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Egyptological News Summarised by Sarah Griffiths.
Lovely Ugly Bes Branko F. van Oppen de Ruiter looks beyond the fearsome appearance of the god to find charm and religious significance.
Natural Pyramids Wojciech Ejsmond thinks that pyramidshaped hills took the place of pyramids for later pharaohs.
2828 Herodotus and Egypt Kevin Harrison restores the reputation of the much-maligned ‘Father of History’.
Highlights of Manchester Museum: 23 The stela of Pawerem is brought to our attention by Campbell Price.
A Predynastic Chieftain? Maria Nilsson and John Ward examine the rock art surrounding a famous scene at Shatt elRigal, north of Gebel el-Silsila.
The Desert Birds of Gebel el-Silsila John Wyatt joins Maria Nilsson and John Ward to identify the bird images carved in the rocks of the important excavation site.
The Brain in Ancient Egypt The ancient medical practitioners understood the importance of the brain, says Ira Rampil.
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers Hilary Wilson provides a Summer Reading List for Covid-19 lockdown.
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