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The Nile
The Nile
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351553
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The Nile
A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present
Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $27.95

A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors, now in tumult.

Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time... Read more >
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The Nile
The Nile
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351560
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The Nile
A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present
Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $13.99

A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors, now in tumult.

Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Before the Pyramids
Cracking Archaeology's Greatest Mystery
Written by Christopher Knight and Alan Butler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $7.99

The suggestion that the Giza pyramids were laid out to represent the stars of Orion's belt, with the position of the River Nile reflecting the Milky Way, was first put forward by the renowned author Robert Bauval in his bestselling book The Orion Mystery. In Before the Pyramids Knight and Butler... Read more >
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New Kingdom Egypt

Written by Mark Healy
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of the New Kingdom of Egypt (16th - 11th Century BC) and it's people. Builders of the Pyramids and most ancient of all the powers of the biblical world, the Egyptians remain one of history's most fascinating and enigmatic peoples. During the New Kingdom era, Egypt reached the peak... Read more >
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The War of Horus and Set
The War of Horus and Set
Written by David McIntee, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780969022
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The War of Horus and Set

Written by David McIntee
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $17.95

Egyptian mythology tells us that long ago the brother gods Osiris and Set ruled peacefully over the lands of Upper and Lower Egypt, each in his own kingdom. But over time Set came to covet his brother's lands and crown, and eventually the temptation overwhelmed him. Usurping Osiris' throne, Set began... Read more >
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The War of Horus and Set

Written by David McIntee
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

Egyptian mythology tells us that long ago the brother gods Osiris and Set ruled peacefully over the lands of Upper and Lower Egypt, each in his own kingdom. But over time Set came to covet his brother's lands and crown, and eventually the temptation overwhelmed him. Usurping Osiris' throne, Set began... Read more >
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The Murder of Cleopatra
The Murder of Cleopatra
Written by Pat Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616146504
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The Murder of Cleopatra
History's Greatest Cold Case
Written by Pat Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 270 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

A world-renowned criminal profiler takes a fascinating look at one of the most tragic mysteries in history.

For more than two thousand years, the great pharaoh Cleopatra VII has been portrayed as a failed monarch. Various ancient sources state that she desperately ended her life with the bite of an asp... Read more >
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The Murder of Cleopatra
History's Greatest Cold Case
Written by Pat Brown


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

A world-renowned criminal profiler takes a fascinating look at one of the most tragic mysteries in history.

For more than two thousand years, the great pharaoh Cleopatra VII has been portrayed as a failed monarch. Various ancient sources state that she desperately ended her life with the bite of an asp... Read more >
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Warships of the Ancient World
3000-500 BC
Written by Adrian Wood
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.95

The world’s first war machines were ships built two millennia before the dawn of the Classical world. Their influence on the course of history cannot be overstated. A wide variety of galleys and other types of warships were built by successive civilisations, each with their own distinctive appearance, capability and utility... Read more >
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Warships of the Ancient World
Warships of the Ancient World
Written by Adrian Wood, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849089784
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Warships of the Ancient World
3000-500 BC
Written by Adrian Wood
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

The world's first war machines were ships built two millennia before the dawn of the Classical world. Their influence on the course of history cannot be overstated since they allowed war to be carried to distant lands, allowing for the first time the rise of empires unrestricted by maritime boundaries. The... Read more >
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384901
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

“Magisterial . . . [A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt’s complex evolution over the course of three millenniums.”—Los Angeles Times
 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly
 
In this landmark volume, one of the world’s most renowned Egyptologists tells the... Read more >
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604297
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $1.99

In this landmark work, one of the world’s most renowned Egyptologists tells the epic story of this great civilization, from its birth as the first nation-state to its final absorption into the Roman Empire—three thousand years of wild drama, bold spectacle, and unforgettable characters.

Award-winning scholar Toby Wilkinson captures not only... Read more >
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Cleopatra
Cleopatra
Edited by Zahi Hawass, Contribution by Franck Goddio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426205453
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Cleopatra
The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt
Edited by Zahi Hawass
Contribution by Franck Goddio


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $28.00

Beautiful, mysterious, and tragic, Cleopatra remains one of the most mesmerizing women of all time—and here is her story, based on the latest archaeological research. Secrets unfold in the official companion book to the new exhibition cosponsored by National Geographic, opening in Philadelphia in May 2010 and touring the United States... Read more >
Egyptian Pyramids and Mastaba Tombs
Egyptian Pyramids and Mastaba Tombs
Written by Philip J. Watson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852638538
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Egyptian Pyramids and Mastaba Tombs

Written by Philip J. Watson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $13.95

The Egyptian pyramids are iconic images of ancient Egyptian civilisation and mythology. This book traces the early development of ancient pyramids and tombs, from the Mastaba burial tombs of the first dynasty, to the Great Pyramid of the fourth. Also exploring the lesser-known pyramids of the Old and Middle Kingdoms, the... Read more >
Tutankhamun
Tutankhamun
Written by Zahi Hawass, Photographed by Sandro Vannini
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426202643
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Tutankhamun
The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs
Written by Zahi Hawass
Photographed by Sandro Vannini


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $40.00

Mysterious boy king Tutankhamun returns to the U.S. in 2008, bringing rare treasures never before seen outside Egypt. For the millions of fans wanting a keepsake and chronicle of this magnificent new exhibition, this book will delight. Created by world-renowned art historians under the guidance of Zahi Hawass—director of Egypt’s Supreme... Read more >
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Who Killed King Tut?
Who Killed King Tut?
Written by Michael R. King and Gregory M. Cooper, Preface by Harold Bursztajn, M.D., Contribution by Don Denevi, Foreword by Joann Fletcher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591024019
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Who Killed King Tut?
Using Modern Forensics to Solve a 3,300-year-old Mystery
Written by Michael R. King and Gregory M. Cooper
Preface by Harold Bursztajn, M.D.
Contribution by Don Denevi
Foreword by Joann Fletcher


Format: Trade Paperback, 287 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $20.99

The greatest archaeological find of the 20th century, and perhaps of all time, was the discovery in 1922 of the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen. Untouched for 3,300 years, the ancient tomb, filled with spectacular treasures, raised many questions about the legendary reign of this boy king. Recently Tut has... Read more >
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Written by Zahi Hawass and Zahi Hawass
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792238737
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Official Companion Book to the Exhibition sponsored by National Geographic
Written by Zahi Hawass and Zahi Hawass


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

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How the Great Pyramid Was Built
How the Great Pyramid Was Built
Written by Craig Smith, Afterword by Mark Lehner, Foreword by Zahi Hawass
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588342003
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How the Great Pyramid Was Built

Written by Craig Smith
Afterword by Mark Lehner
Foreword by Zahi Hawass


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2004
Price: $27.95

Going beyond even the expertise of archaeologists and historians, world-class engineer Craig B. Smith explores the planning and engineering behind the incredible Great Pyramid of Giza. How would the ancient Egyptians have developed their building plans, devised work schedules, managed laborers, solved specific design and engineering problems, or even improvised on... Read more >
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