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Product Description: In the Amduat, the night-journey of the Egyptian Sungod is divided into twelve hours, each of them containing an enormous amount of insight into the human psyche. The entire Amduat could be called the first 'scientific publication' of humankind describing or mapping the dangers, but also the regenerative capabilities of the night-world, providing answers to basic human questions...read more
By Erik Hornung (editor)

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9783952260845 | Revised edition (Daimon Verlag, August 15, 2007), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In the Amduat, the night-journey of the Egyptian Sungod is divided into twelve hours, each of them containing an enormous amount of insight into the human psyche.

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By Erik Hornung (editor), Rolf Krauss (editor) and David A. Warburton (editor)

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9789004113855 | Brill Academic Pub, December 30, 2006, cover price $256.00

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9783952260807 | Daimon Verlag, September 1, 2003, cover price $39.00

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Product Description: Ancient Egyptian antiquities are dominated by art and artifacts depicting the Netherworld, the alternate universe which mummified bodies would enter at the end of their physical lives, where they would live on for eternity. In this dazzling book, photographs and exhaustive texts illustrate the promise of a glorious rebirth pervaded the daily life of Egyptians, from commoners to the most powerful pharaohs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Betsy Morrell Bryan (editor) and Erik Hornung (editor)

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9783791327358 | Prestel Pub, June 1, 2002, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Ancient Egyptian antiquities are dominated by art and artifacts depicting the Netherworld, the alternate universe which mummified bodies would enter at the end of their physical lives, where they would live on for eternity.

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Product Description: This volume accompanies an exhibition of the same name, which includes artefacts from nearly 2000 years before the Christian era. Objects such as coffins, tombs, masks, jewellery, papyri, sarcophagi and monumental and small-scale sculpture reveal the reverence and awe with which the Egyptians considered the mystery of death...read more
By Betsy Morrell Bryan, Erik Hornung (editor) and National Gallery of Art (other contributor)

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9780894683039 | Natl Gallery of Art, April 1, 2002, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: This volume accompanies an exhibition of the same name, which includes artefacts from nearly 2000 years before the Christian era.

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Product Description: Akhenaten, also known as Amenhotep IV, was king of Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty and reigned from 1375 to 1358 B.C. E. Called the "religious revolutionary," he is the earliest known creator of a new religion. The cult he founded broke with Egypt's traditional polytheism and focused its worship on a single deity, the sun god Aten...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Erik Hornung and David Lorton (trans)

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9780801436581 | Cornell Univ Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A fascinating study of the Egyptian king who created his own cult devoted to the sun god Aten focuses on the rein of Amenhotep IV, who ruled from 1375 to 1358 B.

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9780801487255 | Reprint edition (Cornell Univ Pr, January 1, 2001), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Akhenaten, also known as Amenhotep IV, was king of Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty and reigned from 1375 to 1358 B.

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Product Description: Ancient Egyptians held a rich and complex vision of the afterlife and codified their beliefs in books that were to be discovered more than two millennia later in royal tombs. Erik Hornung, the world's leading authority on these religious texts, surveys what is known about them today...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Erik Hornung and David Lorton (trans)

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9780801435157 | Cornell Univ Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Ancient Egyptians held a rich and complex vision of the afterlife and codified their beliefs in books that were to be discovered more than two millennia later in royal tombs.

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9780801485152 | Cornell Univ Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $23.95

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Surveys the development of ancient Egypt, from the time of the first recorded pharaoh to the conquest by Alexander the Great, and describes the many changes that occurred in a society that was not as static as it seemed. (view table of contents)
By Erik Hornung and David Lorton (trans)

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9780801434716 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Surveys the development of ancient Egypt, from the time of the first recorded pharaoh to the conquest by Alexander the Great, and describes the many changes that occurred in a society that was not as static as it seemed.

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9780801484759 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Surveys the development of ancient Egypt, from the time of the first recorded pharaoh to the conquest by Alexander the Great, and describes the many changes that occurred in a society that was not as static as it seemed.

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9783727802621 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, December 31, 1997, cover price $44.00
9783525537374 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, September 12, 1997, cover price $44.00

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Focuses on the wall paintings and reliefs in the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, describing their appearance and interpretation, and calls attention to their potential destruction from such causes as tourism

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9780943221076 | Timken Pub, September 1, 1990, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Focuses on the wall paintings and reliefs in the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, describing their appearance and interpretation, and calls attention to their potential destruction from such causes as tourism

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