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Remembering Humphrey Davies

The story about The Luxor Obelisk and Its Voyage to Paris

Egyptologist Bob Brier

Shortlisted for 2021 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

'The Girl with Braided Hair'

Remembering Abdelhalim Ibrahim Abdelhalim

The world-renown Egyptian architect

The Legendary Mulid of Tanta

Q&A with author Catherine Mayeur-Jaouen

AUC Press's Virtual Exhibit Hall

At #MESA2021 Nov. 29–Dec. 3

His talk about 'The First Pharaohs: Their Lives and Afterlives'

Aidan Dodson

“A celebration of culinary traditions.”

AUC Press New Books 2021

Meet The Authors


The First Pharaohs

 Their Lives and Afterlives

The Luxor Obelisk and Its Voyage to Paris

Abdelhalim Ibrahim Abdelhalim

An Architecture of Collective Memory

The Mulid of al-Sayyid al-Badawi of Tanta

 Egypt’s Legendary Sufi Festival


Making Film in Egypt

How Labor, Technology, and Mediation Shape the Industry



Let’s Learn Egyptian Colloquial Arabic Verbs

On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel

Bounded Knowledge

Doctoral Studies in Egypt

The Mosaics of Alexandria

Pavements of Greek and Roman Egypt

Sacred Flames

The Power of Artificial Light in Ancient Egypt


Birds of Egypt and the Middle East

Egyptian Flavors

50 Recipes

Ottoman Cairo

Religious Architecture From Sultan Selim to Napoleon

 Fayoum Pottery

Ceramic Arts and Crafts in an Egyptian Oasis

Writing the History of Mount Lebanon

Church Historians and Maronite Identity