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News from the Editors A report on the recent return of stolen objects to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and other news from around the world. 5

11 News from Egypt Egypt correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher reports from Alexandria, the Fayum and Luxor.

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Cleanliness is Next to Godliness Charlotte Booth investigates hygiene in ancient Egyptian society.

28 Frogs in Ancient Egyptian Art Magda van Ryneveld looks at the depictions of a small amphibian often heard in Egypt but rarely seen.

From Foe to Pharaoh: Libyans and Egypt Andrew Fulton examines the ancient relationship between Egypt and Libya. 30

38 Egypt in Jersey The Egyptian connection with the island of Jersey is revealed by John J. Taylor.

The Long-Lost Work of Frédéric Cailliaud In the third article in a series by ARCE, Andrew Bednarski highlights one example of the Center’s publication activities. 44

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The Leather Funerary Baldachin of Isetemkheb Edward Loring describes the unique canopy of the daughter of a High Priest of Amun.

Per Mesut: For Younger Readers Hilary Wilson looks at Milk. 60

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Competition and Winners 9 and 19 Readers’ Letters 10 Book Reviews 42 Netfishing 59

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