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From the Editor Editorial comment from Peter Phillips.

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Egyptological News Summarised by Sarah Griffiths features

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Gebel el-Silsila Through The Ages In the third part of their series, John Ward and Maria Nilsson look at the way the site developed in the Thutmosid period.

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The Mallawi Museum Geoffrey Lenox-Smith visits a museum that was looted in 2013 and finds that most of its collection has been recovered and restored.

2828 Bad Breath and Broken Hearts Coronary heart disease in ancient Egyptians was not caused by a rich diet, but as a side effect of other ailments, according to Simon Nicholson.

3434 Highlights of Manchester Museum: 18 Campbell Price uses non-destructive techniques to examine the Twenty-second

Dynasty mummy and coffin of Perenbast.

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The Mummy-Cartonnage of Amunrenef Myriam Seco Álvarez and Javier Martínez Babón describe a magnificent artefact discovered by them in Thutmose III’s Mortuary Temple in Luxor.

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Israel and the Merneptah Stela Kim Masters examines the meaning and significance to the peoples of ancient Egypt and Caanan of the famous Victory Stela.

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Per Mesut: for Younger Readers Hilary Wilson looks at the cultivation of the mainly vegetarian diet of most ancient Egyptians in The Vegetable Garden.

Maps of Egypt and Timeline 4 Readers’ Letters 52 Book Reviews 60 Competition 61

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August/September 2019 VOLUME 20, NO. 1: ISSUE NO. 115

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