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Ancient Egypt Magazine

Volume 5 issue 5 April/May 2005

ISSUE 29 CONTENTS

FEATURES

Film Review: "Alexander"

Mark Walker reviews the recent major film on Alexander the Great.

 

Letters from the Desert

Jan Picton reviews Margaret Drower’s new book on the correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie.

 

The Riddle of the Pyramids

New research on the Great Pyramid and other developments at Giza are revealed by Dr Zahi Hawass.

 

The Luxor Museum gets bigger and better!

AE visits the major extension to the already excellent Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art.

 

Dogs in ancient Egypt

Working dogs, pampered pets or divine beings? Malcolm Hobson investigates.

 

The Egypt Exploration Society in Nubia

Christopher Naunton delves into the EES archives of the 1930s and 1960s to find out about the lighter side of excavating in Nubia.

 

The Dubrovnik Mummy

Mary and Alan Carter discover an unusual mummy on their holiday.

 

Inspired by Egypt: Wafi City, Dubai

Cathie and Tony Bryan visit a new and remarkable shopping complex in Wafi city in Dubai, which features Egyptian-influenced architecture and designs.

 

The Friends of the Petrie Museum

The latest news from the Petrie.

 

Stop Press:

The initial results of the CT scan on the mummy of Tutankhamun.

 

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 30 (June/July 2005)

Coming in the next issue of ANCIENT EGYPT 

– Tutankhamun’s Mummy

The CT scan results.

 

– Elephantine Island

AE examines this fascinating site at Aswan.

 

– ... but where did they live?

Peter Phillips answers a question frequently asked by new visitors to the sites of ancient Egyptian temples and tombs.

 

– New Lakes and Very Old Bones

AE discovers a relatively new protected area with a unique environment and fascinating geological features.

 

– The Ibn Tulun Mosque

AE visits the largest and oldest of Cairo’s many mosques

 

– Competition Results

The winning answers – and the names of the lucky winners.

 

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

 

 

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