Books

Ancient Egypt: The Definitive Visual History

Ancient Egypt: The Definitive Visual History

Take a journey through Ancient Egypt and see how the pharaohs once lived! An enticing and insightful guide that covers 3,000 years of life under the pharaohs (c. 3200-30 BCE) from the early kings of...

Treasures of Egypt: A Legacy in Photographs From the Pyramids to Cleopatra

Treasures of Egypt: A Legacy in Photographs

“Treasures of Egypt: Drawing from National Geographic’s unparalleled photo archive, the images in this breathtaking volume celebrate the vibrant beauty and rich cultural heritage of Egypt on the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King...

Law in Ancient Egypt

Law in Ancient Egypt

“The study provides an introduction to law in ancient Egypt. It is the first comprehensive overview of the subject written from the perspective of an American lawyer. The book will be of interest to Egyptologists,...

Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt

Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt

“Today the history of ancient Egypt is known around the world, recognizable in precious museum collections and countless retellings from popular culture. Yet for hundreds of years, from the late Roman Empire to the 19th...

Egypt's Golden Couple: When Akhenaten and Nefertiti Were Gods on Earth

When Akhenaten and Nefertiti Were Gods

Akhenaten and Nefertiti became gods on earth by transforming Egyptian solar worship, innovating in art and urban design, and merging religion and politics in ways never attempted before. November 2022 marks the centennial of the...

History of Ancient Egypt

History of Ancient Egypt

“The newly revised Second Edition of ‘A History of Ancient Egypt’ delivers an up-to-date survey of ancient Egypt’s history from its origins to the Roman Empire’s banning of hieroglyphics in the fourth century A.D. The...

Egyptian Art (World of Art)

Egyptian Art (World of Art)

An insightful volume delving into the enduringly compelling art of ancient Egypt, from a new historical perspective “The art and architecture of Egypt during the age of the pharaohs capture the imagination of the modern...

Creatures of Earth, Water and Sky

Creatures of Earth, Water and Sky

“Ancient Egyptians always had an intense and complex relationship with animals in daily life as well as in religion. Despite the fact that research on this relationship has been a topic of study, gaps in...

100 Hieroglyphs: Think Like an Egyptian

100 Hieroglyphs: Think Like an Egyptian

Gain insights into a vanished world with this unique look at powerful hieroglyphs. Barry Kemp presents one hundred of hieroglyphs, their pronunciations, their history, and meanings, revealing aspects of day-to-day life in ancient Egypt. “How...

Understanding Hieroglyphs: A Quick and Simple Guide

Understanding Hieroglyphs

“If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to read and understand hieroglyphs, this book is the perfect guide. This book will teach you all you need to know about deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs, with the help...