From the Editor Editorial comment from Peter Phillips.
Egyptological News Summarised by Sarah Griffiths.
Archaeology and Archives Carl Graves and Stephanie Boonstra select the glass-plate negatives of Abydos in the EES archives and Margaret Mountford explains how they were made.
Meritptah: the World’s First Female Doctor? No so, says Wolfram Grajetski – she never existed, although she appears in several books and has a crater on Mars named after her!
3232 Highlights of Manchester Museum: 14 Campbell Price describes a cartonnage mummy cover from Hawara.
Tutankhamun: The Extra-Terrestrial Connection A jewel in one of the boy king’s pectorals may have come from a comet, according to the latest research reported by Colin Reader.
The Sohag National Museum Geoffrey Lenox-Smith takes us on a tour of a newly-opened museum in Egypt.
The Manchester Autopsy of Mummy 1770 The evolution of the Manchester Mummy Project is described by Jenefer Cockitt and Rosalie David.
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers In “Strike a Light!”, Hilary Wilson continues her exploration of the uses of fire in ancient Egypt.
Maps of Egypt and Timeline 4 Competition 41 Book Reviews 60 How to Subscribe 62
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