Ancient Egypt

Archived since December / January 2005

70 issues

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

Latest issue

102 - Volume Seventeen Issue Six June/July 2017
A Middle Kingdom Expedition to God’s Land and Punt - Dylan Bickerstaffe at the Wadi Hammamat.
Grasshoppers of Saqqara - Magda van Ryneveld investigates depictions of insects on tomb walls.
The Tombs of the Kings of Ancient Egypt - Tomb evolution explored by Aidan Dodson.
The Tale of Truth and Falsehood - Are you sitting comfortably? Joyce Tyldesley has another Egyptian tale to tell.
Highlights of Manchester Museum - Campbell Price and a special cat coffin.
Views of an Antique Land - Paul Nicholson heads a special project researching images of Egypt from WW1.
The Tomb of Ankhmahor at Saqqara - Explore the “Doctor’s Tomb” with Geoffrey Lenox-Smith.
Egypt and the English Romantics - Odes and Orientalism with David Lewiston Sharpe.
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - Servants of the Gods with Hilary Wilson.

Subjects: 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
  • First Issue: First Issue: December / January 2005
  • Latest Issue: June / July 2017
  • Issue Count: 70
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5212

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