Photographer Alain Guilleux presents highlights of the new exhibition at the Musée Granet in Aix-en-Provence, France.
But the museum is also home to a substantial number of ancient Egyptian artefacts, and the entire collection is now on display as part of a new exhibition, Pharaoh, Osiris and the Mummy, supplemented by around fifty objects from the collections of the Louvre and other museums.
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THREE MIDDLE KINGDOM TOMBS IN THUTMOSE III'S TEMPLE OF MILLIONS OF YEARS
Myriam Seco Álvarez and Javier Martínez Babón return with more exciting finds from their work at this important archaeological site in Luxor.
THE “SHISHAK” ATTACK
James Bowden reassesses the Libyan pharaoh Sheshonq I’s attack on Israel and its importance to Egyptian history.
The Catacombs of Anubis at North Saqqara: A Subterranean World of Canids
Paul T. Nicholson explores the labyrinthine burial site for millions of dog mummies.
THE BIG, THE BIZARRE AND THE BEAUTIFUL
John Wyatt, Maria Nilsson and John Ward present the last instalment of their report revealing the bird species discovered at ancient Gebel el-Silsila.
MORE SAQQARA DISCOVERIES
Following the discovery of 59 painted wooden Late Period coffins reported in AE122, the Egyptian team at Saqqara has now revealed another hundred intact painted wooden coffins (below and opposite) in three 10 to 12 metre-deep burial shafts.
GLORIOUS EGYPT IN FINLAND
Continuing our series on international Egyptology exhibitions, Tuuli Turtola explores an exhibition at the new Amos Rex Museum in Helsinki.
ESNA RELIEFS REVEALED
Restoration work by a German-Egyptian team has revealed the original colours of the reliefs at the Temple of Esna (opposite, top).
Crowning Glories: Women's Hairstyles
Per meset for young readers
Pharaoh, Osiris and the Mummy
The Musée Granet in Aix-en-Provence in southern France, is renown for its collection of paintings from masters such as Cézanne, Ingres and Van Gogh, and is named after the French painter François-Marius Granet, one of the museum’s major benefactors.
GEBEL EL-SILSILA THROUGHOUT THE AGES: PART 6 – RAMESSIDE QUARRYING
Maria Nilsson and John Ward revisit the Ramesside era at Gebel el-Silsila to explore the quarries, the Temple of Sobek and a unique blueprint of ancient quarrying.
Many happy returns
Looking for a French property you can come back to in any season and enjoy healthy rental returns too? Step this way, says Tim Swannie
The Wild Party
The Omega Workshops, founded in early 20th-century England, blurred the boundaries between visual and decorative art. Now, the guild — and the objects it created — has become totemic for a new generation of designers.
SELWYN LEAMY shows you how to emulate the French master’s techniques and describe forms with your brushwork in this simple demonstration