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Egyptian Hieroglyphic Grammar: A Handbook for Beginners

by Gunther Roeder Dover Publications (February 20, 2014)

Compact handbook for beginners provides instructions for forming nouns, pronouns, adjectives, numerals, verbs, and other grammatic elements. A list of hieroglyphs, a vocabulary section, and reading exercises...


Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries

by A. Lucas & J. Harris Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Describes ancient Egypt's vast resources and the processes that incorporated them in daily life, including animal products, building materials, cosmetics, perfumes and incense, fibers, glazed ware, glass, mummification...


The Rosetta Stone

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (March 30, 2012)

Fascinating account of great linguistic detective story — discovery of Stone, history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics; work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; much more. 23 photographs. Bibliography....


First Steps in Egyptian Hieroglyphics: A Book for Beginners

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Classic primer comprises lists of frequently used signs and determinatives, a vocabulary of about 500 words, a series of 31 texts and extracts, and untransliterated and untranslated texts to be worked out independently....


Hieroglyphic Vocabulary to the Book of the Dead

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Invaluable reference contains every word of vital repository of ancient Egyptian religious doctrine, grouped according to hieroglyphic symbols in standard scholarly system of Roman alphabetization. Phonetic...


Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (September 11, 2013)

Volume 1 of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris. Includes translations of numerous texts and reproductions of classical Egyptian art.


Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (May 17, 2012)

Budge gives the history of hieroglyphic writing, its evolution into hieratic and demotic scripts, and the fascinating tale of its decipherment by Young, Champollion, Åkerblad, and others.


Legends of Ancient Egypt

by M. A. Murray Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

11 carefully chosen stories provide a revealing glimpse into the lives and culture of the ancient Egyptians. Intended for a general reading public as well as serious students of Egyptology.


Egyptian Decorative Art

by W. M. Flinders Petrie Dover Publications (July 31, 2012)

Classic study examines Egyptian taste in decorating, the ornamental writing of hieroglyphs, the origin of patterns, and more. Over 200 illustrations depict types of decoration described: geometrical, structural,...


Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-Century Travel Guide

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (July 16, 2012)

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.


Religion of the Ancient Egyptians

by Alfred Wiedemann Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Highly readable, factual account of principal deities, myths, and doctrines, with particular emphasis on the Egyptian's dedication to recording their rich history and belief in an afterlife.


Egyptian Temples

by Margaret A. Murray Dover Publications (September 18, 2012)

More than 120 photographs and diagrams depict the magnificent ruins of the Temple of the Sphinx, the great temples at Abu Simbel; and other extraordinary structures. 122 halftones and black-and-white line illustrations....


Egyptian Tales and Legends: Ancient, Christian, Muslim

by E.A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Treasury of Egyptian folklore encompasses 36 beguiling stories. First part contains tales originally written in hieratic characters; second part documents Christian influence; third part recounts stories of...


Tutankhamen: Amenism, Atenism and Egyptian Monotheism/with Hieroglyphic Texts of Hymns to Amen and Aten

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (September 18, 2012)

Noted Egyptologist's careful account of known facts about the reign of Tutankhamen, cults of Amen and Aten, Egyptian monotheism, other topics. Over 50 illustrations and hieroglyphic texts.


The Great Pyramid of Giza: History and Speculation

by James Bonwick Dover Publications (November 15, 2012)

Classic exploration of the Great Pyramid's construction and objectives combines imagination, erudition. Physical form; when it was built, and by whom; roles as an astronomical observatory, source of inspiration...


How to Build Egyptian Boat Models: Patterns and Instructions for Three Royal Vessels

by Jack Sintich Dover Publications (December 06, 2012)

A unique model-building experience, this beginner-level guide details everything needed to create brilliant reproductions of the royal sailing boats of Khufu (ruled ca. 2551–2528 B.C.), Queen Hatshepsut (ruled...


Egyptian Ideas of the Afterlife

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (January 23, 2013)

Noted Egyptologist offers concise, learned exposition of central Egyptian concept of immortality. Belief in Osiris, god of resurrection, other "gods" of Egyptians, judgment of the dead, more. 8 illustrations....


Egyptian Magic

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

All that is known about magic in ancient Egypt: powerful amulets to ward off evil spirits, scarabs of immortality, wax images, formulas and spells, the secret name, much more.


An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Literature

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (January 02, 2013)

Fascinating extracts from The Book of the Dead, legends of the gods, historical and autobiographical literature, tales of travel and adventure, poetical compositions, much more.


Ancient Egyptian Religion: An Interpretation

by Henri Frankfort Dover Publications (May 25, 2012)

Fascinating study finds underlying unity in Egyptian religions — the concept of the changeless. Relation of religion to Egyptian society, government, art, more. 32 halftones.


Amulets and Superstitions

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

Comprehensive discourse on origin, powers of amulets in many ancient cultures. Covers cross, swastika, crucifix, seals, rings, stones, etc.


Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 2

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Volume 2 of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris. Includes translations of numerous texts, reproductions of classical Egyptian art—iconography, the Heaven of Osiris, liturgy, shrines and mysteries,...


Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt

by Jon Manchip White Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

Remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life from the end of the third millenium BC to the Greek occupation in 330 BC. "A handy reference tool." — Horn Book. 120 illustrations.


Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginners

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (July 12, 2012)

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.


Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian & Persian Costume

by Mary G. Houston Dover Publications (February 09, 2012)

Over 250 illustrations, drawn in the artistic style of the period, depict apparel worn by Egyptian royalty, manual workers, and military, as well as by ancient Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians. Flat patterns...


The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen

by Howard Carter & A. C. Mace Dover Publications (September 21, 2012)

This book captures the painstaking, step-by-step process of excavation, and the wonders of the treasure-filled inner chamber. 106 on-the-spot photographs depict the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous...


Ancient Egypt: Its Culture and History

by J. E. Manchip White Dover Publications (December 20, 2012)

Fascinating account of Egypt, predynastic civilization through Ptolemies: social and political structure, daily life, international relations, religion and cult of the dead, arts and crafts, science and medicine,...


Legends of the Egyptian Gods: Hieroglyphic Texts and Translations

by E. A. Wallis Budge Dover Publications (April 25, 2012)

9 of the most interesting Egyptian legends in hieroglyphic texts with literal translations on facing pages. The Legend of Creation, The Legend of the Destruction of Mankind, 7 more. 19 illustrations.


Ancient Egyptian Myths and Legends

by Lewis SPENCE Dover Publications (May 11, 2012)

Superb, in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, numerous deities, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, other fascinating topics. Includes over 50 photographs and...


Egyptian Hieroglyphics: How to Read and Write Them

by Stephane Rossini Dover Publications (April 06, 2012)

Clear, easy-to-follow text tells absolute beginners how to transcribe hieroglyphs by presenting and explaining 134 phonetic elements. Includes section on word analysis, newly enlarged pronunciation guide, and...


The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt

by G. A. Henty Dover Publications (February 07, 2012)

A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., this thrilling adventure also features fascinating details about Egyptian religion, geography, farming, and...


Alexandria

by Theodore Vrettos Free Press (June 15, 2010)

Alexandria was the greatest cultural capital of the ancient world. Accomplished classicist and author Theodore Vrettos now tells its story for the first time in a single volume. His enchanting blend of literary...


Egyptomania

by Bob Brier St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2013)

The world has always been fascinated with ancient Egypt. When the Romans conquered Egypt, it was really Egypt that conquered the Romans. Cleopatra captivated both Caesar and Marc Antony and soon Roman ladies...


120 questions about ancient Egypt

by Raphaël Bertrand L'Empire de l'Ame (September 21, 2013)

120 questions about deities, geography, history of ancient Egypt.

The Author of this quiz teaches hieroglyphic egyptian, hieratic writing and history of ancient Egypt.


A History of Ancient Egypt

by John Romer Thomas Dunne Books (August 19, 2013)

The ancient world comes to life in the first volume in a two book series on the history of Egypt, spanning the first farmers to the construction of the pyramids. Famed archaeologist John Romer draws on a lifetime...


Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

by Barbara Mertz HarperCollins e-books (January 25, 2011)

A fascinating, erudite, and witty glimpse of the human side of ancient Egypt—this acclaimed classic work is now revised and updated for a new generation

Displaying the unparalleled descriptive power, unerring...


Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs

by Barbara Mertz HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

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...


Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

by Morris L. Bierbrier Scarecrow Press (August 14, 2008)

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt expands upon the information presented in the first with a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced...


How to Survive in Ancient Egypt

by Charlotte Booth Pen and Sword History (April 29, 2020)

Imagine you were transported back in time to Ancient Egypt and you had to start a new life there. How would you fit in? Where would you live? What would you eat? Where would you go to have your hair done? Who...


Nineveh and Its Remains

by Austen Henry Layard Skyhorse (February 01, 2013)

In the middle of the nineteenth century, British archeologist Austen Henry Layard uncovered parts of several ancient Assyrian cities buried beneath the earth, including the capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire,...


The Search for Cleopatra

by Michael Foss Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Cleopatra is wreathed by so many outsized myths that it is sometimes difficult to tell the woman from the legend. For centuries, historians have scarcely deviated from the occidental, Horatian portrayal of an...


Egyptomaniacs

by Nicky Nielsen Pen and Sword History (August 30, 2020)

The Greek historian Hecataeus of Abdera declared during the 4th century BCE that the Egyptian civilization was unsurpassed in the arts and in good governance, surpassing even that of the Greeks. During the Renaissance,...


Current Research in Egyptology 2009

by Daniel Boatright, Judith Corbelli & Claire Malleson Oxbow Books (January 31, 2011)

The tenth annual Current Research in Egyptology conference was held at the University of Liverpool in January 2009 and welcomed Egyptology graduates from all over the world. This volume is a compilation of some...


Dynamics of Neolithisation in Europe

by Angelos Hadjikoumis, Erick Robinson & Sarah Viner-Daniels Oxbow Books (October 04, 2011)

Dynamics of Neolithisation examines the development of early agriculture in Neolithic Europe, drawing on the work of the late Professor Andrew Sherratt. His untimely death coincided with an important period...


Current Research in Egyptology 2010

by Maarten Horn, Joost Kramer, Daniel Soliman & Nico Staring Oxbow Books (April 15, 2011)

After having been held in the UK for the past 10 years, the 11th edition of the annual Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) graduate conference was held at Leiden University, The Netherlands in January 2010....


Old Kingdom, New Perspectives

by Nigel Strudwick & Helen Strudwick Oxbow Books (May 15, 2011)

Recent research on all aspects of the Old Kingdom in Egypt is presented in this volume, ranging through the Pyramid Texts, tomb architecture, ceramics, scene choice and layout, field reports, cemetery layout,...


The Murder of King Tut

by James Patterson, Martin Dugard & Joe Barrett Hachette Book Group (September 28, 2009)

Since 1922, when Howard Carter discovered Tut's three thousand-year-old tomb, most Egyptologists have presumed that the young king died of disease, or perhaps an accident, such as a chariot fall. But what if...


The Nile

by Toby Wilkinson & Peter Ganim Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

The Nile, like all of Egypt, is both timeless and ever-changing. In these pages, renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey downriver that is both history and travelogue. We begin at the First...


Roman Warfare

by Adrian Goldsworthy Basic Books (May 06, 2019)

From an award-winning historian of ancient Rome, a concise and comprehensive history of the fighting forces that created the Roman Empire

Roman warfare was relentless in its pursuit of victory. A ruthless approach...


Papyrus

by John Gaudet Pegasus Books (June 15, 2014)

From ancient Pharaohs to 21st Century water wars, papyrus is a unique plant that is now the fastest growing plant species on earth. It produces its own “soil”--a peaty, matrix that floats on water--and inspired...