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Archaeology and Archives - Carl Graves and Stephanie Boonstra select the glass-plate negatives of Abydos in the EES archives and Margaret Mountford explains how they were made. Meritptah: the World’s First Female Doctor? - No so, says Wolfram Grajetski – she never existed, although she appears in several books and has a crater on Mars named after her! Highlights of Manchester Museum: 14 - Campbell Price describes a cartonnage mummy cover from Hawara. Tutankhamun: The Extra-Terrestrial Connection - A jewel in one of the boy king’s pectorals may have come from a comet, according to the latest research reported by Colin Reader. The Sohag National Museum - Geoffrey Lenox-Smith takes us on a tour of a newly-opened museum in Egypt. The Manchester Autopsy of Mummy 1770 - The evolution of the Manchester Mummy Project is described by Jenefer Cockitt and Rosalie David The Manchester Autopsy of Mummy 1770 - The evolution of the Manchester Mummy Project is described by Jenefer Cockitt and Rosalie David
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!