Stock Image

The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts (Writings from the Ancient World)

James P. Allen (trans.)

21 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1589831829 / ISBN 13: 9781589831827
Published by SBL Press
Condition: Used - Very Good Soft cover
From Powell's Bookstores Chicago, ABAA (Chicago, IL, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since February 25, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 36.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

2015. Paperback. octavo. Some shelf-wear. Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # S64264

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts (Writings...

Publisher: SBL Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Used - Very Good

About this title

Synopsis:

The Pyramid Texts are the oldest body of extant literature from ancient Egypt. First carved on the walls of the burial chambers in the pyramids of kings and queens of the Old Kingdom, they provide the earliest comprehensive view of the way in which the ancient Egyptians understood the structure of the universe, the role of the gods, and the fate of human beings after death. Their importance lies in their antiquity and in their endurance throughout the entire intellectual history of ancient Egypt. This volume contains the complete translation of the Pyramid Texts, including new texts recently discovered and published. It incorporates full restorations and readings indicated by post–Old Kingdom copies of the texts and is the first translation that presents the texts in the order in which they were meant to be read in each of the original sources.

About the Author:

James P. Allen is Curator of Egyptian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the author of The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press), The Heqanakht Papyri (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs (Cambridge University Press), and other books on ancient Egypt.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Independent Bookstores since 1971.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All items subject to prior sale. No questions asked refunds within 60 days. For shipping rates, click "Shipping: Rates & Speed" above. Powells Bookstore Inc., 3429 W. 47th Street, Chicago, IL 60632; catorders@powellschicago.com; 773-376- 8106. VAT: N/A.


Shipping Terms:

Orders ship within 2 business days. Domestic standard orders shipped via
USPS Bound Printed Matter; Domestic Expedited orders shipped via FedEx or UPS
Ground. All International orders shipped via courier, typically arriving
within 7-21 business days. Expedited and Standard International rates are the
same.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express