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Ancient Egypt Magazine

Volume 8 issue 5 April/May 2008

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VOLUME 8 ISSUE 5 CONTENTS

FEATURES

From our Egypt Correspondent

Ayman Wahby Taher, with the latest news from around Egypt, including the cleaning of the ceiling , and discoveries at Karnak.

The funerary goods of Henutmer

Ingeborg Waanders lists the few known objects from this Theban burial, now scattered in museums and private collections world-wide.

Tutankhamun in London and Vienna

AE looks at a few of the objects now on display in the two different Tutankhamun-related exhibitions.

The Amarna Project

Barry Kemp describes the people of Amarna in the second of a series of articles on work at Amarna, the city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti.

A Kushite Statue in Southampton

Hilary Wilson tells how an important statue was discovered in a museum store room; Mark Walker investigates its possible connection with Gordon of Khaertoum.

The Search for Imhotep

Ian Mathieson describes how the latest technology has revealed areas at Saqqara where the Tomb of Imhotep might possibly be found.

Howard Carter's Bird Paintings

Ian Mathieson describes how the latest technology has revealed areas at Saqqara where the Tomb of Imhotep might possibly be found.

Revealing the Secrets of Mummies

Vicky Gashe reveals how science is helping us to understand how people lived in ancient Eypt.

Per Mesut: For younger readers

 

This issue Hilary Wilson looks at ladders.

 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

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Egyptology on the Internet

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Sherds, Clay and Clean Water

Henning Franzmeier looks at how the ancient Egyptians' well technology ensured a clean water supply.

Amarna

In the third of a series of articles Barry Kemp, Director of the Amarna Trust, , looks at the design and evolution of the city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti, and at the buildings, both grand and humble, erected there.

Statues of Tutankhamun

Everyone is familiar with the famous images of the boy king found in his tomb, but, as AE reveals, Tutankhamun erected many statues, most of which were usurped by later kings and can be identified only because we recognise his features.

The use of Leopard Skin in Ancient Egypt

Magda van Ryneveld describes the special use of the pelt from leopards, which adorned priests, nobility and the kings of Egypt.

Ancient Egyptian Eye Paint

Christine Humber looks at the use of eye paint, to try to determine if its use was medicinal, ritual or simply cosmetic.

Statues of Tutankhamun

Everyone is familiar with the famous images of the boy king found in his tomb, but as AE reveals, Tutankhamun erected many statues, although most were to be usurped by later kings and are identifiable only because we can recognise his features.

The Old Kingdom Necropolis at Abusir

Daniella Rosenow examines the site of Bubastis, the great cult centre of the cat goddess Bastet, with its temples and tombs.

News from Egypt

... from our Egypt Correspondent, Ayman Wahby Taher, with the latest reports on discoveries and developments all over Egypt.

And, of course, all our Regular Features: Book Reviews News of Egyptological Meetings and Events

around the country a list of the many Egyptology Societies in the UK and abroad PerMesut etc.

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