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A specialist bibliographic database by Barbara Lüscher from the University of Basel on ancient Egyptian words that is updated annually. The database, available as a series of PDF files, provides alphabetic lists of words (according to the Egyptian alphabet), lists of texts and lists of personal names.
First published in 1902, the Cambridge Histories is a globally respected series of over 300 volumes spanning fifteen subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, with a concentration on political and cultural history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, music and the arts.