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, written by experts in the field of Egyptology, is a lively informative global magazine appealing to Egyptology professionals and anyone with an interest in this fascinating early civilisation.
Published bimonthly, this glossy well-presented magazine brings readers up to date with the latest news, discoveries, excavations and research into the history of Egypt from Predynastic times through to the modern era.
There are in-depth articles on the building of the pyramids, the lives of the great Pharaohs, brewing and agriculture, health and disease, gods and goddesses, tombs and temples and ancient Egyptian art and culture. Find out about great Egyptologists and explorers, and ancient priests and peasants; discover more about Egyptian technology and the latest DNA and scanning techniques. How did Tutankhamun die? How did hieroglyphic writing work? What did ancient Egyptians eat for breakfast?
All this plus guides to museum collections, reviews of the latest books and interactive media and event listings for all UK Egyptology Societies and major worldwide conferences and exhibitions.
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Highlights from Issue 84 include:
· News from Amarna
- Professor Barry Kemp reports on his team’s work at the Great Aten Temple.
· Harold Jones, Artist and Egyptologist
- the tragic story of this talented “Welshman in Egypt”.
· Colin Reader explains why he believes that the Great Sphinx at Giza
was first carved as a lion in the Early Dynastic Period.
· Egyptomania for Ladies
- Anne Midgley shares pictures of some of her favourite Egypt-inspired household items.
· For Younger Readers
– ducks in ancient Egypt: food, offerings and artwork
· Joyce Tyldesley completes her series on ancient Egypt’s gods and goddesses with the Warrior goddess Neith
· Climbing pyramids
– Scouting founder Baden-Powell’s fascination with ancient Egypt
125 - Volume Twenty-One Issue Five May/June 2021
Restoration at Esna Temple - The recovery of the beautiful polychrome decoration of the temple is described by Hisham el-Leithy, Christian Leitz, and Daniel von Recklinghausen.
Takabuti, the Belfast Mummy - Rosalie David and Eileen Murphy describe how the scientific examination of the mummy of this Twenty-fifth Dynasty lady is revealing much new information about her life and times.
Highlights of Manchester Museum: 28 - Campbell Price tells us why the statue busts of Jesse and Marianne Haworth are on display.
Gebel el-Silsila Through the Ages: Part 8 - Maria Nilsson and John Ward continue their series of articles on the history of the ancient quarrying site by looking at Roman Archaeology and the Stables of Tiberius.
The Sacred Treasure of Queen Amanishakheto - In the second of our series of articles focussing on ancirnt Nubia, Alberto A. Vela-Rodrigo looks at the jewellery that belonged to Candace Amanishakheto, sister of the King of Kush.