From our Egypt Correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher with the latest news from Egypt – new discoveries and reports from Taposiris Magna, Saqqara and Luxor. 8
Pharaoh’s Gold Geologist and Egyptologist, Colin Reader, looks at the ancient Egyptian methods of finding and mining gold.
A Tale of Two Heads ... AE finds out how and why two heads of statues of Amenhotep III in the British Museum have been replicated, in order to send copies back to Egypt.
30The Use of Leopard Skin in Ancient Egypt Magda van Ryneveld describes the use of the pelt from leopards, which adorned the priests, nobility and kings of Egypt.
34Tutankhamun’s Murder: Case Reopened? Dr. David Counsellexamines the known evidence and concludes that still more tests and studies are needed before the case for murder can be dismissed.
The Amarna Project Barry Kemp, in the fifth of a series of articles, asks if the cult of the Aten was a religion for all.
Per Mesut : for younger readers Hilary Wilson looks at Hawk Gods.
Serapis – before and after the Ptolemies Anton Mifsud and Marta Farrugia relate the history of the cult of Serapis and a connection with Malta.
From the Editor
Maps of Egypt and Timeline
Bits and Pieces
Subscribers’ Competition Winners 61 Egyptology Society Details 62 Events Diary 64 Netfishing 67
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