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Writings from Ancient Egypt

 

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In ancient Egypt, words had magical power. Inscribed on tombs and temple walls, coffins and statues, or inked onto papyri, hieroglyphs give us a unique insight into the life of the Egyptian mind. For this remarkable new collection, Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson has freshly translated a rich and diverse range of ancient Egyptian writings into modern English, including tales of shipwreck and wonder, first-hand accounts of battles and natural disasters, obelisk inscriptions, mortuary spells, funeral hymns, songs, satires and advice on life from a pharaoh to his son. Spanning over two millennia, with many pieces appearing in a general anthology for the first time, this is the essential guide to a complex, sophisticated culture. Translated with an introduction by Toby Wilkinson                                      Author: Toby Wilkinson   ISBN-13 9780141395951    Publishers:Penguin Books Ltd

 

Aliens in ancient Egypt:   The Brotherhood of the Serpent and the Secret of the Nile Valley Civilisation

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The alien influences behind the rise and fall of Egypt’s Golden Age
Explains how Akhenaten was the last pharaoh entrusted with the sacred and ancient alien knowledge of stargates, free energy, and antigravity technologies
Reveals how the Brotherhood of the Snake, a secret society of reptilian aliens, sought to destroy Akhenaten and suppress the sacred knowledge of the pharaohs
Explores the original purpose of the pyramids–to transmit energy to expand consciousness–and how they were decommissioned after the Great Flood
Author: Xaviant Haze- ISBN:9781591431596 Publisher: Bear and Company

African Temples of the Anunnaki – The Lost Technologies of the Gold Mines of Enki

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Contains archaeological proof of the advanced civilization on the southern tip of Africa that preceded Sumer and Egypt by 200,000 years! With more than 250 original full-color photographs, Michael Tellinger documents thousands of circular stone ruins, monoliths, ancient roads, agricultural terraces, and prehistoric mines in South Africa. He reveals how these 200,000-year-old sites perfectly match Sumerian descriptions of Abzu, the land of the First People–including the vast gold-mining operations of the Anunnaki from the 12th planet, Nibiru, and the city of Anunnaki leader Enki. With aerial photographs, Tellinger shows how the extensive stone circle and road complexes are laid out according to the principles of sacred geometry and represent the remains of Tesla-like technology used to generate energy and carve immensely long tunnels straight into the Earth in search of gold–tunnels that still exist and whose origins had been a mystery until now. He reveals, with photographic evidence, that the human civilization spawned by the Anunnaki was the first to create many totems of ancient Egypt, such as the Horus bird, the Sphinx, the Ankh, and large pyramids, as well as construct an accurate stone calendar, at the heart of their civilization, aligned with the Orion constellation. He explores how their petroglyphs, carved into the hardest rock, are nearly identical to the hieroglyphs of Sumerian seals. Mapping thousands of square miles of continuous settlements and three urban centers–each one larger than modern-day Los Angeles–Tellinger provides the physical proof of Zecharia Sitchin’s theories on the Anunnaki origins of humanity.

• Includes more than 250 original full-color photographs of South Africa’s circular stone ruins, ancient roads, prehistoric mines, large pyramids, and the first Sphinx
• Reveals how these 200,000-year-old sites perfectly match Sumerian descriptions of the gold mining operations of the Anunnaki and the city of Enki
• Shows how the extensive stone circle complexes are the remains of Tesla-like technology used to generate energy and carve tunnels straight into the Earth. Author:Michael Tellinger: Publisher: Zulu Planet: ISBN:13: 978-1591431503

 

Secret Chambers Revisited:The Quest for the Lost Knowledge of ancient Egypt

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Since 1993 Rober Buaval has been embroiled in the many controversies involving the search for lost treasures of the pyramid builders and the quest for the legendary Hall of Records of Atlantis.  the strange but true story that he unfolds implicates American business moguls, the Edgar Cayce foundation, the prestigious National Geographical Society, several Ivy League universities, the Freemasons, christian fundamentalists, Zionists, and the Egyptian government.  In this fully updated edition of Secret chambers, including new color photographs, Robert Bauval pursues his in-depth investigation of clandestine events at Giza and the role played by the controversial ex-Minister of antiquities Dr Zahi Hawass.  what lies behind the mysterious doors at the end of the star shafts in the Great Pyramid? What do the mysterious inscriptions found behind the Gantenbrink door mean? what is the real purpose of the Relief Chambers and the red ochre “graffitti” in them.  Who is behind the secret tunneling and excavating in these chambers, and Why? Is there really a hidden Hall of Records from Atlantis beneath the Great Sphinx? Is the Great Pyramid just a tomb or does it serve a higher purpose involving a lost science of immortality? Why does the ancient text ascribe the pyramids’ design to the supreme god of wisdom Thoth the writer of the fabled Book of Hermes? will the Great Pyramid prove to be the “missing link” to our true origin or a “metaphysical machine” to access the world beyond.? Providing a first hand account of the strange events that have taken place at the Giza Plateau in the last three decades, Bauval reveals the hidden agendas behind these events and raises important questions about the meaning of Egypt’s ancient Structure and the very origins of civilisation. Author; Robert Bauval; Publisher: Bear and Company; ISBN; 9781591431923

 

Soulful Creatures: Ancient Mummies in Ancient Egypt

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In the ancient burial grounds of Saqqara, outside the Egyptian capital, Memphis over five millions individual ibis mummies have been excavated from one cemetery alone.  Yet the mummification of animals and its role in ancient Egyptian culture has remained shrouded in mystery. What was the religious purpose of these animal mummies? How were they made?  And why are there so many? Soulful Creatures sheds new light on the questions by taking a closer look at the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned Egyptian collections which included es snake, dog, and hawk mummies: crocodile and falcon coffins and baboon votive offerings. Author: Alison:Edward Bleiberg, Yekaterina Barbash, Lisa Bruno  Publisher: D Giles Ltd ISBN :9781907804274

Egyptian gods from Ancient Berberia (The Forgotten Civilisations of Africa)

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As a result of their extensive research, in this book the authors discuss  their findings and reveal how several of the major gods that ranked high in the ancient Egyptian pantheon  probably originated from the lost empire of the Berbers called Berberia in modern day Libya, North Africa. Amongst the gods  that the authors suggest  were adopted  by the ancient Egyptians yet were born and worshipped by the North Africans were the gods Amun, Neith,Thoth, Ptah, Apis and Bes. The book also goes on to reveal who the earliest inhabitants of North Africa were and  their relationship with the ancient Egyptians. This is an interesting read. Author: Bob Idjennaden  &  Taklit Mebarek Slaouti Publisher: Kindle Edition.

 

My Heart My Mother “Death and Rebirth in Ancient Egypt”

This book explores the pivotal place of the fiery serpent-eye goddess, Hathor-Sekmet, in the mysteries of Osiris, the Egyptian god of the dead. Weaving together myths, rituals and temple art, it recreates the craft world of ancient Memphis, with its heart-centred religion and vitalising feminine divinities. The author reveals the rich and complex temple life of New Kingdom Egypt in a compelling account of the soul’s return to primal origins in the Ancestor Ritual, a little known royal death and rebirth ceremony.”My Heart My Mother” breaks new ground with its analysis of Egyptian sacred architecture. Seti I’s temple at Abydos is shown to be an image of heaven, built to correspond with the cosmic ‘maps’ of living and dying depicted on the remarkable Nut ceilings in Theban royal tombs. Each part of the Abydos temple is a focus for transformation in the ancestral rites. Despite great social changes this heart wisdom continued long after the rule of Pharaohs ended. The book traces its profound influence in alchemy, presenting fresh evidence to support the  alchemists’ own belief in the Egyptian roots of their tradition.    Author: Alison Roberts Publisher: Northgate Publishers ISBN :9780952423317

Tausret: Forgotten Queen & Pharaoh of Egypt

One of only a few women who ruled ancient Egypt as a king during its thousands of years of history, Tausret was the last pharaoh of the 19th dynasty (c. 1200 BCE), the last ruling descendent of Ramesses the Great, and one of only two female monarchs buried in Egypt’s renowned Valley of the Kings. Though mentioned even in Homer as the pharaoh of Egypt who interacted with Helen at the time of the Trojan War, she has long remained a figure shrouded in mystery, hardly known even by many Egyptologists. Nevertheless, recent archaeological discoveries have illuminated Tausret’s importance, her accomplishments, and the extent of her influence. Tausret: Forgotten Queen & Pharaoh of Egypt combines distinguished scholars whose research and excavations have increased our understanding of the life and reign of this great woman. This lavishly illustrated book utilizes recent discoveries to correctly position Tausret alongside famous ruling queens such as Hatshepsut and Cleopatra, figures who have long dominated our view of the female monarchs of ancient Egypt. Tausret brings together archaeological, historical, women’s studies, and other approaches to provide a scholarly yet accessible volume that will be an important contribution to the literature of Egyptology — and one with appeal to both scholars and anyone with an interest in ancient Egypt culture. Author:Richard H Wilkinson Publisher: Oxford University Press  ISBN:9780199740116

The Egyptian Yoga Exercise Workout Book

Discover the physical postures and exercises practiced thousands of years ago in ancient Egypt which are today known as Yoga exercises. This work is based on the pictures and teachings from the Creation story of Ra, The Osirian Resurrection Myth and the carvings and reliefs from various Temples in Ancient Egypt. Discover the ancient Meditative Movement system.  Author: Muata Abhaya Ashby Publisher: Cruzian Mystic Books  Published:01/01/2006 ISBN:9781884564109

 

 Sacred Symbols- Ancient Egypt

“Sacred Symbols” is a series of volumes that introduce the ancient, universal wisdoms of humankind. Symbol and ritual go to the heart of human experience. Throughout history humans have developed elaborate symbolic systems to help allay their fear of the unknown and to tap the deep well-springs of spirituality. Today, people are discovering the relevance of these belief systems to life in the 1990s. This volume covers the symbols of Ancient Egypt. The whole observable world was, for the Ancient Egyptians, a symbolic representation. From the sun and the river Nile, which gave them food and sustenance, to the animal kingdom and even architecture, different phenomena were seen to have hidden meanings. Symbolism, at its deepest level, was the means by which the Egyptians interpreted the nature of life itself – the creation, the after-life and the struggle between good and evil. Author:Robert Adkinson  Publisher: Thames & Hudson  Published: 30/05/95 ISBN:9780500060131

 

  Women in ancient Egypt

 Women in Ancient Egypt is a detailed and fascinating study of the often overlooked contributions made by women of all classes to the social, and sometimes the political, history of ancient Egypt. Using evidence gleaned from written records, monuments, sculpture, tomb-paintings and the material found in tombs, including objects and human remains, Barbara Watterson has been able to build up an intriguing picture of the lives led by ancient Egyptian women, lives that were free of the restraints normally placed upon women in the rest of the ancient world, allowing them to exercise a full part in society, recognised as equal with men under the law. The types of occupations and careers open to women are described, as are their domestic and personal lives – marriage, health and childbirth; family life; running a home; clothing, jewellery and beauty preparations. The women whose lives are fleshed out in this book are largely the ‘little people’ of history, women who rarely exercised any power outside the domestic sphere. In contrast, however, the final chapter deals with those women, surprisingly few in number, whose influence on the political affairs of their country was considerable and, in some cases, legendary, with a small number of royal women able to ascend the throne of Egypt and rule as  female kings. The book is supplemented by a series of superb illustrations, detailed references and a comprehensive bibliography. It is an entertaining survey of the role of women in ancient Egypt, written in an authoritative yet highly readable way.     Author:Barbara Watterson  Publisher: Amberley Publishing  Published: 15/12/11 ISBN:9781445604947

 Daughters of Isis

Archaeological evident has revealed that during ancient Egypt’s period of history when Pharoahs ruled the lands, women enjoyed a legal, social, and sexual independance. They could own and trade in property, work outside of the home, marry foreigners and live on their own without the protection of a male guardian. Ancient Egyptian women who were fortunate enough to belong to the Royal Harem were very influential including the rare group of women who ruled Egypt as female Kings.  The author has managed to compile some interesting facts, which can be used as a guide for further research into the status of women in ancient Egypt.Author: Joyce Tydesley  Publisher: Penquin Published: 30/03/95 ISBN: 0140175962

 

 

Black Genesis

Presents proof that an advanced black African civilization inhabited the Sahara long before Pharaonic Egypt – Reveals black Africa to be at the genesis of ancient civilization and the human story – Examines extensive studies into the lost civilization of the “Star People” by renowned anthropologists, archaeologists, genetic scientists, and cultural historians as well as the authors’ archaeoastronomy and hieroglyphics research – Deciphers the history behind the mysterious Nabta Playa ceremonial area and its stone calendar circle and megaliths Relegated to the realm of archaeological heresy, despite a wealth of hard scientific evidence, the theory that an advanced civilization of black Africans settled in the Sahara long before Pharaonic Egypt existed has been dismissed and even condemned by conventional Egyptologists, archaeologists, and the Egyptian government. Uncovering compelling new evidence, Egyptologist Robert Bauval and astrophysicist Thomas Brophy present the anthropological, climatological, archaeological, geological, and genetic research supporting this hugely debated theory of the black African origin of Egyptian civilization. Building upon extensive studies from the past four decades and their own archaeoastronomical and hieroglyphic research, the authors show how the early black culture known as the Cattle People not only domesticated cattle but also had a sophisticated grasp of astronomy; created plentiful rock art at Gilf Kebir and Gebel Uwainat; had trade routes to the Mediterranean coast, central Africa, and the Sinai; held spiritual and occult ceremonies; and constructed a stone calendar circle and megaliths at the ceremonial site of Nabta Playa reminiscent of Stonehenge, yet much older. Revealing these “Star People” as the true founders of ancient Egyptian civilization, this book completely rewrites the history of world civilization, placing black Africa back in its rightful place at the center of mankind’s origins. Author:Robert Bauval Publisher: Bear & Company ISBN:9781591431145

 

 Ancient Egyptian Medicine

The skills of the ancient Egyptians in preserving bodies through mummification are well known, but less recognized is their expertise in the everyday medical practices needed to treat the living. John F. Nunn draws on his own experiences as a physician and Egyptologist to reassess the evidence on ancient Egyptian medical practices. He has translated and reconsidered the original Egyptian medical papyri and has re-evaluated other sources of information, including skeletons, mummies, statues, tomb paintings, and sarcophagi.Illustrations Author: John F Nunn Published:31st December 1998 Publisher:University of Oaklahoma Press ISBN:13-9780806135045

Aliens in Ancient Egypt

There was an epoch in Egyptian history when the arts, agriculture, astronomy, and science (including an understanding of quantum physics) flourished. But overnight, it was destroyed and erased from the historical record. This was the reign of Akhenaten and Nefertiti, an era rife with alien influence, reincarnated starseeds, and an advanced understanding of astronomy and mathematics. The sheer volume of disinformation and controversy attached to Pharaoh Akhenaten is overwhelming. Aliens in Ancient Egypt unravels a deeper story of the corrupt influences of religious zealots who were plunging Egypt into darkness. Our modern world rose from the ashes of the aftermath and, despite our conviction that we are advanced, we are still striving to reach the creative and spiritual heights of the Amarna Period. In this fascinating work, the authors ask (and answer): Were Akhenaten and Nefertiti the last pharaohs to master this sacred knowledge? Could this information have been handed down by an advanced space race during previous golden ages, in a time so distant that it can only be relegated to mythology? Why was their reign so threatening? Who stood to gain by destroying them and attempting to erase their names from history? Author: Carmen Boulter & Xavient Haze Published: 15th June 2012 Publisher:  New Page Books ISBN:9781601632166

 

The Lost Queen Ankhesenamun, Widow of Pharoah Tutankhamun

She was the last surviving member of the glorious 18th Dynasty, Queen of a golden empire that stretched from the 4th cataract of the Nile to the banks of the Euphrates: Egypt at the height of its glory and power. But Ankhsenamun and her brother-husband, Tutankhamun, the product of centuries of inbreeding, were unable to produce a living heir to the throne. Now, with word of the untimely death of her young husband, she must consider a drastic alternative means of conceiving an heir. Later still, with her aging grandfather on the throne, faced with the intolerable prospect of being forced into marriage with Egypt’s strongman, General Horemheb, and the strong possibility of being murdered by his jealous and power-hungry principal wife, she contemplates yet another drastic step: applying to Egypt’s arch-enemy, the King of the Hittites, for one of his sons to marry.  Ankhsenamun then disappears from the record. Her fate is a mystery. Did she die? Was she murdered? Or did she, just possibly, escape? If so, where did she go, and who helped her? This is the story of what may have happened. It is also the story of the birth of the Biblical Moses, and explains the real significance of his name. Author: Cherly L Fluty Published: July 2010 Publisher: Creatspace ISBN:1453709118

Invoking the Scribes of ancient Egypt “The Initiatory Path of Spiritual Journaling”

In this book the authors reveal how to create meaning from one’s life experiences and manifest new destinies through spiritual writing.  They have provided meditations and creative writing exercises exploring sacred themes in the Egyptian Book of the Dead and other hieroglyphic texts of ancient Egypt. It also contains transformative and inspiring pieces written by those who’ve attended the authors’ Egyptian sacred tours and the authors reveal how writing your spiritual biography allows you to reconnect to the creativity and divine within, face your fears, offer gratitude for what you have, manifest new destinies, and recognize your life as part of the sacred story of Earth. Author: Normandi Ellis & Gloria Taylor Brown Published: 15/10/2011 Publisher: Bear & Company ISBN:978159143128

The Sacred Tradition in Ancient Egypt: The Esoteric Wisdom Revealed

In this book the author examines the esoteric tradition of Egypt though the dimension of language, cosmology and temple life. She demonstrates that the foundation of its endeavours was a sacred mandate – the transformation of the human condition into its original cosmic substance. The text explains Egyptian myths, rituals and architecture and explores how their ideas may revitalize religion, psychology and environmental balance. It also includes practical exercise to help the reader to experience this spiritual and magical system. Author: Rosemary Clark Published:31/12/200 Publisher: Llewellyn Publishers ISBN:9781567181296

The Sacred Magic of Ancient Egypt: The Spiritual Practise Restored

For those who seek a deeper realisation of Egypt’s legacy, here is a guide to living the history of a culture that believed its sacred tradition was a timeless conduit to divine knowledge. With an elaborate canon of religious and philosophical wisdom that is conveyed through hymns, litanies, spells and ceremonies, The Sacred Magic of Ancient Egypt offers the serious practitioner an authentic blueprint for creating a modern temple and entering an exclusive dimension of the ancient mysteries. Author: Rosemary Clark Published: 29/08/2003 Publisher:Llewellyn ISBN:9781567181302

God and Religion of Ancient Egypt

Religious belief was central to life in ancient Egypt and played a fundamental role in the development of their great society. In the first half of this book, the state religion is considered, with an examination of the preparation for the afterlife, including the procedures and ceremonies that followed death. The section includes an examination of the afterlife, the Book of the Dead and ceremonies such as mummification and the Weighing of the Heart. The second half of the book examines the effects of popular religion on daily activities. It describes temple rites and offerings, the power of the high priests, and the role of women in religion. The religion of this fascinating society has been documented with maps and a wealth of over 200 beautiful photographs, reproductions and colour artworks, making this book an essential reference for anyone interested in this ancient civilization. Author: Lucia Gahlin Published:01/11/2010 Publisher: Southwater ISBN:9781844767601

 

 

The Rise and Fall of ancient Egypt

In this magnificent history, Toby Wilkinson combines grand narrative sweep with detailed knowledge of hieroglyphs and the iconography of power, to reveal Ancient Egypt in all its complexity. For the first time we see the relentless propaganda, the cut-throat politics, the brutality and repression that lay behind the appearance of unchanging monarchy as well as the extraordinary architectural and cultural achievements for which it is justly famous. Author: Toby Wilkinson Published: 02/08/2010 Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing ISBN:9780747599494

 

Myths and Legends of ancient Egypt

From the early days of Herodus the great traveller to the mummy and Osiris ancientegyptomaniacs have always been fascinated with the myths and legends of Ancient Egypt. In this book Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley takes us on a journey through 3000 years of stories and myths, and retell them to us and explains their meaning. Discovered on pyramid friezes, during archaological digs and on contemporary documents, these vivid and strange stories explain everything from why the Nile flooded every year to their beliefs about what exactly happened after death.  It also sheds fascinating light on what life was like for both rich and poor. This book offers the perfect introduction to Egyptian history and civilization. Author: Joyce Tyldesley   Publisher: Allen Lane   Published:05/08/2010 ISBN: 9781846143694

The Fortification of ancient Egypt

During the Old and Middle Kingdoms, Ancient Egypt led the world in the construction of fortifications. The oldest was discovered on Elephantine Island and dates to c.2900 BC. This book investigates over 2,000 years of Egyptian fortification, including both fortified cities and military installations. It covers the most famous sites including the fortified town of Ayn Asil and the fortress of Buhen. The text also examines the specific defensive structures within the fortifications, including gates, walls, and towers, and looks at both the operation and social history of these ancient military strongholds.  Authors: Carola Vogel, Brian Delf  Publisher: Osprey publishing      Published:10/09/2010 ISBN 9781846039560

 

 

Royal Families of ancient Egypt

Now available in paperback, this amazing book reveals the lives of the kings, queens, princes and princesses of ancient Egypt, untaggling family relationships and looking at the roles they played in politics, cultural life and religion. Ideal reference book for students and ancientegyptomanics everywhere. Authors: Aidan Hobson,Dyan Hilton Publisher: Thames & Hudson Published:15/02/2010  ISBN:9780500288573

A History of ancient Egypt

History of Ancient Egypt is an authoritative and accessible introduction to this fascinating ancient culture.  An accessible chronological narrative that draws on a range of historical sources  Offers an up-to-date survey of ancient Egypt’s history from its origins to its domination by the Roman Empire.  Considers social and economic life and the rich culture of ancient Egypt and places Egypt’s history within its regional context, detailing interactions with Asia and Africa. Author: Marc Van De Mieroop Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell Published:13/08/2010 ISBN:9781405160711

 

 

The Treasures of ancient Egypt

The treasures of ancient Egypt  trace the interest in ancient Egypt from Imperial Rome through Arab travellers and historians, the Renaissance in Europe, the early travellers and Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition to the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs by Jean-Francois Champollion in 1822 and the subsequent development of Egyptology as a scholarly subject, right to the present. Author: Jaromir Malek Publisher: Andre Deutch   Published: 14/10/2010 ISBN: 978233003108

Religion and Ritual in ancient Egypt

This book is a vivid reconstruction of the practical aspects of ancient Egyptian religion. Through an examination of artefacts and inscriptions, the text explores a variety of issues. For example, who was allowed to enter the temples, and what rituals were performed therein? Who served as priests? How were they organized and trained, and what did they do? What was the Egyptians’ attitude toward death, and what happened at funerals? How did the living and dead communicate? In what ways could people communicate with the gods? What impact did religion have on the economy and longevity of the society? This book demystifies Egyptian religion, exploring what it meant to the people and society. The text is richly illustrated with images of rituals and religious objects. Author: Emily Teeter  Publisher: Cambridge University Press  Published:31/12/2010 ISBN:9780521613002

 

Navigators: ancient Egypt

Travel back in time to the centre of a mighty civilization that still fascinates the world. Find out more about the Egyptians – pharaohs and priests, farmers and scribes – and the royal intrigues, religious beliefs and day-to-day dramas of life in ancient Egypt. Take a tour of a splendid palace, a bustling river port, an embalmer’s chamber and of course the awesome Great Pyramid. Author: Miranda Smith  Publisher: Kingfisher books  Published:18/10/2010 ISBN:9780753419663

Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs

Have you ever wondered what it was like in the Valley of the Kings? To unlock the mysteries of the pyramids? Or sail down the Nile on Cleopatra’s Barge? In her fascinating new introduction to the wonders of ancient Egypt expert Barbara Mertz tells the extraordinary history from the first Stone Age settlements to the age of Cleopatra and the Roman Emperors. It offers not just insights into the glories of the Pharaohs, but also intriguing glimpses of everyday life, folklore and culture.  Author: Barbara Metz   Publisher: Robinson Publishing  Published: 28/10/2010 ISBN:9781849012805

Dancing for Hathor: Women in ancient Egypt

This is a rich and lively account of the women of ancient Egypt from goddesses to dancing girls, queens to housewives. The fragmentary evidence allows us only tantalising glimpses of the sophisticated and complex society of the ancient Egyptians. Carolyn Graves-Brown draws on funerary remains, tomb paintings, architecture and textual evidence to explore all aspects of women in Egypt from goddesses and queens to women as the ‘vessels of creation’. This is a wide ranging and revealing account told with authority and verve. Author: Carolyn Graves-Brown Publisher: Hambledon Continuum Published:13/05/2010 ISBN:9781847250544

 

The Compact Timeline History of ancient Egypt

The Compact Timeline History of Ancient Egypt” explores the lives of the pharaohs and other historical figures, but also looks in detail at the daily lives of ordinary people – scribes, priests, and villagers – who maintained the machinery of the state. The book explains the intricacies of the culture’s religious beliefs; examines ancient Egypt’s art, relics, temples, monuments, and language; and, follows the rhythm of an agricultural society. As a great regional power, Egypt’s relationships with its neighbours influenced the wider world. This book looks at the trading patterns and military expeditions that left Egypt’s mark on Africa, the Mediterranean, Western Asia, and even further afield. “The Compact Timeline History of Ancient Egypt” explores how archaeologists have uncovered various aspects of this unique society. ISBN:9781903025871 Author: Shareen Ratnagar Publisher:Worth Press Ltd Published:01/03/2010

Eternal Egypt: Ancient rituals for the modern world

This book is the first comprehensive collection of important temple rituals performed throughout Egypt during the time of the pharaohs. The author presents seven key rites from official temple records and ancient esoteric texts for personal or group use. This guidebook also: presents rituals in a form designed to assist initiates in restoring the ancient rites of Egypt; provides for modern usage, key ritual texts coming solely from authenticated ancient sources; contains easy to follow commentaries and background information on each ritual, including symbolism and mythology not previously available in one book. This book gives text with commentary for the “Opening of the Mouth” ceremony; offers practical information for conducting these rituals in today’s world.ISBN:9781440192487 Author: Richard J Reidy  Publisher: iuniverse.com Published:05/01/2010Information courtesy of

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