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ANCIENT EGYPT December 2010/January 2011 News from the Editors Egyptological news from Egypt and the UK. 5
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An Unnamed Statue of a Vizier Susanna Thomas investigates a Middle Kingdom statue found in the ‘Karnak Cachette’.
Egypt at the Crystal Palace The rise and fall of the Palace and its ‘Egyptian’ Court are described by Birgit Schoer.
Atum: Creating the World In the first of a series of articles about Egypt’s gods, Joyce Tyldesley considers this solar deity.
28 Egyptology in Liverpool Some of the fascinating objects in the World
Museum, Liverpool and the Garstang Museum.
Lorenzo Dow Covington Glenn Marcoe records the work at Giza of a pioneering Egyptologist. 34
42 Monasteries in Ancient Egypt Muriel O’Shea visits some of the early monastic settlements.
A Volunteer’s Diary Patricia Mason describes her experiences helping at an excavation in the South Asasif. 48
ARCE in the Egyptian Museum In the last in a series of articles about the Center’s work, Janice Kamrin, Rachel Mauldin, Elina Nuutinen and Sari Nieminen describe the Registrars’ Training and Database Program in the Cairo Museum.
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers Hilary Wilson describes the Forty-Two statements of the Negative Confession.
Maps of Egypt and Timeline 4 Readers’ Letters 16 Book Reviews 39 How to Subscribe 60 Back Issues 61
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