Issue 36


Ancestral San

A comprhensive study of African DNA has revealed the San people could be among the oldest populations on earth


An Egyptologist’s Egypt

Editor of Ancient Egypt magazine, Bob Partridge, reflects how the country has changed over the 30 years he has been visiting


Abydos: Egypt’s First Pharaohs and the Cult of Osiris

Abydos, one of the most ancient and venerable sites in Egypt, was the focus of the Cult of Osiris – the lord of the dead – and was held in the highest regard by the ancient Egyptians. It has also been the focus for a series of important and unusual discoveries, which makes it all […]


British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt:The city of Pharaoh Akhenaten

This book is one of those rare reference works that is affordable, scholarly, yet accessible. Profusely illustrated, this dictionary belongs on the bookshelf of anybody interested in Ancient Egypt whether general reader, student, or experienced scholar. This single volume, comprising 368 tightly printed but easily legible pages contains the most current information on a wide […]



Basic questions about New Kingdom Egypt – about town layout, building techniques, urban economy, arts and crafts, everyday life, and much else – can be answered at Tell el-Amarna.

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