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From our Egypt Correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest new discoveries, news and reports from around Egypt. 9
Three Restored Statues in Luxor AE explains how three historically and artistically important statues of New Kingdom warrior pharaohs were restored for display in the new annex of the Luxor Museum.
The Egypt’s Sunken Treasures Miriam Azahara Garcíareports for AE on the exhibition currently on display in Turin.
28 The Coptic Museum in Cairo Jill Kamilvisits the recently-restored museum and describes some of its treasures.
34Pharaoh Hadrian and God Antinous Dylan Bickerstaffetells the story of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, his connection with Egypt and the death, in Egypt, of his lover Antinous.
Bonaparte in Egypt Cathie Bryanvisits a special new exhibition currently showing in Paris. 42
The Egypt Exploration Society In the first of a series of articles on the history and work of the Egypt Exploration Society, Dr. Patricia Spencer looks at the past, present and future work of the Society.
Per Mesut : for younger readers Hilary Wilson looks at Beds.
60Obelisks in Exile AE suggests a solution to the ‘bird problem’ suffered by Cleopatra’s Needle in London.
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