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Ancient Egypt Magazine

Volume 9 issue 4 February/March 2009

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Coming in Future Issues of ANCIENT EGYPT

Luxor, the View from Above

AE looks at how views from planes and balloons can reveal much about the ancient landscape and how the area around Luxor is changing today.

 

The Work of the Egypt Exploration Society, Past, Present and Future

In the second of a series of articles on the work of the EES, Deputy Director Chris Naunton looks at the EES in 2009.

 

Behind the Scenes in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo

AE visits the Conservation and Restoration Laboratory in the Museum, and finds some well-known and important items undergoing treatment there.

 

The Lost Necropolis of the South Asasif

Following the removal of some of the houses on the West Bank at Luxor, many ancient tombs either ‘lost’ or inaccessible for decades have been re-discovered. Dr. Elena Pischikova tells of the recent work of the South Asasif Conservation Project.

 

Solar Alignments in the Temples of Egypt

David Furlong reveals that many of the temples in the Luxor area appear to be aligned with the sun at the Midwinter Solstice.

 

New Perspectives on Ancient Egypt in UK Museums

Simon Stephens looks at the many museums in the UK that have recently opened, or are about to open, new Egyptology galleries, and reveals the problems faced by museums in displaying ancient Egypt to the public.

 

Unique to AE, the very latest News from Egypt, from our own Egypt Correspondent, Dr. Ayman Wahby Taher, complete with photos. of many of the latest discoveries. ... and, of course, all our other regular features, including Book Reviews, advance notice of Egyptological Meetings and Events, and a list of the many Egyptology Societies in the UK and abroad.

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