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Egyptian archaeology / Egyptology books

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The Monastic Landscape of Late Antique Egypt An Archaeological Reconstruction by Darlene L. Brooks (Wittenberg University, Ohio) Hedstrom The Monastic Landscape of Late Antique Egypt An Archaeological Reconstruction
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This book traces changing perceptions of Egypt's monastic landscape through an analysis of archaeological and documentary evidence from late antiquity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Artifacts from Ancient Egypt by Barbara Mendoza Artifacts from Ancient Egypt


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure The Sarcophagus of Seti I by John H. Taylor, Helen Dorey Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure The Sarcophagus of Seti I
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The first ever book about Sir John Soane's greatest treasure - one of the most important Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world - the unique sarcophagus of the Pharoah Seti I
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt Image and Ideology Before the New Kingdom by Laurel Bestock Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt Image and Ideology Before the New Kingdom

Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Giza and the Pyramids by Mark Lehner, Zahi A. Hawass Giza and the Pyramids
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For more than 4,000 years the pyramids of Giza have stood like giant question marks that have intrigued and endlessly fascinated people. Who exactly built them? When? Why? And how did they create these colossal structures? This publication, is the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

War and Trade with the Pharaohs An Archaeological Study of Ancient Egypt's Foreign Relations by Garry J. Shaw War and Trade with the Pharaohs An Archaeological Study of Ancient Egypt's Foreign Relations

Over-turns the common myth that Egypt dominated the world as a superior and unique nation. An informative, academic, personal and accessible piece of writing.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Road Archaeology in the Middle Nile: Volume 2 Excavations from Meroe to Atbara 1994 by Michael Mallinson, Laurence Smith Road Archaeology in the Middle Nile: Volume 2 Excavations from Meroe to Atbara 1994
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Reports on the findings of rescue excavations carried out by SARS in 1994 in advance of the construction of the North Challenge Road, Sudan. The excavation area encompassed from opposite the Pyramids of Meroe to Atbara.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

A Wayfarer in Egypt by Annie Abernethie Pirie Quibell A Wayfarer in Egypt

This 1925 book describes the famous archaeological sites, but also more unusual aspects of Egyptian life and history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

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Naga ed-Deir in the First Intermediate Period by Edward Brovarski Naga ed-Deir in the First Intermediate Period

The ancient cemeteries at Naga ed-Der date from the Predynastic period to the Middle Kingdom. They run for about six kms from Sheikh Farag to Mesheikh and form parts of the single large cemetery of the Thinite nome UE 8.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Technology and Urbanism in Late Bronze Age Egypt by Anna K. (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Post-doctoral Fellow Freie Universitat, Berlin, Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collect Hodgkinson Technology and Urbanism in Late Bronze Age Egypt
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This study examines the distribution of high-status materials in addition to archaeological evidence of their production in the settlements known as royal cities during the New Kingdom in ancient Egypt (c.1550-1069 BC). The research focuses on the site sites of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Chariots in Ancient Egypt The Tano Chariot, A Case Study by Andre J. Veldmeijer, Salima Ikram, Lisa Sabbahy Chariots in Ancient Egypt The Tano Chariot, A Case Study
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Chariots in Ancient Egypt The Tano Chariot, A Case Study by Andre J. Veldmeijer, Salima Ikram, Lisa Sabbahy Chariots in Ancient Egypt The Tano Chariot, A Case Study
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Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Catalogue of the Footwear in the Coptic Museum (Cairo) by Salima Ikram Catalogue of the Footwear in the Coptic Museum (Cairo)


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Amarna's Leatherwork Part I. Preliminary Analysis and Catalogue by Andre J. Veldmeijer Amarna's Leatherwork Part I. Preliminary Analysis and Catalogue


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Tutankhamun's Footwear Studies of Ancient Egyptian Footwear by Andre J. Veldmeijer Tutankhamun's Footwear Studies of Ancient Egyptian Footwear


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period by Jennifer (Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Copenhagen) Cromwell Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period
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This volume reconceptualizes scribal variation in pre-modern Egypt from the perspective of contemporary historical sociolinguistics, as a rich source for understanding the scribes' complex socio-cultural environments. A series of case studies applies this framework to scribal variation spanning thousands of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

From Ashurbanipal to Alexander Ancient Egypt During the Late Period (c. 672 - 332 BC) by David Klotz From Ashurbanipal to Alexander Ancient Egypt During the Late Period (c. 672 - 332 BC)

The first work in English to tell the full story of the era from the Assyrian invasion of Egypt to the coming of Alexander
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Cracking the Egyptian Code The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion by Andrew Robinson Cracking the Egyptian Code The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Tutankhamun An Artist's Coloring Book by Dominique Navarro Tutankhamun An Artist's Coloring Book


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt by Campbell Dr Price Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

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Abusir The Necropolis of the Sons of the Sun by Miroslav Verner Abusir The Necropolis of the Sons of the Sun

A comprehensive account of half a century's excavation and investigation at one of Egypt's most enigmatic pyramid sites
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence, Italy 23-30 August 2015 by M. Cristina Guidotti Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence, Italy 23-30 August 2015

Presents proceedings from the eleventh International Congress of Egyptologists which took place at the Florence Egyptian Museum (Museo Egizio Firenze), Italy from 23- 30 August 2015.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence, Italy 23-30 August 2015 by M. Cristina Guidotti Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence, Italy 23-30 August 2015

Presents proceedings from the eleventh International Congress of Egyptologists which took place at the Florence Egyptian Museum (Museo Egizio Firenze), Italy from 23- 30 August 2015.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Liber Amicorum-Speculum Siderum: Nut Astrophoros Papers Presented to Alicia Maravelia by Nadine Guilhou Liber Amicorum-Speculum Siderum: Nut Astrophoros Papers Presented to Alicia Maravelia

In this volume, a pleiade of Egyptologists, Archaeologists, Archaeoastronomers, Archaeoanthropologists, Historians and other scholars from fifteen countries have combined their efforts in order to honour Alicia Maravelia.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/05/2017

Book of Gates a Magical Translation by Josephine LIttlejohn Book of Gates a Magical Translation


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/05/2017

Current Research in Egyptology 17 (2016) by Julia Chyla Current Research in Egyptology 17 (2016)

Collection of papers presented at the 2016 Current Research in Egyptology conference.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2017

The Desert Fayum Reinvestigated The Early to Mid-Holocene Landscape Archaeology of the Fayum North Shore, Egypt by Willeke Wendrich The Desert Fayum Reinvestigated The Early to Mid-Holocene Landscape Archaeology of the Fayum North Shore, Egypt

The Neolithic is thought to have arrived in Egypt via diffusion from an origin in southwest Asia, relatively late compared to neighbouring locations. The authors of this vvolume suggest an alternative approach to understanding the development of food production in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Egypt 2015: Perspectives of Research Proceedings of the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists (2nd-7th June, 2015, Zagreb - Croatia) by Mladen Tomorad Egypt 2015: Perspectives of Research Proceedings of the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists (2nd-7th June, 2015, Zagreb - Croatia)

This volume presents proceedings from the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists, Zagreb, Croatia 2015.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

The Tomb Ancient Egyptian Burial by Margaret Todd Maitland The Tomb Ancient Egyptian Burial

The souvenir guide to the exhibition The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial which begins at the National Museum of Scotland on 31 March 2017, until 3 September.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

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