Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt, 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. Love ancient Egypt? Then Ancient Egypt is the must-have magazine for you! 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

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Cleopatra VII: Hellenistic queen or Egyptian pharaoh? - Alan B. Lloyd considers whether or not the most famous of the Ptolemies was truly Egyptian.

A Right Petrie Mix Up! - Bryony Renshaw and Alan Hayward correct the mistakes made by Flinders Petrie in identifying the soul houses donated to Macclesfield Museum.

Highlights of Manchester Museum: 34 Campbell Price explains the significance of the small stela of the overseer of works Mery-Ra.

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation - Geoffrey Lenox-Smith visits the new home of the Royal Mummies in Cairo.

Tutankhamun: Excavating the Archive - Daniela Rosenow introduces an exhibition marking the centenary of the discovery of KV62.

The Great Encloser: the Goddess Nut The attributes and relationships of the sky goddess are described by Lesley Jackson.

Reasons for Retesting the Tutankhamun Family DNA A new tests are proposed by Joseph L. Thimes.

Per Mesut: for Younger Readers A new tests are proposed by Hilary Wilson describes ten assorted bottles.

Sujets: Africa, Egypt, History

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Ancient Egypt, 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. Love ancient Egypt? Then Ancient Egypt is the must-have magazine for you! 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
  • Premier numéro: December / January 2005
  • Dernier numéro: May / June 2022 No. 131
  • Nombre de numéros: 99
  • Publié: Bimensuellement
  • ISSN: 2059-5212