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From our Egypt Correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher brings you the latest news, from Cairo, Saqqara, Aswan and Luxor. 9
The Tomb of Karakhamun Birgit Schoer reports on work at the long-lost tomb of Karakhamun at Luxor, that is revealing new information about the tomb and its owner.
An Italian Mummy Mystery Sabina Malgora and Anna Pieri examine a mummy in an Italian museum collection and discover all is not what it would seem to be.
32 An Fleet of Ancient Model Boats Craig S. Milner describes the remarkable discovery of a large number of tomb models at Deir el-Bersha, including a fleet of boats that have been conserved and are now on display in Boston.
Campaniform to Composite Peter Phillips discusses the evolution of the composite form of ancient Egyptian columns. 38
41 The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum In the second of a series of articles, Dr. Neal
Spencer reports on how the Museum is helping to train Egyptian and Sudanese archaeologists.
Per Mesut: for younger readers In this issue Hilary Wilson discusses Snakes. 46
48 Temples, Tombs and Tourists Tony Holmes looks at ancient and modern tourism.
Minoans and Mycenaeans in Ancient Egypt Marta Farrugia and Anton Mifsud show that the depictions on the walls of early New Kingdom tombs prove that Minoans and Mycenaeans were in contact with ancient Egypt.
Tutankhamun Exhibition Competition – see enclosed leaflet and Page 67.
Maps of Egypt and Timeline
News from the Editor
Competitions and winners 8, 27, 67 Readers’ Letters 27 Netfishing 55
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