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The Ancient Egypt Bibliography is a growing list of over 550 books on Ancient Egypt, written in different languages.

This list is intentionally eclectic: some books will be highly scientific, some are meant for a more general audience and others yet are intended for children.

Several books in this list hold a link to the world's largest on-line bookshops: Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk, enabling you to expand your personal library with your favourite books on Ancient Egypt.

 

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A History of Ancient Egypt
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Author(s): Grimal, Nicolas
Published: Blackwell Pub., 1994

Egyptologist Nicolas Grimal goes through over 3000 years of history in this book, providing every detail possible.

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A Short History of Ancient Egypt: From Predynastic to Roman Times

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Author(s): James, T.G.H.
Published: Cassell Publications Ltd., 1995

A book with 168 pages filled with an overview of the more than 3000 year long history of Ancient Egypt.

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Ancient Egypt

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Author(s): Silverman, David P. (ed.)
Published: Oxford University Press, 1997

In this lavishly illustrated tour of ancient Egypt, Silverman and a team of leading scholars explore the cultural wealth of this fascinating time and place in a series of authoritative essays based on the latest theories and discoveries.

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Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization

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Author(s): Kemp, Barry J.
Published: Routledge, 1993

Archaeologist Barry Kemp studies the origins and structure of the Ancient Egyptian civilization and comes to tantalising conclusions.

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Ancient Records of Egypt: Historical Documents from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest

 

Author(s): Breasted, James H.
Published: New York, 1906, reprinted 1962 

Egyptologist Breasted provides a translation of historical texts and documents from Ancient Egypt, up until the conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great. 5 volumes.

 

 

Chronicle of the Pharaohs: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt

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Author(s): Clayton, Peter A.
Published: London, 1994

Clayton's Chronicle lists all the rulers and dynasties of Ancient Egypt in chronological order, from Narmer to Cleopatra. Includes biographical portraits, timelines, cartouches and genealogical tables.

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De geschiedenis van Egypte

 

Author(s): Sporry, Bob Tadema
Published: Uniboek, Bussem - Haarlem, 1976 

General overview of the history of Ancient Egypt, in Dutch.

 

 

Egypt of the Pharaohs

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Author(s): Gardiner, sir Alan H.
Published: Oxford, London, New York, 1964

From Menes to Alexander the Great, this book provides a concise but detailed history of Ancient Egypt.

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From Dot to Cleopatra

 

Author(s): Buffry, Alun
Published: Frontier Publishing

 

 

Groot Egypte Boek

 

Author(s): Tadema, Auke A. - Tadema Sporry, Bob
Published: Fibula, Houten, 1989 

General overview of the history of Ancient Egypt, with many illustrations and reconstruction-drawings. In Dutch.

 

 

Het wereldrijk der farao's

 

Author(s): Tadema Sporry, Bob
Published: Fibula-Van Dishoeck, Bussum, 1975 

General overview of the history of Ancient Egypt, in Dutch.

 

 

Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

 

Author(s): Bierbrier, Morris L.
Published: Scarecrow Press, 1999

First in the series of Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras.

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History of Ancient Egypt: An Introduction

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Author(s): Hornung, Erik
Published: Cornell University Press, 1999

Egyptologist Erik Hornung reveals the turbulent events that triggered the Ancient Egyptian society and history, highlighting significant cultural and religious changes.

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Letters from Ancient Egypt

 

Author(s): Wente, Edward
Published: Scholars Press, 1990

 

 

Manetho

 

Author(s): Waddell, W.G.
Published: Loeb Classical Library, 1997

Text publication and translation of three sources (Africanus, Eusebius and the Armenian version of Eusebius) that quote from Manetho's history of Ancient Egypt.

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Monarchs of the Nile

 

Author(s): Dodson, Aidan
Published: Barnes & Noble (year not found)

 

 

The Book of the Kings of Egypt.

 

Author(s): Budge, E. A. Wallis
Published: London, 1908

Old-fashioned and out-dated, this multi-volume publication by Budge is more a collector's item than a source of good and reliable information.

 

 

The Cosmos of Khnumhotep II

 

Author(s): Kamrin, Janice
Published: Kegan Paul 1998

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The Eye of Horus: A History of Ancient Egypt

 

Author(s): Callender, Gae
Published: Longman, 1998

 

 

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

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Author(s): Shaw, Ian (ed.)
Published: Oxford University Press, 2000

Several authors have contributed to this 640 page history of Ancient Egypt, tracing more than 3000 years of civilisation in the Nile Valley.

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt

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Author(s): Manley, Bill
Published: Penguin Books, 1996

Egyptologist Bill Manley traces the history of Ancient Egypt from the founding of Memphis around 5000 B.C. Recent archaeological evidence sheds new light on the vast architectural legacy of one of the world's oldest nations.

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The Royal Canon of Turin

 

Author(s): Gardiner, sir Alan H.
Published: Griffith Institute, Oxford, 1987

Text publication of the so-called Turin King-list, one of the most important Ancient Egyptian historical documents to this date. The placing of the fragments proposed in this publication is the one that is still the most accepted.

 

 

The Splendour That Was Egypt

 

Author(s): Murray, M.A.
Published: New English Library, 1962

 

 

Who Were the Pharaohs? A History of Their names With a List of Cartouches

 

Author(s): Quirke, Stephen
Published: Dover Pubns, 1991

A wonderful dynasty-by-dynasty index of pharaohs from the Early Dynastic Period until the Roman Emperors, including the cartouches of each pharaoh. This book also explains the royal naming practices.

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