Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Down the big river

Geographical Magazine's January 2007 issue is featuring an article about the Nile:
Down the big river
"Winding some 6,695 kilometres from the heart of Africa to the Mediterranean Sea, the River Nile is the world's longest river." The article is only available in print (magazine hard copy) format, although there is a preview of the magazine available in Flash Player 9 at this address:
Another article that may be of interest, although not directly related to Egyptology is:
Plundering the past
The looting of antiquities has a history as old as the anqituities themselves, but political instability and rising prices have seen a surge in thefts in recent years.

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