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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Published: Dec 2017

When Women Ruled the World: Six Queen...

Kara Cooney

This riveting paperback explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra, and shines a piercing light on perceptions of powerful women today.\r\n\r\nFemale rulers are a rare phenomenon—but thousa...

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Published: Feb 2020

Weird But True Know-It-All: Ancient E...

Sarah Wassner Flynn

Powerful pharaohs, deadly curses, beautiful queens, legendary cities, tombs filled with gold ... you'll know it all by the time you finish this smart and wacky book!Did you know that ancient Egyptians formed the world's first police f...

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Published: Aug 2019

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

Lucia Gahlin

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

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Published: Mar 2017

The Kingdom of Kush: A Captivating Gu...

Captivating History

The Kingdom of Kush was completely forgotten once it met its end. The stories of its might didn't survive in the cultures of its successor kingdoms, possibly because Christianization soon followed, which required the people of the Nub...

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Published: Sep 2020

The Teachings of Ptahhotep: The Oldes...

Ptahhotep

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...

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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...

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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...

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Published: Jul 2018

An atlas of ancient Egypt

Unknown

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Oct 2019

Annales Du Service Des Antiquités De...

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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Oct 2020
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