History - Ancient - Egypt

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The Murder of King Tut

James Patterson

A secret buried for centuriesThrust onto Egypt's most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset. Behind the palace's veil of prosperity, bitter rivalries and jealousy flourished among th...

Published: Oct 2010

The Nile: Travelling Downriver Throug...

Toby Alexander Howar Wilkinson

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 Nile Cataract, close to t...

Published: Mar 2015

The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatsheps...

Kara Cooney

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power. Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dy...

Published: Oct 2015

Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure: T...

Helen Dorey

Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure describes one of the most important antiquities ever found in Egypt—the beautiful calcite sarcophagus of the pharaoh Seti I. Discovered in 1817 in the tomb of Seti I in the Valley of the Kings by t...

Published: Dec 2017

The Story of Egypt: The Civilization ...

Joann Fletcher

The story of the world's greatest civilization―spanning 4,000 years of history―full of epic stories, spectacular places, and an evolving society rich in inventors, heroes, villains, and pioneers.   The story of the world's g...

Published: Aug 2017

Egypt: Gods, Myths & Religion: A Fasc...

Lucia Gahlin

An authoritative account of the mythological beliefs, rites and ceremonies, richly illustrated with 400 images.

Published: Mar 2017

The Teachings of Ptahhotep: The Oldes...


2016 Reprint of 1909 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Originally published as "The Instruction of Ptah-Hotep" and also as "The Maxims of Ptahhotep,&quo...

Published: Feb 2016

The Rosetta Stone and the Rebirth of ...

John Ray

Read the Bldg Blog interview with Mary Beard about the Wonders of the World series (Part I and Part II) The Rosetta Stone is one of the world's great wonders, attracting awed pilgrims by the tens of thousands each year. This book te...

Published: Apr 2012

Conspired: The Evil One Shall Not Liv...

Ramy Romany

"The Evil One Shall Not Live Again." In 1907, famed Egyptologist Edward Ayrton discovered a tomb unlike any other in the Valley of the Kings. This tomb, KV55, had been ransacked in antiquity, and the few remaining items were...

Published: Jul 2018
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