Sun Child, Prince of Egypt



Just a few books of the many about
and Ancient Egypt.

Find them on: My Powells Online BookShelf

(or just do an online search or check local libraries)


  • Tutankhamen : Life and Death of a Pharaoh
    Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt, 1963, 1984
    75 color photographs by F.L. Kenett.
  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt
    Donald B. Redford, editor in chief.
    Portion of title : Ancient Egypt
    Publisher : New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • AKHENATEN, Pharoah of Egypt
    Cyril Aldred, 1968.
  • Tomb of Tutankhamun
    Howard Carter
    His notes, diary available online at: Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation.
  • A History of Egypt
    James Henry Breasted,
    1904-59, Scribner; 1964, Bantam Classic
  • Tutankhamun, the Untold Story
    Thomas Hoving
    Simon & Schuster 1978
  • Mummies, Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt
    Christine El Mahdy
    Thames & Hudson, 1989
  • The Pyramids and Sphinx, Egypt Under the Pharaohs
    Desmond Stewart
    Newsweek Book Division, 1971
  • Treasures of Tutankhamun
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1976
    from the First tour of Tutankamun's Treasures
  • Eternal Egypt
    Pierre Montet
    1964 New American Library, 1968 Mentor Books
  • Understanding Hieroglyphs
    A Complete Introductory Guide
    Hilary Wilson
    Passport Books 1995


  • Egyptian Magic
    E. A. Wallis Budge, 1901
    Dover Publications edition 1971
  • The Elements of The Egyptian Wisdom
    Ancient Wisdom, Metaphysics, Magic, Hieroglyphs: the Sacred Script (Medu Neter)
    Naomi OZaniec
    Element Books, 1994
  • The Hiram Key
    Pharaohs, Freemasons and the discovery of the Secret Scrolls of Jesus
    Christopher Knight & Robert Lomas
    1998, Shaftesbury, Dorset; Element, Boston
  • The Light of Egypt
    The Science of the Soul and Stars
    Thomas Burgoyne
    H. O. Wagner, Denver, 1963. 2 Vols.
    Volume I
    Volume 2


  • All of the Amelia Peabody books by Elizabeth Peters, beginning with: The Crocodile on the Sandbank
  • Lord of the Two Lands, by Judith Tarr, a fantasy about the first Greek Pharaoh, Alexander.
  • Child of the Morning, by Pauline Gedge, a novel about Hatshepsut, the woman who ruled as Pharaoh.
  • River God, by Wilbur Smith, a fantasy about the Hyksos Period of Ancient Egypt, the advent of the New Kingdom.


Magazines - Periodicals

  • National Geographic
    Many great Photo Essays on Egypt and the Amarna Pharaohs
    example: Pharaohs of the Sun, April 2001
  • Archaeology Magazine
    Online at:
  • Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
    (?) Usually found only in university or big city libraries
  • KMT -
    Online at:
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