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From the Editor Editorial comment from Peter Phillips.

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Egyptological News Summarised by Sarah Griffiths and including a review of the Before Egypt exhibition in Liverpool.

features

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Gebel el-Silsila Through The Ages In the second part of their series, John Ward and Maria Nilsson look at the ancient quarry site in the Old and Middle Kingdoms.

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The Musée Royale de Mariemont Hilary Wilson continues her description of this important Egyptian collection and its history.

3434 Highlights of Manchester Museum: 17 The New Kingdom Stela of Amenhotep is examined by Campbell Price.

3636 Saite Egypt: Stories of Success Roger Forshaw concludes that the Twentysixth Dynasty was a significant part of the history of ancient Egypt.

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The Royal Court under Tutankhamun Wolfram Grajetzki shows how detailed examination of the New Kingdom Trauer or Mourning relief from a Memphite tomb reveals fascinating details about the names and roles of many members of Tutankhamun’s entourage.

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Per Mesut: for Younger Readers In “Hunting Hedgehogs”, Hilary Wilson looks at hunting in ancient Egypt, including the capture of live hedgehogs, and at the significance of the statuettes of hedgehogs that can be seen in museums throughout the world.

Maps of Egypt and Timeline 4 Readers’ Letters 51 Competition 57 Book Reviews 58

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Events Diary

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Egyptology Society Details 66

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June/July 2019 VOLUME 19, NO. 6: ISSUE NO. 114

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