise Manniche

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 13.99

    Some of the most fascinating sculptures to have survived from ancient Egypt are the colossal statues of Akhenaten, erected at the beginning of his reign in his new temple to the Aten at Karnak. Fragments of more than thirty statues are now known, showing the paradoxical features combining male and female, young and aged, characteristic of representations... more...