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106 - Volume Eighteen Issue Four February/March 2018 From the Editor - Peter Phillips with news about some of our contributors. News - Discoveries in Egypt and elsewhere described by Sarah Griffiths and a report by Campbell Price and Keith White of Rosalie David’s meeting with Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities. Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - Hilary Wilson recounts the story of a Winter Journey by a princess. Khasekhemwy the Unifier - Jan Summers Duffy reveals what we know about this important Old Kingdom pharaoh. Nefertiti’s Bust - A new look at a famous artefact by Joyce Tyldesley. Displaying Ancient Egypt - The way objects are displayed in museums creates misconceptions says Maria Solchaga. Saqqara Before the Step Pyramid: 2 - Colin Reader now consideres the Great Rectangular Enclosures, like the Gisr el-Mudir. Highlights of the Manchester Museum: No. 9 - Campbell Price describes the stela of Ramose. ‘Musical Tombs’ in the Kings’ Valley - Forty turblent years in the royal necropolis investigated by Michael Marfleet. A Little Sketchbook from 1933 - Some remarkable drawings of Egypt discovered by Peter Stevens.
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