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The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story
The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story
by Bob Brier
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Dr. Bob Brier has spent more than twenty years studying ancient Egypt, focusing on paleopathology, the study of disease in the ancient world. He is one of the world's most authoritative and respected Egyptologists and the author of two previous books... (read more)

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Lost World: Rewriting Prehistory---How New Science Is Tracing America's Ice Age Mariners
Lost World: Rewriting Prehistory---How New Science Is Tracing America's Ice Age Mariners
by Tom Koppel
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For decades the issue seemed moot. The first settlers, we were told, were big-game hunters who arrived from Asia at the end of the Ice Age some 12,000 years ago, crossing a land bridge at the Bering Strait and migrating south through an ice-free passage... (read more)

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Ancient Egypt: Its Culture and History
Ancient Egypt: Its Culture and History
by J E Manchip White
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This fascinating account of ancient Egypt presents predynastic civilization through Ptolemies: social and political structure, daily life, international relations, religion and cult of the dead, arts and crafts, science and medicine, sacred writing, and... (read more)

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Maya Explorer: John Lloyd Stephens and the Lost Cities of Central America and Yucatan
Maya Explorer: John Lloyd Stephens and the Lost Cities of Central America and Yucatan
by Victor W Von Hagen
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This classic Chronicle book remains available as a print-on-demand title. You can purchase it from an online bookseller or by order from your local bookstore.... (read more)

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Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in ancient times
Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in ancient times
by Donald B Redford
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Covering the time span from the Paleolithic period to the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C., the eminent Egyptologist Donald Redford explores three thousand years of uninterrupted contact between Egypt and Western Asia across the Sinai land-bridge. In... (read more)

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Pocket Guide To Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
Pocket Guide To Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
by Richard Parkinson
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The hieroglyphic writing of ancient Egypt intrigued and baffled people until Jean-Francois Champollion finally deciphered it in the 19th century. This book shows children how to recognize and read hieroglyphics for themselves and how to write names and... (read more)

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Nefertiti: Unlocking the Mystery Surrounding Egypt's Most Famous and Beautiful Queen
Nefertiti: Unlocking the Mystery Surrounding Egypt's Most Famous and Beautiful Queen
by Joyce Tyldesley
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For over a decade, Nefertiti, wife of the heretic king Akhenaten, was the most influential woman in the Bronze Age world: a beautiful queen blessed by the sun god, adored by her family, and worshipped by her people. Her image and her name were... (read more)

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Ancient Egyptian Literature, Vol. 2: The New Kingdom
Ancient Egyptian Literature, Vol. 2: The New Kingdom
by Miriam Lichtheim
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First published in 1973 - and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 - this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world's earliest... (read more)

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The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone
The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone
by Daniel Meyerson
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The deciphering of the Rosetta stone was one of the great intellectual achievements of all time, unlocking the secrets of thousands of years of Egypts ancient civilization. Yet in the past two centuries, the circumstances surrounding this bravura feat of... (read more)

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Ancient Egypt and the Afterlife: The Quest for Immortality 4-Fold
Ancient Egypt and the Afterlife: The Quest for Immortality 4-Fold
by Scala
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Stunning colour illustrations of the magnificent treasures from the Cairo and Luxor museums. Accompanies the ground-breaking, multi- media exhibition opening at the National Gallery of Art, Washington.... (read more)

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The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King - A Nonfiction Thriller
The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King - A Nonfiction Thriller
by James Patterson
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A secret buried for centuries Thrust 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 the Boy King's most... (read more)

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Aztecs Rise & Fall of an Empire
Aztecs Rise & Fall of an Empire
by Serge Gruzinski
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Published alongside 'Search for Ancient Greece', 'Newton', 'Rembrandt', 'Rodin' and 'Sky - Order and Chaos' as new additions to the exciting and original New Horizons series. Launched this spring, the books have greatly benefited from the attendant... (read more)

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Unwrapping a Mummy: The Life, Death, and Embalming of Horemkenesi (Title Page Only) (Egyptian Bookshelf)
Unwrapping a Mummy: The Life, Death, and Embalming of Horemkenesi (Title Page Only) (Egyptian Bookshelf)
by John H Taylor
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Horemkenesi was an Egyptian priest and official who lived at Thebes in the eleventh century B.C. The unwrapping and scientific examination of his mummified body (the last such investigation to have been carried out in Britain) provided a rare opportunity... (read more)

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The Dwellers on the Nile
The Dwellers on the Nile
by E A Wallis Budge
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Beginning with a history of ancient Egypt, the author then discusses daily life of the people, examines the Egyptian family and school, furniture, jewelry, food and drink, work and play, the Egyptian religion, medicine, much more. 49 illustrations.... (read more)

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Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum
Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum
by Edna R Russmann
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This sumptuously illustrated book is a wonderful introduction to the enormous and varied legacy of ancient Egypt. Created to accompany one of the greatest loan exhibitions ever to have been mounted from the collections of the British Museum, Eternal... (read more)

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Finding the Walls of Troy Frank Calvert
Finding the Walls of Troy Frank Calvert
by Susan Allen
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"Allen sets into print the story of Frank Calvert, the man really responsible for the discovery of Hisarlik and its identification with ancient Troy. . . . This book presents both new and little-known material and is fascinating in its treatment of... (read more)

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The Pyramids the Sphinx: Tombs and Temples of Giza
The Pyramids the Sphinx: Tombs and Temples of Giza
by Peter Lacovara
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This lavishly illustrated and well-documented book will be an invaluable resource to anyone traveling to or interested in Egypt.... (read more)

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Religions of Mesoamerica: Cosmovision and Ceremonial Centers
Religions of Mesoamerica: Cosmovision and Ceremonial Centers
by David Carrasco
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A vivid introduction to the native religions of Mexico and Central America from one of the leading scholars in the field. In this first introductory text to cover thoroughly the Mesoamerican religious traditions, David Carrasco provides an overview of... (read more)

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Rome: Echoes of Imperial Glory
Rome: Echoes of Imperial Glory
by Time Life
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Readers assume the role of archaeologists, uncovering secrets of ancient civilizations. Stunning photographs and illustrations, plus detailed cutaways, maps and diagrams.... (read more)

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Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology 2ND Edition
Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology 2ND Edition
by Warwick Bray
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From the Abbevillean handaxe and the god Baal of the Canaanites to the Wisconsin and Wurm glaciations of America and Europe, the Yang Shao culture of neolithic China and Zinjanthropus, this dictionary describes the sites, cultures, periods, techniques... (read more)

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