Ancient Egypt

Archiviato dal December / January 2005 Archivio Moderno

101 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

Ultimo numero

The Sarcophagus of Sety I - Geoffrey Lenox-Smith describes the centrepiece of the Sir John Soane Museum. 

The Jews of Alexandria: Part 2 - Michael Tunnicliffe tells of growing anti-Semitism in Graeco-Roman Alexandria. 

The Canaanite Dynasty - Andrew Fulton reveals what we know about the kings of the Fourteenth Dynasty. 

Tutankhamun before Tutankhamun - Barbara Gai explains how the discovery of cache tomb KV54 made it likely that there was a tomb for the pharaoh to be found nearby. 

Highlights of Manchester Museum: 36 - Campbell Price describes the restoration of a relief showing a family of archers from Dendera. 

The plundering of Tutankhamun’s tomb - Amandine Marshall reconstructs the way in which two robberies were carried out shortly after the funeral of the young pharaoh.

2022: A Year to Remember - Carl Graves and Heba Abd-el-Gawad ask “What is so important about the Rosetta Stone?” and suggest a change of name. 

Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - Hilary Wilson investigates the symbolism of the papyrus plant.

Argomenti: 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
  • Primo numero December / January 2005
  • Ultimo Numero: September / October 2022 No. 133
  • Totale numeri: 101
  • Pubblicato: Bimestrale
  • ISSN: 2059-5212