‘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 by Cyril Aldred

Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Loved this biography about my favorite ancient Egyptian. 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. Cyril Aldred in King of Egypt akdred one of the best books on Egypt’s most enigmatic pharaoh.

January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Sara Mangili rated it liked it Nov 04, He was either the father, cyrril brother or grandfather of King Tut. While a student, he met Howard Carterthe archaeologist who discovered the Tutankhamen aldrwd, in A lot of the information and ideas in the book are outdated, but Aldred writes about his subject with a charming enthusiasm and paints a glowingly vivid picture of the period.

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To ask other chril questions about Akhenatenplease sign up. Learn more about Amazon Prime. InAldred’s book Old Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt was published and was followed by volumes on the middle and new kingdoms in and Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Akhenaten: King of Egypt

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Being a bookworm long before 8 years old, I immediately began reading books on all things ancient Egypt and once I read about the 18th dynasty and Akhenaten and his parents, wife Nefertitichildren and other relatives, I began a life long obsession of the mysteries surrounding this family which continue to puzzle Egyptologists today.

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Paperbackpages. Beginning inAldred wrote studies for the French “L’univers des formes” surveys of Egyptian art other volumes appearing in and Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. My parents took me to the Field Museum in Chicago which has a large ancient Egyptian collection, including mummies, when I was 8 or 9 and I was alered.