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Lost Pharaohs

by Cottrell,
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-01-11
Genre: History
Pages: 256 pages
ISBN 13: 1136211160
ISBN 10: 9781136211164
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Synopsis : Lost Pharaohs written by Cottrell,, published by Routledge which was released on 2013-01-11. Download Lost Pharaohs Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. A curious fact, noted by Pendlebury, is that whereas the sculptures of previous reigns showed the Pharaoh with one foot forward, ... In one of these he writes : “Behold Aziru has fought my chiefs, and the chiefs whom 212 THE LOST PHARAOHS. -- Published in the year 2006, Lost Pharaohs is a valuable contrubution to the field of History.

Lost Pharaohs
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Cottrell,
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Published in the year 2006, Lost Pharaohs is a valuable contrubution to the field of History.
The Lost Pharaohs
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Leonard Cottrell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-04 - Publisher: New Word City

1922. The Tomb of Tutankhamun. A candle flame flickers on treasures that have lain in darkness for 3,250 years. Lord Carnarvon: "Can you see anything?" Howard Carter: "Yes . . . wonderful things!" Carter did, indeed, stumble on wonderful things. Here is one of the world's most exciting detective stories, told by a master Egyptologist, filled with the adventures of those who first unraveled the mysteries of ancient Egypt. While no one may ever uncover all the secrets behind the Pyramids and Sphinx, modern archeologists can tell us something about the strange and fascinating people who built them. The Lost Pharaohs takes you on an unforgettable journey along the Nile, revisiting a civilization that has vanished and been recaptured on these pages.
Lost Cities & Ancient Mysteries of Africa & Arabia
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: David Hatcher Childress
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press

Join Childress as he discovers forbidden cities in the Empty Quarter of Arabia, 'Atlantean' ruins in Egypt and the Kalahari desert; a mysterious, ancient empire in the Sahara; and more. This is an extraordinary life on the road: across war torn countries Childress searches for King Solomon's Mines, living dinosaurs, the Ark of the Covenant and the solutions to the fantastic mysteries of the past.
Reading Planet: Astro – Tutankhamun: Search for the Lost Pharaoh – Mars/Stars band
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: John Malam
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-22 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The year is 1922. English archaeologist, Howard Carter, lights a candle to look inside the tomb he has found, and sees something no one had seen for 3000 years. He has found Tutankhamun's tomb. And everywhere he looks, is the glint of gold! But who is Tutankhamun? And how did he live? Just like Carter, you'll discover the secrets of the 'boy king', who became pharaoh of Egypt when he was just eight years old. You'll also explore ideas about how Tutankhamun died and what happened to his tomb in the 3000 years before Carter discovered it. But what's that about a curse, you ask? Read on, if you dare... Tutankhamun: Search for the Lost Pharaoh is part of the Astro range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Astro books are ideal for struggling and reluctant readers aged 7-11. Each book is dual-banded so that children can improve their fluency whilst enjoying exciting fiction and non-fiction relevant to their age. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Interest age: 8-9 Reading age: 7-8 years
Mathematics in the Time of the Pharaohs
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Richard J. Gillings
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

In this carefully researched study, the author examines Egyptian mathematics, demonstrating that although operations were limited in number, they were remarkably adaptable to a great many applications: solution of problems in direct and inverse proportion, linear equations of the first degree, and arithmetical and geometrical progressions.
Journey of the Pharaohs
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Clive Cussler, Graham Brown
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-10 - Publisher: Penguin

Kurt Austin and the NUMA crew risk everything to stop a cutthroat arms dealer from stealing a priceless ancient treasure in the thrilling new novel from the #1 New York Times-bestselling grand master of adventure. In 1074 B.C., vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler--along with its mysterious cargo--sinks off the coast of Scotland. How are these three mysterious events connected? And, more importantly, what do they mean for Kurt Austin and his NUMA team? As they search for answers, the NUMA squad join the agents of the British MI5 to take on a wide-reaching international conspiracy. Their common enemy is the Bloodstone Group, a conglomerate of arms dealers and thieves attempting to steal ancient relics on both sides of the Atlantic. Kurt and his team soon find themselves wrapped up in a treacherous treasure hunt as they race to find the lost Egyptian riches. . . before they fall into the wrong hands.
Nubian Pharaohs and Meroitic Kings
Language: en
Pages: 232
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-30 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

NUBIAN PHARAOHS AND MEROITIC KINGS: THE KINGDOM OF KUSH Necia Desiree Harkless has completed her odyssey of 24 years initiated by a poem that emerged in the odd moments of early morning and her studies as a Donovan Scholar at the University of Kentucky with Dr. William Y. Adams, the leading Nubiologist of the world. The awesome result is her attempt to map the cultural, social, political history of Nubia as a single people as actors on the world stage as they act out their destinies in the cradle of civilization. The underlying purpose of her book is to reconstruct the collective efforts of the past and present Nubian campaigns and their collaborative scholarship so that the African American as well as all Americans can begin to understand the contributions of the civilization of Africa and Asia as a continuous historical entity. The history of the Kingdom of Kush begins with its earliest kingdom of Kerma in 2500 BC. It continues with the conquest of Egypt by the Nubian Pharaohs in 750 BC, reluctantly recognized as the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egyptian Pharaohs. They ruled as black pharaohs from their Kingdom at Napatan until they were forced one hundred years later to retreat to Napata by the Assyrians who assumed control of the Egyptians. It was at Meroe, the last empire of the Kush, that forty generations of Meroitic kings and queens continued the Kingdom of Kush reaching monumental and dynastic heights. Their symbiotic relationship with Egypt was over, allowing them to develop their own indigenous culture with a language and script of their own. Their architecture, arts , politics , material and spiritual culture in the minds of many scholars surpassed that of Egypt. Over two hundred pyramids have been investigated. It is an epic that will be long remembered. The dawn of Christianity in the Kingdom of Kush has been found in the treasure cove of the Frescoes of Faras.
Zeichen aus dem Sand
Language: en
Pages: 704
Authors: Evamaria Engel, Vera Müller, Ulrich Hartung
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

Anlasslich des 65. Geburtstages von Gunter Dreyer, dem langjahrigen Ersten Direktor des Deutschen Archaologischen Institutes Abteilung Kairo und Leiter der Grabungen in Abydos/Umm el-Qaab und Elephantine, erscheinen Zeichen aus dem Sand - Streifl ichter aus Agyptens Geschichte zu Ehren von Gunter Dreyer. In 43 Beitragen von 48 international fuhrenden Autoren werden agyptologische Fragestellungen aus der Zeitspanne zwischen dem 4. Jahrtausend v. Chr. bis zum 1. Jahrtausend n. Chr. erortert. Die dabei auftretende Themenvielfalt reicht von archaologischen und kunstgeschichtlichen Studien uber anthropologische und zooarchaologische Untersuchungen bis zu philologischen und kulturwissenschaftlichen Analysen. Dem Hauptarbeitsgebiet des Jubilars entsprechend liegt ein Schwerpunkt in der pra- und fruhdynastischen Epoche. Somit gibt der Band nicht nur ein breites Spektrum der aktuellen agyptologischen Forschung wieder, sondern fuhrt in exemplarischer Weise neueste Tendenzen der agyptischen Vor- und Fruhgeschichtsforschung vor Augen.
Ancient Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Barry J. Kemp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Psychology Press

From an archaeological perspective, and drawing on new excavations, Kemp (Egyptology, Cambridge) explores ways in which Egypt of about 3000-1000 BC prefigures our own culture. He discusses what he sees as major shaping forces of the civilization, such as political myth and ideology, bureaucracy, the quest for food and work, charismatic rule, the political and economic constraints on daily life, and the interplay between change and stability through the centuries. Contains many plans of buildings and towns, and redrawings of carvings. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
The Ancient Egyptian Family
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Troy D. Allen
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-25 - Publisher: Routledge

Scholars in Egyptology have often debated the following question: was the ancient Egyptian society organized along patrilineal or matrilineal lines? In taking a fresh and innovative look at the ancient Egyptian family, Allen attempts to solve this long-standing puzzle. Allen argues that the matrilineal nature of the ancient Egyptian family and social organization provides us with the key to understanding why and how ancient Egyptian women were able to rise to power, study medicine, and enjoy basic freedoms that did not emerge in Western Civilization until the twentieth century. More importantly, by examining the types of families that existed in ancient Egypt along with highlighting the ancient Egyptians' kinship terms, we can place the ancient Egyptian civilization in the cultural context and incubator of Black Africa. This groundbreaking text is a must-read for Historians and those working in African Studies and Egyptology.
Archaeologists in Print
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Amara Thornton
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-25 - Publisher: UCL Press

Archaeologists in Print is a history of popular publishing in archaeology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a pivotal period of expansion and development in both archaeology and publishing. It examines how British archaeologists produced books and popular periodical articles for a non-scholarly audience, and explores the rise in archaeologists’ public visibility. Notably, it analyses women’s experiences in archaeology alongside better known male contemporaries as shown in their books and archives. In the background of this narrative is the history of Britain’s imperial expansion and contraction, and the evolution of modern tourism in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Archaeologists exploited these factors to gain public and financial support and interest, and build and maintain a reading public for their work, supported by the seasonal nature of excavation and tourism. Reinforcing these publishing activities through personal appearances in the lecture hall, exhibition space and site tour, and in new media – film, radio and television – archaeologists shaped public understanding of archaeology. It was spadework, scripted. The image of the archaeologist as adventurous explorer of foreign lands, part spy, part foreigner, eternally alluring, solidified during this period. That legacy continues, undimmed, today. Praise for Archaeologists in Print This beautifully written book will be valued by all kinds of readers: you don't need to be an archaeologist to enjoy the contents, which take you through different publishing histories of archaeological texts and the authors who wrote them. From the productive partnership of travel guide with archaeological interest, to the women who feature so often in the history of archaeological publishing, via closer analysis of the impact of John Murray, Macmillan and Co, and Penguin, this volume excavates layers of fascinating facts that reveal much of the wider culture of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The prose is clear and the stories compulsive: Thornton brings to life a cast of people whose passion for their profession lives again in these pages. Warning: the final chapter, on Archaeological Fictions, will fill your to-be-read list with stacks of new titles to investigate! This is a highly readable, accessible exploration into the dynamic relationships between academic authors, publishers, and readers. It is, in addition, an exemplar of how academic research can attract a wide general readership, as well as a more specialised one: a stellar combination of rigorous scholarship with lucid, pacy prose. Highly recommended!' Samantha Rayner, Director of UCL Centre for Publishing; Deputy Head of Department and Director of Studies, Department of Information Studies, UCL
Cushites in the Hebrew Bible
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Kevin Burrell
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-13 - Publisher: BRILL

In Cushites in the Hebrew Bible Kevin Burrell examines theological, historical, and social aspects of identity construction in order to clarify the ways in which biblical authors understood and represented ancient Cushites—a largely “African” people in the biblical world.