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9781845530310 | Equinox, December 31, 2017, cover price $110.00

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9781845530327 | Equinox, December 31, 2017, cover price $29.95
9780155975330, titled "World English Teachers Book 5" | Harcourt College Pub, January 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | also contains World English Teachers Book 5
9780155975347, titled "World English Textbook 6" | Harcourt College Pub, January 1, 1981, cover price $6.95 | also contains World English Textbook 6

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Product Description: This engaging biography chronicles the life and times of Cleopatra, spanning from the Ptolemaic period to recent archaeological work uncovering artifacts relating to her era.• Highlights the key events in Cleopatra's life and times on a concise timeline• Includes photographs, illustrations, and a helpful bibliograph...read more

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9781440830297 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 30, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This engaging biography chronicles the life and times of Cleopatra, spanning from the Ptolemaic period to recent archaeological work uncovering artifacts relating to her era.

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Product Description: "Another solid work of history from an author and historian who truly grasps the mysteries of ancient Egypt." - Kirkus ReviewsDrawing on a lifetime of research, John Romer chronicles the history of Ancient Egypt from the building of the Great Pyramid through the rise and fall of the Middle Kingdom: a peak of Pharaonic culture and the period when writing first flourished...read more

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9781250030139 | Thomas Dunne Books, March 7, 2017, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: "Another solid work of history from an author and historian who truly grasps the mysteries of ancient Egypt.

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Product Description: For more than 2,000 years, between 1500 Bce and 600 Ce, the Egyptian processional oracle was one of the main points of contact between temple-based religion and the general population. In a public ceremony, a god would indicate its will or answer questions through the movements of a portable cult statue borne by priests or important members of the community...read more
By Nicholas Reeves (editor)

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9781780932163 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: For more than 2,000 years, between 1500 Bce and 600 Ce, the Egyptian processional oracle was one of the main points of contact between temple-based religion and the general population.
9780425037225, titled "Wild, Wild Woman" | Berkley Pub Group, March 1, 1978, cover price $4.95 | also contains Wild, Wild Woman

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Product Description: For three thousand years a dominant force, Ancient Egypt is arguably the most successful and longest lasting human civilization yet. In this pacy guide, world renowned Egyptologist, Professor Barry Kemp, seeks to explain why Ancient Egypt was able to thrive with such stability for such a long time...read more

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9781444186208 | Teach Yourself, February 16, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: For three thousand years a dominant force, Ancient Egypt is arguably the most successful and longest lasting human civilization yet.

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Product Description: A collection of rare texts from Ancient Egypt, newly translated for this essential edition   The fascination that Ancient Egypt holds in our minds has many sources, but at the heart of it lie hieroglyphics. This extraordinary writing system was for many years seen as the ultimate puzzle, before finally being cracked in the 1820s...read more
By Toby Wilkinson (trans)

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9780141395951 | Penguin Classics, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A collection of rare texts from Ancient Egypt, newly translated for this essential edition   The fascination that Ancient Egypt holds in our minds has many sources, but at the heart of it lie hieroglyphics.

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Product Description: English summary: This anthology presents the proceedings of the most recent Interdisciplinary Colloquium for Classical Studies at the University of Basel, a form of event that combined the elements of a research colloquium with a student lecture-course in which students, junior researchers, and established scholars from the Classical Studies Society of Basel as well as international presenters all participated in an interdisciplinary discussion...read more
By Melanie Wasmuth (editor)

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9783727817847 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, December 31, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: English summary: This anthology presents the proceedings of the most recent Interdisciplinary Colloquium for Classical Studies at the University of Basel, a form of event that combined the elements of a research colloquium with a student lecture-course in which students, junior researchers, and established scholars from the Classical Studies Society of Basel as well as international presenters all participated in an interdisciplinary discussion.

Product Description: The Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt (JARCE) was established in 1962 to foster research into the history, languages, social systems and archaeology of the Egyptian people. The journal welcomes articles submissions on all periods and aspects of Egyptian civilization...read more
By Eugene Cruz-Uribe (editor)

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9781937040451 | Lockwood Pr, December 31, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt (JARCE) was established in 1962 to foster research into the history, languages, social systems and archaeology of the Egyptian people.

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Product Description: Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire, Part 1, by Catharine Lorber, is the long-anticipated catalogue of coins struck by the first four Ptolemaic kings of Egypt, that essentially rewrites the sections on these rulers in J. N. Svoronos’s classic, but now much out of date, Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion (1904)...read more

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9780897223317 | Amer Numismatic Society, December 31, 2016, cover price $300.00 | About this edition: Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire, Part 1, by Catharine Lorber, is the long-anticipated catalogue of coins struck by the first four Ptolemaic kings of Egypt, that essentially rewrites the sections on these rulers in J.

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Product Description: The Journal of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies is published annually on behalf of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies. The Canadian Society for Coptic Studies is a Toronto-based nonprofit organization whose purpose is to bring together individuals interested in Coptic studies and to promote the dissemination of scholarly information on Coptic Studies through the organization of meetings and conferences and through the preparation of scholarly works and publication...read more
By Helene Moussa (editor)

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9781937040468 | Lockwood Pr, March 31, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Journal of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies is published annually on behalf of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies.
9781937040086 | Lockwood Pr, December 31, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Table of Contents: Editor's Note, Ramez Boutros; Opening Remarks: Envisioning St.
9781937040048 | Lockwood Pr, August 21, 2012, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: Reveals how the only hard evidence that dates the Great Pyramid--the quarry marks discovered by Colonel Vyse in 1837--was forged • Includes evidence from the time of the discovery of the marks: Vyse’s private field notes, surveys, facsimile drawings, and eye-witness testimony • Explains why Vyse was driven to perpetrate a fraud inside the Great Pyramid • Examines recent chemical analysis of the marks and high-definition photos to reveal errors and other anomalies within the forged Khufu cartouche Despite millennia of fame, the origins of the Great Pyramid of Giza are shrouded in mystery...read more
By Laird Scranton (foreword by)

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9781591437895 | Bear & Co, December 18, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Reveals how the only hard evidence that dates the Great Pyramid--the quarry marks discovered by Colonel Vyse in 1837--was forged • Includes evidence from the time of the discovery of the marks: Vyse’s private field notes, surveys, facsimile drawings, and eye-witness testimony • Explains why Vyse was driven to perpetrate a fraud inside the Great Pyramid • Examines recent chemical analysis of the marks and high-definition photos to reveal errors and other anomalies within the forged Khufu cartouche Despite millennia of fame, the origins of the Great Pyramid of Giza are shrouded in mystery.

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Product Description: At the center of the world-famous pyramid field of the Memphite necropolis lies a group of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the nearby village of Abusir. Long overshadowed by the more familiar pyramids at Giza and Saqqara, this area has nonetheless been the site, for the last fifty years, of an extensive operation to discover its past...read more

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9789774167904 | Amer Univ in Cairo Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: At the center of the world-famous pyramid field of the Memphite necropolis lies a group of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the nearby village of Abusir.

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Product Description: A stunning and original interpretation of an ancient system of poetic, religious, and philosophical thoughtBuried in the Egyptian desert some four thousand years ago, the Pyramid Texts are among the world’s oldest poetry. Yet ever since the discovery of these hieroglyphs in 1881, they have been misconstrued by Western Egyptologists as a garbled collection of primitive myths and incantations, relegating to obscurity their radiant fusion of philosophy, scientific inquiry, and religion...read more

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9780374200107 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 8, 2015), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A stunning and original interpretation of an ancient system of poetic, religious, and philosophical thoughtBuried in the Egyptian desert some four thousand years ago, the Pyramid Texts are among the world’s oldest poetry.
9780415000154, titled "Epidemiology and the Prevention of Mental Disorders" | Routledge, December 1, 1989, cover price $65.00 | also contains Epidemiology and the Prevention of Mental Disorders | About this edition: These essays provide evidence that preventive research in psychiatry is on the upsurge, and they reveal a growing scientific concern with the implications for mental health of contemporary changes in the social environment.

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9780374536541 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 28, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A stunning and original interpretation of an ancient system of poetic, religious, and philosophical thoughtBuried in the Egyptian desert some four thousand years ago, the Pyramid Texts are among the world’s oldest poetry.

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Product Description: In ancient Egypt, one of the primary roles of the king was to maintain order and destroy chaos. Since the beginning of Egyptian history, images of foreigners were used as symbols of chaos and thus shown as captives being bound and trampled under the king's feet...read more
By Nicholas Reeves (editor)

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9781474241588 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 1, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: In ancient Egypt, one of the primary roles of the king was to maintain order and destroy chaos.

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9781474241571 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 1, 2016, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: In ancient Egypt, one of the primary roles of the king was to maintain order and destroy chaos.

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Product Description: Nearly every aspect of ancient Egyptian society was influenced by religion. Through the study of 494 votive stelae from Ramesside Egypt, this study demonstrates that there was not a deep divide between temple-based religious practice and personal religiosity...read more

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9783110466539 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, November 30, 2016, cover price $182.00 | About this edition: Nearly every aspect of ancient Egyptian society was influenced by religion.

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Product Description: When we think of ancient Egypt, we think of the gods, the pharaohs, and the pyramids. However, life for the average Egyptian was very different from this glorious perception and was not so unrecognizable from the lives we live today...read more

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9781445642857 | Amberley Pub Plc, March 3, 2016, cover price $34.95

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9781445660271 | Reprint edition (Amberley Pub Plc, November 30, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When we think of ancient Egypt, we think of the gods, the pharaohs, and the pyramids.

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9780199582631 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 4, 2014, cover price $145.00

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9780198785194 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 25, 2016, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: The so-called Will of Naunakhte (1154 BCE) has become rightly famous in Egyptology. So where did she come from and what really happened to her eight surviving children, four of whom were daughters? By carefully studying the documents mentioning members of the family and including all the material mentioning the women of the New Kingdom village of Deir al-Medina and other sources, the author once again puts to the forefront the remarkable role played by ordinary women in ancient Egypt...read more

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9789774167737 | Amer Univ in Cairo Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The so-called Will of Naunakhte (1154 BCE) has become rightly famous in Egyptology.

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Product Description: The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. 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 generations of enchanted readers and viewers thousands of years later...read more

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9789774167607 | Amer Univ in Cairo Pr, March 1, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history.

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Product Description: The land of pyramids and sphinxes, pharaohs and goddesses, Egypt has been a source of awe and fascination from the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century. 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...read more

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9781780236391, titled "Egyptomania: A History of  fascination, Obsession and Fantasy" | Reaktion Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The land of pyramids and sphinxes, pharaohs and goddesses, Egypt has been a source of awe and fascination from the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: When Rome defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra and annexed Egypt, the rule of the longest-lived of the Hellenistic dynasties and one of the most illustrious in Egyptian history came to an end. For nearly three hundred years, the Macedonian dynasty known as the Ptolemaic had controlled Egypt and its mixed population of Egyptians, Greeks, Macedonians, and Jews...read more

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9780190202330 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: When Rome defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra and annexed Egypt, the rule of the longest-lived of the Hellenistic dynasties and one of the most illustrious in Egyptian history came to an end.

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Product Description: The first-ever translation of the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead of Sobekmose―fully illustrated and explained by a leading Egyptologist, offering fascinating insights into one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient worldThe Book of the Dead of Sobekmose, in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, is one of the most important surviving examples of ancient Egyptian Books of the Dead...read more

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9780500051887 | Thames & Hudson, October 18, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The first-ever translation of the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead of Sobekmose―fully illustrated and explained by a leading Egyptologist, offering fascinating insights into one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient worldThe Book of the Dead of Sobekmose, in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, is one of the most important surviving examples of ancient Egyptian Books of the Dead.

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Product Description: Explore the quirky side of the journey to the afterlife—and the grisly process of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to preparing a home for eternity. This creepy entry in the Very Peculiar History series looks at the myth and the science surrounding Egyptian burial practices...read more

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9781909645080 | Book House, October 4, 2016, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Explore the quirky side of the journey to the afterlife—and the grisly process of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to preparing a home for eternity.

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Product Description: Senneferi was the chancellor of the king in Thebes (modern Luxor) in the reign of Thutmose III (c. 1430 BC). His large but badly damaged tomb lies in the hill of Sheikh Abdel Qurna on the West Bank at Luxor. This first of two volumes focuses on the use of the tomb complex during the New Kingdom, especially the 18th dynasty (c...read more
By Nigel Strudwick (editor)

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9781785703317 | Oxbow Books Ltd, September 30, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Senneferi was the chancellor of the king in Thebes (modern Luxor) in the reign of Thutmose III (c.

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