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A

Abu Simbel
Nile 18, “Discovering Abu Simbel” pp. 47-54
'Smiting of the Enemies’ relief: Nile 13, “Tombos” p. 17
Abusir
Nile 12 pp. 21-23
Ahhotep (Queen, mother of Ahmose I) 
Stela: Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” p. 27
Ahmose I (King, 18th Dynasty)

Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” pp. 23-29
Karnak Stela: Nile 16 p. 36
Tomb (Abydos): Nile 16 p. 41
Pyramid: Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” p. 26
Shabti : Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” pp. 23, 26
Ahmose (mother of Hatshepsut)
Hatshepsut’s divine birth at Deir el-Bahari: Nile 12, “Looking Back” p. 64
Ahmose-Inhapi (Queen, wife of Tao II, 17th Dynasty)
Tomb: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” pp. 15-27
Ahmose son of Abana
Battles with the Hyksos: Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” p. 27
Akh
Nile 16 pp. 34-35
Akhenaten (King, 18th Dynasty)
KV 62 tomb decoration: Nile 15 pp. 31-43
Depicted with family: Nile 1 p. 37
Tomb (TA 26): Nile 16 p. 53
Statue in Brooklyn Museum: Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” p. 51
Stela with Nefertiti and blank cartouches (Berlin Inv. No. AM 25574): Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” pp. 26-27
Akhet (horizons)
Nile 16 p. 34
Alexander Helios (son of Cleopatra VII)  Nile 16 p. 10
Alexander the Great
Nile 17, “Masterpieces of the BAAM” p. 13
Nile 18, “Ptolemy I: Forging an Empire” p. 42
Amarna
Boundary Stela K: Nile 17, “KV 62, The North Wall Part 2: Finding Nefertiti” p. 41
Amduat  Nile 16 p. 34
Fifth Hour: Nile 14 p. 59
Amenemhat I (King, 12th Dynasty) 
Pyramid at Lisht: Nile 14 pp. 33-35
Amenemhat II (King, 12th Dynasty) 
“White” Pyramid at Dahshur: Nile 14 pp. 37-38
Amenemhat III (King, 12th Dynasty) 
“Black” Pyramid at Dahshur: Nile 14 p. 43
Pyramid at Dahshur: Nile 14 pp. 43-45
Ameneminet (TT 277)  Nile 16 p. 32
Amenemnisu (King, 21st Dynasty)
Nile 17, “Tanis” p. 21
Amenherkhopshef (QV 55, son of Ramesses III)
Ramesses III in tomb: Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” p. 18
Hathor in tomb: Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” p. 34
Amenhotep I (King, 18th Dynasty)
Tomb (AN B): Nile 16 pp. 41-43
Amenhotep II (King, 18th Dynasty)
Succession problems: Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” p. 41, 42
Tomb (KV 35): Nile 16 pp. 48-49
Amenhotep III (King, 18th Dynasty)
Newly-discovered statue: Nile 12 p. 1, pp. 52-53
In tomb of Heqareshu (TT 226): Nile 16 p. 37
Marriage scarab: Nile 11, “Sekhmet: Patron Goddess of Healers and Physicians” p. 43
Memorial Temple (Kom el-Hettan):
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” pp. 52-53
Nile 16 p. 52
Tomb (WV 22): Nile 16 pp. 50-51
Amennakht (worker at Deir el-Medina)
Pyramidion: Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” p. 24
American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)

ARCE Update: Coffin Reuse with Kara Cooney: Nile 16 pp. 15-21
ARCE Update: Tomb of Niay (TT 286): Nile 14 pp. 26-29
ARCE Update: Conservation Field Schools in Luxor: Nile 13 pp. 6-13
ARCE Update: History of ARCE: Nile 13 pp. 6-13
Anhai (Chantress of Amun-Re)
Papyrus: Nile 14 p. 63
Ani
Papyrus:
Nile 16 p. 37
Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 56
Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 11
Animal Mummies
Nile 11, “Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt” pp. 55-63
Ankh
Origin of: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 8
Ankhenespepi II (wife of Pepi I)
Wooden head discovered: Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” pp. 50-51
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” pp. 26-27
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 51
Ankhenespepi III (wife of Pepi I)
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 26
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 51
Apries (26th Dynasty King)
Nile 17, “Masterpieces of the BAAM” p. 17
Asetweret (Chantress of Amun, Ptolemaic Period)
Book of the Dead papyrus: Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 34
Aten (God)

Cartouche: Nile 16 p. 34
Origins:
Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” p. 46
Nile 15 p. 36
In KV 62: Nile 14 pp. 9-23
Augustus (Roman Emperor)  Nile 16 pp. 6-14
Ay (18th-Dynasty king)
Statue (Vienna): Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” p. 19
Tomb (WV 23): Nile 14 pp. 15; Nile 16 pp. 55-56


B

Ba bird  Nile 16 pp. 32-33
Baket III (BH 15) 
First appearance of a cat in a tomb: Nile 10, “The Origin of Cats” p. 32
Banishment Stela
Nile 17, “ARCE Update: Kharga Oasis” p. 38
Battlefield Palette
Detail of: Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” p. 35
Behenu (wife of Pepi I)
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 26
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 51
Belzoni
Nile 11, “The Sarcophagus Lid of Ramesses III” p. 34
1821 exhibition: Nile 15 pp. 47, 49
Discovery of Tomb of Seti I: Nile 10 pp. 9-14
Sarcophagus: Nile 12, “Belzoni, Soane, and the Sarcophagus of Seti I” pp. 13-17
Abu Simbel: Nile 18, “Discovering Abu Simbel” p. 48
Benben Stone

At Amarna: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” pp. 56, 60
At Heliopolis: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 56
Pyramidion of Amennakht: Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” p. 24
Bensuipet (21st Dynasty) 
Coffin: Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” pp. 52-53
Benu bird
Nile 16 pp. 30-31
Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” pp. 54-63
Connection with the Phoenix: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” pp. 57, 61-63
Berenice II (Ptolemaic Queen, wife of Ptolemy III)
Nile 17, “Masterpieces of the BAAM” p. 14
Bes
Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 37
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum (BAAM): Nile 17 pp. 8-16
Black sarcophagus at Alexandria  Nile 15 pp. 6-8; 16 pp. 58-59
Book of the Dead
Chapter 13: Nile 16 p. 30
Chapter 17: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” pp. 55, 56
Chapter 29B: Nile 16 p. 30
Chapter 30B: Nile 15 p. 33; Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 33
Chapter 36: Nile 14 p. 61
Chapter 42: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 9
Chapter 78: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 42
Chapter 86: Nile 16 p. 32
Chapter 89: Nile 16 p. 32
Chapter 89: Nile 16 p. 92
Chapter 110: Nile 16 p. 31
Butehamun (Scribe, 21st Dynasty)
Institutional tomb robbery: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” p. 23
Late Ramesside Letters: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” p. 23


C

Carnarvon, Lord
On receiving the concession for the Valley of the Kings: Nile 11 p. 1
Photographs of excavations in the Valley of the Kings: Nile 11, “Looking Back” pp. 64-65
Carter, Howard
Earliest photo of in Egypt: Nile 12, “Looking Back” p. 65
Drawing of Queen Ahmose (Hatshepsut’s mother) at Deir el-Bahari: Nile 12, “Looking Back” p. 64
Caesarion (son of Cleopatra VII) 
Relief at Temple of Dendera: Nile 12, “An Examination of the Death of Cleopatra” p. 32
Nile 16 p. 12
Cats 
Cat demon in Tomb of Khaemwaset (QV 44): Nile 10, “The Origin of Cats” p. 33
Origin of: Nile 10, “The Origin of Cats” pp. 28-33
Champollion, Jean-Francois
Nile 13, “Arab Translators of Egypt’s Hieroglyphs” pp. 30-38
Cleopatra VII (The Cleopatra) 
Death of: Nile 12, “An Examination of the Death of Cleopatra” pp. 29-34
Nile 16 p. 6-14
Coffin Texts
Spell 53: Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 36
Spell 148: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 42
Coffins
Reuse: Nile 16 pp. 15-21
Curses
  Nile 16 pp. 27-28


D

Darb Ain Amur
Nile 17, “ARCE Update: Kharga Oasis” p. 38
DB 320 (Royal Cache)
  Nile 16 p. 16
Deir el-Bahari  Nile 16 p. 47
Deir el-Medina
Nile 11, “On This Day: Sennedjem’s Tomb Discovered” p. 19
Djed-Khonsu-Iuef-Ankh (26th Dynasty Theban priest)
Nile 17, “Masterpieces of the BAAM” p. 11
Djehuty (General)
Heart Scarab: Nile 14 p. 60
Djedefre (King, 4th Dynasty)
Pyramid at Abu Rawash: Nile 18, “The Bent Pyramid” p. 32
Djer (1st-Dynasty king)
Bracelet: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 17
Djoser (King, 3rd Dynasty)
Proximity to Userkaf’s pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 21
Proximity to Unas’ pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 24
DNA
On Tutankhamun: Nile 14 pp. 3, 46-55
On “Younger Lady” KV35-YL: Nile 14 pp. 3, 46-55
Duare (Priest, 5th-Dynasty)
Bent Pyramid at Dahshur: Nile 18, “The Bent Pyramid” p. 39


E

Ebers, Georg  Nile 14 pp. 64-65


F

Factum Arte
Tomb of Seti I: Nile 12, “Belzoni, Soane, and the Sarcophagus of Seti I” pp. 17-19
Falcons
”The Divine Falcon”:  Nile 13 pp. 39-47
Farouk (King)
  Nile 16 pp. 60-61
Field of Reeds  Nile 16 p. 31
Flinders Petrie
Lahun: Nile 15 pp. 21-30


G

Gautseshen (Singer of Montu, 21st Dynasty)
Papyrus: Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” p. 39
Gebel el-Silsila
Nile 18, “Top 2 Discoveries of 2018” pp. 56-61
Gemenefherbak (Vizier)  Nile 14 p. 57
Giraffes Nile 14 p. 62
Great Pyramid  See Khufu: Great Pyramid


H

Harsiese Nile 16 p. 1
Hathor
In Book of the Dead: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 9
In tomb of Amenherkhepshef (QV 55): Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” p. 34
In Pyramid texts: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 9
Hatshepsut (King, 18th Dynasty)
Cliff tomb (Wadi Siqqat Taqa el-Zeide): Nile 16 p. 45
Divine Monument: Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” p. 39
Deir el-Bahari: Nile 16 pp. 45-46
Hathor Chapel: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 9
Relief discovered at Swansea University: Nile 13 p. 3
Royal tomb (KV 20): Nile 16 p. 45
Heart amulets
  Nile 16 p. 30
Heqaib (QH 35d, Governor of Elephantine, 6th Dynasty)
Nile 10, “The Governors of Elephantine” pp. 42-55
Heqaib III (QH 33, Governor of Elephantine, 12th Dynasty)
Nile 10, “The Governors of Elephantine” pp. 42-55
Heqaib-Ankh (QH 33, Governor of Elephantine, 12th Dynasty)
Nile 10, “The Governors of Elephantine” pp. 42-55
Heqareshu (TT 226)  Nile 16 p. 37
Heliopolis
Reference on Seti I obelisk in Piazza del Popolo in Rome: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 56
Henka (Overseer of the Two Pyramids of Sneferu)
Seated scribal statue: Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” p. 28
Herihor (High Priest of Amun, 21st Dynasty)
Institutional tomb robbery: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” pp. 23-24
Herodotus
On the phoenix: Nile 16 p. 31
Hetepheres I (Wife of Sneferu)
Butterfly bracelet: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 20
Hetepsekhemwy (King, 2nd Dynasty)
Tomb substructure cleared for Pyramid of Unas: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 24
Hieroglyphs
Earliest monumental rock-cut hieroglyphs: Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” pp. 61-63
Early Arabic interpretations: Nile 13 pp. 30-38
Hor (Priest of Thoth, Ptolemaic Period)

Corruption in the animal mummy industry: Nile 11, “Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt” p. 58
Horemheb (King, 18th Dynasty)
Canopic lid: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” p. 20
Depiction of cobra in tomb: Nile 12, “The Snake Who Was God” p. 39
Dual statue with Horus: Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” pp. 34-35
Royal Tomb (KV 57): Nile 16 pp. 56-57
Saqqara tomb: Nile 12, “The Snake Who Was God” p. 36
Horus  Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” pp. 39-47
Howard Carter
Cliff tomb of Hatshepsut: Nile 16 p. 45
Huya (TA 1)  Nile 15 p. 33


I

Imhotep (3rd Dynasty, possible architect of Djoser’s Step Pyramid)
Nile 17, “Masterpieces of the BAAM” p. 10
Inenek-Inti (wife of Pepi I)
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” pp. 26-27
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 51
Inherkhau (TT 359)  Nile 16 pp. 29, 31
Instruction of Amenemope
Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” pp. 20-21
Nile 18, “Top 2 Discoveries of 2018” p. 58
Instructions of Ptahhotep Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 63
Ipi (Vizier, 12th Dynasty) Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” pp. 54-57
Irynefer (TT 290)
  Nile 16 pp. 30, 33, 38
Isesi (King)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” pp. 23-24
Isis
Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” pp. 45-46
Connection with snakes: Nile 12, “An Examination of the Death of Cleopatra” p. 31
Isisemkheb (wife of Pinudjem II)  Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 9
Iyneferty (wife of Sennedjem)
Gender transformation: Nile 11, “On This Day: Sennedjem’s Tomb Discovered” p. 19


K

Kamose (King, 17th Dynasty)
Battles against the Hyksos: Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” p. 25
Khaemwaset (QV 44, Son of Ramesses III)
Cat demon pictured in tomb: Nile 10, “The Origin of Cats” p. 33
Ramesses III pictured in tomb: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 46
Khafre (King, 4th Dynasty)
Statue of the King: Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” p. 23
Kharga Oasis
Nile 17, “ARCE Update” p. 38
Darb Ain Amur Survey: Nile 18, “ARCE Update” pp. 24-29
Khentika (Vizier, reigns of Teti I and Pepi I)
Sacrificing bull: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 7
Khepri
Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 33
Khnum
Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 36
Khonsuemheb
  Nile 16 p. 15
Khonsu Temple Nile 13, “ARCE Update” p. 6-9
Khufu (King, 4th Dynasty)
Great Pyramid:
Nile 11, “The ‘Big Void’ Detected in the Great Pyramid” pp. 6-16
Kircher, Athanasius (17th-century author) 
Nile 13, “Arab Translators of Egypt’s Hieroglyphs” p. 35
Kiya
Canopic jar: Nile 14 p. 49
Kleopatra Selene  Nile 16 pp. 6-14
Klimt, Gustav
  Nile 13 pp. 57-59


L

Lahun  Nile 15 pp. 21-30
Lahun Papyrii
  Nile 15 pp. 22-30
Lighthouse of Alexandria 
Nile 13, “Arab Translators of Egypt’s Hieroglyphs” p. 33
Nile 18, “Ptolemy I: Forging an Empire” p. 44
Litany of Re

Tomb of User (TT 61): Nile 16 p. 45
Luxor Temple
Blockyard: Nile 13 p. 12
Standing colossus restored: Nile 14 pp. 24-25


M

Maat (god)  Nile 16 p. 37-39
Manu (mountains)
  Nile 16 p. 37
Mariette, Auguste (French archaeologist)
Nile 17, “Tanis” p. 22
Mark Antony  Nile 16 pp. 6-14
Mehaa (wife of Pepi I)
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 26
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 51
Meidum Pyramid  See Sneferu: Meidum Pyramid
Menkauhor (King, 5th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 23
Menkheperre (High Priest of Amun, 21st Dynasty)
Banishment Stela: Nile 17, “ARCE Update: Kharga Oasis” p. 38
Menna (TT 69) 
Hunting in the marshes: Nile 10, “The Origin of Cats” p. 30
Mentuhotep (King, 11th Dynasty) 
Temple at Deir el-Bahari: Nile 14 pp. 31-33
Merenre I (King, 6th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 27
Meresankh III  Nile 13 pp. 49-56
Meretites / Merytyotes (wife of Pepi I)
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” pp. 26-27
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 51
Meretseger (Goddess)
Ostracon from Deir el-Medina: Nile 12, “The Snake Who Was God” p. 35
Merymery 
Stela with cat beneath chair: Nile 10, “The Origin of Cats” pp. 28-29
Mission Francaise des Fouilles de Tanis (MFFT)
Nile 17, “Tanis” pp. 24-26
Montet, Pierre (French Egyptologist)
Nile 17, “Tanis” pp. 17-26
Montu
Ramesses II Battle of Kadesh reference: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 45
White Chapel of Senusret I: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 41
Mud bricks
  Nile 15 p. 34
Mummification
Also see Animal Mummies
Nile 18, “Egypt’s Earliest Mummification” pp. 62-65
Plaster mummies: Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” p. 29
Mut Temple
Nile 13, “ARCE Update” p. 10-11
Festival of Drunkenness: Nile 11, “Sekhmet: Patron Goddess of Healers and Physicians” pp. 44-45


N

Nany (21st-Dynasty Chantress of Amun)
Benu bird on papyrus: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 58
Nebenmaat (TT 219)  Nile 16 p. 35
Nebwenet / Noubounet (wife of Pepi I)
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 26
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 51
Nedjemankh (Priest of Herishef, Late Ptolemaic Period)
Nile 10, “Hello Nedjemankh” pp. 6-8
Neferefre (King, 5th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 23
Neferhotep (TT 49)
Festival of Drunkenness: Nile 11, “Sekhmet: Patron Goddess of Healers and Physicians” p. 45
Neferirkare (King, 5th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 23, 26
Nefertari (Queen, wife of Ramesses II)
Abu Simbel: Nile 18, “Discovering Abu Simbel” pp. 53-54
Tomb: Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” p. 48
Nefertiti (Queen, wife of Akhenaten)

Berlin Bust: Nile 13 pp. 60-61
Burial: Nile 17, “KV 62, The North Wall Part 2: Finding Nefertiti” pp. 39-53
KV 62 tomb decoration: Nile 14 pp. 9-23; Nile 15 pp. 31-43
Marriage (pictured in KV 62): Nile 15 pp. 31-43
Mummy: Nile 17, “KV 62, The North Wall Part 2: Finding Nefertiti” pp. 47-53
Her rule as ‘Neferneferuaten’: Nile 17, “KV 62, The North Wall Part 2: Finding Nefertiti” p. 44
Stela with Akhenaten and blank cartouches (Berlin Inv. No. AM 25574): Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” pp. 26-27
“Younger Lady” (KV35-YL) connection:
Nile 14 pp. 46-55
Nile 17, “KV 62, The North Wall Part 2: Finding Nefertiti” p. 49
Neskhonsupakhered (26th-Dynasty Chantress of Amun)
Stela: Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” pp. 30-31
Netjerykhethor (wife of Pepi I)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 26
Nespawershefyt (coffin set in the Fitzwilliam Museum)  Nile 17 pp. 6-7
Niay (TT 286)  Nile 14 pp. 26-29
Ninetjer (King, 2nd Dynasty)
Tomb substructure cleared for Pyramid of Unas: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 24
Niuserre (King, 5th Dynasty)

Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” pp. 20, 23-24, 26
Nu
On Papyrus of Anhai: Nile 14 p. 63
Nut
Tomb of Ramesses V and VI (KV 9): Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” p. 50


O

Osiris
KV 62 tomb decoration: Nile 15 pp. 31-43
Osorkon II (King, 22nd Dynasty)
Tomb: Nile 17, “Tanis” pp. 17-26
Ostrich  Nile 16 pp. 36-37


P

Pshery (Elkab)
Festival of Drunkenness: Nile 11, “Sekhmet: Patron Goddess of Healers and Physicians” p. 45
Pairy (TT 139)
Graffiti by Pawah: Nile 17, “KV 62, The North Wall Part 2: Finding Nefertiti” p. 52
Panupeker (22nd-Dynasty Theban priest)
’House of Benu’ reference: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 57
Paser (TT 106)
Pectoral: Nile 14 p. 61
Peftjauneith (26th-Dynasty official)
Coffin: Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 29
Pepi I (King, 6th Dynasty)
Family: Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” pp. 50-51
Pyramid:
Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 26
Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” p. 51
Wives: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 26
Pepi II (King, 6th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 27
Petosiris 
Tomb at Tena el-Gebel: Nile 16 pp. 27-28
Petrie, Flinders
Nile 17, “Tanis” pp. 17-26
Phoenix
Nile 16 p. 31
Origins of the Phoenix and its connection to the Benu: Nile 17 pp. 61-63
Piankh (High Priest of Amun, 20th Dynasty)
Wehem Mesut and Institutional tomb robbery: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” pp. 22-23
Late Ramesside Letters: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” p. 23
Pinudjem I (21st-Dynasty Theban High Priest)
Coffin: Nile 16 p. 19
Pinudjem II (21st-Dynasty Theban High Priest)

Wife, Nesykhonsu: Nile 16 pp. 20-21
Psantek I
Temple at Heliopolis: Nile 12, “The Top 5 Discoveries of 2017” pp. 58-60
Psusennes I (King, 21st Dynasty)

Mask and coffin: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” pp. 12-13
Tomb: Nile 17, “Tanis” pp. 17-26
Ptahmose  Nile 16 p. 58
Ptolemy I (King, Ptolemaic)
Nile 18, “Ptolemy I: Forging an Empire” pp. 41-46
Satrap Stela: Nile 18, “Ptolemy I: Forging an Empire” pp. 42-43, 46
Ptolemy II (King, Ptolemaic)
Bust: Nile 11, “Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt” p. 58
Camels: Nile 15 pp. 53-55
Ptolemy III (King, Ptolemaic)
Nile 17, “Masterpieces of the BAAM” p. 15
Puyemre (TT 39) 
Relief with the first named cat: Nile 10, “The Origin of Cats” p. 31
Pyramid Texts
Utterance 267: Nile 14 p. 58
Utterance 554: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 9
Utterance 600: Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 28; Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 55


Q

Qubbet el-Hawa
Nile 10, “The Governors of Elephantine” pp. 42-55
Queens of Egypt
Exhibition: Nile 19, “Queens of Egypt” pp. 51-58


R

Ra (God)
Depiction of Barque of Ra in Tomb of Ramesses I (KV 16): Nile 12, “The Snake Who Was God” p. 37
Ramose (TT 55)
Tomb
Scarab decoration: Nile 14 p. 59
Ramesses I (King, 19th Dynasty)
As Vizier Paramessu (scribal statue by 10th Pylon at Karnak): Nile 10 pp. 1, 21
Depiction of Barque of Ra in tomb: Nile 12, “The Snake Who Was God” p. 37
In Karnak Temple: “Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” p. 21
Ramesses II (King, 19th Dynasty)
Abu Simbel: Nile 18, “Discovering Abu Simbel” pp. 47-54
Battle of Kadesh:
Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 45
Nile 18, “Discovering Abu Simbel” p. 51
Coffin: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” pp. 15-27
Ramesseum—Procession of past pharaohs: Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” p. 25
Ramesses III (King, 20th Dynasty)
Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” p. 15
Battles with Sea Peoples: Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” pp. 16-18
Death recorded in hieroglyphs: Nile 11, “The Sarcophagus Lid of Ramesses III” p. 32
Great Harris Papyrus: Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” p. 15
Harem Conspiracy: Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” pp. 21-22
In Temple of Khonsu: Nile 13, “ARCE Update” p. 8
In tomb of Khaemwaset (QV 44): Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 46
In tomb of Amenherkhopshef (QV 55): Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” p. 18
Medinet Habu: Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” pp. 19, 22
Sarcophagus:
Nile 11, “The Sarcophagus Lid of Ramesses III” p. 33
Sarcophagus Lid:
Nile 11, “The Sarcophagus Lid of Ramesses III” pp. 30-37
Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” p. 21
Sons: Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” p. 15
Tomb (KV 11):
Nile 11, “The Sarcophagus Lid of Ramesses III” p. 32
Nile 18, “Is Ramesses III Overrated?” p. 23
Ramesses V (King, 20th Dynasty)
Tomb (KV 9): Goddess Nut: Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” p. 50
Ramesses X (King, 20th Dynasty)
Tomb (KV 18)
Lintel decoration: Nile 14 p. 62
Reisner, George (American Egyptologist)
Nile 13, “Queen for Eternity: Meresankh III” p. 49
Rekhmire (TT 100)
Brickmaking: Nile 15, “Life In A Pyramid Builders’ Town” p. 24
Opening of the Mouth rites: Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 7
Rifaud, Jean-Jacques (French archaeologist)
Nile 17, “Tanis” p. 22
Rock art
  Nile 16 p. 36
Rosetta Stone
Nile 13, “Arab Translators of Egypt’s Hieroglyphs” p. 38
Roy (TT 255)  Nile 16 p. 39
Royal Cache (DB 320)
Discovery: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” p. 27


S

Sahure (King, 5th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 22
Sarenput I (QH 36, Governor of Elephantine, 12th Dynasty)
Nile 10, “The Governors of Elephantine” pp. 42-55
Sarenput II (QH 31, Governor of Elephantine, 12th Dynasty)
Nile 10, “The Governors of Elephantine” pp. 42-55
Sati (Lady of the House) Shabti: Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” pp. 46-47
Sattjeni V (Daughter of Sarenput II, wife of Heqaib II, 12th Dynasty)
Eyes of Horus on coffin: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 43
ScanPyramids Project
Nile 11, “The ‘Big Void’ Detected in the Great Pyramid” pp. 6-16
Scarabs
  Nile 14 pp. 56-63
Seated Scribe
Skin colour: Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” p. 49
Sekhen (King, Predynastic)
Stela: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 43
Sekhmet
Nile 11, “Sekhmet: Patron Goddess of Healers and Physicians” pp. 38-45
Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 12
Destruction of Mankind: Nile 11, “Sekhmet: Patron Goddess of Healers and Physicians” p. 39
Senet  Nile 15 p. 27
Sennedjem (TT 1) 
Tomb discovered: Nile 11, “On This Day” pp. 17-21
Sennefer (TT 96)
 
Vulture image on ceiling: Nile 10, “Nile Style” p. 59
Senusret I / Senwosret I (King, 12th-Dynasty)
Pyramid at Lisht: Nile 14 pp. 35-36
Senusret II / Senwosret II (King, 12th Dynasty)
Lahun: Nile 15 pp. 21-30
Pyramid at Lahun: Nile 14 p. 39; Nile 15 p. 22
Uraeus: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 16
Senusret III / Senwosret II (King, 12th Dynasty)
Pyramid at Dahshur:
Nile 14 pp. 40-41
Nile 15, “Life In A Pyramid Builders’ Town” p. 22
Tomb at Abydos: Nile 14 pp. 41-42
Serapis
Nile 18, “Ptolemy I: Forging an Empire” p. 45
Serqet
Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 13
Setau (High Priest of Nekhbet, Elkab, 20th Dynasty)
Detail from tomb: Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” p. 41
Seti I (King, 19th Dynasty)
Nile 15 pp. 44-51
Freemasory: Nile 15 p. 47
Hathor: Nile 15 p. 52
‘Helicopter’ hieroglyphs: Nile 15 p. 51
Obelisk in the Piazza del Popolo in Rome: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 56
Temple at Abydos: Nile 15 pp. 44
Resurrection of Osiris in Abydos Temple: Nile 13, “The Divine Falcon” p. 45
Sarcophagus: Nile 12, “Belzoni, Soane, and the Sarcophagus of Seti I” pp. 13-17
Shabti: Nile 15 p. 45
Tomb (KV 17):
Discovery by Belzoni: Nile 10 pp. 9-14
Shadow
  Nile 16 p. 33
Shemai (QH 34bb, wife of Sarenput II, 12th Dynasty) 
Nile 10, “The Governors of Elephantine” pp. 42-55
Shoshenq II (King, 21st Dynasty) 
Inner coffin: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 14
Shoshenq III (King, 22nd Dynasty)
Tomb: Nile 17, “Tanis” pp. 17-26
Shoshenq IV (King, 22nd Dynasty)
Sarcophagus: Nile 17, “Tanis” p. 25
Sphinx (Great Sphinx of Giza)
Dream Stela: Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” p. 42
Shu
Nile 16 p. 37
Sinuhe (Tale)  Nile 15 p. 36
Sithathoriunet (Daughter of Senusret II)
Jewelery: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” pp. 18-19
Smendes (King, 21st Dynasty)
Nile 17, “Tanis” p. 21
Smenkhkare
Connection to the KV 55 Mummy: Nile 17, “KV 62, The North Wall Part 2: Finding Nefertiti” p. 44
Snakes
Nile 12, “The Snake Who Was God” pp. 35-39
Snake mummies: Nile 12, “The Snake Who Was God” p. 38
Sneferu (King, 4th Dynasty)
Bent Pyramid at Dahshur:
Nile 18, “The Bent Pyramid” pp. 30-40
Meidum Pyramid:
Discovery of hidden relieving chambers: Nile 11, “The ‘Big Void’ Detected in the Great Pyramid” pp. 10-14
Stela: Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” p. 36
Soane, Sir John  Nile 12, “Belzoni, Soane, and the Sarcophagus of Seti I” pp. 13-17
Sobek
Nile 11, “Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt” p. 59


T

Taharqa (King, 25th Dynasty)
Ram sphinx: Nile 17, “Gods of Egypt” p. 32
Tanis

Nile 17 pp. 17-26
Tao II (King, 17th Dynasty)
Battles against the Hyksos: Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” pp. 24-25
Taweret

Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 11
Tayuheret (21st Dynasty)
Benu reference on coffin: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” pp. 54, 57
Tepemankh (Priest of Khufu, 5th Dynasty)
Relief of funeral procession: Nile 11, “Fascinating Pyramids” p. 25
Teti (King, 6th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” pp. 25-26
Sarcophagus: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 25
Tetisheri 
Stela: Nile 13, “Ahmose: Let My People Go” p. 27
Thoth
Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 10
Thutmose I (King, 18th Dynasty)
Tomb (KV 20): Nile 16 pp. 43-44
Tombos Stela: Nile 13, “Tombos” p. 16
Thutmose II (King, 18th Dynasty)
Tomb (KV 42): Nile 16 p. 45
Thutmose III (King, 18th Dynasty)

Tomb (KV 34): Nile 16 pp. 47-48
Thutmose IV (King, 18th Dynasty)

Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” pp. 40-47
Dream Stela at Giza: Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” p. 42
Peristyle Hall at Karnak: Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” p. 41
Lateran Obelisk: Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” pp. 45, 46
Sarcophagus: Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” p. 47
Tomb (KV 43):
Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” pp. 44, 48
Nile 16 pp. 50-51
Tiaa (wife of Amenhotep II and mother of Thutmose IV)
Nile 12, “Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?” p. 43
Tiye (Wife of Amenhotep III)

Canopic Jars: Nile 14 p. 49
Tjuiu (mother of Queen Tiye) 
Inner coffin: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 11
Tutankhamun (King, 18th Dynasty)
Canopic lids: Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” pp. 17-18
Curse: Nile 16 p. 24
DNA: Nile 14 pp. 3, 46-55
Gold collar: Nile 14 p. 1
Guardian statue (JE 60707): Nile 12, “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” p. 7
Shields (JE 61576 & JE 61577): Nile 12, “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” p. 10
Small Golden Shrine (JE 61481): Nile 12, “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” pp. 8-11
Statue of Duamutef (JE 60728): Nile 12, “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” p. 10
Colossal Statue: Nile 13 p. 1
Tomb (KV 62)
Nile 16 pp. 54-55
Burial chamber decoration:  Nile 15 p. 31-43
Interpretation of Burial Chamber decorations: Nile 14 pp. 9-23
Scan Results: Nile 14 pp. 6-8
“Wishing Cup” (JE 62125): Nile 12 p. 3, 46-55
Tombos  Nile 13 pp. 15-22


U

Unas (King, 5th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” pp. 24-26
Unlucky Mummy
  Nile 16 pp. 22-26
User (TT 61)

Litany of Re: Nile 16 p. 45
Userkaf (King, 5th Dynasty)
Pyramid: Nile 12, “The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt” p. 21


V

Venus
Connection with Benu: Nile 17, “The Mysterious Benu” p. 59
Vultures
Nile 10, “The Noble Vulture” pp. 34-41


W

Wands
Nile 18, “Animals in Magic and Medicine” p. 9
Wehem Mesut
Nile 10, “The Coffin of Ramesses II” pp. 22-23
Wendjebauendjedet (General)
 
Silver and gold dish: Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 15
Weretwahset (Lady of the House, 19th Dynasty) 
Coffin: Nile 11, “A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” pp. 52-53
Western Valley (of the Kings)
New excavations: Nile 12, “From the Editor” p. 3


Y

“Younger Lady” (KV35-YL)
Discovery: Nile 14 pp. 47-48
DNA: Nile 14 pp. 3, 46-55
Facial reconstruction: Nile 14 pp. 3, 46-55
Yuya (father of Queen Tiye)
  Nile 15, “Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs” p. 11


NILE MAGAZINE AUTHORS INDEX

Here is the list of authors who have contributed (or collaborated on) articles for Nile Magazine, together with the name of their article and the issue and page details. Thank you to all our authors—we love your work.


A

Ahlstrom Christy, Courtney
Nile Style: Scarabs: Nile 9 pp. 58-59
Alm, Brian
Thutmose IV: Placeholder or Pivot?: Nile 12 pp. 40-47
Aronin, Rachel
Queen For Eternity: Digital Archaeology and the (After)life of Meresankh III: Nile 13 pp. 48-56
Aziz, Sofia
Animals in Magic and Medicine: Nile 18 pp. 6-13
Cleopatra and the Serpent: Nile 12 pp. 28-34
Sekhmet: Patron Goddess of Healers and Physicians: Nile 11 pp. 38-45
The Celestial Scarab: Nile 14 pp. 56-63


B

Balaji, Anand
Magic in the Ancient World: Nile 9 pp. 52-57
Bastawy, Haythem
The Snake who was God: Nile 12 pp. 35-39
Bassir, Hussein
Masterpieces of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum: Nile 17 pp. 8-16
Batley, Rebecca
Kleopatra Selene: Nile 16 pp. 6-14
Black, Leslie D.
The Sarcophagus Lid of Ramesses III: Nile 11 pp. 30-37
Burzacott, Jeff

A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt: Nile 11 pp. 46-54
Accessible Egypt: Nile 15 pp. 56-58; Nile 10 pp. 56-57
ARCE Update: Conservation Field Schools in Luxor: Nile 13 pp. 6-13
ARCE Update: The Tomb of Niay (TT 286) at Luxor: Nile 14 pp. 26-29
ARCE Update: Coffin Reuse with Kara Cooney: Nile 16 pp. 15-21
Black Sarcophagus at Alexandria: Nile 16 pp. 6-8; 16 pp. 58-59
Colossal Statue of Tutankhamun: Nile 13 p. 1
Curses in Ancient Egypt: Nile 15 pp. 27-28
Fascinating Pyramids exhibition: Nile 11 pp. 22-29
Gods of Egypt: Nile 17 pp. 27-37
Heliopolis: The City of the Sun Reemerges: Nile 9 pp. 15-24
Hello Nedjemankh: Nile 10 pp. 6-8
King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh: Nile 12 pp. 6-12
Looking Back: Lord Carnarvon’s photographs of excavations in the Valley of the Kings: Nile 11 pp. 64-65
Looking Back: Earliest photo of Howard Carter in Egypt: Nile 12 pp. 64-65
Looking Back: The Berlin Bust of Nefertiti: Nile 13 pp. 60-61
Looking Back: George Ebers: Nile 14 pp. 64-65
Looking Back: Egyptian map of Johann Homann: Nile 15 pp. 60-61
Looking Back: Howard Carter and King Farouk: Nile 16 pp. 60-61
Looking Back: Sphinx and Pyramids by Hans Christoph Teufel, ca. 1598: Nile 10 pp. 60-61
Looking Back: The Sphinx: Nile 9, pp. 60-61
Looking Back: The Vandals in Egypt: Nile 17 pp. 64-65
Meet the New Face of Luxor Temple: Nile 14 pp. 24-25
Mystery Solved: Meet Nespawershefyt: Nile 17 pp. 6-7
Nile Style: Azza Fahmy jewelry: Nile 10 pp. 58-59
Nile Style: Gustav Klimt: Nile 13 pp. 57-59
Oldest Prosthetic Found: Nile 9 pp. 6-8
On This Day: Abu Simbel Reopens: Nile 10 pp. 9-14
On This Day: Tomb of Seti I Discovered: Nile 10 pp. 9-14
On This Day: Sennedjem tomb discovered: Nile 11 pp. 17-21
Ptolemy II: A Pharaoh’s Legacy: Nile 15 pp. 53-56
Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt: Nile 11 pp. 55-63
The Big Void in the Great Pyramid: Nile 11 pp. 6-14
The Coffin of Ramesses II: Nile 10 pp. 15-27
The Face of Nefertiti?: Nile 14 pp. 46-55
Tombos: Nile 13 pp. 15-22
Top 2 Discoveries of 2018: Nile 18 pp. 55-65
Tutankhamun tomb scan—final results: Nile 14 pp. 68


D

Dodson, Aidan
The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt, Part 2: The 3rd and 4th Dynasties: Nile 9 pp. 39-51
The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt, Part 3: The 5th and 6th Dynasties: Nile 12 pp. 20-27
The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt, Part 4: The Middle Kingdom: Nile 14 pp. 30-45
The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt, Part 5: The 18th Dynasty: Nile 16 pp. 40-57


F

Fletcher-Jones, Nigel
Discovering Abu Simbel: Nile 18 pp. 47-54
Foott, Vanessa

Is Ramesses III Overrated?: Nile 18 pp. 14-23
Fox, Harald
Particle physicists discover mysterious structure in the Great Pyramid—here’s how they did it: Nile 11 pp. 15-16


H

Haas Dantes, Fabienne
KV62: Meanings and Symbols: Nile 15 pp. 31-43
Hague, Sharon
Ahmose: Let My People Go: Nile 13 pp. 23-29
Napoleon: The Father of Egyptology: Nile 9 pp. 25-30
Hoole, Jan
The Origin of Cats: Nile 10 pp. 28-33
Huber, M. Traugott
KV62: The North Wall: Part I - The New Interpretation: Nile 14 pp. 9-23
KV62: The North Wall: Part II - Finding Nefertiti: Nile 17 pp. 39-53


J

Jackson, Lesley
The Noble Vulture: Nile 10 pp. 34-41
The Divine Falcon: Nile 13 pp. 39-47
Spirit Birds: Nile 16 pp. 29-39
Jimenez-Serrano, Alejandro
The Governors of Elephantine (with Judith Weingarten): Nile 10 pp. 42-55
Jones, Jana
Egypt’s Earliest Mummification: Nile 18 pp. 62-65


K

Koek, Jan
The Mysterious Benu: Nile 17 pp. 54-63


M

Mulder, Jane
The Unlucky Mummy: Nile 16 pp. 22-26


N

Nielsen, Nicky
Seti I: Freemasonry, Mozart and Alien Conspiracies: Nile 15 pp. 44-52
Tanis: Nile 17 pp. 17-26
Nikolova, Diana T.
Forging an Empire: Ptolemy I: Nile 18 pp. 41-46


P

Peacock, Lenka
Belzoni, Soane, and the Sarcophagus of Seti I: Nile 12 pp. 13-17
Price, Campbell
Life in a Pyramid Builders’ Town: Nile 15 pp. 21-30


R

Reader, Colin
The Bent Pyramid: Nile 18 pp. 30-40


V

Verde, Tom
Arab Translators of Egypt’s Hieroglyphs: Nile 13 pp. 30-38


W

Weingarten, Judith
The Governors of Elephantine (with Alejandro Jimenez-Serrano): Nile 10 pp. 42-55