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THE OSIRION AT ABYDOS
Geoffrey Lenox-Smith investigates the enigmatic cenotaph built for King Sety I.
GEBEL EL-SILSILA THROUGHOUT THE AGES:PART 7 – LATE PERIOD TO GRAECO-ROMAN ERA
Continuing their chronological survey, Maria Nilsson and John Ward now focus on Gebel el-Silsila in the post-Ramesside era.
Highlights of the Manchester Museum 27: A Faience Bowl from Gurob
Campbell Price describes an object in Manchester Museum’s collection depicting an everyday scene that can still be witnessed today in Egypt.
An Egyptian mission in Aswan has uncovered the remains of a Ptolemaic temple, a Roman fort and an early Coptic church (see oveleaf, top left).
Old And New Kingdom Discoveries At Saqqara
An Egyptian team working on a Sixth Dynasty pyramid complex near the Teti pyramid at Saqqara has made a series of important discoveries.
Map Of Egypt
What’s in a name? It is easy for us to forget that the names we associate with the pyramids – such as the Meidum Pyramid, the Bent Pyramid or the Black Pyramid – would have been meaningless to their builders.
Per Mesut: For Younger Readers: Women And Marriage
Wisdom Literature provided advice on how to live life well, beginning with the foundation of a household.
A Boat And Horse In The Desert
Barbara Tratsaert investigates two interesting finds at the Wadi Bakariya gold mining settlement in the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
Egypt And The Kingdom Of Kush
in the first of a series of articles on ancient Nubia, Stanley M. Burstein outlines the history of Egypt’s southern neighbour and the relationship between the two countries throughout the pharaonic period.
The Ancient Names Of The Pyramids
We know Egypt’s pyramids by names such as the ‘Bent Pyramid’, ‘Red Pyramid’ and ‘Meidum Pyramid’ but their ancient names are far more poetic, as revealed by Andrew Fulton.
MAKING AN ENTRANCE
PRIYA ASWANI IS ONE OF THE BEST–KEPT SECRETS OF THE INDIAN DESIGN WORLD. THE TASTEMAKER BEHIND A MUST-HAVE HOMEWARE COLLECTION ROOTED IN CRAFTSMANSHIP, SHE IS ALSO THE HOST OF MUMBAI’S MOST STYLISH DINNER PARTIES. HER SOUTH BOMBAY APARTMENT IS A SOPHISTICATED MIX OF CHIC DÉCOR, CRISP INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AND ANTIQUITIES
A fine balance
Long-time friends and now co-creatives, Haseena Jethmalani and Priya Aswani prefer to create pieces that people will talk about. Their personal style, too, mirrors this ideology, discovers Priyanka Khanna
DIVE DEEP INTO EGYPT
A family cruises through Egypt’s many cultural and historic riches. But the kids want fun. Luckily, the Red Sea has answers.
On These Ancient Sands
After almost a decade of political upheaval, more stable times—and visitors—are returning to Egypt. And while the streets of Cairo may still resound with speculation over the future, the country’s ancient past remains vividly, gloriously alive in the monuments of Giza, Luxor, and Aswan.
The Aswani Brand Of Business Success
Their long and arduous journey that took them from Sindh to Kochi down south post Partition is nonetheless peppered with sparkling display of entrepreneurial brilliance even while they had to shift places within Kerala, often not getting to remain even united as a family. But the Aswanis are today an integral part of Kerala’s business ecosystem, leading others by example. This innate business spirit still lets them experiment and guides them into newer territories. Through this exclusive interview, Destination Kerala introduces to its readers Deepak Lachmandas Aswani, the leader of the Aswani Group, and the Aswani family, which proved that entrepreneurial energy is boundless.