Ancient Egypt

Archived since December / January 2005 Modern Archive

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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

Latest issue

119 - Volume Twenty Issue Five April/May 2020
Scarabs in the graves of two children in the Thutmoside cemetery
Nefertari and Puduhepa - two queens, one Egyptian and one Hittite
The Local Governors Tenth Upper Egyptian Nome up to the Eighteenth Dynasty.
Highlights of Manchester Museum: gilded mummy of Lady Isaious
Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt
Petrie and Edwards - new entrance gallery to the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.
Anubis - Was this god a jackal, wolf, dog, fox or hyena
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - Hilary Wilson traces the generations of inhabitants in Deir el-Medina.

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: December / January 2005
  • Latest Issue: April/May 2020
  • Issue Count: 87
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5212

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