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119 - Volume Twenty Issue Five April/May 2020

Scarabs for the Children - Maria Nilsson and John Ward look at the scarabs in the graves of two children in the Thutmoside cemetery at the Gebel el-Silsila site.

Nefertari and Puduhepa - Diana Liesegang explores the part taken by these two queens, one Egyptian and one Hittite, in peace negotiations between their counties,

The Local Governors - Wolfram Grajetzki attempts to identify the governors of the Tenth Upper Egyptian Nome up to the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Highlights of Manchester Museum: 22 - The gilded mummy of Lady Isaious, now touring the USA, is described by Campbell Price.

Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt - Bob Brier and Pat Remler explore upheaval and chaos in the ancient society

Petrie and Edwards - Anna Garnett, Frances Potts and Catriona Wilson describe a new entrance gallery to the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.

Anubis - Was this god a jackal, wolf, dog, fox or hyena, asks John Wyatt.

Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - Hilary Wilson traces the generations of inhabitants in Deir el-Medina.


GEBEL EL-SILSILA THROUGH THE AGES - Scarabs for the Children

In a slight diversion from their on-going series on the historical development of this fascinating site, Maria Nilsson, John Ward and Patricia Coletto return to the Thutmoside cemetery at Gebel el-Silsila East and examine in detail two of the intact child burials discovered by the Gebel el-Silsila Project team, with special focus on scarabs and scaraboids.

GEBEL EL-SILSILA THROUGH THE AGES - Scarabs for the Children

7 mins

NEFERTARI AND PUDUḪEPA: QUEENS OF DIPLOMACY

Diana Liesegang explores the relationship between an Egyptian and a Hittite queen, and their role in the peace negotiations between their two countries.

NEFERTARI AND PUDUḪEPA: QUEENS OF DIPLOMACY

8 mins

The Local Governors of the Tenth Upper Egyptian Province

The lives of kings and their families are too often the focus of the study of ancient Egyptian history. Wolfram Grajetzki turns his attention instead to the local governors of the Tenth Upper Egyptian nome in an attempt to reconstruct their line up to the end of the Eighteenth Dynasty.

The Local Governors of the Tenth Upper Egyptian Province

10 mins

Highlights of the Manchester Museum 22: The Gilded Mummy of Lady Isaious

Campbell Price describes one of the Manchester Museum mummies currently on display in an exhibition turing the USA.

Highlights of the Manchester Museum 22: The Gilded Mummy of Lady Isaious

3 mins

Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

Bob Brier and Pat Remler explore upheaval and chaos in ancient Egyptian society.

Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

3 mins

Petrie and Edwards: Gateway to the World of Egyptology

Anna Garnett, Frances Potts and Catriona Wilson reveal the new entrance gallery to the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.

Petrie and Edwards: Gateway to the World of Egyptology

2 mins

ANUBIS – JACKAL, WOLF, DOG, FOX OR HYENA?

Wildlife expert John Wyatt continues his investigation of Egyptian gods by looking at another important deity and the animal or animals associated with him.

ANUBIS – JACKAL, WOLF, DOG, FOX OR HYENA?

10+ mins

PER MESUT: for younger readers

The remarkable village known today as Deir el-Medina (see above) but called the ‘Place of Truth’ by its inhabitants, is the source of a huge amount of information about the ordinary life of the ancient Egyptians.

PER MESUT: for younger readers

4 mins

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Ancient Egypt Magazine Description:

PublisherAncient Egypt Magazine Ltd

CategoryCulture

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyBi-Monthly

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!

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