Egypt & Egyptology

Giza and Karnak, Ramesses and Tutankhamun, hieroglyphs and tombs … Explore the world of the Pharaohs with our authoritative and highly respected volumes on ancient Egypt.

Abydos - Egypt’s First Pharaohs and the Cult of Osiris


Egypt's First Pharaohs and the Cult of Osiris

  • Paperback
A must-have ... this volume will certainly be of great interest and value to the informed general reader – Egyptian Archaeology

Book of the Dead

An Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead

The Papyrus of Sobekmose

  • Hardback
A major step forward in the understanding of these ancient texts both in terms of the literary quality and accuracy of the rendering of the text into English – Timeless Travels

Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day
  • Hardback
Useful advice on everything from deciphering hieroglyphics to mummifying household pets. This imaginative guide is all you need to survive and enjoy your visit to Egypt in its golden age

Chronicle of the Pharaohs

Chronicle of the Pharaohs

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

  • Paperback
Biographical accounts of all the 170 or more known pharaohs, lives and personalities of famous kings and Queens with at-a-glance datafiles for every pharaoh listing key information

City of Akhenaten
  • Paperback
Kemp brilliantly combines history, archaeology, and art history to develop a complete picture of the onetime capital of ancient Egypt … a beautiful and informative book, a rare find for experts and general readers alike – Publishers Weekly

Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
  • Paperback
Impressive … truly encyclopaedic – Times Higher Education

Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt
  • Paperback
A fully illustrated survey of all Egypt’s temples, covering the secret rites and architectural wonders from early pharaonic times to the Roman period

The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt
  • Hardback
Thames & Hudson are renowned for their excellent series of Egyptology titles for a wide general readership. This latest well-illustrated volume by Steven Snape is a welcome addition … a comprehensive appraisal of cities and city life in dynastic Egypt – Ancient Egypt

The Complete Valley of the Kings

The Complete Valley of the Kings

Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs

  • Paperback
The definitive account of the world's most famous cemetery, with detailed coverage of:

The Complete Tutankhamun

The Complete Tutankhamun

The King, The Tomb, The Royal Treasure

  • Paperback
A brilliantly presented book – with over 500 illustrations, maps, diagrams and magnificent colour photography – The Good Book Guide

The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt
  • Paperback
Judicious, clear and concise ... a standard reference work on Egyptian royalty – Egyptian Archaeology

Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners

The Revolutionary New Approach to Reading the Monuments

  • PLC (no jacket)
Ever wanted to learn about Egyptian hieroglyphs? Here’s the book for you! – The Guardian

Egyptian Myths

The Egyptian Myths

A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

  • Hardback
The myths are presented here in a down-to-earth manner, consistent with the spirit of the texts, exposing the gamut of human emotion from the rage of the solar deity to the lamentations of the widowed Isis – History Today

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt
  • Paperback
Sufficiently entertaining and manageable to be read straight through … many curious questions are answered – British Museum Society

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