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From our Egypt Correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher brings readers the latest news from around Egypt.9

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The Mosque of Abu Hagag AE reports on the completed restoration of the mosque in the heart of the Temple of Luxor.

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Dental Health & Dentistry in Ancient Egypt Roger Forshaw described how the ancient Egyptians cared (or failed to care) for their teeth.

30 KV-63 Update: the 2009 SeasonIn AE’s fifth article Roxanne Wilson brings us

the latest news on the tomb’s fascinating contents.

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The Egypt Exploration Society In the third of a series of articles on the work of the Egypt Exploration Society, Dr. Penny Wilson looks at the work of The Delta Survey.

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Do not Miss ... The Open Air Museum at Karnak Temple A brief look at a part of the Temple often missed by tourists.

50 Tutankhamun’s HeadrestsJan Summers Duffy describes the unique set of headrests discovered in Tutankhamun’s Tomb, some

of which he may have used in life.

56 Per Mesut: for younger readersHilary Wilson looks at floors in ancient Egypt in

an article entitled “Right Under Your Feet”.

66 End Note: Tutankhamun’s TrumpetsMaggie Lyons describes the trumpets found in

Tutankamun’s tomb and how they can still be heard.

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June/July 2009 VOLUME 9, NO 6: ISSUE NO. 54

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