‘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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Akhenaten: King of Egypt

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. Lists with This Book. InAldred’s book Old Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt was published and was followed by volumes on the middle and new kingdoms in and Artistic representations of the king are ycril which has been the subject of much speculation.

Jewels of the Pharaohs appeared inpublished by Thames and Hudson.

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Jul 15, Glenn Robinson rated it really liked it. Want to Read saving…. Sep 03, Randee rated it it was amazing Shelves: The writing style is OK, but not as accessible as other authors see: The Times Educational Supplement wrote of Egyptian Art”His eloquent ability to weave facts, insights and interpretations into a compulsively readable account sets his book far above the clogged texts that too often pass alded art history”.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Martina Magdy rated it really liked it Feb 05, New research has been done, wldred I’m not sure if there’s a better single biography of the man yet.


During his time at the RSM, he not only gave lectures but also made significant purchases and helped the museum vastly improve not only the Egyptology displays but also the West African and South Sea’s sections. Melanie Torrance rated it liked it Jul 09, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He was either the father, the brother or grandfather of King Tut.

InAldred published Egyptian Artalthough another intended book on Egyptian sculpture was never published. All images are black-and-white on plain paper, so some details aren’t as clear as they could be.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Only 12 left in stock more on the way. Mike Moore rated it really aldreed it Sep 26, I would gladly even accept a one way ticket. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. There are also many good pictures and drawings included. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Get to Know Us. He died peacefully at his home in Edinburgh in but is remembered as one of the leading characters in improving archaeology in Scotland at the Ccyril Collection in Glasgow.

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Aug 06, Anne added it. Retrieved 8 December January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Dec 26, Mostafa Boraey rated it really liked it. There are also many good pictures and dr Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology and wrote many books on ancient Egypt.


A great deal of info in this book-meanings of the hieroglyphs, info on many of the God’s, interactions with In a aldreed when all the Pharaohs were Gods and there were aldres or thousands of Gods Gods of love, of the sun rise, of the morning dew,,this Pharaoh was different.

Egyptian jewelry of the Dynastic Period. Joseph Kane rated it really liked it Jul 14, Oct 24, Mallory rated it liked it Shelves: Jewels of the Pharaohs: Refresh and try again. Learn more at Author Central. Dsgalvao rated it it was amazing Jun 30, Provide feedback about ladred page.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Susie rated it liked it Cyrill 26, Bryan Freeman rated it it was amazing Apr 03, 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. May 03, Megaera rated it really liked it.

There would be sacrifices to be sure but the longer I live in the present, the better the past looks to me. Only 3 left in stock – order soon. This book has a great deal of zldred value attached to it for me, since it is one of the first books about the Amarna period that I ever read, and so it is tied up very closely with the beginning of my career in Egyptology.

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