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book coverThe New York Obelisk, or, How Cleopatra's Needle Came to New York and What Happened When It Got There
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin: Spring 1993, Volume L, Number 4
Martina D’Alton & Joan Holt
ISBN B000KHK6WU
© 1993 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  

Gebelein
Il villaggio e la necropoli
Anna Maria Donadoni Roveri, Enrichetta Leospo & Elvira d’Amicone
ISBN 8880520008
© 1994 Artema
Categories :  Archaeological Sites & Cities  

book coverAtlas of Egyptian Art
Emile Prisse d’Avennes
ISBN 9774245849
© 2000 American University in Cairo Press
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Categories :  Architecture   Art  
Reviewed by Francesca: The first part of this album on ancient Egyptian art presents the author and his passion for Egyptology. The second part consists of plates, representing drawings and outlines of pillars, vases, portraits, columns, niches, plans, and patterns among many others. This is a good reference to the art and architecture of ancient Egypt.

Gli Obelischi di Roma
Cesare D’Onofrio
ISBN Unavailable
© 1965 Casa di Risparmio
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  
Synopsis: Huge, elaborate and comprehensive study of the numerous obelisks plundered from Egypt and re-erected in the piazzas of Baroque-age Rome.

Le vin sous les pharaons
René Dage & Alban Aribaud
ISBN inexistent
© 1932 A. Delayance
Categories :  Cooking, Food & Wine  

L'Égypte
Dictionnaire de l'Égypte ancienne et des civilisations nubiennes
Maurizio Damiano-Appia
ISBN 2700021431
© 1998 Grü nd
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Categories :  Reference  

Il Sogno dei Faraoni Neri
Alta Nubia: una terra tra due imperi
Maurizio Damiano-Appia
ISBN 8809205243
© 1994 Giunti
Categories :  Environment & Geography  
From AEB: Divided in two parts, this book deals with Upper Nubia from Wadi Halfa and Buhen at the Second Cataract in the north to Khartum in the south.

Antico Egitto
Lo splendore dell’arte dei faraoni
Maurizio Damiano-Appia
ISBN 8843575171
© 2001 Electa
Categories :  Art  

Food
The gift of Osiris
William J. Darby, Paul Ghaliounghi & Louis Grivetti
ISBN Unavailable
© 1976 Academic Press
Categories :  Cooking, Food & Wine  
From the book cover: To discover what man eats is to discover - and understand - a host of inter-connected factors in the fields of history, archaeology, medicine, agriculture, art, mythology and religion. The role that food plays in society is more than merely providing sustenance : food has great cultural and political significance, and the choice of a particular food may well involve issues that are of crucial importance to the human race. In recognition of these influences, the authors of this finely illustrated two-volume work have focused their attention on food habits, attitudes and taboos in Ancient Egypt and the beliefs from which they sprang. Splendidly preserved records of this civilisation offer a wealth of information for such a study. The sources of information and the techniques of validation as well as the reasons for erroneous interpretations are lucidly presented. The first volume concentrates on animal based products - chiefly the prerogative of the affluent - while the second deals with cereals, vegetables, fruits and alcoholic beverages, the staple diet of the majority of the race.

book coverLe temple de Dendara - VI
Émile Chassinat & François Daumas
ISBN 272470391X
© 2006 Institut francais d’archéologie orientale (IFAO)
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs   Religion & Spirituality  
Du site de l'éditeur : Le temple de Dendera, admirablement conservé, est probablement la plus aboutie des réalisations architecturales de l’Égypte ptolémaïque et romaine et la richesse des compositions théologiques qui ornent ses murs est incomparable. Le sixième volume offre la deuxième partie de la publication des cryptes, qui, dans ce temple, sont exceptionnellement décorées.

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