Funerary structure and Fayum portraits unearthed

An Egyptian team excavating at Gerza (ancient Philadelphia) in the Fayum has discovered a large Graeco-Roman funerary building with coloured tile floors, and a number of complete and partial mummy portraits. The team also found a number of anthropoid and Greek-style coffins, a rare terracotta statue of Isis-Aphrodite, and administrative…

Ancient Egypt Magazine 134

• Warrior Tutankhamun: fragile pharaoh no more
• The first resurrection of Tutankhamun
• Howard Carter: his lasting legacy as an artist
• Medicine and healing: treating the sick in ancient Egypt
• Exploring the ancient Egyptian diet
• Exhibition: Daughters of the Nile…

Ancient Egypt 134 Letters

Your thoughts on issues raised by the magazine, plus what’s coming up in future issues. Email the Editor: peter@ancientegyptmagazine.com with your comments.…

Daughters of the Nile

Coinciding with the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, a major exhibition Daughters of the Nile: women and society in ancient Egypt opens in Madrid (Spain). Its curator, Nacho Ares, invites us on a journey into the past to learn about the role of women in the…

Iron from Tutankhamun’s Tomb

by Katja Broschat et al.AUC, 2022ISBN 978-1-617-97997-2Hardback, £29.95. This is a lavish production from American University in Cairo Press, though at 62 pages long it is a rather slim volume. The book provides, for the first time, a complete account and reference work for all the iron objects that were…

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