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From our Egypt Correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest new discoveries and reports from around Egypt. 11
The Lost Sarcophagus Paul Boughtontells how the sarcophagus of Menkaura, from his pyramid at Giza, was lost at sea on the way to England, and the plans to recover it.
The Stela of Bakenkhonsu AE finds out how the text on this recentlydiscovered stela has increased our knowledge of one period of Egyptian history.
29 Timekeeping in Ancient Egypt How did the ancient Egyptians keep track of time? Nicholas Wernickinvestigates.
The Tomb Paintings of Nebamun in the British Museum Richard Parkinsontells how these fabulous paintings have been conserved, ready for their re-display in a new gallery at the British Museum.
Ur Sunu An Italian exhibition about ancient Egyptian medicine. 42
43 Dr. Zahi Hawass’s Hat How sales of replicas of Dr. Hawass’s famous hat are helping a new Children’s Museum in Cairo.
The Amarna Project Barry Kemp, in the sixth in a series of articles on the city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti, looks at why Amarna died, using the latest archaeological evidence and research.
Per Mesut: for younger readers Hilary Wilson looks at Jackal Gods.
Maps of Egypt and Timeline
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