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News from the Editors and from our Egypt Correspondent A special extended report from the Editors and from Ayman Wahby Taher on recent developments in Egypt and on the damage to and theft of antiquities.
Takabuti: a Twenty-fifth Dynasty Egyptian Lady A mummy in the Ulster Museum in Belfast, which has fascinated generations of visitors, reveals information about her life and times following a scientific examination by Eileen Murphy, Rosalie David and Winifred Glover.
28 Why Belzoni Went to Egypt Bill Keys reveals the reason why Belzoni made his first, fateful visit to Egypt.
Colour in Ancient Egypt Research chemist Alan Reiblein takes a close look at the colours that decorated ancient Egyptian tombs, temples and objects, and at how they were prepared and used. 32
The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) In the second of a series of articles on the work of ARCE, Dr. Gerry Scott and John Shearman look at ARCE’s work in Luxor.
Secret Egypt: Unravelling Truth from Myth Ali Wells, Chris Kirby and Sally Johnson describe a new exhibition in Coventry. 48
Per Mesut: For Younger Readers Hilary Wilson looks at The Demon Drink.
Egyptomania Comes to China As W. Benson Harer Jr. explains. 54
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