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Here we've chosen a selection of what Amazon has to offer in its Ancient Egypt section. If you enjoy these, visit Amazon.com to find more!

Ancient Egypt by David P. Silverman (Editor) -- Lavishly illustrated collection of essays by scholars makes Ancient Egypt fascinating and understandable to everyone. Click for more information...


The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead by Carol Andrews (Editor), Raymond Oliver Faulkner -- A modern translation, full of illustrations of the original text. Click for more information... (An online version -- Budge's original -- is availabe here)


The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt (Yale University Press Pelican History of Art) by William Stevenson Smith, W. Smith Stevenson, William Kelly Simpson -- A hefty reference and interesting read, with many illustrations. Click for more information...


The Art of Ancient Egypt by Gay Robins -- A chronoligical, carefully illustrated, look at the long history of art in Ancient Egypt. Click here for more information...


A Colouring Book of Ancient Egypt -- For your children. Click here for more information...


The Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw, Paul Nicholson (Contributor) -- A complete, informative, beautiful book which has been a loyal companion to me. Click here for more information...


Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods by Dimitri Meeks, Christine Favard-Meeks (Contributor), G. M. Goshgarian (Translator) -- Just as it says, a fresh approach to the gods as a family. Also available in hardcover. Click here for more information...


The Complete Valley of the Kings : Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs by C. N. Reeves, Richard H. Wilkinson (Contributor), Nicholas Reeves -- To satisfy the tomb explorer in you! Click here for more information...


Daughters of Isis : Women of Ancient Egypt by Joyce Tyldesley -- A biography of the everyday woman in Ancient Egypt to accompany Tyldesley's other great biographies of the Queens of Egypt. Click here for more information...


Egypt Lost and Found : Explorers and Travelers on the Nile by Alberto Siliotti -- Surely an interesting subject! Click here for more information...


Pharaoh -- From Sierra Studios, this is a CD-ROM that lets you play Pharaoh! Build pyramids, govern the economy, the military, the worshipping, etc. From what I've heard on OsirisList, this is an addictive game! You work up through old kingdom to new, you have to keep the gods appeased, work carefully with the flooding of the nile, etc. Detailed and well-designed. Click here for more information... Warning: This is available at Wal-Mart, apparently much cheaper!


The Traveler's Key to Ancient Egypt : A Guide to the Sacred Places of Ancient Egypt by John Anthony West -- The only travel book devoted exclusively to the ancient sites of Egypt. Portable and interesting, though one reader says the author "takes Ancient Egyptian beliefs more seriously than most 20th Century Americans." But this is surely the best way to find out what those beliefs are really like! Click here fore more information...


Egypt of the Pharaohs : An Introduction by Alan, Sir Gardiner, Alan Gardner -- A time-tested classic. Click here for more information...


Gifts of the Nile : Ancient Egyptian Faience by Florence Dunn Friedman (Editor), Georgina Borromeo (Editor), mimi Leveque -- Pricey, but looks like a scrumptious book. Click here for more information...


The Culture of Ancient Egypt by John Albert, Wilson -- A classic that has received good reviews. Click here for more information...


The Egyptians (Ancient Peoples and Places) by Cyril Aldred, Aidan Dodson (Preface) -- A classic by a well-known scholar, often praised. Click here for more information...


Egyptian Hieroglyphics (Reading the Past, Vol 6) by W. V. Davies -- A short introduction to the language which acts as a good reference. Click here for more information...


How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs : A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself by Mark Collier, Bill Manley, Richard Parkinson (Illustrator) -- An excellent guide for the serious student. Click here for more information...


Egyptian Art in the Days of the Pharaohs, 3100-320 Bc (World of Art) by Cyril Aldred -- By a well-respected author, this paperback is bound to be good. Click for more information...


Mummy Rummy Card Game -- An original game for ages 8 and up. Click for more information...


Conceptions of God in Ancient Egypt : The One and the Many by Erik Hornung, John Baines (Translator) -- Has received good reviews. Click here for more information...


Baboons Waited on Tables in Ancient Egypt! : Weird Facts About Ancient Civilizations : A Weird-But-True Book (Strange World) by Melvin Berger, Gilda Berger (Contributor), Robert Roper (Illustrator) -- For ages 9-12, only a few dollars! Despite the fact that it's not a baboon on the cover, this may be a cute, fun book for your children. Click for more information...


Hieroglyphs from A to Z : A Rhyming Book With Ancient Egyptian Stencils for Kids by Peter Der Manuelian, Peter Der Manuelian, Eva Moore (Editor) -- Another bargain for your kids. Less than $5. Includes stencils. Appropriate for a wide age range. Click for more information...


Ankh: The Sound Of Ancient Egypt Michael Atherton -- A recreation of Ancient sounds. Click for more information...


Ancient Egypt Ali Jihad Racy -- Music inspired by Ancient Egypt and commissioned for the Exhibition of Tutankhamun's Treasures. Click for more information...


 

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