These resources provide background information and description of ancient Egyptian culture and architectural artifacts.
- Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt / Donald B. Redford (2001)
- The encyclopedia of ancient Egyptian architecture / Dieter Arnold (2003) NA215.A7413 2003
- Encyclopedia of the archaeology of ancient Egypt / Kathryn A. Bard, Steven Blake Shubert (1999)
- A companion to Ancient Egypt (2010) DT60.C6345 2010
- The Egyptian pyramids : a comprehensive, illustrated reference / by J.P. Lepre (1990) DT63.L47
- The Cambridge illustrated History of Archaeology / Paul G. Bahn (1996) RSV CC100.C28
- The British Museum dictionary of Ancient Egypt / Ian Shaw and Paul T. Nicholson (2008) DT58.S55 2008a
- Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt / A. Rosalie David, Antony E. David (2002)
- Historical dictionary of ancient Egypt / M.L. Bierbrier (2008) DT83.B56 2008 ; 1999 ed.
- Princeton Dictionary of Ancient Egypt / Ian Shaw and Paul Nicholson (2008) DT58.S55 2008
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Books and eBooks
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- Introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt / Kathryn A. Bard (2010)
- A History of Egyptian archaeology / Fred Gladstone, Bratton (1968) DT60.B7
- Seventy Years in Archaeology / William Matthew flinders Petrie (1931) DT60.P3
- Discoveries in Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Peninesula of Sinai in the years 1842-1845 : during the mission sent out by his majesty Frederick William IV of Prussia / Richard Lepsius ; Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie (1852) -
- The Tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen, discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvan and Howard Carter (1954) v.1-3 DT87.5.C3 1954
- Dendereh, 1898 / W.M. Flinders (1900)
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- The art and architecture of ancient Egypt / William Stevenson, Smith; William Kelly Simpson (1998) N5350.S5 1998
- A Companion to ancient Egyptian art / Melinda K. Hartwig (2015) N5350.C67 2015
- Ancient Egypt: anatomy of a civilization / Barry J. Kemp (2006)
- Ancient Egyptian Art in the Brooklyn Museum / Richard A. Fazzini (1989) N5335.B76B76
- The Arts and Crafts of Ancient Egypt / William Matthew Flinders Petrie
- Egyptian art in the days of the pharaohs, 3100-320 BC / Cyril Aldred (1980) N5350.A56
- When the Pyramids Were Built : Egyptian Arts of the Old Kingdom / Dorothea Arnold (1999) N5350.A65 1999
- Egyptian Decorative Art / William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1989) NK1190.P5 -
- Egyptian painting / Arpag Mekhitarian (1954) ND75.M4
- A History of Egyptian architecture / Alexander Badawy (1954) NA215.B287 v.2-v.3
- Egyptian stelae, reliefs and paintings from the Petrie collection / H.M.B.A. Stewart (1976) DT59.L65.S84
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- Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven : Women in Ancient Egypt / Glenn Markoe, Anne K. Capel (1996) N5335.C56.C566
- Women in ancient Egypt / Gay, Robins (1993) HQ1137.E3R63
- The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt / Richard H. Wilkinson (2003) BL2450.G6.W56 2003
- Life and death in ancient Egypt : scenes from private tombs in new kingdom Thebes / Sigrid, Hodel-Hoenes (2000) DT73.T3H5813
- An Egyptian bestiary : animals in life and religion in the land of the pharaohs / Philippe, Germond; Jacques Livet (2001) N7660.G4313 2001
- Wondrous curiosities: ancient Egypt at the British Mudeum / Stephanie Moser (2006) DT59.L65.M67 2006
- History of Ancient Egypt: an introduction / Erik Hornung (1999) DT83.H5813
- A History of Egypt / William Matthew Flinders (1898-) DT77.P49 v.1-v.3