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Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms by Miriam Lichtheim1
Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II: The New Kingdom by Miriam Lichtheim2
Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume III: The Late Period by Miriam Lichtheim3

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  1. The literature of ancient Egypt; an anthology of stories, instructions, and poetry by William Kelly Simpson (1972)
  2. The Amarna Letters by William L. Moran (1987)
  3. The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts by Raymond Oliver Faulkner (1969)
  4. Egyptian Language: Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics by E. A. Wallis Budge (1958)
  5. Ancient Records of Egypt: The First Through the Seventeenth Dynasties, Vol. 1 by James Henry Breasted (1988)
  6. Letters from Ancient Egypt. Society of Biblical Literature Writing from the Ancient World Series Volume 1 by Edward Frank Wente (1990)
  7. Analytical Lexicon of the Greek New Testament (Baker's Greek New Testament Library) by Timothy Friberg (2000)
  8. All the Questions in the Bible by Jimmie L. Hancock (1998)
  9. Voices from Ancient Egypt: An Anthology of Middle Kingdom Writings by R. B. Parkinson (1991)
  10. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament by James B. Pritchard (1950)
  11. Egyptian Grammar: Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs by Sir Alan Henderson Gardiner (1957)
  12. The Ancient Near East: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures by James B. Pritchard (1958)
  13. Ancient Egyptian Poetry and Prose by Adolf Erman (1966)
  14. The Egyptian Book of the Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge (1960)
  15. The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife by Erik Hornung (1989)

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A series of anthologies of Ancient Egyptian literature by Miriam Lichtheim.

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