December / January 2005
Ancient Egypt, written by experts in the field of Egyptology, is a lively informative global magazine appealing to Egyptology professionals, students and researchers.
Published bi-monthly, this 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.
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.
Highlights of Manchester Museum: 21 - The significance of the stela of Pricess Isis in the collection is revealed by Campbell Price.
What Lies Beneath? - Pauline Carroll explores the use of digital techniques to display artefacts in the Turin Egyptian Museum.
The Slain Soldiers of Tomb 507 - Julian Heath asks whether the warriors found in a tomb at Deir el-Bahri met their death in a civil war between Thebes and Herakleopolis.
A Load of Old Bull: the Serapeum of Saqqara – Part 2 - Aidan Dodson describes the last four centuries of the burial place of the Apis bulls.
Rev. Edward Hincks - John J. Taylor recounts the life story of the parish priest from Ireland who was the first to decipher the name of the ‘Belfast Mummy’.
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers - Hilary Wilson looks at the meaning of lions in ancient Egyptian art and theology.