The Encyclopedia of the Egyptian Pharaohs, Volume I: Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty (3300-1069 BC)

The Encyclopedia of the Egyptian Pharaohs, Volume I: Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty (3300-1069 BC)

Hardback Encyclopedia of the Egyptian Pharoahs

By (author) Darrell D Baker, By (author) Jill L Baker

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  • Publisher: Bannerstone Press
  • Format: Hardback | 587 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 239mm x 51mm | 1,157g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Oakville
  • ISBN 10: 0977409449
  • ISBN 13: 9780977409440
  • Sales rank: 1,781,963

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A comprehensive guide to the known rulers of ancient Egypt from 3300-1069 B.C. Includes an alphabetized list of all known pharaohs through the Twentieth Dynasty. Each entry includes: a brief biography of the reign; tomb location and number (if known); location of known mummies; chief consorts (if known); hieroglyphs and transliterations of each form of the pharaoh's name; pertinent biographical references. In addition, the encyclopedia contains a glossary of commonly-used terms, an index of Grecianized names and variant spellings, a list of apocryphal kings of the Fourteenth Dynasty, the royal titulary, and a chronological king list by dynasty.

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Author information

Darrell Baker studied ancient Egyptian history, archaeology, and language with Professor Alexander Badawy at the University of California, Los Angeles. His experiences in field archaeology include work on the Early Man Site in Calico, California, the La Brea Tar Pits, two seasons at the Piramides de Guimar in the Canary Islands for Thor Heyerdahl and Donald P. Ryan, and the Pennsylvania State University Mendes excavations with Donald B. Redford in the Nile Delta. He served as a board member and officer of the Southern California branch of the American Research Center in Egypt. He is also the author of The Sir Harry Lauder Discography (1991).