CYRIL ALDRED PDF

‘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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The Royal Society of Edinburgh. 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 Burrell Collection in Glasgow.

Akhenaten: King of Egypt

Want to Read saving…. King of Egypt is one of the best books on Egypt’s most enigmatic pharaoh. Paperbackpages. 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.

Cyril Aldred (Author of Akhenaten)

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 cjril surrounding this family which continue to puzzle Egyptologists today.

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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 cygil twenty years ago, Cyril Aldred’s Akhenaten: Retrieved from ” https: King of Egypt by Cyril Aldred.

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Are you an author? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Colin Logan rated it liked it Jan 02, In the s Aldred explored the theory that he had a serious endocrine disorder, but in this book he acknowledged the difficulty of accounting for ccyril king’s apparently biological children.

InAldred returned to the Royal Scottish Museum to enhance the Egyptology team and in he was promoted to keeper of art and archaeology, a post which he held until his retirement in Dec 26, Mostafa Boraey rated it really liked it.

Artistic representations of the king are cyeil which has been the subject of much speculation. Oct 24, Mallory rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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English Choose a language for shopping. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Joseph Kane rated it really liked it Jul 14, A Brit by birth, he spent the majority of his professional life as a curator at the Cyri, Scottish Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland rising to the keeper of Art and Archaeology.

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May 03, Megaera rated it really liked it. 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.

Akhenaten: King of Egypt by Cyril Aldred

Loved this biography about my favorite ancient Egyptian. 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 for art history”.

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. There are four parts, varying between pages. For someone not so interested in archaeology it was a tough read for the first third of the book. There are also many aldeed pictures and dr Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology and wrote many books on ancient Egypt.