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Book cover: Hatshepsut: From Queen to PharaohHatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh
by - Yale University Press ,
Leading Egyptologists investigate the circumstances that allowed or compelled Hatshepsut to become king; the relationship between Hatshepsut and Thutmose III during their joint reign; powerful figures in the royal court, particularly Senenmut; etc.
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Book cover: Ancient EgyptAncient Egypt
- Wikipedia ,
Ancient Egypt was an ancient civilization of Northeastern Africa. A new-found respect for antiquities in the early modern period led to the scientific investigation of Egyptian civilization and a greater appreciation of its cultural legacy.
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Book cover: Egyptian Pyramids: An Analysis of a Great MysteryEgyptian Pyramids: An Analysis of a Great Mystery
by - E. W. Fish ,
No problem of the present age so fully deserves the title 'A GREAT MYSTERY' as that which is involved in the origin and interpretation of the Great Pyramid and its lesser companions. They all belong to one epoch and to one race of invaders ...
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Book cover: Myths and Legends of Ancient EgyptMyths and Legends of Ancient Egypt
by - David D. Nickerson & Co. ,
This superb in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, cult of Osiris, numerous deities, Book of the Dead, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, legends, and a host of other fascinating topics.
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Book cover: History of Cleopatra, Queen of EgyptHistory of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
by - Harper & brothers ,
The story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and graphic fidelity in all its influences.
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Book cover: UCLA Encyclopedia of EgyptologyUCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology
- eScholarship ,
Egyptology studies the history, practices, and conceptual categories of a culture that was prolific in terms of texts, art, architecture, and other forms of material culture. The peer-reviewed articles are written by the world's leading scholars.
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Book cover: Ancient EgyptAncient Egypt
by - T. Fisher Unwin ,
In shape Egypt is like a lily with a crooked stem. A broad blossom terminates it at its upper end; a button of a bud projects from the stalk a little below the blossom. The broad blossom is the Delta, extending a direct distance of 180 miles.
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Book cover: The Civilization of the Ancient EgyptiansThe Civilization of the Ancient Egyptians
by - T. C. & E. C. Jack ,
The most notable quality of the Egyptian civilization is its permanent character. Instead of lasting only a few hundred years, it endures for thousands; in Egypt there appears to be no beginning, the civilization apparently starts mature.
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Book cover: House of Eternity: The Tomb of NefertariHouse of Eternity: The Tomb of Nefertari
by - Getty Publications ,
This book is replete with full-color photographs of the contrasting desert landscape, the elaborate tomb, and the paintings. Included are explanations of the hieroglyphs and artwork, plus interesting snippets from Nefertari's culture.
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Book cover: The Treasury of Ancient EgyptThe Treasury of Ancient Egypt
by - W. Blackwood and sons ,
This volume contains twelve chapters written at various times and in various places each dealing with some subject drawn from the great treasury of Ancient Egypt. Sir Arthur Weigall was an English Egyptologist, journalist and author.
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