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Raphia and Civil War - Sarah Griffiths continues her series telling the bloodthirsty history of the Ptolemaic Dynasty. What Does My Name Mean, Mummy? - Hilary Wilson shows that a comparison of ancient and modern naming conventions can help us to understand ancient Egyptian names. Garlicky Breath - A medical test to predict a good delivery is evaluated by Amandine Marshall. Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - Words Have Power says Hilary Wilson. The Doomed Prince - Ancient Egyptian myths and tales no. 4: Joyce Tyldesley looks at a New Kingdom story. Monumental Vaults in Pyramids - Franck Monnier gives his solution to a major technical challenge that faced ancient Egyptians. Highlights of Manchester Museum: 4 - Campbell Price describes a Predynastic bowl decorated with hippopotami. Where Was Modern Magic Born? - In ancient Egypt, says Nacho Ares. Illustrating Ancient Artefacts - An introduction and guide to drawing ancient Egyptian excavation finds, by Julian Heath.
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!