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British Museum Department of Egyptian Antiquities

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Works: 149 works in 253 publications in 2 languages and 3,108 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Periodicals  Catalogs  Portraits  Juvenile works  Catalogs and collections  Papyri, Hieratic 
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An introduction to Ancient Egypt by T. G. H James( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here in a single volume is a concise, lucid, and authoritative introduction to one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world. Written by the former Keeper and the staff of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum, it provides an invaluable guide to the culture, history, and achievements of a people whose attraction remains undiminished even after five thousand years. - Back cover
Ancient faces : mummy portraits from Roman Egypt by British Museum( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painted panel and shroud portraits of Roman Egypt constitute the only corpus of coloured images of individuals to survive from classical antiquity. Many are of outstanding artistic quality, and as a whole they reflect a range of techniques
Portraits and masks : burial customs in Roman Egypt by M. L Bierbrier( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The result of a major colloquium on burial customs in Roman Egypt, these papers cover the reasons behind the development of mummy portraits and the society from which they emerged, as well as the artistic techniques employed
The temple in ancient Egypt : new discoveries and recent research( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait painting from Roman Egypt by A. F Shore( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of Early Egypt by A. Jeffrey Spencer( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Museum studies in ancient Egypt and Sudan : BMSAES by British Museum( )

in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Museum Studies in Ancient Egypt and Sudan is an initiative taken by the Department to encourage electronic publication of research
Egyptian painting and drawing in the British Museum by T. G. H James( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hieroglyphic texts from Egyptian Stelae, & c ., in the British Museum by British Museum( Book )

in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A general introductory guide to the Egyptian collections in the British Museum by British Museum( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papyrus : structure and usage( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hieroglyphic texts from Egyptian stelae, etc. by British Museum( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Museum : Egyptian antiquities by George Long( Book )

in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A royal statue reattributed by W. V Davies( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections of women in the New Kingdom : ancient Egyptian art from the British Museum, 4 February-14 May, 1995 by Gay Robins( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owners of funerary papyri in the British Museum by Stephen Quirke( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Museum expedition to middle Egypt : Ashmunein (1980) by D. M Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Museum expedition to Middle Egypt : a Temple of Domitian at El-Ashmunein by S. R Snape( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Abu Sir papyri by Paule Posener-Kriéger( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mummies : death and the afterlife in Ancient Egypt treasures from the British Museum by John Hammond Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Egyptian painting and drawing in the British Museum
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controlled identityBritish Museum. Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan

controlled identityBritish Museum. Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities

British Museum Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities

British Museum. Dept. of Egyptian Antiquities

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