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  • Labib Habachiby Jill Kamil

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 9.99

    Labib Habachi, Egypt?s most perceptive and productive Egyptologist, was marginalized for most of his career, only belatedly receiving international recognition for his major contributions to the field. In Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist, Jill Kamil presents not only a long-overdue biography of this important scholar, but a survey... more...

  • The Experience of Ancient Egyptby Rosalie David

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a comprehensive portrait of what we know about ancient Egypt today, examining in detail issues of religion, of beliefs and practices surrounding death, of everyday life and of literature. more...

  • Sacred Signsby Penelope Wilson

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99

    Hieroglyphs were far more than a language. In this study, Penelope Wilson explores the cultural significance of the script with an emphasis on previously neglected areas such as cryptography, the continuing decipherment post-Champollion, and the powerful fascination hieroglyphs still hold for us today. more...

  • Hieroglyphsby Penelope Wilson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 9.99

    Hieroglyphs were far more than a language. They were an omnipresent and all-powerful force in communicating the messages of ancient Egyptian culture for over three thousand years; used as monumental art, as a means of identifying Egyptianness, and for rarefied communication with the gods. In this exciting new study, Penelope Wilson explores the cultural... more...

  • Die dreisprachige Stele des C. Cornelius Gallusby Friedhelm Hoffmann; Martina Minas-Nerpel; Stefan Pfeiffer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 112.00

    In 30 BC, Octavian (the future emperor Augustus) conquered Egypt, after which he appointed his friend, the poet and general Gaius Cornelius Gallus as first prefect of the new Roman province. Following the defeat of native insurrections in the south of Egypt and after securing the Nubian border, Gallus dedicated a trilingual stela that combines Egyptian,... more...

  • The Great Dedicatory Inscription of Ramesses IIby Anthony Spalinger

    BRILL 2008; US$ 175.00

    Covers the interaction of a major historical event with the development of the Egyptian Solar-Osirian theology. Pharaoh Ramesses II visited the sacred area of Abydos soon after his recognition of power at Luxor in Thebes. With him were many high officials, one of whom would be soon appointed to be the high Priest of Amun at Thebes, Nebwenenef. more...

  • Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian 3, M-by Gabor Takacs

    BRILL 2007; US$ 321.00

    This is the third volume of the "Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian," It comprises the Egyptian words with initial m-. The amount of material offered, the extensive treatment of scholarly discussions on each item, and the insights into the connections of Egyptian and the related Afro-Asiatic (Semito-Hamitic) languages, including many new... more...

  • The Modal System of Earlier Egyptian Complement Clausesby Sami Uljas

    BRILL 2007; US$ 214.00

    Presents an analysis of complement clauses in Earlier Egyptian language. This book shows the grammar of these constructions to be organised around a system for expressing Irrealis and Realis modality. more...

  • Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Ägypten. Band 2by

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 168.00

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  • Awakening Osirisby Normandi Ellis

    Red Wheel Weiser 2009; US$ 18.95

    The Egyptian Book of the Dead is one of the oldest and greatest classics of Western spirituality. Until now, the available translations have treated these writings as historical curiosities with little relevance to our contemporary situation. This new version, made from the hieroglyphs, approaches the Book of the Dead as a profound spiritual text... more...