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Restoration at Esna Temple The recovery of the beautiful polychrome decoration of the temple is described by Hisham el-Leithy, Christian Leitz, and Daniel von Recklinghausen.

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Takabuti, the Belfast Mummy Rosalie David and Eileen Murphy describe how the scientific examination of the mummy of this Twenty-fifth Dynasty lady is revealing much new information about her life and times.

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Jesse and Marianne Haworth are on display.

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Gebel el-Silsila Through the Ages: Part 8 Maria Nilsson and John Ward continue their series of articles on the history of the ancient quarrying site by looking at Roman Archaeology and the Stables of Tiberius.

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The Sacred Treasure of Queen Amanishakheto In the second of our series of articles focussing on ancirnt Nubia, Alberto A. Vela-Rodrigo looks at the jewellery that belonged to Candace Amanishakheto, sister of the King of Kush.

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Per Mesut: for Younger Readers Hilary Wilson tells us that the ancient Egyotians often asked in their tomb inscriptions to be granted A Good Old Age.

Maps of Egypt and Timeline 4 Readers’ Letters 22 Competition 57 Book Reviews 58

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