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Through a Glass, Clearly
Alan L. Jeffreys looks at an unusual and impressive display in the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
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April/May 2007 VOLUME 7, NO 5: ISSUE NO. 41 EDITOR: Robert B. Partridge, 6 Branden Drive Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8EJ, UK Tel. 01565 754450 Email firstname.lastname@example.org DEPUTY EDITOR/PRODUCTION EDITOR: Peter Phillips CONSULTANT EDITOR: Professor Rosalie David, OBE EDITORIAL ASSISTANTS: Victor Blunden, Peter Robinson, Cath and John Rutherford, Hilary Wilson EGYPT CORRESPONDENT Ayman Wahby Taher PUBLISHED BY: Empire Publications, 1 Newton Street, Manchester, M1 1HW, UK Tel: 0161 872 3319 Fax: 0161 872 4721 ADVERTISEMENT MANAGER: Michael Massey Tel. 0161 928 2997 SUBSCRIPTIONS: Mike Hubbard PRINTED BY: Warners (Midlands) plc, The Maltings, Manor Lane, BOURNE, Lincolnshire, PE10 9PH, UK DESIGN AND SETTING: Peartree Publishing and Design, 56 Albert St, Manchester M11 3SU, UK FRONT COVER DESIGNED BY: David Soper Main image: The Avenue of Sphinxes at Luxor. Photo: RP.
Egypt in Dubai
Cathie Bryan looks at some of the many new Egyptian-style buildings that have been built in Wafi City in Dubai.
The Dakhleh Oasis Project
In the second in a series of articles, Dr. Peter Sheldrick looks at the physical remains of the ancient inhabitants of the Oasis.
The Temple of Khonsu at Karnak
Charlotte Booth takes us on a tour of the well-preserved small temple, showing how it demonstrates a power-shift from the Pharaoh to the Priests of Amun.
An unwrapped mummified head in the Hancock Museum
Gill Scott tells how a male mummified head has recently been conserved.
From our Egypt Correspondent
Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest news from around Egypt, including excting discoveries in the major new excavation of the Avenue of Sphinxes between the temples of Luxor and Karnak.
Technology Innovators of Ancient Egypt
In the second of his series of articles, Denys Stocks looks at the technology of the great pyramid-building age of ancient Egypt, the Old Kingdom.
A Pilgrimage to Abydos
Blair Wilkins visits Abydos and a special grave there.
Per Mesut: for younger readers
In this edition, Hilary Wilson looks at grain.
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