Annotated Citation

Colla, Elliott. Conflicted Antiquities: Egyptology, Egyptomania, Egyptian Modernity. Duke. University Press, 2007.

The opposing relationship between Egyptomania and “Pharoanism” is explored in this book. Egyptian scholars and citizens and European colonist have an ongoing debate regarding ownership of Egypt’s material culture. This book explores this fight for ownership and exploitation and collects different narratives of this discussion. There are many primary sources throughout the book that develop the two opposing views.