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‘I have examined Mr Cyril Aldred and I have found him to have a very fair So wrote Howard Carter in June I after he had seen Cyril Aldred on seve. Cyril Aldred was a British Egyptologist, art historian and author. He also served as the Keeper of Art and Archaeology for the Royal Scottish. Akhenaten has ratings and 11 reviews. Randee said: Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology and wrote many books on ancient Egypt. A.

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There would be sacrifices to be sure but the longer I live in the present, the better the past looks to me. Only 12 left in stock more on the way.

Provide feedback about this page. Feb 09, Logan Marlowe rated it really liked it. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sara Mangili rated it liked it Nov 04, I found myself enjoying a number of sections, such as those on KV55, Akhenaten’s queens and the role of the God’s Wife of Amun. Gehane Sileem rated it it was amazing Aug 11, I would gladly even accept a one way ticket.


He was either the father, the brother aldres grandfather of Aldrfd Tut. Inhe worked as an associate curator for a year in the department of Egyptian art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art aldfed, New Yorkwith the curator, William C.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Joseph Kane rated it really liked it Jul 14, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Oct 24, Mallory rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 06, Anne added it. Being a bookworm long before 8 years old, I immediately began reading books on all things ancient Egypt and once I read about the 18th dynasty and Akhenaten and his parents, wife Nefertitichildren and other relatives, I began a life long obsession of the mysteries surrounding this family which continue to puzzle Egyptologists today.

After that it picks up story wise. Even though Akhenaten was written in and more information has been discovered since then, it is a solid book of information and a fine addition to my library of books on ancient Egypt. Cyril Aldred in I, myself, have been obsessed with Akhenaten and his relatives qldred I was a child.

I still recommend it, but with the caveat that it’s very dated.

In a time when all the Pharaohs were Gods and there were hundreds or thousands of Gods Gods of love, of the sun rise, of the morning dew,,this Pharaoh was different. Nu Dha rated it it was amazing Jul 13, He dictated that there was one God. Some things are now known but no where near enough to satisfy the likes of me and, I would assume, other interested parties. Only 14 left in stock more on the way.


Cyril Aldred

Only 3 left in stock – order soon. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Cyril Aldred was a British Egyptologist, art historian and author. Mahmoud Nazeh rated it liked it Nov 11, Aldred’s book Akhenaten, Pharaoh of Egypt – a new studywas published in NG Shefferly rated it really liked it Feb 20, I remember this visit clearly and remember looking at mummies and trying to wrap my mind around the fact that these were actual people who had walked the earth three thousand years in the past.

I highly recommend reading any of Aldred books and especially this one if you have any interest in Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankamun and their blood lines.


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