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Cats in Ancient Egypt

How would you color in their spots and stripes?

Egyptian recipes

For late summer

Through a historical context

Understanding Abu Simbel

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Middle East Studies Catalog

Meet The Authors


Arabian Nights and Days

Nubian Gold

Ancient Jewelry From Sudan and Egypt

Orientalist Lives

Western Artists in the Middle East, 1830-1920

The Tentmakers of Cairo

Egypt’s Medieval and Modern Appliqué Craft

A Field Guide to the Street Names
of Central Cairo


Securing Eternity

Ancient Egyptian Tomb Protection from Prehistory to the Pyramids

The Fayum Landscape

Ten Thousand Years of Archaeology, Texts, and Traditions in Egypt

Coptic Christians and Muslims in Egypt

The Greeks and the Making of Modern Egypt

Treasures of Ancient Egypt


20 Egyptian Songs to Learn and Sing


Manhood Is Not Easy

Truths and Lies in the Middle East

A History of Arab Graphic Design