Wonderful Things

Author: Jason Thompson
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9774165993
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The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to ...

Flinders Petrie

Author: Margaret S. Drower
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299146238
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Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern Egyptology”—and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods.


Author: Ronald H. Fritze
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780236859
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In Egyptomania, Ronald H. Fritze takes us on a historical journey to unearth the Egypt of the past, a place inhabited by strange gods, powerful magic, spell-binding hieroglyphs, and the uncanny, mummified remains of ancient people.

The Mummy S Curse

Author: Roger Luckhurst
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199698716
Size: 46.57 MB
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A quirky history that offers a new way of understanding the myth of the mummy's curse. Roger Luckhurst provides a startling path through the cultural history of Victorian England and its colonial possessions.

Cleopatra S Needles

Author: Bob Brier
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474242952
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Written by a renowned Egyptologist and author, this compelling book will fascinate all those interested in Egypt, its iconic monuments and the history of great endeavour.

The Oxford Handbook Of The Valley Of The Kings

Author: Kent Weeks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199931631
Size: 22.98 MB
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The most famous of these is the tomb of Tutankhamun, first discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. Other famous pharaoh's interred here include Hatshepsut, the only queen found in the valley, and Ramesses II, ancient Egypt's greatest ruler.

Grand Hotels Of Egypt In The Golden Age Of Travel

Author: Andrew Humphreys
Publisher: Amer Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9789774164965
Size: 35.76 MB
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This book tells the stories of Egypt's historic hotels (including the Cecil, Shepheard's, the Mena House, Gezira Palace, Semiramis, Winter Palace, and Cataract) and some of the people who stayed in them, from Amelia Edwards, Lucie Duff ...

Adventures In Egypt And Nubia

Author: Patricia Usick
Publisher: British Museum Pubns Ltd
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This book tells Bankes' story, describing his travels in detail and assessing his contribution to Egyptology.