News from the Editor Brief reports of some Egyptological activities worldwide and discoveries in Egypt. 5
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News from Egypt Egypt correspondent Ayman Wahby Taher reports from Cairo, Saqqara and Suez.
News from Amarna, June 2011 Barry Kemp proves that the work of the Amarna Project is still continuing.
Epigraphic Survey/Chicago House A report by W. Raymond Johnson of the recent activities of the University of Chicago’s Epigraphic Survey in Luxor.
16 Revealing the Secrets of Dendera Ayman Wahby Taher describes the temple he has known from childhood.
Gardens in Ancient Egypt Angela Torpey investigates the evidence for horticulture in the ancient Nile Valley. 22
38 Tell Edfu Nadine Moeller describes her ongoing excavation of the Old and Middle Kingdom urban site beside the Ptolemaic temple.
American Research Center in Egypt In the fourth article in a series by ARCE, Christie Pohl describes the training and conservation work of the Center. 46
Per Mesut: for Younger Readers Hilary Wilson tells readers about the Children she met on a recent trip to Luxor.
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