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Egyptology

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  • Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphsby Barbara Mertz

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.49

    World-renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz explores the reality behind the bestselling fiction she writes (as Elizabeth Peters) and casts a dazzling light on a remarkable civilization. Afascinating chronicle of an extraordinary people?from the first Stone Age settlements through the reign of Cleopatra and the Roman invasions? Temples, Tombs, and... more...

  • Tutankhamen's Curseby Joyce Tyldesley

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 13.31

    Ninety years ago, Howard Carter discovered Tutankhamen's mummy lying, surrounded by grave goods, in a virtually intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Egyptology would never be the same again. Tutankhamen's Curse approaches the story of the lost king and his development into a cultural icon with fresh eyes. Stripping away the layers of modern... more...

  • Budge's Egyptby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    Nile monuments, Alexandria, Cairo, Heliopolis, Suez, Cleopatra's Needle, the Rosetta Stone, the pyramids, the Sphinx, the temples at Luxor and Karnak, and much more. more...

  • The Ancient Egyptians For Dummiesby Charlotte Booth

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history and culture alongside insights in to the everyday lives of the Egyptians, you’ll discover how they kept themselves entertained, the... more...

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt, Revised Editionby Rosalie David

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 70.00

    Combining historical and archaeological information, this text explores all aspects of life in ancient Egypt from pre-dynastic times to the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, the Ptolemaic and Roman eras. Organized thematically, the book also encompasses new techniques including the use of DNA analysis. more...

  • The Obelisk and the Englishmanby Dorothy U. Seyler

    Prometheus Books 2015; US$ 12.99

    William John Bankes (1786?1855) was a pioneer in the nascent study of the language, history, and civilization of ancient Egypt. At the Abydos Temple he discovered the King List ? a wall of cartouches listing Egyptian kings in chronological order ? which was vital to the decoding of Egyptian hieroglyphs. At Philae he uncovered a fallen obelisk, which... more...

  • Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginnersby E. A. Wallis Budge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99

    20 Egyptian texts ? c. 2400 BC to 250 BC ? printed in hieroglyphics together with transliterations and a complete vocabulary. "The Tale of Two Brothers," "The Possessed Princess of Bekhten," more. more...

  • Synchronized Chronologyby Roger Henry

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 31.95

    A revolutionary perspective on the Egyptian dynasties allows for correlation with Biblical chronology and classical history - clearing up nagging discrepancies between the findings of archaeology and the assertions of history. more...

  • Architecture and Mathematics in Ancient Egyptby Corinna Rossi

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    A fascinating analysis of the relationship between mathematics and architecture in ancient Egypt. more...

  • Great Belzoni, Theby Stanley Mayes

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.50

    The truly extraordinary life story of Giovanni Belzoni - engineer, barber, monk, actor and circus strongman (where he earned his title, 'The Great Belzoni'), who became one of the giants of 19th century Egyptian archaeology. Sometimes maligned as a tomb robber, Giovanni Battista Belzoni is perhaps the most important and yet least remembered explorer... more...