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ANCIENT EGYPT December 2009/January 2010 8 The Rosetta StoneWhere did it come from, and who owns it?
News from Egypt The latest news from Luxor, Aswan, the Fayum, the Delta and Cairo brought to you by Ayman Wahby Taher, our Egypt Correspondent; and news of the work of Chicago House in Luxor from its Director, W. Raymond Johnson.
The Missing Link Mike Neilson reveals how a fragment of a statue from Saqqara has helped to identify a well-known statue in the British Museum.
Into Egypt’s Eastern Desert Continuing an exploration of the geology and antiquities of Egypt’s Eastern Desert by Colin Reader.
30 Investigating Early MummificationVicky Gashe describes her work on the origins of mummification in Egypt.
The Cult of the Apis Bull The worship of the Apis Bull was one of the longest-lasting cults of the Egyptian Pantheon, as Maxwell Stocker explains.
The Belly of Stones Betty Winkelman looks at the great Middle Kingdom fortresses in Nubia, now lost beneath the waters of Lake Nasser.
Featured Pharaoh: Senusret III AE looks at the reign of this Middle Kingdom king.
50 Per Mesut: for younger readersAncient Egyptian Flowers, by Hilary Wilson.
Architectural Gems: The “Pharaoh’s Bed” at Philae.52
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