Egyptology Grad Student WWW Sites: Books, Biblio, Etc.

Some of these web sites offer products or services for which a fee is charged.

Egyptology Books and Articles in PDF Online - University of Memphis

Searchable on-line list compiled under the direction of Dr. Nigel Strudwick and supported by the IEAA and the University of Memphis. The list links directly to free PDF files of books and articles about ancient Egypt.


Online Egyptological Bibliography - University of Memphis ONLY

Searchable on-line database of Egyptological publications.

By subscription ONLY.


View on-line copies of many out-of-print titles related to Near Eastern Studies.

Over 300 journals, both current and out-of-print

Over 2000 books

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt is available on-line to University of Memphis students, faculty and staff through the UofM Library portal. From the main University Library web page, select "ALL Databases A - Z", then find "Oxford Reference Online" in the listing. You will find the series listed under the "History" section.

Available ONLY to current University of Memphis students, faculty and staff.

UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology

Link from the Introductory page to the UEE Open Version of this in-progress web site.

Egyptian Museum, Cairo - Catalogue Général

The web page collects links to digitalized versions of the volumes of the Catalogue général des antiquités Égyptiennes du Musée du Caire.

Index and Articles in BIFAO

Downloadable PDF files on individual articles in Le Bulletin de l'Institute français d'archéologie orientale.
Covers volumes 1 (1901) through 106 (2006).

Griffith Institute, Oxford

Griffith Institute archive, publications, 19th century photographs of Egypt, Tutankhamun archive, etc.

AEB: Annual Egyptological Bibliography

On-line bibliographic information for recent (since 1992) Egyptological publications. By subscription only.

Giza Archives Project - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A source for bibliography and free downloads of books and journal articles related to the Giza Plateau. Titles include -

Brooklyn Museum: Libraries and Archives

This includes links to recent acquisitions of the Wilbour Library of Egyptology.

New York Public Library Digital Books

Several out-of-print volumes on ancient Egypt are available here. Titles include -

Histoire de l'Art Égyptien (1878)

    Online images of each page in the book by Prisse d'Avennes.

Description de l'Égypte: ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. (1809-1822)

    Online images of each page of the classic text on the French survey of Egypt.

Google Book Search

A full text source for out-of-copyright books and references for those still in print.

Egyptology in Russia - Wörterbuch and Paläographie

PDF copies of such useful resources as "WÖRTERBUCH DER AEGYPTISCHEN SPRACHE" by A. Erman and H. Grapow, the WÖRTERBUCH "Belegstellen" and all four volumes of G. Moller's "HIERATISCHE PALÄOGRAPHIE".

EEF Guide to Internet Resources for Ancient Egyptian Texts

Egypt Exploration Fund guide with live links to internet resources for ancient Egyptian texts.

Lepsius' Denkmäler

German web site with high resolution images of pages and plates to all five volumes of Carl Richard Lepsius' DENKMÄLER AUS AEGYPTEN UND AETHIOPIEN.

Database for Early Dynastic Inscriptions

When fully operational, this database will assemble all available Early Dynastic inscriptions.

Center for Computer-Aided Egyptological Research (The Netherlands)

Resources include an electronic list of ancient Egyptian personal names, glyph programs for PC and Mac computers, electronic publications on Egyptological topics, and much more.

Tyndale Archive of Biblical Studies

On-line version of Walter Crum's A Coptic Dictionary (1939).

Digitized Articles from ZPE

On-line archive of PDF copies of articles from the journal 1988-2000. Free.

'The Merotic Newsletter' - A Digital Compilation

Scans of articles on Meroitic topics presented in PDF format. Free.

Casemate Academic - Oxbow Books

Carries most English-language and many foreign language Egyptology titles currently in print.

Yare Egyptology

Sells reproductions of out-of-print titles on ancient Egyptological topics.
All titles are in electronic format (pdf or HTML).