December / January 2005
, 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
A Saite Story of Glory -Did Necho order a circumnavigation of Africa? Kevin Harrison investigates a
Gebel el-Silsila Through The Ages - In the third part of their series, John Ward and Maria Nilsson look at the way the site developed in the Thutmosid period.
The Mallawi Museum - Geoffrey Lenox-Smith visits a museum that was looted in 2013 and finds that most of its collection has been recovered and restored.
Bad Breath and Broken Hearts - Coronary heart disease in ancient Egyptians was not caused by a rich diet, but as a side effect of other ailments, according to Simon Nicholson
Highlights of Manchester Museum: 18 Campbell Price uses non-destructive techniques to examine the Twenty-second Dynasty mummy and coffin of Perenbast.
The Mummy-Cartonnage of Amunrenef Myriam Seco Álvarez and Javier Martínez Babón describe a magnificent artefact discovered by them in Thutmose III’s Mortuary Temple in Luxor.
Israel and the Merneptah Stela - Kim Masters examines the meaning and significance to the peoples of ancient Egypt and Caanan of the famous Victory Stela.
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers Hilary Wilson looks at the cultivation of the mainly vegetarian diet of most ancient Egyptians in The Vegetable Garden.