Contents: 1. Egypt ancient and modern / Timothy Champion and Peter Ucko -- 2. The wisdom of Egypt: classical views / John Tait -- 3. Ancient Egypt in medieval Arabic writings / Okasha El Daly -- 3. Images of ancient Egypt in the Latin middle ages / Charles Burnett -- 5. The Renaissance afterlife of ancient Egypt (1400-1650) / Brian A. Curran -- 6. Ancient Egypt in 17th and 18th century England / David Boyd Haycock -- 7. Beyond Egyptology: Egypt in 19th and 20th century archaeology and anthropology / Timothy Champion.