March/April 2023 • Issue 135
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12 EGYPT’S GOLDEN COUPLE: A FAMILY AFFAIR New interpretations of Amarna imagery from the fascinating reign of Akhenaten and Nefertiti, presented by John Coleman and Colleen Darnell.
20 PROTOVILLAGES OF STONE AGE EGYPT Julian Heath explores Egypt’s prehistoric past, looking for evidence for the earliest settlements in the Western Desert.
26 FRANCIS FRITH IN EGYPT Julia Skinner explores the life and work of the pioneering photographer who documented the great monuments of ancient Egypt.
34 GOING FOR GOLD: RECONSIDERING MUMMIES FROM THE GRAECOROMAN PERIOD As the Golden Mummies of Egypt exhibition opens at the Manchester Museum, Campbell Price discusses mummies, gold, and an obsessive belief in the afterlife.
40 GOLDEN FLIES AS MILITARY AWARDS? IT DOESN’T FLY! New PhD research by Taneash Sidpura refutes the traditional interpretation.
Predynastic Period Archaic Period
1000 BC 3rd Intermediate
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