‘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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King of Egypt by Cyril Aldred. Feb 09, Logan Marlowe rated it really liked it.
The writing style is OK, but not as accessible as other authors see: Learn more about Amazon Prime. The biggest one is the age of the book — some of the information contained is dated and some theories disproved, but in some cases it’s interesting Despite being first published over twenty years ago, Cyril Aldred’s Akhenaten: A great deal of info in this book-meanings of the hieroglyphs, info on many of the God’s, interactions with many of the other countries tons of writings survived, including many draft versions of treaties, contracts and letters and the other Pharaohs.
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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. Aldred retired inbut his writing continued. Return to Book Page. 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.
The biggest one is the age of the book — some of the information contained is dated and some theories disproved, but in some cases it’s interesting to see how old some theories are and how much uncertainty still remains. Jewels of the Pharaohs appeared inpublished by Thames and Hudson. Not my usual fare, and I sometimes lost the thread of the narrative, but I’m very glad I read it.
Akhenaten: King of Egypt by Cyril Aldred
Preview — Akhenaten by Cyril Aldred. Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology and wrote many books on ancient Egypt. There are also many good pictures and dr Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology aaldred wrote many books on ancient Egypt.
Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh FM rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Cyril Aldred in 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. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He revolutionized or tried to Egypt during his reign.
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Akhenaten: King of Egypt
Loved this biography about my favorite ancient Egyptian. Thanks for telling us about the problem. May 03, Megaera rated it really liked it. A Brit by birth, cyri spent the majority of his professional life as a curator at the Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland rising to the keeper of Art and Archaeology.
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King of Egypt Jun 01, Martina Magdy rated it really liked it Feb 05, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. All images are black-and-white on plain paper, so some details aren’t as clear as they could be.
Artistic representations of the king are androgynous xldred has been the subject of much speculation.
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Provide feedback about this page. Some things are now known but no where near enough to satisfy the likes of me and, I would assume, other interested parties. Retrieved from ” https: