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2 - 8 November 2000
Issue No. 506
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Ghosts of traders past
Rehab Saad mourns the battered remains of Assiut's historic wikalas

Keep your thoughts to yourself
Tourists are breathless over the timeless beauty of Pharaonic temples and tombs -- but apparently not breathless enough. Nevine El-Aref reports on a project to safeguard Egypt's most visited sites

East meets west
It took the inundation of Nubian lands to bring this culture to the world stage, but two collections across continents piece together a lavish and complex ancient culture, writes Jill Kamil
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