Miscellaneous Sites


Abydos: Holy City of Ancient Egypt

Author: Omm Sety - el-Zeini, Hanny.
Publisher: Los Angeles, 1981

A magnificent book about the temple of Set I at Abydos, by Omm Sety, the woman who dedicated her life to the study and restoration of it.



Aswan and Abu Simbel, History & Guide

Author: Kamil, Jill
Publisher: American University Press in Cairo, 1993

Brief traveller's information about and the history of Aswan and Abu Simbel, including the magnificent temples saved from the rising waters of Lake Nasser.


Burial Customs of the Ancient Egyptians

Author: Garstang, John
Publisher: Kegan Paul, 2000

An account of John Garstang's excavations during the seasons of 1902-1904 at the Middle Kingdom necropolis of Beni Hassan to the south of modern-day Cairo.


Cadogan Cairo Luxor Aswan (Cadogan Guides)

Author: Haag, Michael
Publisher: Cadogan Books, 2000

From dazzling Cairo, with its many an mosques d suqs to Luxor and Aswan, with its many ancient temples and tombs, this guide captures the essence of ancient and modern-day Egypt.


The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh

Author: Petrie, W.M. Flinders
Publisher: Kegan Paul 2000

Re-edition of Petrie's publication on the finds at Giza.


Reports from the Survey of the Dakhleh Oasis Western Desert of Egypt 1977-1987

Author: Mills, Anthony J.
Publisher: Oxbow Books, 2000

Archaeological reports on the survey at the Dakhla Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt.


The Tomb Chamber of Hsw the Elder: The Inscribed Material at Kom el-Hisn. Part I: Illustrations

Author: Silverman, David P.
Publisher: Eisenbrauns, 1989

Illustrations of the inscriptions found in the tomb chamber of Hesu at Kom el-Hisn.


Valley of the Golden Mummies

Author: Hawass, Zahi A.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, 2000

The discovery of a labyrinth of tombs dated to the Greek-Roman Period in the Bahariya oasis to the west of the Nile Valley, by the man who is leading the archaeological survey.




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