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  1. The statuettes and amulettes of Thonis-Heracleion

    The statuettes and amulettes of Thonis-Heracleion [Hardback]

    Sanda S. Heinz (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781905905355
    Published by : Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology
    Series: Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology
    Volume: 11
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    A catalogue and analysis of 329 Late and Ptolemaic period votive statuettes and amulets from Thonis-Heracleion a sunken city in Aboukir Bay. The material ranges from Egyptian-style bronzes to objects of lead, terracotta, faience and limestone. Som... .... Learn More
  2. Hair and death in ancient Egypt

    Hair and death in ancient Egypt: The mourning rite in the times of the Pharaohs [Paperback]

    Maria Rosa Valdesogo (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9789492940087
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Mourners shake and pull their hair on reliefs and paintings from ancient Egypt. They took part in funerary ceremonies in ancient Egypt, contributing to the dead’s resurrection in the afterlife. Hair played a clear role in these rites. In this publ... .... Learn More
  3. Ancient Egyptian Coffins

    Ancient Egyptian Coffins: Past – Present – Future [Hardback]

    Helen Strudwick (Editor); Julie Dawson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785709180
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This collection of papers by leading international experts on the subject of ancient Egyptian coffins, builds on a project based at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, to study and record in detail its collection. Papers address a series of topics ... .... Learn More
  4. Flora Trade between Egypt and Africa in Antiquity

    Flora Trade between Egypt and Africa in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Ilaria Incordino (Editor); Pearce Paul Creasman (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706363
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In recent decades, study of the ancient Egyptian natural world and its classification has adopted innovative approaches involving new technologies of analysis and a multidisciplinary general view. This collection of papers focuses on one particula... .... Learn More
  5. Studies on the Vignettes from Chapter 17 of the Book of the Dead

    Studies on the Vignettes from Chapter 17 of the Book of the Dead: I: The Image of mś.w Bdšt in Ancient Egyptian Mythology [Paperback]

    Mykola Tarasenka (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781784914509
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Among the numerous deities in the ancient Egyptian mythology, whose nature and function are still vague and obscure, are mś.w Bdšt – ‘Children of Weakness’. These beings are twice mentioned in the Book of the Dead chapter 17. The text fragments co... .... Learn More
  6. A Castration Story from the Tebtunis Temple Library

    A Castration Story from the Tebtunis Temple Library [Hardback]

    Rana Serida (Author)

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    ISBN: 9788763544320
    Published by : Museum Tusculanum Press
    This volume presents the first edition of a hitherto unattested narrative from the Tebtunis temple library (1st-2nd century AD). The story seems to have formed part of the so-called Inaros Cycle; it is set in the reign of king Necho I (672-664 BC)... .... Learn More
  7. The Tomb of Pharaoh’s Chancellor Senneferi at Thebes (TT99)

    The Tomb of Pharaoh’s Chancellor Senneferi at Thebes (TT99) [Hardback]

    Nigel Strudwick (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785703317
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Senneferi was the chancellor of the king in Thebes (modern Luxor) in the reign of Thutmose III (c. 1430 BC). His large but badly damaged tomb lies in the hill of Sheikh Abdel Qurna on the West Bank at Luxor. This first of two volumes focuses on... .... Learn More
  8. Lotus and Laurel

    Lotus and Laurel [Hardback]

    Rune Nyord (Editor); Kim Ryholt (Editor)

    Regular Price: £71.99

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    ISBN: 9788763542081
    Published by : Museum Tusculanum Press
    Lotus and Laurel brings together a wealth of essays in celebration of Paul John Frandsen, who has had a distinguished career as a scholar of ancient Egyptian language and religion. The contributors are friends, colleagues, or former students, and ... .... Learn More
  9. Conceptions of Cosmos

    Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe [Paperback]

    Helge S. Kragh (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199665143
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with the creation stories of ancien... .... Learn More
  10. The Crown of Arsinoë II

    The Crown of Arsinoë II: The Creation of an Image of Authority [Paperback]

    Maria Nilsson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842174920
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The Crown of Arsinoë II is a detailed study of a unique crown that was created for the Ptolemaic Egyptian Queen Arsinoë II which has important conclusions for ancient Egyptian history. Images of Arsinoë are represented in a broad spectrum of icono... .... Learn More

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