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  • The Shape of the Great Pyramidby Roger Herz-Fischler

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 21.95

    Who has not seen a picture of the Great Pyramid of Egypt, massive in size but deceptively simple in shape, and not wondered how that shape was determined? Starting in the late eighteenth century, eleven main theories were proposed to explain the shape of the Great Pyramid. Even though some of these theories are well known, there has never... more...

  • The Egyptian Worldby Toby Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Authoritative and up-to-date, this key single-volume work is a thematic exploration of ancient Egyptian civilization and culture as it was expressed down the centuries. Including topics rarely covered elsewhere as well as new perspectives, this work comprises thirty-two original chapters written by international experts. Each chapter gives an overview... more...

  • Amenhotep IIIby Arielle P. Kozloff

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book follows the life story of Amenhotep III, one of the most important rulers of ancient Egypt. more...

  • Letters from Togoby Susan Blake; Albert E Stone

    University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 27.95

    Blake's adventurous essays--her Letters from Togo--are based on the letters she wrote to her friends from Lomé, the West African capital where she spent a Fulbright year teaching American literature from 1983 to 1984. As Blake begins the process of making sense out of a vibrant, seeming anarchy, we are pulled along with her into the heart of Togo--a... more...

  • Egyptian Mummiesby Jim Pipe

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 8.99

    You can't take it with you - or can you? Discover the grisly process of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to preparing a home for eternity. This title explores the quirky side of a journey to the afterlife, looking at the myth and the science surrounding Ancient Egyptian burial practices, and the lives of the Gods that inspired... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptby Margaret R. Bunson

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 95.00

    Praise for the previous edition:. ..".recommended for high-school and public libraries and for smaller academic libraries needing a quick and current Egyptology reference...a good single-volume introduction to the topic." Booklist. ..".contains a wealth of information on ancient Egypt...Recommended." Library Media Connection. Ranging... more...

  • Imaging the Cheops Pyramidby H.D. Bui

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 94.71

    This richly illustrated book recounts various search operations on the pyramid of Cheops. It details how the gravity inverse problem was used in the attempt to locate this historical monument. more...

  • Das Aktenbuch des Aurelios Philammonby Günter Poethke; Sebastian Prignitz; Veit Vaelske

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.71

    In 1904 Wilhelm Schubart published the best-preserved texts from an Egyptian papyrus codex. These papyri include reports of legal actions, receipts for provisions requisitioned for the Roman army, an official collection letter, and texts dealing with magic. The pages containing lists are edited here for the first time and all other texts... more...

  • Die Hieroglyphenby Adolf Erman

    De Gruyter 1917; US$ 119.71

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  • Gold and Gold Mining in Ancient Egypt and Nubiaby Rosemarie Klemm; Dietrich Klemm

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 130.64

    With numerous photographs, maps and drawings, this volume covers the entire history of gold mining in the Egyptian and Nubian (Sudanese) deserts from c.4000BC until the early Islamic period, and includes a comprehensive geological introduction to the region. more...