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120 questions about ancient Egypt

by Raphaël Bertrand

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

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


Ancient Egypt and Early China

by Anthony J. Barbieri-Low

Although they existed more than a millennium apart, the great civilizations of New Kingdom Egypt (ca. 1548–1086 BCE) and Han dynasty China (206 BCE–220 CE) shared intriguing similarities. Both were centered...


Egyptian Hieroglyphs in the Late Antique Imagination

by Jennifer Taylor Westerfeld

Throughout the pharaonic period, hieroglyphs served both practical and aesthetic purposes. Carved on stelae, statues, and temple walls, hieroglyphic inscriptions were one of the most prominent and distinctive...


Egyptian Hieroglyphs in the Late Antique Imagination

by Jennifer Taylor Westerfeld

Throughout the pharaonic period, hieroglyphs served both practical and aesthetic purposes. Carved on stelae, statues, and temple walls, hieroglyphic inscriptions were one of the most prominent and distinctive...


Analyzing Collapse

by Miroslav Bárta

This book explores the long-term trends in the development of what was the first complex civilization in history, the Old Kingdom of Egypt (c. 2650–2200 BC), the period that saw the construction of eternal...


Discovery at Rosetta

by Jonathan Downs

In 1798, young French general Napoleon Bonaparte entered Egypt with a veteran army and a specialist group of savants?scientists, engineers, and artists?his aim being not just conquest, but the rediscovery of...


30-Second Ancient Egypt

by Peter Der Manuelian & Rachel Aronin

Weve all heard of pyramids, hieroglyphs and Cleopatra, but how much do you really know about ancient Egypt? Why was the Nile integral to the unification of Egypt? What is the mystery surrounding Queen Hetepheres...


Contesting Antiquity in Egypt

by Donald Malcolm Reid

The sensational discovery in 1922 of Tutankhamun?s tomb, close on the heels of Britain?s declaration of Egyptian independence, accelerated the growth in Egypt of both Egyptology as a formal discipline and of...


'Ain el-Gedida

by Nicola Aravecchia, Delphine Dixneuf, Pamela Crabtree & Roger S. Bagnall et al.

The fourth volume in the Amheida series, ‘Ain el-Gedida: 2006-2008 Excavations of a Late Antique Site in Egypt's Western Desert (Amheida IV) presents the systematic record and interpretation of the archaeological...


Scattered Finds

by Alice Stevenson

'Beautifully illustrated with colour and greyscale images...This volume successfully proves that there is still so much to be learned from an in-depth study of 'scattered finds' from Egypt, for readers of scholarly...


Ancient Knowledge Networks

by Eleanor Robson

Ancient Knowledge Networks is a book about how knowledge travels, in minds and bodies as well as in writings. It explores the forms knowledge takes and the meanings it accrues, and how these meanings are shaped...


Revolutionizing a World

by Mark Altaweel & Andrea Squitieri

This book investigates the long-term continuity of large-scale states and empires, and its effect on the Near East?s social fabric, including the fundamental changes that occurred to major social institutions....


Afterglow of Empire

by Aidan Dodson

During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external pressures,...


Tutankhamen: Amenism, Atenism and Egyptian Monotheism

by Ernest A. Wallis Budge

First published in 1923, "Tutankhamen: Amenism, Atenism and Egyptian Monotheism" is a collection of essays and translations by Ernest A. Wallis Budge about the 18th dynasty of Ancient Egypt, particularly Amenhotep...


The Life and Times of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt

by Arthur E.P. Brome Weigall

First published in 1914, "The Life and Times of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt" by Arthur E. P. Brome Weigall is a comprehensive treatment of Cleopatra and the political and social world in which she lived. It is...


The Corpus Hermeticum

by G. R. S. Mead

The fifteen tractates of the Corpus Hermeticum, along with the Perfect Sermon or Asclepius, are the foundation documents of the Hermetic tradition. Written by unknown authors in Egypt sometime before the end...


Children of the Mother Goddess. History of Mediterranean Neonates

by Vassilios Fanos & Murat Yurdakök

The leading elements in this volume are the cultural representation of birth and the forms through which its narration and representation develop in the figurative arts, through historical references, mythological...


Crania Ægyptiaca

by Samuel George Morton

Egypt is justly regarded as the parent of civilization, the cradle of the arts, the land of mystery. Her monuments excite our wonder, and her history confounds chronology; and the very people who thronged her...


Egyptian Mythology

by Harper van Stalen

This is a 3-book bundle, which addresses various subtopics, including but not limited to these:

Book 1: Are you ready to be both entertained and educated?

In this book, you will be taught about some of the most...


Egyptian Mythology

by Harper van Stalen

The following topics are included in this 2-book combo:

Book 1: Are you familiar with ancient Hieroglyphs from the land of Egypt?

How about pyramids and temples?

Aside from touching on the facts related to these...