Toby Wilkinson

Toby Wilkinson earned a degree in Egyptology from the University of Cambridge, and is the recipient of several prestigious awards given in his field. He has published nine books, and received the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for his previous book, The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt. He has appeared on radio and television as an expert on ancient Egyptian civilization and is a member of the international editorial board of the Journal of Egyptian History.

Books in order of publication:

Selected works

  • State Formation in Egypt: Chronology and Society (1996), British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International
  • Early Dynastic Egypt (1999), Routledge
  • Royal Annals of Ancient Egypt: the Palermo Stone and Its Associated Fragments (2000), Kegan Paul
  • Genesis of the Pharaohs: Dramatic New Discoveries That Rewrite the Origins of Ancient Egypt (2003), Thames & Hudson
  • The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt (2nd edition 2008), Thames & Hudson
  • Lives of the Ancient Egyptians: Pharaohs, Queens, Courtiers and Commoners (2007)
  • (ed) The Egyptian World (2009), Routledge
  • The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt (2010). Published by Bloomsbury (UK) on 2 August 2010 and by Random House (USA) on 15 March 2011
  • The Nile: A Journey Downriver Through Egypt’s Past and Present – 2014
  • A World Beneath the Sands (2020)
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