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This is an auction for THE SCEPTER OF EGYPT: A BACKGROUND FOR THE STUDY OF THE EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, by William C Hayes.

Comprising:

* Volume One: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom

* Volume Two: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 BC)

Published for the Metropolitan Museum of Art by the Harvard University Press.

From Wikipedia:

"William Christopher Hayes (1903–1963) was an American Egyptologist. A pupil of Sir Alan Gardiner, Hayes attended Princeton University where he graduated in 1935 with a dissertation on the royal sarcophagi of the 18th Dynasty. For most of his life he was involved with the Metropolitan Museum of Art: first as a member of the museum's Egyptian Expedition (since 1926), then as an assistant curator (1936) and later as curator of the museum's Egyptian Department, from 1952 until his death. In 1956, He was involved as a consultant in the production of the film The Ten Commandments. His best known work, The Scepter of Egypt, is still considered by many Egyptologists as one of the standard works in their field..."

You can see a complete contents list for Volume One here:

http://www.metmuseum.org/research/metpublications/The_Scept
er
_of_Egypt_Vol_1_From_the_Earlie­st_Times_to_the_End_of_the_Mid
dle_Kingdom

and for Volume Two here:

http://www.metmuseum.org/research/metpublications/The_Scept
er
_of_Egypt_Vol_2_The_Hyksos_Peri­od_and_the_New_Kingdom_1675_10
80_BC

Two large format hardbacks 1959.

* 895 pages in the two volumes.

* 229 photographs in Volume One.

* 275 pages in Volume Two.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $8.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $11.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect these books from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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