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Ancient Egypt Magazine

Volume 8 issue 3 December 2007 / January 2008

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VOLUME 8 ISSUE 3 CONTENTS

FEATURES

Where we are with Amarna

Barry Kemp anticipates a series of articles on Amarna that will appear in AE next year.

From our Egypt Correspondent

Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest news from around Egypt.

The Gayer Anderson Cat

Neal Spencer reveals the secrets of one of the British Museum’s best known Egyptian antiquities.

Meeting the Boy King

Charlotte Booth looks at some of the objects from the Tomb of Tutankhamun and what they tell us about the life of the young king.

The Mosque in Luxor Temple

Ayman Wahby Taher describes the uncovering of important ancient reliefs, dating to Rameses II, within the Mosque. Plus news from Qurna.

The Real Cleopatra’s Needle

Stephanie Roberts tells the story of how an obelisk from Philae ended up in the gardens of a stately home in Dorset. Plus news of some re-discovered ostraca.

Maat: An Ancient Morality Check

Beth Asbury relates how Maat was the fundamental force that held the universe together and reflected the ancient Egyptians’ sense of right and wrong.

An Egyptianising Elephant House

visited in Antwerp by Peter Phillips.

Per Mesut: For younger readers

 

This issue Hilary Wilson looks at colour.

 Per Mesut - for younger readers

Book Reviews Netfishing
Book Reviews Index

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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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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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