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3D projects in Egyptology | The Double Lotus

3D projects in Egyptology | The Double Lotus | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it

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The tomb of Meryneith at Saqqara

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How globalization and climate change destroyed ancient civilization

How globalization and climate change destroyed ancient civilization | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
A global economy held together by interdependence — possibly to a fault. A changing climate causing worldwide disaster. And a warlike people seeking to wreak havoc throughout civilization. It sounds…

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3,300-Year-Old Tomb with Pyramid Entrance Discovered in Egypt

3,300-Year-Old Tomb with Pyramid Entrance Discovered in Egypt | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The tomb, built for a scribe named Horemheb, contained the bones of more women than men, begging the question of whether Horemheb and his father or brother Ramesu had multiple wives at the same time.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, March 31, 7:38 AM

One of the many things scholars will be talking about at the ARCE Annual Meeting this weekend.

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In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark

In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, February 3, 8:00 AM

These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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Luxor Times: 13th Dynasty tomb discovered in Upper Egypt

Luxor Times: 13th Dynasty tomb discovered in Upper Egypt | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, January 6, 1:59 PM

Breaking News: 13th Dynasty Royal Tomb discovered at Abydos!

Shonda Brock's curator insight, January 11, 5:19 AM

Ever heard of King Sobekhotep?

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Russian Public Bails Out Archeologists For Egypt Dig Mission

Russian Public Bails Out Archeologists For Egypt Dig Mission | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The Russian public has stepped up to support the country’s Egyptologists who ran out of money for an archeological expedition because of rising electricity tariffs, the organizer of a donation drive said.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, October 15, 2013 7:16 AM

It shouldn't have to come to this anywhere, but when it does, it is good to know that there are people out there who care and put their money where there mouth/interests are.

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Excavations of noblemen’s tombs - the South Asasif Project | Facebook

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Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered the oldest Egyptian sundial and amazing mummies and tombs at the royal burial site.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, May 1, 9:22 AM

Even more photos of discoveries in the Valley of the Kings

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Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings

Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
British archaeologist John Romer, 72, believes he has discovered the site where three ancient Egyptian priest kings - Herihor, Piankh and Menkheperre - were buried in Luxor, Egypt, almost 3,000 years ago.

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What do ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHS, Mardi Gras, and BIRDS IN CITY PARK have in common?

What do ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHS, Mardi Gras, and BIRDS IN CITY PARK have in common? | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The Ancient Egyptian god Thoth, a god of writing, wisdom, and hidden knowledge, was often shown as a type of bird called an ibis, or as a man with the head of an ibis (he might also be depicted as a...

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Giant Sarcophagus leads archaeologists to Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh

Giant Sarcophagus leads archaeologists to Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of Woseribre Senebkay

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, January 21, 3:14 PM

More details on and photos of the newly discovered royal tombs at Abydos.

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King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle

King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Possibly the first-known mummified erect penis, and other burial anomalies, were not accidents during embalming, but rather deliberate attempts to make the king appear as Osiris, the god of the underworld, in as literal a way as possible.

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it's by either Got or creatures of all kind; the same!!

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 4, 4:55 PM

For some reason, I just thought of Freud... *wink*

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 4, 4:56 PM

For some reason, I just thought of Freud... *wink*

Shonda Brock's curator insight, January 5, 11:00 AM

VPP--Very Important Penis