The History, People and Culture of the Nile Valley
Ancient Egypt Magazine
Volume 7 issue 5 April/May 2007
Meet the personalities involved in Egyptology today, and learn about the issues.
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– The Ancient Stones Speak
Pam Scott, in the third of her series of articles, explains how to read the inscriptions on funerary monuments.
– The Great Royal Wives from Akhmim
Marta Farrugia and Anton Mifsud look at how a small town in the middle of Egypt produced some of the greatest of the Great Royal Wives of the New Kingdom.
– A visit to Serabit el Khadim, in the Sinai Penninsula
This remote site is the location of a temple, quite unlike any other seen in Egypt, as Stewart White explains.
– Queen Tiye
Marshall Hindley looks at the life and times of the Great Royal Wife of Amenhotep III, and probable grandmother of Tutankhamun.
– Ancient Egyptian Technology
Denys Stocks concludes his series on ancient technology, looking at how the craftsmen cut and carved the hardest of stones and even introduced special techniques for mass-production.
– The Colossal Statues of Akhenaten from Karnak
AE looks at the remarkable statues (displayed now in a number of museums) and their equally remarkable state of preservation.
– Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, introduces us to the exhibition opening at the end of this year in London.
– The Dakhleh Oasis Project
Continuing the regular reports on the work being undertaken in the Oasis.
– News From Egypt
Our Egypt Correspondent, Ayman Wahby Taher, brings us the latest news, including major finds and restoration work at Saqqara.
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