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Ancient Egypt Magazine

Volume 7 issue 6 June/July 2007

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 Anticipating Tutankhamun

An update on information about the forthcoming “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” Exhibition in London later in the year.

Cairo a Century Ago

Sigrid M. van Roode looks at how the city of Cairo became oriented towards Europe in the nineteenth century, and at surviving buildings from that time.

The Great Royal Wives from Akhmim

Marta Farrugia and Anton Mifsud ask how a small town in Middle Egypt produced some of the greatest Great Royal Wives of the New Kingdom.

The Ancient Stones Speak: Part Three

Pam Scott, in her third and final article on hieroglyphs, explains how to read inscriptions found on funerary objects.

A Woman of Old Akhmim

Jonathan Elias, Carter Lupton and Heather Gill-Robinson investigate a mummy from Akhmim.

A Visit to Serabit el Khadim

Stewart White visits an important site in the Sinai Peninsula, sacred to the goddess Hathor.

From our Egypt Correspondent

Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest news from around Egypt, including exciting discoveries in the necropolis of Saqqara.

The Dakhleh Oasis Project

In the third of a series of articles on the Project, Jennifer Smith shows how the geology of the Oasis reflects huge climate changes over the millennia.

Per Mesut: For younger readers

This issue Hilary Wilson looks at bread.


 Per Mesut - for younger readers

Book Reviews Netfishing
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Meet the personalities involved in Egyptology today, and learn about the issues.

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Coming in future issues of ANCIENT EGYPT

– Queen Tiye

Marshall Hindley looks at the life and times of the Great Royal Wife of Amenhotep III.

– New Views of Luxor Temple

following major engineering works in Luxor, the temple at the heart of the town has not been seen as clearly for decades.

– Colossal Statues of Akhenaten from the Temple of Karnak

A photo feature on the many distinctive and unusual statues erected by Akhenaten in his new temple at Karnak.

– Ancient Egyptian Technology

In the third of a series of articles, Denys Stocks, with his hands-on practical approach to ancient technology, looks at how the hardest of stones were cut and carved and at the methods of increasing artifact production.

– Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Zahi Hawass, looks at the stunning exhibition arriving in the UK later in the year.

– The Royal Crowns of Egypt

An examination of the different types of royal crowns, as depicted in statues and figures of Tutankhamun from his tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

– The Dakhleh Oasis Project

The fourth in our series of articles on the work and finds at the important Oasis of Dakhleh in the Western Desert of Egypt.

– News from Egypt

An illustrated update on the on-going archaeological work in and around the temples of Karnak and Luxor and the latest news from work in other parts of Egypt.

Plus Reviews, Society Contact Details, Events, Per Mesut, Netfishing etc.

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