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ANCIENT EGYPT December 2010/January 2011 From our Egypt Correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest news from Giza, Cairo, Middle Egypt and Luxor. 9
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Early Explorers of Egypt’s Western Desert Peter Stevens follows in the tracks of the first Europeans to travel in the Western Desert; a journey that is still difficult today.
The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum In the last of a series of articles on the work of the Department, Elisabeth R. O’Connell looks at the Late Antique objects from Egypt and how and where they were collected.
30 Replicating an Ancient Egyptian Masterpiece AE reveals that ancient skills have not been lost and follows the work of a modern Egyptian craftsman in copying Tutankhamun’s throne.
Wonderful Things AE visits a major exhibition of full-scale replicas of objects from Tutankhamun’s tomb, currently in Manchester and Cologne, and also opening in Dublin in early 2011. 36
42 Replicating Tutankhamun’s Tomb AE looks at how a Spanish company, Factum Arte, is using the latest technology to create a perfect copy of Tutankhamun’s tomb as a way of helping to preserve the original.
An Egyptophile in Egypt Laura Ranieri offers tips, tactics and practical information to the tourist visiting Egypt for the first time. 50
Per Mesut: For Younger Readers In this issue, Hilary Wilson’s article is entitled What’s in a Name? (Part 2).
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