The History, People and Culture of the Nile Valley
Ancient Egypt Magazine
Volume 8 issue 2 October/November 2007
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Coming infuture issues of ANCIENT EGYPT
– An Introduction to the Life of Tutankhamun
To coincide with the
major exhibition in London,
some of the objects found in the Tomb of Tutankhamun
and asks what they actually tell us about the life of
– 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.
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.
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.
AE looks at the royal crowns as they appear on the ushabti figures of Tutankhamun.
Neal Spencer takes a closer-than-usual look at one of the British Museum’s most popular Egyptian exhibits.
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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