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  • The Mystery of the Egyptian Mummyby Joyce Filer

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Studies one of the mummies at the British Museum--Hornedjitef, high priest of Amun at Thebes during the Ptolemaic period--and provides information about Egyptian culture in his day and earlier. more...

  • Priests, Tongues, and Ritesby Jacco Dieleman

    BRILL 2006; US$ 123.00

    This study of two related Demotic-Greek magical handbooks provides new information about the interaction between native Egyptian priests and the Hellenized elite of Roman-period Egypt through a careful analysis language interference, textual layout, religious imagery and ritual techniques. more...

  • The Spirit of Ancient Egyptby Ana Ruiz

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Exotic Ancient Egypt . . . Deciphering Egypt’s past, from pre-historic times until Rome's conquest in AD 30, Ana Ruiz reveals countless details about one of the earliest civilizations, piecing together a mosaic that accumulates to give an intriguing portr more...

  • The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses IIby Marc Van De Mieroop

    Wiley 2008; US$ 143.95 US$ 124.76

    The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II offers a transnational perspective on the age of King Ramesses II of Egypt during the centuries of 1500 to 1200 BC. Shows how powerful states - stretching from western Iran to Greece and from Turkey to Sudan - jointly shaped the history, society, and culture of this region through both peaceful... more...

  • Building the Great Pyramid in One Yearby Gerard C. A. Fonte

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    Work smarter, not harder? Most archaeologists feel that 25,000 workers spent 20 years building the Great Pyramid in Egypt over 4000 years ago. However, by closely examining the clues and artifacts left behind, and by assuming that the Egyptians were clever and intelligent, it is found that 10,000 workers could have built the Great Pyramid in about... more...

  • Egyptian Mummies and Modern Scienceby Rosalie David

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    Cutting-edge perspectives on life and death in ancient Egypt, focusing on disease identification and evolution. more...

  • Visual and Written Culture in Ancient Egyptby John Baines

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47

    A generously illustrated collection of John Baines's influential writings on the role of writing and the importance of visual culture in ancient Egypt. Investigation of these key topics in a comparative study of early civilizations is pursued through a number of case studies, and characterized by a radically interdisciplinary approach. more...

  • Transnational Archipelagoby Luís Batalha; Jřrgen Carling

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    A study of international migration and transnationalism. It explores the Cape Verdean diaspora through its geographical diversity and with a range of thematic perspectives. more...

  • Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introductionby Ian Shaw

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization? more...

  • Servant of Mutby Sue D'Auria

    BRILL 2007; US$ 159.00

    Richard A. Fazzini has inspired and mentored many scholars of Egyptology through his tireless efforts as curator and then chairman of the Brooklyn Museum's Deptartment of Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Middle Eastern Art (ECAMEA); field archaeologist of the Pricinct of Mut at Karnak; scholar; and teacher, The 35 contributions to this volume in his... more...