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A History of Egypt

Volume 2. The XVIIth and XVIIIth Dynasties

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Egyptology

  • Date Published: October 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108065658


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  • Published in six volumes between 1894 and 1905, this collection served as a valuable reference work for students and scholars of Egyptology at a time when ongoing archaeological excavations were adding significantly to the understanding of one of the world's oldest civilisations. At the forefront of this research was Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853–1942), whose pioneering methods made Near Eastern archaeology a much more systematic and scientific discipline. Many of his other publications are also reissued in this series. Britain's first professor of Egyptology from 1892, Petrie was conscious of the fact that there was no textbook he could recommend to his students. The work of Weidemann was in German and out of date, so Petrie and his collaborators incorporated the latest theories and discoveries in this English-language resource. In Volume 2 (1896), Petrie covers the seventeenth and eighteenth dynasties.

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    • Date Published: October 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108065658
    • length: 376 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • contains: 164 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Seventeenth dynasty
    2. Eighteenth dynasty
    3. Aahmes
    4. Amenhotep I
    5. Tahutimes I
    6. Tahutimes II
    7. Hatshepsut
    8. Tahutimes III
    9. Amenhotep II
    10. Tahutimes IV
    11. Amenhotep III
    12. Amenhotep IV
    13. Ra-Smenkh-Ka
    14. Tut-Ankh-Amen
    15. Ay
    16. Horemheb
    17. The decline of Egypt in Syria
    18. The geography of the Syrian campaigns
    19. Relationships of the XVIIth dynasty
    20. The mummies of Deir el Bahri
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  • Author

    William Matthew Flinders Petrie

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