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From our Egypt Correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest news.9
Conservation and Restoration in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Nacho Ares describes a behind-the-scenes visit to an important part of the famous museum.
New Perspectives in UK Museums Simon Stephens looks at many museums with newly opened (or planned) Egyptology displays.
26 Luxor: the view from aboveA new look at some of the great monuments
and landscape of ancient Thebes.
32 Solar Alignments in Egyptian TemplesMany of Luxor’s temples are orientated towards the
midwinter sunrise, reveals David Furlong.
The Lost Necropolis of South Asasif Dr. Elena Pischikova tells of her work in conserving some important tombs on the West Bank at Luxor. 38
The Berlin Amarna Princess Peter Funnell describes this Egyptian Masterpiece.
The Egypt Exploration Society In the second of a series of articles, Christopher Naunton looks at the role of the EES in 2009.
The Market on the Riverbank Charlotte Booth joins Rosalind & Jac Janssen to explain how ancient Egyptians ‘bought and sold’.
52 Per Mesut: for younger readers Hilary Wilson looks at Horus, Son of Isis.
57 Don’t miss ... The Tomb of Menna A brief look at a remarkable tomb in Luxor.
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