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Ancient Egypt Magazine

Volume 5 issue 4 February/March 2005

ISSUE 28 CONTENTS

FEATURES

Discovering the Lost Half of a Papyrus
Jac. Janssen
reunites the separated parts of a papyrus, one half in the British Museum and the other in Amiens in France, and deciphers its text.

So you want to know about ... The Royal Mummies and the Valley of the Kings
Dylan Bickerstaffe
helps to identify the most useful and available books and web-sites.

The Egyptian Royal Family
Aidan Dodson
gives an overview of the key members of a pharaoh’s family.

Egypt, 1905: a Footnote to History
Mark Trumpour
discovers the records of a visit made to Egypt by his grandfather a hundred years ago.

The Opet Festival
The great festival which was held for the first time in the New Kingdom in ancient Thebes still has echoes today. Andrew Hamilton investigates.

The Hidden Collection
Charlotte Booth
discovers an Egyptian collection in the Grange Museum in Neasdon, North London.

100 years ago: the discovery of the tomb of Yuya and Thuya
AE Editor, Bob Partridge, looks at what was, at that time, the largest and most valuable archaeological discovery made in the Valley of the Kings.

Inspired by Egypt: Ancient Egypt in Kensington.
AE discovers a modern building influenced by ancient Egypt

Archive Image: Egypt Then and Now
Early and modern photographs of the temple of Karnak.

Ancient Egypt on the Small Screen
AE looks at recent TV documentaries on ancient Egypt.

PHARAON in Paris
Cathie Bryan
visits a major exhibition in Paris.

AE supporting Egyptological causes:
2005: The Friends of The Petrie Museum
A new initiative by AE.

Book Reviews Netfishing
Reviews Index

Meet the personalities involved in Egyptology today, and learn about the issues.

Exhibition Previews and Reviews

Review Panel

Societies Scene

Society Contacts

Egyptology on the Internet

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Preview of cover for issue 29 (April/May 2005)

Coming in the next issue of ANCIENT EGYPT 

– The Riddle of the Pyramids

Dr Zahi Hawass, General Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, looks at recent research and Development at the most famous of Egyptian sites – the Pyramids at Giza.

– The EES in Nubia

Egypt Exploration Society Librarian Christopher Naunton delves into the archives to find the lighter side of life on excavations from the 1930s to the 1960s.

– Dogs in Ancient Egypt

Working dogs, pampered pets or divinities? Malcolm Hobson looks at the role of dogs in ancient Egyptian life and death.

– The Luxor Museum

AE looks at the new display in the extension to the Museum opened last year.

– Competiton Results

The winning answers!

Plus many more articles, and, of course, our Regular Features.

 

 

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