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Wisdom of the east ancient egyptian legends

by M. A. Murray

In this book I have retold the legends of the Gods of ancient Egypt, legends, which were current in the "morning of the world," preserved to the present day engraved on stone and written on papyri. I have told...

Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries

by A. Lucas & J. Harris

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

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

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....

Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1

by E. A. Wallis Budge

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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