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,
The astronomy and mythology of several ancient cultures,
The Orion Mystery; Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert; Crown
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,
This classic book, which recalls the discovery and study of
Tut's tomb, is still in print.
University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
This site offers on-line tours of many important ancient Egyptian
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
Nova: The Pyramids
A virtual tour of Khufu's Great Pyramid, plus additional details
on the pyramids and their builders.