General History

Ancient Egypt

Author: Silverman, David P. (ed.)
Publisher: 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.

Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization

Author: Kemp, Barry J.
Publisher: Routledge, 1993

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

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

Author: Clayton, Peter A.
Publisher: 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.

The Cosmos of Khnumhotep II

Author: Kamrin, Janice
Publisher: Kegan Paul 1998

The Cosmos of Khnumhotep II charts the various levels of meaning buried in the scenes, ornaments, and texts that adorn Khnumhotep II's chapel, and provides a detailed analysis of the organisational structure of the tomb. 

Egypt of the Pharaohs

Author: Gardiner, Alan H.
Publisher: Oxford, London, New York, 1964

From Menes to Alexander the Great, this book, by one of the most renowned Egyptologists of the 20th century, provides a concise but detailed history of Ancient Egypt.

Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Author: Bierbrier, Morris L.
Publisher: Scarecrow Press, 1999

This reference to Ancient Egypt presents the important people, places and events in ancient Egyptian history as well as those in the history of Egyptology. The work also features a detailed bibliography that presents monographs on these themes.

A History of Ancient Egypt

Author: Grimal, Nicolas
Publisher: Blackwell Pub., 1994

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

History of Ancient Egypt: An Introduction

Author: Hornung, Erik
Publisher: 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.


Author: Waddell, W.G.
Publisher: 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.

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

Author: Shaw, Ian (ed.)
Published: Oxford University Press, 2004

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

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt

Author: Manley, Bill
Publisher: Penguin Books, 1996

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

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

Author: James, T.G.H.
Publisher: Cassell Publications Ltd., 1995

A 168 page overview of the history of Pharaonic Egypt.

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

Author: Quirke, Stephen
Publisher: Dover Publications, 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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