Saturday, June 24, 2006

Recommended Reading

Baboon statue resembling the God, Djehuty[Above - Baboon statue resembling the God, Djehuty, from the British Museum, UK]

Abt, Theodor & Hornung, Erik Knowledge for the Afterlife: The Egyptian Amduat - A Quest for Immortality
Brier, Bob Egyptian Mummies: Unravelling the Secrets of an Ancient Art
Brier, Bob [The Teaching Company] A History of Ancient Egypt
Carter, Howard The Tomb of Tutankhamen
Černý, Jaroslav Hieratic Inscriptons from Tut'ankhamun's Tomb
Chittock, Lorraine & Schimmel, Annemarie Cairo Cats: Egypt's Enduring Legacy
Clutton-Brock, Juliet The British Museum Book of Cats
David, Rosalie Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt
David, Rosalie The Pyramid Builders of Ancient Egypt: A Modern Investigation of Pharaoh's Workforce
Dodson, Aidan Ancient Egypt: Pyramids and Hieroglyphs - Enduring Symbols of a Great Civilisation
Dodson, Aidan & Ikram, Salima The Tomb in Ancient Egypt: Royal and Private Sepulchres from the Early Dynastic Period to the Romans
Drower, Margaret S. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology
Edwards, I. E. S. The Pyramids of Egypt: Revised Edition
El-Shahawy, Abeer The Funerary Art of Ancient Egypt: A Bridge to the Realm of the Hereafter
Faulkner, Raymond O. The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead
Geyer, Georgie Anne When Cats Reigned Like Kings
Hornung, Erik The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife
Hornung, Erik Conceptions of God in Ancient Egypt: The One and the Many
Houdin, Jean-Pierre Khufu: The Secrets Behind the Building of the Great Pyramid
Janssen, Jac J. Donkeys at Deir el-Medina
Janssen, Jac J. Hieratic Papyri in the British Museum VIII - Grain Transport in the Ramesside Period: Papyrus Baldwin (BM EA 10061) and Papyrus Amiens
Janssen, Rosalind & Jack Egyptian Household Animals
Johnson, Paul The Civilization of Ancient Egypt
Lehner, Mark The Complete Pyramids
Lesko, Leonard H. Pharaoh's Workers: The Village of Deir el-Medina
Malek, Jaromir The Cat in Ancient Egypt
Manley, Bill The Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
Martin, Geoffrey T. The Hidden Tombs of Memphis: New Discoveries from the Time of Tutankhamun and Ramesses the Great
Morkot, Robert G. The Black Pharaohs: Egypt's Nubian Rulers
Nunn, John F. Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Quirke, Stephen The Cult of Ra: Sun-Worship in Ancient Egypt
Reeves, Nicholas Ancient Egypt: The Great Discoveries - A Year-by-Year Chronicle
Reeves, Nicholas & Wilkinson, Richard H. The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs
Renfrew, Colin & Bahn, Paul Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice
Romer, John Ancient Lives: Story Of The Pharaohs' Tombmakers
Romer, John Valley of the Kings
Romer, John The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited
Sharratt, Andrew The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Archaeology
Siliotti, Alberto Guide to the Valley of the Kings
Smith, Craig B. How the Great Pyramid was Built
Spencer, Neal British Museum Objects in Focus: The Gayer-Anderson Cat
Teeter, Emily Ancient Egypt: Treasures from the Collection of the Oriental Institute
Vandiver, Elizabeth [The Teaching Company] Herodotus: The Father of History
Verner, Miroslav The Pyramids: The Mystery, Culture, and Science of Egypt's Great Monuments
Weeks, Kent The Lost Tomb
Weeks, Kent R. KV5: A Preliminary Report on the Excavation of the Tomb of the Sons of Rameses II in the Valley of the Kings
Wilkinson, Richard H. The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt
Yurco, Frank J. Egypt: A Companion to the Exhibit "Inside Ancient Egypt"

Good sites to find Egyptian literature:
Readerfind Book Search To get out-of-print or hard to find books.
Oxbow Books Sell archaeology and history books at really fair prices.
Egyptology Online Has Homestudy Egyptology Courses available.
An introduction to the history and culture of Pharaonic Egypt - Contains many resources for Ancient Egyptian literature.
Pyramid Texts Online - Explores the pyramid of Unis.

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