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Nabta: Circle in the Sand Glossary

StarDate Radio Programs about Egyptian Astronomy and Folklore

Ancient Egypt; David Silverman, General Editor; Oxford University Press, 1997
A lavishly illustrated overview of ancient Egypt.

Skywatchers, Shamans and Kings; E.C. Krupp; John Wiley & Sons, 1997
The astronomy and mythology of several ancient cultures, including Egypt.

The Orion Mystery; Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert; Crown Publishers, 1994
Although the conclusion presented by this book -- that the pyramids of Giza are patterned after the stars in Orion's Belt -- are controversial, the book presents an interesting history of the pyramids and Egyptian astronomy and funerary customs.

The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen; Howard Carter and A.C. Mace; London, 1923-33
This classic book, which recalls the discovery and study of Tut's tomb, is still in print.

Web Sites
University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
This site offers on-line tours of many important ancient Egyptian sites.

The Ancient Egyptian Site
An information-packed site offering a timeline, information on Egyptian languages, a glossary, and a bibliography.

The Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Photographs of many ancient artifacts, including treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamen and the mummy of Ramses II.

Egypt and Art

Oriental Institute

Nova: The Pyramids
A virtual tour of Khufu's Great Pyramid, plus additional details on the pyramids and their builders.