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Ancient Egypt Magazine

Volume 8 issue 2 October/November 2007

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VOLUME 8 ISSUE 2 CONTENTS

FREE DISC: “Tutankhamun – a Glimpse into the Tomb”

Images of the Valley of the Kings and a selection of the treasures from the Tomb

 

FEATURES

The Mummy of Hatshepsut identified

Ayman Wahby Taher reports on how a previously unidentified mummy is now known to be Hatshepsut.

From our Egypt Correspondent

Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest news from around Egypt, including more exciting discoveries in Middle Egypt and at Luxor.

The Dakhleh Oasis Project

In the fifth of a series of articles on the Project, Dr. Colin Hope looks at the town of Mut el-Kharab, located at the heart of the Oasis.

Mummies Unwrapped

Arabella Cecil looks at the challenges of recreating and filming ancient Egypt for the BIG screen.

 Meeting Tutankhamun

Dr. Zahi Hawass meets Tutankhamun and gives some background to the forthcoming exhibition Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs.

The Tutankhamun Record

Jaromir Malek reveals how Howard Carter tackled the difficult task of recording the clearance of the tomb of the king.

The Egyptian Stones of the Washington Monument

John Lockwood discovers an ancient Egyptian block of stone built into the famous monument.

Per Mesut: For younger readers

 

This issue Hilary Wilson looks at mice.

 Per Mesut - for younger readers

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

Exhibition Previews and Reviews

Review Panel

Society Contacts

Egyptology on the Internet

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Coming in future issues of ANCIENT EGYPT

An Introduction to the Life of Tutankhamun

To coincide with the major exhibition in London, Charlotte Booth looks at some of the objects found in the Tomb of Tutankhamun and asks what they actually tell us about the life of the boy-king.
 

Maat – An Ancient Morality Check

Beth Asbury explains how Maat was central to the ancient Egyptians’ ideology and theology: it was the fundamental force that held the universe together, but also reflected their sense of right and wrong.


Where we are with Amarna

Barry Kemp, Director of the Amarna Trust, gives an overview of recent work at this important site, anticipating a series of articles that will appear in AE in 2008.


The Dakhleh Oasis Project

Continuing a series of articles on work in the Dakhleh Oasis: the results of many seasons of excavations and what they can tell us about life in the oasis in ancient times.


The Royal Crowns of Egypt and Tutankhamun

AE looks at the royal crowns as they appear on the ushabti figures of Tutankhamun.


A New Look at the Gayer-Anderson Cat

Neal Spencer takes a closer-than-usual look at one of the British Museum’s most popular Egyptian exhibits.


News from Egypt

Our extended and popular News from Egypt, with the latest reports on discoveries in Egypt and news from around the country.


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