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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:41 pm    Post subject: Old Kingdom Recommendations Reply with quote

Hello, I am looking for books in the English language with up to date information that specifically focus in depth on Egypt's Old Kingdom. Anything that focuses on sun temples or Heliopolis is a plus, but not a must. All recommendations are appreciated!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert J. Wenke : The Ancient Egyptian State - The Origins of Egyptian Culture (c. 8000-2000 BC). - Cambridge : University Press, 2009. - ISBN : 9780521573771 (hc); 9780521574877 (pb). - XVII, 395 p.

Karin N. Sowada : Egypt in the Eastern Mediterranean During the Old Kingdom - An Archaeological Perspective. - [Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 237]. - Fribourg / Göttingen : Academic Press / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009. - ISBN : 9783727816499; 9783525534557. - XXIV, 295 p. - (PDF - 5 MB).

Chronology and Archaeology in Ancient Egypt (The Third Millennium B.C.). - [Proceedings of a Conference Held in Prague in June 2007]. - Prague : Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, 2008. - ISBN : 9788073082451. - LIV, 265 p.

Michael Rice : Egypt's Making - The Origins of Ancient Egypt, 5000-2000 BC. - [2nd ed.]. - London / New York : Routledge, 2003. - ISBN : 0415268745; 9780415268745. - XXXI, 312 p.

Toby A. H. Wilkinson : Royal Annals of Ancient Egypt - The Palermo Stone and its Associated Fragments. - [Studies in Egyptology]. - London / New York : Kegan Paul International, 2000. - ISBN : 0710306679. - 287 p.

Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. - New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. - ISBN : 0870999060. - XXIII, 536 p. - [PDF - 100 MB]

Dorothea Arnold : When the Pyramids were Built - Egyptian Art of the Old Kingdom. - [Issued in Conjunction with the Exhibition "Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids"]. - New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art & Rizzoli International Publications, 1999. - ISBN : 0870999087. - 144 p.



With some works mainly about the 5. & 6. Dynasty at Abusir ...

Miroslav Barta (Charles University Prague, Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty Member - Academia).



Iunu / Heliopolis ...

Rehab Assem : The Chief of Seers. - In: The Realm of the Pharaohs - Essays in Honor of Tohfa Handoussa 1. - Kairo : General Organisation for Government Printing Offices, 2008. - pp. 63 - 67.

Bart Ooghe : The High Sand of Heliopolis - A Revision of Raue. - Göttinger Miszellen - GM 204. - 2005. - pp. 105 - 110. - From p. 105 :




It should be noted that the majority of literature on Iunu / Heliopolis is in German, since the German Archaeological Institute Cairo helds the digging license for decades now. Also, the evidence at excavation site for the Old Kingdom is very thin or not accessible, recumbent under nile mud deposits and the groundwater level...
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Miroslav Verner: Abusir - The Necropolis of the Sons of the Sun AUC Press 2017 ISBN 978-977-416-790-4
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you both very much!
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