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Ancient Egypt in Africa

by David O'Connor & Andrew Reid

<p>Geographically, Egypt is clearly on the African continent, yet Ancient Egypt is routinely regarded as a non-African cultural form. The significance of Ancient Egypt for the rest of Africa is a hotly debated issue with complex ramifications. ...

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Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction

by Ian Shaw

<p>The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really

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Ancient Egypt: Pyramids and Pharaohs

Egyptian Books for Kids

by Baby Professor

Bring ancient Egypt back to life with this fun educational book! What makes this book unique is that it tackles the subject of pharaohs and pyramids in a highly interactive way. There are only a handful of texts included so there’s more space ...

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Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

by Christina Riggs

<p>From Berlin to Boston, and St Petersburg to Sydney, ancient Egyptian art fills the galleries of some of the world's greatest museums, while the architecture of Egyptian temples and pyramids has attracted tourists to Egypt for centuries. But ...

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Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I

4000 – 1300 BC

by Geoffrey Killen

<p>This revised second edition examines the common forms of furniture used in ancient Egypt, so much of which has been preserved by the dry Egyptian climate and has long been admired for the quality of its design and construction. The story ...

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Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I: 4000 - 1300 BC

by Killen, Geoffrey

This revised second edition examines the common forms of furniture used in ancient Egypt, so much of which has been preserved by the dry Egyptian climate and has long been admired for the quality of its design and construction. The story begins ...

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Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume II

by Geoffrey Killen

In this revised second edition Dr Killen continues his survey of Egyptian furniture-making techniques with a study of boxes, chests and footstools and traces their evolution from the earliest times. Wooden, papyrus and alabaster boxes and chests

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Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume III

by Geoffrey Killen

In this third volume Dr Killen investigates how woodworking in ancient Egypt developed in the 19th and 20th dynasties. It establishes the range of wooden furniture manufactured during this period by surveying examples depicted in Ramesside ...

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Ancient Egyptian Scribes

A Cultural Exploration

by Niv Allon & Hana Navratilova

<p>The modern view of the ancient Egyptian world is often through the lens of a scribe: the trained, schooled, literate individual who was present at many levels of Egyptian society, from a local accountant to the highest echelons of society. ...

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Ancient Egyptians at Play

Board Games Across Borders

by Walter Crist, Anne-Elizabeth Dunn-Vaturi & Alex de Voogt

<p>The rich history of Egypt has provided famous examples of board games played in antiquity. Each of these games provides evidence of contact between Egypt and its neighbours. From pre-dynastic rule to Arab and Ottoman invasions, Egypt's past ...

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Ancient Fortifications

A Compendium of Theory and Practice

by Silke Muth, Peter Schneider, Mike Schnelle & others

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Dedicated to the investigation of fortifications as important and integral elements of ancient built space, the present volume results from the activity of the German based international research network Fokus Fortifikation. ...

ISBN: 9781785701405

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Ancient Geography

The Discovery of the World in Classical Greece and Rome

by Duane W. Roller

<p>The last dedicated book on ancient geography was published more than sixty years ago. Since then new texts have appeared (such as the Artemidoros palimpsest), and new editions of existing texts (by geographical authorities who include ...

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Ancient Glass

An Interdisciplinary Exploration

by Julian Henderson

<p>This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of archaeological glass in which technological, historical, geological, chemical, and cultural aspects of the study of ancient glass are combined. The book examines why and how this unique ...

ISBN: 9781139610070

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Ancient Historiography on War and Empire

by Timothy Howe, Sabine Müller & Richard Stoneman

In the ancient Greek-speaking world, writing about the past meant balancing the reporting of facts with shaping and guiding the political interests and behaviours of the present. Ancient Historiography on War and Empire shows the ways in which ...

ISBN: 9781785703003

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Ancient Israel in Sinai

The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Tradition

by James K. Hoffmeier

<p>In his pathbreaking <em>Israel in Egypt</em> James K. Hoffmeier sought to refute the claims of scholars who doubt the historical accuracy of the biblical account of the Israelite sojourn in Egypt. Analyzing a wealth of textual, ...

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Ancient Kanesh

A Merchant Colony in Bronze Age Anatolia

by Mogens Trolle Larsen

<p>The ancient Anatolian city of Kanesh (present-day Kültepe, Turkey) was a continuously inhabited site from the early Bronze Age through Roman times. The city flourished c.2000–1750 BCE as an Old Assyrian trade outpost and the earliest attested

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Ancient Lives

An Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory

by Brian M. Fagan

<p>Focusing on sites of key significance and the world’s first civilizations, <em>Ancient Lives</em> is an accessible and engaging textbook which introduces complete beginners to the fascinating worlds of archaeology and prehistory. Drawing on ...

ISBN: 9781317281948

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Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

by Brett A. Houk

<p>&quot;Brings together for the first time all the major sites of this part of the Maya world and helps us understand how the ancient Maya planned and built their beautiful cities. It will become both a handbook and a source of ideas for other ...

ISBN: 9780813059747

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Ancient Monuments and Ruined Cities

Or the Beginnings of Architecture

by Stephen D. Peet

<p>A Chapter is given to the description of the earliest home of the human race, and it is shown, according to the evidence furnished by recent explorations, that this was in the valley of the Tigris, in the very locality where the Garden of ...

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Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley

by Edwin H. Davis & Ephraim G. Squier

<p>Originally published in 1848 as the first major work in the nascent discipline as well as the first publication of the newly established Smithsonian Institution, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley remains today not only a key ...

ISBN: 9781588345233

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