1st Edition

Pharaohs, Fellahs & Explorers

By Amelia Copyright 2003

    Originally published in 1891, this long out of print classic is republished here in its entirety. The work covers every aspect of Egyptology and its popularisation as a subject of widening interest. It is a compendium of detail and yet extremely erudite and readable. An excellent work for someone who wants a systematic introduction to Ancient Egypt and Egyptology.

    Chapter 1 The Explorer in Egypt; Chapter 2 The Buried Cities of Ancient Egypt; Chapter 3 Portrait–Painting in Ancient Egypt; Chapter 4 The Origin of Portrait Sculpture, And the History of the “Ka.”; Chapter 5 Egypt the Birthplace of Greek Decorative Art; Chapter 6 The Literature and Religion of Ancient Egypt; Chapter 7 The Hieroglyphic Writing of the Ancient Egyptians; Chapter 8 Queen Hatasu;


    Amelia B. Edwards was a 19th century explorer, traveller and Egyptologist.