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EGYPTIAN CHRONICLES By Marie Antoinette Castelli
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Chronicles of scenes in Egypt as seen through an eye of a great woman who ventured into Egypt and made it her home.
EGYPTIAN CHRONICLES By Marie Antoinette Castelli
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Chronicles of scenes in Egypt as seen through an eye of a great woman who ventured into Egypt and made it her home.
The Last Egyptian By L. Frank Baum
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In "The Last Egyptian", the marvels of "The Arabian Nights" are reproduced. The story has its scene laid in modern Egypt, the Egypt of pyramids and trolley cars, of caravans and... More > railways, of desert darkness and electric lights, of barbaric crudeness and porcelain bathtubs. The story rings true. It gets right down to business at the start, and every chapter bristles with exciting situations, intrigue, character study, love complications, fighting, treasure-hunting, and all the other elements which go to make a readable story.< Less
The Last Egyptian By L. Frank Baum
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In "The Last Egyptian", the marvels of "The Arabian Nights" are reproduced. The story has its scene laid in modern Egypt, the Egypt of pyramids and trolley cars, of caravans and... More > railways, of desert darkness and electric lights, of barbaric crudeness and porcelain bathtubs. The story rings true. It gets right down to business at the start, and every chapter bristles with exciting situations, intrigue, character study, love complications, fighting, treasure-hunting, and all the other elements which go to make a readable story.< Less
Egyptian Scarab Mystery By Andy Adams & Walter B Gibson
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A "LIVING" MUMMY haunts Buff Brewster's every step on the expedition seeking the lost tomb of Egypt's ancient Prince Reth. Fighting time to find the treasure crypt designed by Pattak the... More > Tomb Builder, the archaeologists plead with the Egyptian government to postpone construction of a dam which will flood the site. But time is not the only enemy of the expedition. For Pattak himself— whose mummy is missing from a London museum—seemingly has returned to life to oppose the violation of his masterwork! Trapped by the duplicity of a friend, Biff uses ancient magic to extricate himself and his companions, only to learn that it takes modern miracles to keep the "mummy" from hoarding the treasure for himself alone! “Andy Adams” was a house name used by Grosset & Dunlap for their “Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure” series. Walter B. Gibson, famous author of The Shadow novels, wrote and/or co-wrote 5 books in the series including “Egyptian Scarab Mystery”.< Less
Mystery of the Egyptian Scroll By Scott Peters
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You, who have dug deep and sifted hard for a story to read, have unearthed an ancient treasure: a mystery from the dusty ages, when a boy could be a hero and fight for the good of all . . . When... More > Zet's father left home to fight the Hyksos, he left siblings Zet and Kat in charge. It turns out keeping food on the table is easier said than done. The family's market stall is empty--except for the dizzy array of unsold pottery. It seems adults don't approve of two children running the place. Back home, Zet and Kat's cupboards are growing bare. They need a solution and they need it now. When Zet learns of a reward for capturing a thief, he jumps at the chance. The siblings soon set off on a dangerous investigation--an investigation that brings them into forbidden temples, into chapels whispering with the voices of ancient gods, drawing them ever closer to a frightening truth that threatens to crush their family forever.< Less
3yh: Khufu's Treasure By Simon Dunsmore
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Three foster children bunk off school to avoid an altercation with bullies and discover an ancient egyptian amulet hidden in a cave which gives them super powers.
The Egyptian Book of the Dead aka The Pert-m Heru By Sir P. Le Page Renouf, Knt.
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The Egyptian Book of the Dead aka The Pert-m Heru: Translation and Commentary, Volume 1; Facsimile reprint of this historical book. The Book of the Dead is the name now given to a collection of... More > religious and magical texts known to the ancient Egyptians as The Chapters of Coming-forth by Day. Their principal aim was to secure for the deceased a satisfactory afterlife and to give him the power to leave his tomb when necessary. Copies of The Book of the Dead written on papyrus rolls were placed in the tombs of important Egyptians, each roll containing a selection of chapters. Many examples have survived from antiquity, dating mostly from c. 1500 BCE-250 BCE. In this volume, the text translated by the late by Peter Le Page Renouf, completed by Edouard Naville (as found in the papyrus prepared for the scribe Ani) is one of the greatest African treasures in the British Museum. The vignettes were stolen from the many finely illustrated Egyptian copies presently in the stolen collections of the British Museum.< Less
Secret of the Scarab By Jay Roudebush
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Spanning the globe from England to Egypt, Secret of the Scarab is a young adult adventure story filled with action, mystery, and suspense. Set in the early 1920's, the book centers on an orphaned... More > 11-year-old British schoolboy named Robert Henry. Through a friend, Robert comes into possession of an ancient Egyptian talisman that leads him into an astonishing adventure.< Less
THE GLORY HOLE By Gerald Firth
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Janet and Michael Sommers are recently married. They have moved into Janet’s family home, following her mother’s early demise from cancer. They discover a hidden entrance to a basement,... More > which contains a large collection of Egyptian artefacts. Janet’s grandfather, who also inhabited the house, had been an Importer and Exporter of works of art from the Far East. They suspect that his business was not totally legitimate and that some of the treasures they have found are illegal imports. A mysterious stranger calls on them looking for information about grandfather. He visited Janet’s mother also, many years previously. There is also a large hoard of old bank notes, which are now no longer legal tender. What do they do with their finds? After some consideration, they find a way of disposing of them to their advantage. Another find is a diary written by Janet’s mother when she was in her early twenties. The contents shock and, in parts, disgusts Janet when she discovers her mother's secret past.< Less

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