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A Prosopographic Study of the New Kingdom Tomb Owners of Dra Abu el-Naga

Ángeles Jiménez-Higueras

Containing the dating, kinship data and titles for each tomb owner of 54 tombs located in the southern area of the Theban cemetery of Dra Abu el-Naga during the New Kingdom, this book will prove of great assistance as a handbook or catalogue for research on New Kingdom Dra Abu el-Naga or the study of prosopography and kinship relationships. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

The Family of Pa-di-Amun-neb-nesut-tawy from Thebes (TT 414) Revisited

Julia Budka et al.

This book identifies a key figure in the family that reused the Saite tomb of Ankh-Hor (TT 414) in the Asasif: Kalutj/Nes-Khonsu. Examining the funerary assemblage revealed not only details of Late Dynastic and Ptolemaic burial customs in Thebes but also additional information on the priesthood of Khonsu and of the sacred baboons in this era. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00

The Delta Survey Workshop: Proceedings from Conferences held in Alexandria (2017) and Mansoura (2019)

ed. Ayman Wahby et al.

This volume comprises the proceedings of two conferences organised by the Delta Survey Project held in Alexandria in 2017 and Mansoura in 2019. The papers contain the results of the latest fieldwork from the Nile Delta and Sinai.

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Paperback: £56.00

Tomb of Kha-em-hat of the Eighteenth Dynasty in Western Thebes (TT 57)

Amani Hussein Ali Attia

This volume presents a study of the tomb of Kha-em-hat TT 57 at Qurna, West Luxor, which dates back to the 18th Dynasty⁠ – the reign of King Amenhotep III. It is considered one of the most important Egyptian tomb discoveries, containing rare scenes and revealing development of the religious rituals of the time. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Down to Earth Archaeology

William Y. Adams

Professor William Y. Adams presents sixteen papers on Nubia, written at various times during his lengthy and productive academic career. Most of those selected had been previously published only in a limited way; encompassing a wide range of topics, Adams wanted to enable them to reach a wider readership than they had originally. READ MORE

Hardback: £59.00 | Open Access

The Alexandrian Corinthian Capital and its Role in the Evolution of the Corinthian Order in Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Roman Architecture

Ahmed M. Bassioni

This study discusses the evolution of the Corinthian capital in Antiquity and how this centred around Alexandria rather than Mainland Greece. It tackles the rise of the Corinthian capital in Classical Greece and its adaptation on in Hellenistic Alexandria. READ MORE

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Tomb Families: Private Tomb Distribution in the New Kingdom Theban Necropolis

Katherine Slinger

Tomb Families investigates the apparently random distribution of New Kingdom private tombs in the Theban Necropolis by focusing on factors that may have influenced tomb location. This research provides a deeper understanding of the necropolis and how private tombs linked to the wider sacred landscape of Thebes. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Tutankhamun Knew the Names of the Two Great Gods: Dt and nHH as Fundamental Concepts of Pharaonic Ideology

Steven R.W. Gregory

Tutankhamun Knew the Names of the Two Great Gods offers a new interpretation of the terms Dt and nHH as fundamental concepts of Pharaonic ideology, terms that, until now, have often been treated as synonyms reflecting notions related to the vastness of time.

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Alexandria Antiqua: A Topographical Catalogue and Reconstruction

Amr Abdo

Alexandria Antiqua aims to catalogue the archaeological sites of Alexandria, from the records of the French Expedition (1798-99) to the present day, and to infer the urban layout and cityscape at the time of its foundation (4th century BC), and then through the successive changes which took place up to the Arab conquest (7th century AD). READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bridging the Gap: Disciplines, Times, and Spaces in Dialogue – Volume 1

ed. Christian W. Hess et al.

Proceedings of the Broadening Horizons 6 conference (2019): Volume 1 presents 17 papers from Session 1: Entanglement. Material Culture and Written Sources in Dialogue; Session 2: Integrating Sciences in Historical and Archaeological Research; and Session 5: Which Continuity? Evaluating Stability, Transformation, and Change in Transitional Periods. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Open Access

Religious Practice and Cultural Construction of Animal Worship in Egypt from the Early Dynastic to the New Kingdom

Angelo Colonna

This study presents an articulated historical interpretation of Egyptian ‘animal worship’ from the Early Dynastic to the New Kingdom, and offers a new understanding of its chronological development through a fresh review of pertinent archaeological and textual data. READ MORE

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I reperti e i motivi egizi ed egittizzanti a Pompei

Nikola D. Bellucci

This volume presents a synthesis of research on Egyptian and Egyptianizing material from Pompeii. Starting from the historical context in which to frame these phenomena and proceeding with a review of terminology, the work provides the first up-to-date corpus of Egyptian and Egyptianizing subjects and finds from the famous archaeological site. READ MORE

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Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Roman Frontier in Egypt

David J. Breeze et al.

The Roman military remains of Egypt are remarkable in their variety and state of preservation: forts, quarries whose materials were used in the monumental buildings of Rome, roads which brought the Mediterranean into contact with the Indian Ocean; each reader of this book will enjoy learning more about the remarkable Roman inheritance of Egypt. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt

ed. Rosa Dinarès Solà et al.

This volume presents the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt (Barcelona, October 2018) showcasing the most recent pharmaceutical and medical studies on human remains and organic and plant material from ancient Egypt, together with discussions on textual and iconographical evidence. READ MORE

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Daily Life in Ancient Egyptian Personal Correspondence

Susan Thorpe

This book considers a selection of letters from the Old Kingdom up to and including the Twenty-first Dynasty. Under the topic headings of 'problems and issues', 'daily life', 'religious matters', 'military and police matters', it demonstrates the insight such texts can provide regarding aspects of belief, relationships, custom and behaviour. READ MORE

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Current Perspectives in Sudanese and Nubian Archaeology

ed. Rennan Lemos et al.

This book brings together papers presented at the 2nd Sudan Studies Research Conference, held at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, 2018. The papers collected here focus on early administrative and mortuary material culture in the Nile valley and adjacent areas. READ MORE

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Current Research in Egyptology 2019

ed. Marta Arranz Cárcamo et al.

Presents proceedings from the 20th meeting of the prestigious international student Egyptology conference, held at the University of Alcalá, 2019. 15 papers address a wide range of topics including all periods of ancient Egyptian History and different aspects of its material culture, archaeology, history, society, religion and language. READ MORE

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Doors, Entrances and Beyond... Various Aspects of Entrances and Doors of the Tombs in the Memphite Necropoleis during the Old Kingdom

Leo Roeten

Doors are more than a physical means to close off an entrance or an exit; they can also indicate a boundary between two worlds. This volume considers the Memphite Necropoleis during the Old Kingdom, and proposes that porticos, false doors, niches and mastaba chapel entrances are interconnected in their function as a barrier between two worlds. READ MORE

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Discurso, espacio y poder en las religions antiguas

ed. Rafael A. Barroso-Romero et al.

14 papers reflect on how the wielders of power, be they religious, social or political, shape the discourses that justify their power within the framework of a society or a specific group, and how space participates in these discourses. Studies consider evidence from epigraphy, the archaeological record, and literary sources. READ MORE

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Invisible Connections: An Archaeometallurgical Analysis of the Bronze Age Metalwork from the Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig

Martin Odler et al.

The Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig has the largest university collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in Germany. This volume presents an analysis of 86 of these artefacts using a range of archaeometallurgical methods in order to provide a diachronic sample of Bronze Age Egyptian copper alloy metalwork from Dynasty 1 to Dynasty 19. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Travelling the Korosko Road: Archaeological Exploration in Sudan’s Eastern Desert

ed. W. Vivian Davies et al.

This volume publishes accounts of archaeological exploration carried out in the Sudanese Eastern Desert. A pioneering programme of expeditions along the so-called ‘Korosko Road’ revealed a rich archaeological landscape frequented over millennia, including gold-production areas and their associated settlements. READ MORE

Hardback: £60.00 | Open Access

An Educator's Handbook for Teaching about the Ancient World

ed. Pınar Durgun

With the right methods, studying the ancient world can be as engaging as it is informative. The teaching activities in this book are designed in a cookbook format so that educators can replicate these teaching "recipes” (including materials, budget, preparation time, study level) in classes of ancient art, archaeology, social studies, and history. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Pious Pilgrims, Discerning Travellers, Curious Tourists: Changing Patterns of Travel to the Middle East from Medieval to Modern Times

ed. Paul Starkey et al.

This volume comprises a varied collection of seventeen papers presented at the biennial conference of the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) held in York in July 2019, which together will provide the reader with a fascinating introduction to travel in and to the Middle East over more than a thousand years. READ MORE

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Racconto d’Egitto: Trascrizione e traduzione del manoscritto di ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī (con brevi note di commento)

Ahmed F. Kzzo et al.

This edition provides the first Italian translation of ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī's fascinating account of Egypt in the 12th-13th centuries. The translation is accompanied by a full transcription of the original Arabic manuscript as well as essential and insightful commentary and analysis. READ MORE

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Environment and Religion in Ancient and Coptic Egypt: Sensing the Cosmos through the Eyes of the Divine

ed. Alicia Maravelia et al.

Proceedings of a conference held in Athens in 2017, this volume presents 34 fresh and original papers (plus 2 abstracts) on ancient Egyptian religion, environment and the cosmos. Papers connect many interdisciplinary approaches including Egyptology, archaeology, archaeoastronomy, geography, botany, zoology, ornithology, theology and history. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

Egypt and Austria XII - Egypt and the Orient: The Current Research

ed. Mladen Tomorad

The 12th Egypt and Austria conference (Zagreb, September 2018) saw 39 presentations on current research related to the interactions between Egypt and the states of the former Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire up to the middle of the 20th century. 26 papers are presented in this proceedings volume. READ MORE

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L’Egitto dei Flavi: Sintesi e prospettive d’indagine alla luce della documentazione papirologica ed epigrafica egiziana

Nikola D. Bellucci et al.

Providing synthesis and new prospects of investigation, this book offers an overall review of the various information obtainable from papyrological and epigraphic sources from the Roman province of Egypt at the moment of transition from the Julio-Claudian dynasty to the new Flavian dynasty. READ MORE

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The Archaeological Survey of Sudanese Nubia, 1963-69

David N. Edwards et al.

This volume, focusing on pharaonic sites, is the first of a series, bringing to publication the records of the Archaeological Survey of Sudanese Nubia (ASSN). These records represent a major body of data relating to a region largely now lost to flooding and of considerable importance for understanding the archaeology and history of Nubia. READ MORE

Hardback: £75.00 | Open Access

‘Blood Is Thicker Than Water’ – Non-Royal Consanguineous Marriage in Ancient Egypt

Joanne-Marie Robinson

This volume presents, for the first time, evidence for non-royal consanguineous marriage in ancient Egypt. The evidence was collated from select sources from the Middle Kingdom to the Roman Period, and it has been used to investigate the potential economic and biological outcomes, particularly beyond the level of sibling and half-sibling unions. READ MORE

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On the Origins of the Cartouche and Encircling Symbolism in Old Kingdom Pyramids

David Ian Lightbody

This study suggests the development of the cartouche was closely related to the monumental encircling symbolism incorporated into the architectural designs of the Old Kingdom pyramids. By employing a new architectural style and a new iconographic symbol, the pharaoh sought to elevate his status above that of the members of his powerful court. READ MORE

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Glazed Brick Decoration in the Ancient Near East

ed. Anja Fügert et al.

Glazed bricks applied as a new form of colourful and glossy architectural decor first started to appear in the early Iron Age on monumental buildings of the Ancient Near East. This volume provides an updated overview of the development of glazed bricks and scientific research on the topic. READ MORE

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The Festivals of Opet, the Valley, and the New Year

Masashi Fukaya

This volume compares the religious and social functions of the Ancient Egyptian festivals of Opet, the Valley, and the New Year. Until now, detailed study of the New Year Festival has only been carried out with reference to the Greco-Roman period; this study turns its attention to the New Kingdom. READ MORE

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The Genesis of the Textile Industry from Adorned Nudity to Ritual Regalia: The Changing Role of Fibre Crafts and Their Evolving Techniques of Manufacture in the Ancient Near East from the Natufian to the Ghassulian

Janet Levy

This volume documents and evaluates the changing role of fibre crafts and their evolving techniques of manufacture and also their ever-increasing wider application in the lives of the inhabitants of the earliest villages of the Ancient Near East. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Urban Landscape of Bakchias: A Town of the Fayyūm from the Ptolemaic-Roman Period to Late Antiquity

Paola Buzi et al.

This book summarises the results of field research—including historical, historico-religious and papyrological studies—conducted on the archaeological site of Bakchias, located in the north-eastern part of the Fayyūm region. The book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the rise and fall of the kome of Bakchias. READ MORE

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I templi del Fayyum di epoca tolemaico-romana: tra fonti scritte e contesti archeologici

Ilaria Rossetti

During the Ptolemaic period, Egyptian temples were divided into three ranks: first, second and third class. This volume examines the rules according to which Egyptian sacred buildings were classified and how the different classes of temples were planned and arranged. READ MORE

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Approaches to the Analysis of Production Activity at Archaeological Sites

ed. Anna K. Hodgkinson et al.

Proceedings of a workshop held in Berlin, 2018, focusing on manufacturing activities identified at archaeological sites. New excavation techniques, ethnographic research, archaeometric approaches, GIS, experimental archaeology, and theoretical issues associated with how researchers understand production in the past, are presented here. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The Hypocephalus: An Ancient Egyptian Funerary Amulet

Tamás Mekis

The hypocephalus is an element of Late Period and Ptolemaic funerary equipment—an amuletic disc placed under the head of mummies. Its shape emulates the sun’s disc, and its form is planar (although it is occasionally concave). This volume analyses the written records and iconography of these objects. READ MORE

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‘Scènes de Gynécées’ Figured Ostraca from New Kingdom Egypt

Joanne Backhouse

This work examines images of women and children drawn on ostraca from Deir el-Medina, referred to in previous scholarship as ‘Scènes de Gynécées’. This publication represents the first systematic study of this material, and it brings together ostraca from museums worldwide to form a corpus united contextually, thematically and stylistically. READ MORE

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Pottery of Manqabad

Ilaria Incordino

This book presents a catalogue of selected pottery from the monastic site of Manqabad (Asyut, Egypt) as part of of an ongoing study and conservation project at the University of Naples. The typologies identified include the most relevant Byzantine classes and a particular link with production from the Middle Egypt region. READ MORE

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En Sofía mathitéfsantes: Essays in Byzantine Material Culture and Society in Honour of Sophia Kalopissi-Verti

ed. Charikleia Diamanti et al.

The 30 studies presented here are dedicated to Sophia Kalopissi-Verti, Emerita of Byzantine Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. They cover a large variety of topics presenting unpublished archaeological material, suggesting new approaches to various aspects of Byzantine archaeology, material culture and art history. READ MORE

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Kom al-Ahmer – Kom Wasit I: Excavations in the Metelite Nome, Egypt

Mohamed Kenawi

This volume presents the results of the Italian archaeological mission at Kom al-Ahmer and Kom Wasit, Beheira, Egypt between 2012 and 2016. It provides details of the survey and excavation results of the different occupation phases, which range from the Late Dynastic to the Early Islamic period. READ MORE

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Invisible Archaeologies: Hidden Aspects of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt and Nubia

ed. Loretta Kilroe

The eight papers presented here stem from a conference held in Oxford in 2017 which brought together international early-career researchers applying novel archaeological and anthropological methods to ‘overlooked’ subjects in ancient Egypt and Nubia. The diverse topics covered include women, prisoners, entangled communities and funerary displays. READ MORE

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Egypt in Croatia: Croatian Fascination with Ancient Egypt from Antiquity to Modern Times

ed. Mladen Tomorad

Elements from Ancient Egypt have been present in Croatia ever since Antiquity. 'Egypt in Croatia' considers artefacts discovered in present-day Croatia, 16th-20th century travellers, Egyptian collections and early collectors (1820s-1950s), the development of Egyptology as a field of study as well as the various elements of ‘Egyptomania’. READ MORE

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Why Did Ancient States Collapse?

Malcolm Levitt

Rooted in agriculture, sedentism and population growth, ancient states were fragile and prone to collapse. There is an ongoing debate about the importance, nature and even existence of state-wide collapse. This book investigates why ancient states collapsed and examines to what extent inequality contributed to their downfall. READ MORE

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The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Moon: Coffin Texts Spells 154–160

Gyula Priskin

This book proposes that Coffin Texts spells 154–160, recorded at the beginning of the 2nd millennium BCE, form the oldest composition about the moon in ancient Egypt and, indeed, the world. Based on a new translation, the detailed analysis of these spells reveals that they provide a chronologically ordered account of the phenomena of a lunar month. READ MORE

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The Tekenu and Ancient Egyptian Funerary Ritual

Glennise West

Attested from the Fifth Dynasty until, and including, the Saite Period, the Tekenu is a puzzling icon depicted within funerary scenes in the tombs of some ancient Egyptian nobles. In this work four distinct types of Tekenu are identified and classified and then a Corpus Catalogue is formed. READ MORE

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Journeys Erased by Time: The Rediscovered Footprints of Travellers in Egypt and the Near East

ed. Neil Cooke

Early travellers in Egypt and the Near East made great contributions to our historical and geographical knowledge and gave us a better understanding of the different peoples, languages and religions of the region. Travellers in this volume are a mixture of rich and poor, bravely adventuring into the unknown, not knowing if would ever return home. READ MORE

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Current Research in Egyptology 2018

ed. Marie Peterková Hlouchová et al.

Current Research in Egyptology 2018 is a collection of papers and posters presented at the nineteenth symposium of the prestigious international student conference, held at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague on 25th–28th June 2018. READ MORE

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Macedonia – Alexandria: Monumental Funerary Complexes of the Late Classical and Hellenistic Age

Dorota Gorzelany

This book explores the influence of Macedonians and Greeks settling in Alexandria ad Aegyptum on the structural form of underground tombs, comparing in synthetic form the structural elements of the cist graves, chamber and rock-cut tombs of Macedonia with the Alexandrian hypogea, while taking into account geographical factors that conditioned them. READ MORE

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Greco-Roman Cities at the Crossroads of Cultures: The 20th Anniversary of Polish-Egyptian Conservation Mission Marina el-Alamein

ed. Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner et al.

Papers present research from different regions ranging from ancient Mauritania, through Africa, Egypt, Cyprus, Palestine, Syria, as well as sites in Crimea and Georgia. Topics include: topography, architecture, interiors and décor, religious syncretism, the importance of ancient texts, pottery studies and conservation. READ MORE

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Hellenistic Alexandria: Celebrating 24 Centuries – Papers presented at the conference held on December 13–15 2017 at Acropolis Museum, Athens

ed. Christos S. Zerefos et al.

This proceedings volume includes high-level dialogues and philosophical discussions between international experts on Hellenistic Alexandria. The goal was to celebrate the 24 centuries which have elapsed since its foundation and the beginning of the Library and the Museum of Alexandria. READ MORE

Hardback: £68.00 | Open Access

Taymā’ I: Archaeological Exploration, Palaeoenvironment, Cultural Contacts

ed. Arnulf Hausleiter et al.

This is the first of a series of books reporting on a Saudi-German archaeological project at Taymā’; the current archaeological exploration of the oasis is contextualised with previous and ongoing research within the region, while offering a first overview of the settlement history of the site, possibly starting more than 6000 years ago. READ MORE

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Egitto, Iraq ed Etruria nelle fotografie di John Alfred Spranger

Stefano Anastasio et al.

This volume presents the 1930s archaeological photo-albums of John Alfred Spranger (1889-1968). Spranger combined photography skills with true expertise in archaeology and topography. His photos make it possible to understand, after almost a century, how many Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Etruscan sites appeared at the time of their first excavations. READ MORE

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Stone Tools in the Ancient Near East and Egypt

Andrea Squitieri et al.

This book focusses on ground stone tools, stone vessels, and devices carved into rock across the Near East and Egypt from prehistory to the later periods. The aim is to explore all aspects of these tools and stimulate a debate about new methodologies to approach this material. READ MORE

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Loaves, beds, plants and Osiris: Considerations about the emergence of the Cult of Osiris

Leo Roeten

The emergence of the cult of Osiris is generally posited to have occurred quite suddenly at the end of the 5th dynasty. This study considers evidence to suggest this appearance was preceded by a period of development of the theology and mythology of the cult. READ MORE

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Perspectives on materiality in ancient Egypt: Agency, Cultural Reproduction and Change

ed. Maynart Érika et al.

Growing out of a colloquium organised in São Paulo in March 2016, here Nine papers approach the potential of materiality in Ancient Egypt based on several case studies covering a wide range of topics such as Egyptian art, recent perspectives on sex and gender, hierarchies, and the materiality of textual sources and images. READ MORE

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Handel in Krisenzeiten: Ägyptische-mykenische Handelsbeziehungen in der Ramessidenzeit

Birgit Schiller

An overview of the sites of Mycenaean pottery finds in Egypt and Nubia, this book analyses data from more than forty locations and presents a historical context for the vessels and sherds discovered. READ MORE

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A Kerma Ancien Cemetery in the Northern Dongola Reach

Derek A. Welsby

Presents the final report on the excavations of a Kerma Ancien cemetery discovered by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society during its Northern Dongola Reach Survey (1993-1997). It is one of the very few cemeteries of this date to have been fully excavated and provides interesting data on funerary culture as practised in a rural environment. READ MORE

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Current Research in Egyptology 2017

ed. Ilaria Incordino et al.

Presents selected papers from the 18th Current Research in Egyptology meeting, held in Naples, 2017. Subjects discussed included Graeco-Roman and Byzantine Egypt, Nubian Studies, Language/Texts, Art/Architecture, Religion/Cult, Field Projects, Museums/Archives, Material Culture, Mummies/Coffins, Society, Technologies, Environment. READ MORE

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Egyptian and Imported Pottery from the Red Sea port of Mersa Gawsis, Egypt

Sally Wallace-Jones et al.

The unique site of Mersa Gawasis was a base for seaborne trade along the Red Sea coast during the Middle Kingdom. This volume presents the site’s wide variety of ceramic material, offering also an interpretation of what pottery reveals about activities at the site. READ MORE

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Unearthing Alexandria’s Archaeology: The Italian Contribution

Mohamed Kenawi et al.

Presents an archival survey, historical research, and archaeological description of the main Italian excavations in Alexandria from the 1890s to the 1950s, offering detailed descriptions of excavations at Hadra, Chatby, Anfushi and more, accompanied by often unpublished photographs and a catalogue of rare photographs of further sites in Alexandria. READ MORE

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My dear Miss Ransom: Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams and James Henry Breasted, 1898-1935

ed. Kathleen L. Sheppard

Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams, the first American university-trained female Egyptologist, and James Henry Breasted, the first American Egyptologist and founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, show that Ransom Williams had a full life and productive career as the first American female Egyptologist. READ MORE

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Egyptian Predynastic Anthropomorphic Objects

Ryna Ordynat

The aim of this study is to examine Anthropomorphic objects from the Egyptian Predynastic in terms of their original context to determine what role they played in Predynastic burials. A database comprising all provenanced anthropomorphic Predynastic objects has been composed in order to conduct a detailed analysis. READ MORE

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From the Fjords to the Nile: Essays in honour of Richard Holton Pierce on his 80th birthday

ed. Pål Steiner et al.

From the Fjords to the Nile' brings together essays by students and colleagues of Richard Holton Pierce (b. 1935), presented on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Topics focus on Egypt, the Near East and the wider ancient world. READ MORE

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Manual de Egipcio Medio (segunda edición)

Carlos Gracia Zamacona

A second revised and updated edition of Carlos Gracia Zamacona’s Manual de Egipcio Medio [Handbook of Middle Egyptian]. The book is designed as a primer, written in Spanish, to learn Middle Egyptian (2000-1500 BC) and a guide to read hieroglyphs. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | eBook: £16.00

Alexandria and Qumran: Back to the Beginning

Kenneth Silver

This book addresses the proto-history and the roots of the Qumran community and of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the light of contemporary scholarship in Alexandria, Egypt. READ MORE

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Ceramic manufacturing techniques and cultural traditions in Nubia from the 8th to the 3rd millennium BC

Giulia D’Ercole

This book presents a comprehensive critical analysis of diverse ceramic assemblages from Sai Island, in the Middle Nile Valley of Northern Sudan, on the border between ancient Upper and Lower Nubia. The assemblages included in this study cover about five millennia, spanning the period c. 8000 to c. 2500 BC. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence, Italy 23-30 August 2015

ed. Gloria Rosati et al.

Presents proceedings from the eleventh International Congress of Egyptologists which took place at the Florence Egyptian Museum (Museo Egizio Firenze), Italy from 23- 30 August 2015. READ MORE

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Road Archaeology in the Middle Nile: Volume 2

Michael Mallinson et al.

Reports on the findings of rescue excavations carried out by SARS in 1994 in advance of the construction of the North Challenge Road, Sudan. The excavation area encompassed from opposite the Pyramids of Meroe to Atbara. READ MORE

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Lost and Now Found: Explorers, Diplomats and Artists in Egypt and the Near East

ed. Neil Cooke et al.

Long distance travel and mass tourism are not recent phenomena. Papers from the 2015 ASTENE Conference in Exeter demonstrate that over the centuries many individuals and groups of people have left the safety of their family home and travelled huge distances both for adventure and to learn more about other peoples and places. READ MORE

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Egypt 2015: Perspectives of Research

ed. Mladen Tomorad et al.

This volume presents proceedings from the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists, Zagreb, Croatia 2015. READ MORE

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Eastern Sudan in its Setting

Andrea Manzo

Ongoing research in Eastern Sudan has provided a preliminary reconstruction of the history of the region from c. 6000 BC to AD 1500. This publication outlines this reconstruction and also considers the more general setting known for the other regions of northeastern Africa READ MORE

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Liber Amicorum–Speculum Siderum: Nūt Astrophoros

ed. Nadine Guilhou et al.

In this volume, a pleiade of Egyptologists, Archaeologists, Archaeoastronomers, Archaeoanthropologists, Historians and other scholars from fifteen countries have combined their efforts in order to honour Alicia Maravelia. READ MORE

Paperback: £56.00 | eBook: £16.00

Studies on the Vignettes from Chapter 17 of the Book of the Dead

Mykola Tarasenko

This book is a comprehensive study of the myth of the Egyptian deities mś.w Bdšt - ‘Children of Weakness’ - and the scene depicting the cat, cutting off the head of the serpent under the branches of the išd-tree found on a number of Book of the Dead chapter 17 vignettes. READ MORE

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Chronological Developments in the Old Kingdom Tombs in the Necropoleis of Giza, Saqqara and Abusir

Leo Roeten

This study suggests, through investigations of the tombs in the necropolis of Giza, that economic decline attributed to the collapse of the Old Kingdom had already started in the early dynastic period. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Old Kingdom Copper Tools and Model Tools

Martin Odler

This volume gathers the textual, iconographic and palaeographic evidence and examines artefacts in order to revise the common view on the use of copper alloy tools and model tools in the Old Kingdom. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Tomb Security in Ancient Egypt from the Predynastic to the Pyramid Age

Reg Clark

This book presents an in-depth analysis of the architecture of tomb security in Egypt from the Predynastic Period until the early Fourth Dynasty by extrapolating data on the security features of published tombs from the whole of Egypt and gathering it together for the first time in one accessible database. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Wisdom of Thoth

ed. Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner et al.

This volume represents a selection of contributions on Mediterranean themes from a wider international interdisciplinary conference on Magical Texts in Ancient Civilizations, organised by the Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilizations at Jagiellonian University in Kraków in Poland between 27-28 June 2013 READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Production, Use and Importance of Flint Tools in the Archaic Period and the Old Kingdom in Egypt

Michał Kobusiewicz

This volume represents a selection of contributions on Mediterranean themes from a wider international interdisciplinary conference on Magical Texts in Ancient Civilizations, organised by the Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilizations at Jagiellonian University in Krakow in Poland between 27-28 June 2013. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

Rise of the Hyksos

Anna-Latifa Mourad

Manetho's obscure reference to a race of invaders has been a constant source of debate and controversy. This book assesses the rise to power of the Hyksos, exploring the preliminary stages that enabled them to gain control over a portion of Egyptian territory and thus to merit a small mention in Manetho's history. READ MORE

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Royal Statues in Egypt 300 BC-AD 220

Elizabeth Brophy

The aim of this book is to approach Ptolemaic and Imperial royal sculpture in Egypt dating between 300 BC and AD 220 from a contextual point of view. To collect together the statuary items that are identifiably royal and have a secure archaeological context, within Egypt. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Prepared for Eternity

Robert Loynes

This publication brings together personal analyses of sixty CT scans of ancient Egyptian human mummies collected from many museums throughout the UK and continental Europe. The effect is that of performing 'virtual autopsies' ('virtopsies') allowing techniques of mummification to be examined. READ MORE

Paperback: £43.00 | eBook: £16.00

Setting the Scene: The Deceased and Regenerative Cult within Offering Table Imagery of the Egyptian Old to Middle Kingdoms (C.2686 – C.1650 BC)

Barbara O’Neill

This study investigates gender-based and ritual-dependent afterlife expectations of the deceased over a key phase in Egyptian history from the latter part of the Old Kingdom to the end of the Middle Kingdom Period, c.2686 BC - c.1650 BC. READ MORE

Open Access

A History of Research Into Ancient Egyptian Culture in Southeast Europe

ed. Mladen Tomorad

This book will try to give a review of the history of the studies of Ancient Egypt done in Southeast Europe, and present some of the latest research. The book comprises a selection of papers in which scholars from various institutions of the region reviewed the different aspects of past studies along with recent research in the field. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Origins and Use of the Potter’s Wheel in Ancient Egypt

Sarah Doherty

Despite many years work on the technology of pottery production it is perhaps surprising that the origins of the potter's wheel in Egypt have yet to be determined. This volume seeks to rectify this situation by determining when the potter's wheel was introduced into Egypt. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Egyptian Cultural Identity in the Architecture of Roman Egypt (30 BC-AD 325)

Youssri Ezzat Hussein Abdelwahed

This volume considers the relationship between architectural form and different layers of identity assertion in Roman Egypt. It stresses the sophistication of the concept of identity, and the complex yet close association between architecture and identity. READ MORE

Paperback: £37.00 | eBook: £16.00

Palaeopathology in Egypt and Nubia

ed. Ryan Metcalfe et al.

16 papers explore the subject of palaeopathology in Egypt and Nubia from its beginnings in the early 1900s through to current research themes and the impact of technological development in the field. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ägyptens wirtschaftliche Grundlagen in der mittleren Bronzezeit

Rainer Nutz

This study attempts to highlight selected economic aspects of the first half of the second millennium BC in Ancient Egypt. READ MORE

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The Role of the Lector in Ancient Egyptian Society

Roger Forshaw

The lector is first attested during the 2nd Dynasty and is subsequently recognised throughout ancient Egypt history. This study challenges previous approaches to studies on the Lector and explores his diverse functions in a wide ranging review of the relevant evidence. READ MORE

Paperback: £31.00 | eBook: £16.00

Alexandria’s Hinterland

Mohamed Kenawi

This volume contains detailed information about 63 sites and shows, amongst other things, that the viticulture of the western delta was significant in Ptolemaic and Roman periods, as well as a network of interlocking sites, which connected with the rest of Egypt, Alexandria, North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Body, Cosmos and Eternity

ed. Rogério Sousa

This volume collects papers from the symposium 'Body, Cosmos and Eternity: the Symbolism of Coffins in Ancient Egypt', convened at the historical building of the University of Port, February 2013. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cultural Expression in the Old Kingdom Elite Tomb

Sasha Verma

Cultural Expression in the Old Kingdom Elite Tomb considers the material and immaterial culture left behind by the ancient Egyptian elite in their tombs starting some 5000 years ago. The book intends to understand this culture reflecting the intention of the ancient Egyptians. All these intentions are now inaccessible to us, a paradox indeed. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dating the Tombs of the Egyptian Old Kingdom

Joyce Swinton

The decorated tombs of the Egyptian Old Kingdom offer detailed knowledge of a society that in all probability was the first nation state in history. The system of dating these monuments presented here builds on the work of previous scholars. In this volume the author explains how the dating method was devised. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00