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The Rosetta Stone inscribed in honour of Ptolemy V . , Epiphanes . . . . . . . . .
Egyptian Funeral Procession . I . From the Papyrus of Ani . Egyptian Funeral
Procession . II . From the Papyrus of Ani . View of the Coffin Chamber . . . .
Mummy of ...
11 - 64 , , Persian Rulers of Egypt Macedonian Rulers of Egypt . . . The Ptolemies
. . . The Romans . . . . . , The Byzantines . . . , The Muḥammadans . . . . . 68 List of
Egyptian Dynasties and the dates assigned to them by Egyptologists . . . 69 List ...
He calls them praefecturas oppidorum , ( v . 9 , 9 ) . The nomes and their chief
towns are given by Ptolemy , Geographiae , iv . 5 , ed . Mercator , pp . 105 - 108 .
Over the early history of Egypt there hangs a mystery FUNEREAL
He was alive about historia B . C . 271 , and is said to have been a contemporary
of Ptolemy I . ; his Egyptian history was composed during the reign of Ptolemy II .
Philadelphus , B . C . 286 – 247 . Extracts from this work are given us by ...
... where he was poisoned at a banquet ; his body was brought in great state to
his city Alexandria and was buried there . B . M . Library PTOLEMIES . B . C . 305
Ptolemy I EGYPTIAN HISTORY . 65 ,, Persian Rulers of Egypt Macedonian
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'The Mummy' is an amazing book because it's so much more than a description of how, why and when Ancient Egyptians preserved their dead. Look just through the contents and you'll be amazed at the range of material - as if Wallis Budge had emptied a sackful of knowledge for the learner to pick through. Because that's it's best use, a source book on Ancient Egypt - as long as you remember it's dated and some ideas rejected.
The first few pages introduce and include a list of the nomes (districts) in hieroglyphics and transcriptions. The pages on Egyptian chronology, as well as reviewing problems oof disagreement ammong both sources and scholars includes a useful list of rulers - although the real jewel here, following a good basic history, is a list of 2 of the 5 names available of Pharaohs (hieroglyphics & transcriptions); this is a must for any visitor to inscriptions in museums or Egypt itself. A clear history of the decipherment of hieroglyphics is followed by a useful list of hieroglyphs, useful that is for those looking at REAL inscriptions.Then the book gets into mummies IN DETAIL but beware as, for example when dealing with ushabti, Budge will throw at you a whole paragraph of (untranslated) hieroglyphics - after all, you did read everything before that, didn't you? Then anything and everything is on offer - stelae, coffins, draught-boards,the gods, graves, numbers ..... As I said above it is a book to dpp into and not to read from cover to cover. And that's why I give it 4 stars
PS It's by far the most USEFUL of my books on Ancient Egypt
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The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology
Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge
Limited preview - 1964