Al-Ahram Weekly Online   23 - 29 September 2010
Issue No. 1016
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Queen Hatshepsut King of Upper and Lower Egypt
Framed by steep cliffs and poised in elegant relief is the mortuary temple of Deir Al-Bahri, known in ancient times as the "Most Holy of Holies". We now know more than ever before about the plans and ideas of the remarkable woman who built it, says Jill Kamil
From legend to drama queen
Cleopatra's reputation has been tarnished by a TV production that portrays her as weak and feckless, says Nevine El-Aref
Taken from below
A painted burial chamber of the 25th Dynasty priest Karakhamun was discovered this week on Luxor's west bank, reports Nevine El-Aref

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