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Monarchs of the Nile by Aidan Dodson (Rubicon Press, 1995 / American University in Cairo Press, 2000)
A History of the Ptolemaic Empire by Günther Hölbl (Routledge, 2001)
The Twilight of Ancient Egypt: First Millennium BCE by Karol Mysliwiec (Cornell University Press, 2000)
Ancient Egypt: a Social History by BG Trigger, BJ Kemp, D O'Connor and AB Lloyd (Cambridge University Press, 1983)
Egypt of the Pharaohs by A Gardiner (Oxford, 1961)
A History of Ancient Egypt by N Grimal, translated by I Shaw (Oxford, 1992)
History and Chronology of the Eighteenth Dynasty: Seven Studies by DB Redford (Toronto, 1967)
The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt edited by I Shaw (Oxford, 2000)
Egypt's Golden Empire by JA Tyldesley (London, 2001)
Places to visit
The British Museum. Great Russell Street, London. Tel: 0207 323 8299. The British Museum is free to everybody and opens at 10am every day.
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About the author
Dr Aidan Dodson is a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Bristol, where he teaches Egyptology. A specialist in Egyptian funerary archaeology, he has lectured widely and written extensively. Some of his most recent works include The Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt (Barnes & Noble, 2001) and The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt: A Handbook (New Holland), released in 2003.