The Bibliography of Ancient Egypt

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Category:  Monuments, Temples & Tombs

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Zwei Ramessidische Königsgräber
Ramses IV und Ramses VII
Erik Hornung
ISBN 3805310676
© 1990 Philipp Von Zabern
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  
book coverValley of the Kings
Rob Alcraft
ISBN 0431027781
© 2000 Heinemann Library
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs   Children & Young Adults  
Reviewed by Francesca: A basic book for youngsters, it gives a brief overview of the country's ancient history and important monuments. Several chapters provide an interesting summary of Ancient Egyptian life and society. Clearly written and full of colored illustrations, it is best recommended for young adults interested in learning more about Ancient Egypt.
book coverTombs. Treasures. Mummies
Seven great discoveries of Egyptian archaeology
Dennis C. Forbes
ISBN 1879388065
© 1998 KMT Publications
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs   Funerary Practices & Mummification  
book coverTomb of Tut.Ankh.Amen
The Annexe and Treasury
Howard Carter
ISBN 0715629646
© 2000 Duckworth Publishers
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  
book coverTomb of Iouiya and Touiyou with the Funeral Papyrus of Iouiya
Theodore M. Davis
ISBN 0715629638
© 2000 Duckworth Publishers
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  
Before the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922, the greatest find ever made in the Valley of the Kings was the 3,000-year-old tomb of Yuya (Iouiya) and Tjuyu (Touiyou), parents-in-law of King Amenophis III of the 18th Dynasty. The tomb contained their wonderfully preserved mummies, lying within magnificent coffins and surrounded by a gorgeous array of palace furniture and funerary equipment. This book containing the excavator s official reports on this important find was originally published in 1907-1908.
Thebes in Egypt
A guide to the tombs and temples of ancient Luxor
Nigel Strudwick & Helen Strudwick
ISBN 0801486165
© 1999 Cornell University Press
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  
Reviewed by Francesca: This book differs from the usual guides, as it describes the historical evolution, from the Old Kingdom to the Late Period, of the tombs and temples of Thebes (modern Luxor). The authors provide detailed and accurate information about life in the city. Subjects covered include the Valley of the Kings, that of the Queens and of the Nobles. Issues such as tomb decoration and burials of private individuals are addressed. This is an excellent, recommended, must-read book for all.
Thebanische Beamtennekropolen
Neue Perspektiven archäologischen Forschung Internationalen Symposion
Jan Assmann, Eberhard Dziobek, Heike Guksch & Friederike Kampp
ISBN 9783927552210
© 1995 Heidelberger Orientverlag
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs   Funerary Practices & Mummification  
The Valley of the Kings.
John Romer
ISBN 0805009930
© 1981 Henry Holt and Company
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  
From the book cover: [This] was John Romer's first book and contains two fascinating stories. The first is about the tombs of the ancient Egyptian kings, queens and nobles from three dynasties who were buried with utmost pomp and extravagance between 1570 and 1085 BC. The second, equally exciting and full of incident, is the story of archeologists and their hunt for the past.
The Valley of the Kings and the Theban Tombs
Alberto Siliotti
ISBN 9774245926
© 2000 American University in Cairo Press
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs   Pharaohs & Queens   Funerary Practices & Mummification   Archaeological Sites & Cities   Travel Guides  
Reviewed by Francesca: This wonderful book presents the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the Tombs of the Nobles and the village of Deir Al Medina. The author discusses mortuary rituals and presents many pharaohs, including those buried in the Valley of the Kings (Ramesses IX, Tuthmosis, Ramesses III, Ramesses I, Sethos I, Ramesses VI, Amenophis II, and Tuthomosis III), the queens buried in the Valley of the Queens (Nefertari, Khaemwaset, Amun-her-Khepshef) and the nobles from tombs TT 52, TT 69, TT 55, TT 96, TT 1 and TT 359. With maps, drawings, a bibliography, a chronological table and more than 150 photographs, this is an extremely worthwhile guide for travelers.
The Valley of the Kings
Horizon of eternity
Erik Hornung
ISBN 0943221072
© 1990 Timken Publishers
Categories :  Monuments, Temples & Tombs  
From Library Journal: First published in Germany in 1982 and now in its fifth and first English-text printing, Hornung's study has been revised and updated with an annotated bibliography. It remains one of the most erudite yet accessible tours of the Egyptian royal tombs, a solid record of treasures now in peril from the depredations of tourists and the changing Nile valley climate. Not only does the distinguished Swiss Egyptologist make the tomb paintings real for readers by use of plans and 151 color plates, he also captures the panoply of ancient Egyptian belief and its impact on daily life by explicating the passages from the Books of the Dead which the paintings depict. Producing an English-text edition at this time is especially crucial; it cautions the world to pay heed to jewels it is about to lose. Intended for the lay public, it is also of interest to the scholar for its cogent discussion of ancient Egyptian thought.
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