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Gebel el-Silsila Through The Ages - In the second part of their series, John Ward and Maria Nilsson look at the ancient quarry site in the Old and Middle Kingdoms. The Musée Royale de Mariemont - Hilary Wilson continues her description of this important Egyptian collection and its history. Highlights of Manchester Museum: 17 - The New Kingdom Stela of Amenhotep is examined by Campbell Price. Saite Egypt: Stories of Success - Roger Forshaw concludes that the Twenty-sixth Dynasty was a significant part of the history of ancient Egypt. The Royal Court under Tutankhamun - Wolfram Grajetzki shows how detailed examination of the New Kingdom Trauer or Mourning relief from a Memphite tomb reveals fascinating details about the names and roles of many members of Tutankhamun’s entourage. Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - In “Hunting Hedgehogs”, Hilary Wilson looks at hunting in ancient Egypt, including the capture of live hedgehogs, and at the significance of the statuettes of hedgehogs that can be seen in museums throughout the world.
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!