Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Archaeology Magazine March/April

The March/April edition of Archaeology is now available. A full contents list is available at the above address. Egyptian features include three interviews available online, also from the above address:
- Rock The Oasis - Salmia Ikram discusses recent finds of Western Desert rock art
- KV63 - A look at the new tomb. An interview with Roxanne Wilson

There's still a detailed abstract on the site, of Bob Brier's The Mystery of Unknown Man E, one of the mummies of kings and queens found in a cache at Deir el-Bahri, near the Valley of the Kings, whose unusual mummy led to decades of speculation about his identity.

There's also an interview with Malcolm Bell, Vice President of the Archaeological Institute of America, entitled Spinning A Tale, which looks at the impact of the Italian case against the Getty upon Museum acquisition procedures. There is also an online feature entitled The Trial in Rome which looks specifically at the latest state of play regarding the trial.

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