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PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 5:43 am    Post subject: Post Your Ancient Egypt Library! Reply with quote

Post your book collection here, if you feel like sharing. Feel free to use pictures, lists, or a combination of both. Do it whichever way you want. All collections are worthy no matter how large or small!
The first time I purchased a book on Egypt I was in my early 20s and had just joined this forum. However, my interest in Ancient Egypt first sparked when I was about 6 years old.
Now I have many good books, and a few not so good because for a while I was just buying up anything with Egypt in the subject matter. Also, there are still many I have yet to read. I tried to keep the list organized but realized I will never be satisfied with the results, so I'm just going to post it anyway:

Early Egyptian History:

Early Dynastic Egypt- Toby A. H. Wilkinson
In the Shadow of the Pyramids: Egypt During the Old Kingdom- J Malek/W Forman
The Pyramid Builders of Ancient Egypt- Rosalie David
Analyzing Collapse: The Rise and Fall of the Old Kingdom- Miroslav Barta
Abusir: The Necropolis of the Sons of the Sun- Miroslav Verner
The Pyramids- Miroslav Verner
A History of Ancient Egypt Volume 1: From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid- John Romer
A History of Ancient Egypt Volume 2: From the Great Pyramid to the Fall of the Middle Kingdom- John Romer

Middle Kingdom:

Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom- Adela Oppenheim
The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt- Wolfram Grajetzki

The Complete Series Books:

The Complete Pyramids: Solving Ancient Mysteries- Mark Lehner
The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Ancient Egypt's Royal Burial Site- Nicholas Reeves/Richard H. Wilkinson
The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt- Richard H. Wilkinson
The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt- Steven Snape


Cult of the Sun: Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt- Rosalie David
Tales from Ancient Egypt- Joyce Tyldesley
The Penguin Book of Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt- Joyce Tyldesley
Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt- Rosalie David
Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Religion- Lucia Gahlin
The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife- Erik Hornung
Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts- R.O. Faulkner
The Cult of Ra: Sun Worship in Ancient Egypt- Stephen Quirke


Illustrated Hieroglyphics Handbook- Schumann-Antelme/Rossini
How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs- Collier/Manley
Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics- E.A Wallis Budge


Eros on the Nile
- Karol Mysliwiec
Private Lives of the Pharaohs- Joyce Tyldesley
Egyptian Museum Cairo- Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti
What Life was like on the Banks of the Nile: Egypt 3050-30 BC- Denise Dersin
Great Ages of Man: Ancient Egypt- Lionel Casson
The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt- Helen Strudwick
Egypt The World of the Pharaohs- Matthias Seidel
Beneath the Pyramids: Egypt's Greatest Secret Uncovered- Andrew Collins
The Egypt Code- Robert Bauval
The Orion Mystery: Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids- Robert Bauval/Adrian Gilbert
The Message of the Sphinx- Graham Hancock/Robert Bauval
The Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: An Illustrated Reference to the Myths, Religions, Pyramids, and Temples of the Land of the Pharaohs- Lorna Oakes/Lucia Gahlin
Ancient Egypt- David P. Silverman
Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt- Chris Naunton
Pharaohs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from the Louvre- Berman/Letellier
Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt- Barbara Mertz
Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology- Margaret S. Drower
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt- Toby Wilkinson

Children's Books:

The Search for Ancient Egypt- Jean Vercoutter
Ancient Egypt- Piotr O. Scholz
Secret Worlds Mummies and the Secrets of Ancient Egypt- ??
Egyptian Mummies: People from the Past- Delia Pemberton
Explorer's Ancient Egypt- Jinny Johnson
Egypt Then and Now- A. El Fattah
Wonders of Egypt: A Course in Egyptology- Five Mile Press


The Royal Mummies- Grafton Elliot Smith
The Tomb of Siphtah with the Tomb of Queen Tiyi- Theodore M. Davis
The Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead- Heather Pringle
Valley of the Kings- John Romer

New Kingdom:

Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh
- Joyce Tyldesley
Chronicle of a Pharaoh: The Intimate Life of Amenhotep III- Joann Fletcher
Amenhotep III: Egypt's Radiant Pharaoh- Arielle P. Kozloff
Texts from the Amarna Period in Egypt- William J. Murnane
Akhenaten and the Religion of Light- Erik Hornung
Akhenaten and Nefertiti- Cyril Aldred
Akhenaten King of Egypt- Cyril Aldred
Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet- Nicholas Reeves
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Age of Revolution- Barbara Watterson
Akhenaten: The Heretic King- Donald B. Redford
Son of the Sun: The Life and Philosophy of Akhnaton, King of Egypt- Savitri Devi
Ikhnaton: Legend and History- Frederick John Giles
Amarna Sunrise: Egypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy- Aidan Dodson
Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation- Aidan Dodson
Nefertiti: Unlocking the Mystery Surrounding Egypt's Most Famous and Beautiful Queen- Joyce Tyldesley
Nefertiti: Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt- Aidan Dodson
Smenkhkare- Michael E. Habicht
Bones in a Basket: Seeking the Identity of an Ancient Egyptian King- Dennis C. Forbes
Tutankhamen- Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt
Tutankhamun: The Last Journey- William MacQuitty
Tutankhamen's Treasures- John Ford
The Murder of King Tut- James Patterson
Treasures of Tutankhamun- I.E.S. Edwards
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs- Zahi Hawass
Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King- Joyce Tyldesley
Tutankhamun's Armies: Battle and Conquest during Ancient Egypt's Late 18th Dynasty- Darnell/Manassa
Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh- Charlotte Booth
KV-63: The Untold Story of the New Tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings- Roxanne Sanders Wilson

Sethy I, King of Egypt- Aidan Dodson
Ramesses: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh- Joyce Tyldesley
Rameses III, King of Egypt- Aidan Dodson
The Lost Tomb- Kent R. Weeks
Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty- Aidan Dodson
Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt- Richard H. Wilkinson


Cleopatra: A Life- Stacy Schiff
Cleopatra Last Queen of Egypt- Joyce Tyldesley
Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend- Joann Fletcher
Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt- Zahi Hawass/Frank Goddio
Alexandria: The Sunken City- William La Riche
Nefertiti and Cleopatra: Queen Monarchs of Ancient Egypt- Julia Samson

Fiction Books:

Murder in the Place of Anubis (#1 Lord Meren Mysteries)- Lynda S. Robinson
Murder at the Feast of Rejoicing (#3 Lord Meren Mysteries)- Lynda S. Robinson
Eater of Souls (#4 Lord Meren Mysteries)- Lynda S. Robinson
River God (#1)- Wilbur Smith
The Seventh Scroll (#2)- Wilbur Smith
Warlock (#3)- Wilbur Smith
Valley of the Kings- Cecelia Holland
Into the Mummie's Tomb- John Richard Stephens
The Buried Pyramid- Jane M. Lindskold
Reflections in the Nile- J. Suzanne Frank
Throne of Isis- Judith Tarr
For the Love of Philae- Christian Jacq
Nefer the Silent (#1 Stone of Light)- Christian Jacq
Stargate- Pauline Gedge
Lady of the Reeds(Book 1)- Pauline Gedge
House of Illusions(Book 2)- Pauline Gedge
The Twelfth Transforming- Pauline Gedge
Akhenaten: Dweller in Truth- Naguib Mahfouz
Sphinx's Princess- Esther Friesner
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This is part one. Books on Amarna and miscellaneous books will follow.

I've put books in these categories based on if the book fits entirely in a category, or mostly, and of course many fit into multiple categories. I'm not going to list all the papers I have, only physical books on my shelves.

Gods, Goddesses and Demons

The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt -- Richard H. Wilkinson
Osiris -- Bojana Mojsov
Isis -- Lesley Jackson
Sekhmet & Bastet -- Lesley Jackson
Thoth -- Lesley Jackson
Hathor -- Lesley Jackson
The Cobra Goddess & The Chaos Serpent -- Lesley Jackson
Daemons & Spirits in Ancient Egypt -- Carolyn Graves-Brown

Hieroglyphs, Language and Literature

Middle Egyptian -- James P. Allen
A Grammar of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts, Volume 1: Unis -- James P. Allan
Ancient Egyptian Phonology -- James P. Allan
Enigmatic Writing in the Egyptian New Kingdom -- Joshua Aaron Roberson
How to read Egyptian Hieroglyphs -- Mark Collier and Bill Manley
Reading the Past, Egyptian Hieroglyphs -- W.V. Davies
The Literature of Ancient Egypt -- Edited by William Kelly Simpson
Egyptian Legends and Stories -- M.V. Seton-Williams
Cracking the Egyptian Code, The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion -- Andrew Robinson
Ancient Records of Egypt vol 1 -- James Henry Breasted
Ancient Records of Egypt vol 2 -- James Henry Breasted

Pre the New Kingdom not in other categories

Egypt at it's Origins - Studies in Memory of Barbara Adams. OLA 138 in that series.
Abydos - David O'Connor
A History of Ancient Egypt - From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid -- John Romer
A History of Ancient Egypt - From the Great Pyramid to the fall of the Middle Kingdom -- John Romer

Ptolemaic Egypt

Ptolemy I -- Ian Worthington
A History of the Ptolemaic Empire -- Gunther Holbl
The Last Pharaohs - Egypt under the Ptolemies, 305-30 BC -- J. G. Manning

Pyramids and the Great Sphinx

The Pyramids of Egypt -- I. E. S. Edwards
The Great Pyramid -- John Romer
The Complete Pyramids -- Mark Lehner
Giza and the Pyramids -- Mark Lehner & Zahi Hawass
The Pyramids and the Sphinx -- Corinna Rossi
The Pyramids -- Alberto Siliotti
Riddles of the Sphinx -- Paul Jordan
Engineering the Pyramids -- Dick Parry
The Secret of the Great Pyramid -- Bob Brier & Jean-Pierre Houdin
The Great Pyramid - Haynes Operations Manual -- Franck Monnier & David Ian Lightbody. The last time I had a Haynes Manual was for a Ford Cortina, Rust In Peace.


Egyptian Religion -- Siegried Morenz
Egyptian Solar Religion in the New Kingdom -- Jan Assmann
The Search For God In Ancient Egypt -- Jan Assmann
Conceptions of God in Ancient Egypt -- Erik Hornung
The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife -- Erik Hornung
The Egyptian Amduat -- Erik Hornung and Theodor Abt
Knowledge for the Afterlife -- Theodor Abt and Erik Hornung
The Egyptian Book of Gates -- Erik Hornung with Theodor Abt
The Sungod's Journey Through The Netherworld -- Andreas Schweizer
The Cult of Ra -- Stephen Quirke
The Ancient Egyptian Netherworld Books -- John Coleman Darnell and Colleen Manassa Darnell
The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts -- R.O. Faulkner
The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts -- R.O. Faulkner
The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts -- James P. Allen
The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Moon -- Gyula Priskin
The Dawning Moon of the Mind -- Susan Brind Morrow
The Egyptian Book of the Dead, The Complete Papyrus of Ani -- 2015 edition by Goelet, Faulkner, Andrews, Gunther and Wasserman

Temples, Obelisks, Temple Ritual and the Priesthood

Temple of the World -- Miroslav Verner
The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt -- Richard H. Wilkinson
Karnak -- Elizabeth Blyth
The House of Horus at Edfu -- Barbara Watterson
The Temples of Karnak -- R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz -- The photo book, not the woo
Ancient Egyptian Temple Ritual -- Katherine Eaton
Temple Ritual at Abydos -- Rosalie David
The Festivals of Opet, the Valley, and the New Year -- Masashi Fukaya
The Priests of Ancient Egypt -- Serge Sauneron
The Role of the Lector in Ancient Egyptian Society -- Roger Forshaw
The Obelisks of Egypt -- Labib Habachi
Raising Obelisks -- Kathryn Best and Mahmoud Hassaan Al Hashash
Obelisk, a History -- Brian A. Curran, Anthony Grafton, Pamela O. Long, Benjamin Weiss

The Necropolis, Tombs and Death in general

Abusir -- Miroslav Verner
The Tomb in Ancient Egypt -- Aidan Dodson & Salima Ikram
Unwrapping Ancient Egypt -- Christina Riggs
Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt -- Salima Ikram
Divine Creatures -- Salima Ikram
Death and Salvation in Ancient Egypt -- Jan Assmann
The Royal Tombs of Egypt -- Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini
The Lost Tombs of Thebes -- Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini
The Complete Valley of the Kings -- Nicholas Reeves & Richard H. Wilkinson
Valley of the Kings -- Edited by Kent R. Weeks
KV5 -- Edited by Kent R. Weeks
Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt -- Chris Naunton
The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt -- Aidan Dodson
Ancient Egyptian Tombs -- Steven Snape
The Royal Mummies Caches (TT320 & KV35) -- Dennis C. Forbes
Scanning the Pharaohs -- Zahi Hawass & Sahar N. Saleem
An X-Ray Atlas of the Royal Mummies -- Edited by James E. Harris & Edward F. Wente
The Royal Mummies -- G. Elliot Smith
Ancient Egyptian Coffins -- Edited by John H. Taylor & Marie Vandenbeusch
The Tomb of Pharaoh Seti I -- Erik Hornung
The Art of Describing - The world of tomb decoration as visual culture of the Old Kingdom - Studies in Honour of Yvonne Harpur -- Edited by Peter Janosi & Hana Vymazalova

New Kingdom less Amarna

I've put Amunhotep III in with Amarna

Sethy I - King of Egypt -- Aidan Dodson
Rameses III - King of Egypt -- Aidan Dodson
Thutmose III - Richard A. Gabriel
Hatchepsut -- Joyce Tyldesley
Ramesses -- Joyce Tyldesley
Poisoned Legacy -- Aidan Dodson

Scholarly works that do not fit into a single category
I've separated these books from the rest of the miscellaneous as most, if not all, are at a level beyond the general reader.

The Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practice -- Robert Kriech Ritner

Seeing Perfection -- Rune Nyord. From the Cambridge Elements series

Current Research in Egyptology 2019 -- Edited by Marta Arranz Carcamo, uva

Ancient Egyptian Administration -- Edited by Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia. Vol 104 in the series Handbook of Oriental Studies

Under the Potter's Tree, Studies on Ancient Egypt Presented to Janine Bourriau on the Occasion of her 70th Birthday -- Edited by David Aston, uva. OLA204

A Companion to Ancient Egypt -- Edited by Alan B. Lloyd

Guardian of Ancient Egypt - Studies in Honor of Zahi Hawass. -- Volumes 1, 2 and 3. Edited by Janice Kamrin, Miroslav Barta, Salima Ikram, Mark Lehner and Mohamed Megahed

Growing up in Ancient Egypt -- Rosalind M. and Jac. J. Janssen

Time and Space at Issue in Ancient Egypt -- Edited by Gaelle Chantrain & jean Winand. Lingua Aegyptia Studia Monographica 19

The Great Name - Ancient Royal Titulary -- Ronald J. Leprohon

Between Heaven and Earth - Birds in Ancient Egypt -- Edited by Rozenn Baileul-LeSuer

Causing His Name to Live - Studies in Egyptian Epigraphy and History in Memoery of William J. Murnane -- Edited by Peter J. Brand and Louise Cooper

The Material Wolrd of Ancient Egypt -- William H. Peck

Chasing Chariots - Proceedings of the First International Chariot Conference (Cairo 2012) -- Edited by Andre J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram

Ancient Egyptian Chronology -- Edited by Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss and David A. Warburton. HdO vol 83

Foreigners in Ancient Egypt - Theban Tomb Paintings from the early 18th Dynasty -- Flora Brooke Anthony

The Papyrus Ebers - Ancient Egyptian medicine -- Translated by Cyril P. Bryan

Architecture, Astronomy and Sacred Landscape in Ancient Egypt -- Giulo Magli
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Part 2

Amarna There's more than this, but I've cut out a lot of stuff that's too ephemeral, wrong or downright bizarre. And I've probably missed some books that should be included, just as I have in part 1 and will have to shoehorn in later.

Amenhotep III - Perspectives on His Reign -- Edited by David O'Connor and Eric H. Cline
Amenhotep III - Egypt's Radiant Pharaoh -- Arielle P. Kozloff
Akhenaten and the Religion of Light -- Erik Hornung
Akhenaten, A Historian's View -- Ronald T. Ridley
Akhenaten, Egypt's False Prophet -- Nicholas Reeves
My Quest For Nefertiti -- Marianne Luban
The Search For Nefertiti -- Joann Fletcher
Akhenaten, History, Fantasy and Ancient Egypt -- Dominic Montserrat
Tutankhamun Revisited, Mysteries, Oversights and Inconsistencies -- Andre H. Kaplan
Tutankhamen, The Life and Death of a Boy King -- Christine El Mahdy
Howard Carter And the Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun -- H V F Winstone
The Unknown Tutankhamun -- Marianne Eaton-Krauss
The Shrines of Tut-Ankh-Amon -- Alexandre Piankoff
The Tomb of Yuya & Thuya (KV46) & The Amarna Cache (KV55) -- Dennis C. Forbes. The book about KV35 and TT320 is in the "Tombs" list as Amarna is the minority element, even if of huge importance.
Bones in a Basket -- Dennis C. Forbes
The Tombs of Harmhabi and Toutankhamanou -- Theodore M. Davis
The Boundary Stelae of Akhenaten -- William J, Murnane & Charles C Van Siclen III
Nefertiti's Face, The Creation of an Icon -- Joyce Tyldesley
Pharaohs of the Sun, Akhenaten - Nefertiti - Tutankhamen -- Edited by Rita E. Freed, Yvonne J. Markowitz and Sue H. D'Auria
The Age of Akhenaten -- Elenore Bille-De Mot
In The Light Of Amarna - 100 Years of the Nefertiti discovery -- Edited by Friederike Seyfried
Amarna Sunset -- Aidan Dodson
Amarna Sunrise -- Aidan Dodson
Nefertiti -- Aidan Dodson
Tutankhamen, Life and Death of a Pharaoh -- Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt
The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti, Amarna and it's People -- Barry Kemp
Tutankhamun's Armies -- John Coleman Darnell and Colleen Manassa
Akhenaten - Tutankhamun, Revolution & Restoration -- David P. Silverman, Josef W. Wegner and Jennifer Houser Wegner
Tutankhamen's Curse -- Joyce Tyldesley
Akhenaten, King of Egypt -- Cyril Aldred
Akhenaten, The Heretic King -- Donald B. Redford
Who was the Father of Tutankhamun? -- M. Traugott Huber
Smenkhkare, 5th Edition -- Michael E. Habicht
The Complete Tutankhamun -- Nicholas Reeves
The Boy Behind the Mask, Meeting the real Tutankhamun -- Charlotte Booth
Amarna, City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti - Julia Samson
Discovering Tutankhamun, From Howard Carter to DNA -- Zahi Hawass
Tutankhamun - The Eternal Splendor of the Boy Pharaoh -- T. G. H. James, with photos by Araldo De Luca
King Tutankhamun - The Treasures of the Tomb -- Zahi Hawass & Sandro Vannini
King Tut - The Journey Through The Underworld -- Zahi Hawass & Sandro Vannini
Photographing Tutankhamun - Archeology, Ancient Egypt, And The Archive -- Christina Riggs. Essentially about Harry Burton's work in KV62
The Face of Tutankhamun - Christopher Frayling
Tutankhaten - Amenism, Atenism and Egyptian Monotheism -- E.A. Wallis Budge. Too dated to be more than a curiosity
The Murder of Tutankhamen -- Bob Brier. "After 3000 years the mystery surrounding the murder of Tutankhamen is finally resolved" says the blurb. Science is so cruel, but a good call on Pentawere, so science is also very good.

And on the science. The latest paper on the DNA is in volume 1 of Guardian of Ancient Egypt which is in the last list in part one.
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Part 3


The list starts with books that should already have been put into previous categories.

Monuments de L'Egypte - L'edition imperiale de 1809 -- Two volume edition published by Hazan in 1988.
The Amarna Letters -- Edited and translated by William L. Moran
Ancient Egypt - Anatomy of a Civilization -- Barry J. Kemp
Mysterious Lands -- Edited by David O'Connor and Stephen Quirke.
Cleopatra -- Joyce Tyldesley
The Shadow King -- Jo Marchant. A Tut book
Egypt - Lost Civilizations -- Christina Riggs
A History of Ancient Egypt -- Nicolas Grimal
The Cat in Ancient Egypt -- Jaromir Malek
The Encylopedia of the Pharaohs -- Darrel D. Baker
Afterglow of Empire -- Aidan Dodson
Egyptian Magic -- Maarten Raven
The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt -- Steven Snape
Chronicle of the Pharaohs -- Peter A. Clayton
The Pharaoh - Life at Court and on Campaign -- Garry J. Shaw
The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt -- Aidan Dodson and Dyan Hilton
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt -- Kasia Szpakowska
In Bed with the Ancient Egyptians -- Charlotte Booth
Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead -- Edited by John H. Taylor
Visual Encyclopedia of Art - Egypt -- Alice Cartocci
Manetho Demystified - Third Edition -- Marianne Luban
The Life and Times of Moses, Viceroy of Kush -- Marianne Luban
Moses the Egyptian - The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism -- Jan Assmann
From Akhenaten to Moses - Ancient Egypt and Religious Change -- Jan Assmann
The Invention of Religion - Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus -- Jan Assmann
The Mind of Egypt - History and Meaning in the Time of the Pharaohs -- Jan Assmann
Religio Duplex - How the Enlightenment Reinvented Egyptian Religion -- Jan Assmann
The Secret Lore of Egypt, it's impact on the West -- Erik Hornung. Sounds like woo, but actually shows now the crazies get their crazy ideas about Egypt.
Omm Sety's Abydos -- Dorothy Louise Eady. Not a crazy, but certainly some odd and inexplicable stuff going on.
The Children of Ra -- Arthur Kemp. Hugely controversial author, but the latest science backs him up.
Not out of Africa -- Mary Lefkowitz. Again controversial, read this before it gets banned and burned.
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt - A Most Merry and Illustrated History -- Chip Cooper
Ancient Egypt Investigated - 101 Important Questions and Intruiging Answers -- Thomas Scheider
The "G"ape of Tutankhamun -- John & Elizabeth Romer. Change the "G" to an "R" as the forum autocensors certain words. Actually about the bad condition of tombs and other monuments in Egypt at the time of publication in 1993. The situation has greatly improved of course.
The Eternal Light of Egypt - A Photographic Journey -- Sarite Sanders. Atmospheric monochrome photos of various monuments.
Imagining Egypt - A Living Portrait of the Time of the Pharaohs - Mark Millmore. Perhaps aimed at a younger audience, but good for his artwork and 3D reconstructions of temples.
The Pharaohs Master-Builders -- Henri Stierlin. Photogrpahic essay on the monuments
Egypt - Splendours of an Ancient Civilization -- Alberto Siliotti. Large size photo essay
Egypt Lost and Found - Explorers and Travellers on the Nile -- Alberto Siliotti. Large size with many good reproductions of 19th Century illustrations, maps and plans.

Ancient Egypt Magazine -- Last on the list but certainly not the least, as all 126 issues to date are a huge and usefull resource.
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I work on the principle that you cannot condemn that about which you know nothing, therefore I have a small collection of books out of the mainstream. I won't condemn them all as just woo, as I don't think that about Robert Bauval, Robert Temple and R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz, and see them more as having taken a wrong path, and in the case of de Lubicz, made a number of gross errors and misinterpretations. Perhaps I'm being kind, if not arrogant, and others may see them in a different light, perhaps better, perhaps worse.

The Orion Mystery -- Robert Bauval & Adrian Gilbert
Secret Chamber -- Robert Bauval. And no, Mr Hancock, it is not "Spellbinding"
The Vatican Heresy -- Robert Bauval & Chiara Hohenzollern. This I thought was genuinely interesting as it combines two areas of interest to me, Ancient Egypt and Renaissance Italy/Papal history.
The Hermetica -- Timothy Freke & Peter Gandy
Egyptian Dawn -- Robert Temple
The Sphinx Mystery -- Robert Temple with Olivia Temple. Unlike Egyptian Dawn, a total waste of my time to read as they are just plain wrong.

While the books in my main lists are in the building on various floors, the books above are outside on the pavement, some dipping a toe into the gutter. This last book is not so much in the gutter, as the sewer.

The Giza Power Plant -- Christopher Dunn, who clearly thinks we are dumb, well I was for buying this utterly worthless trash that, like all the "deep woo" trash, insults not just the readers, but Ancient Egypt. May Sekhmet smite their bodies and Ammit devour their souls.
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