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

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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, 2014 10:38 AM

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

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4,500-Year-Old ‘Garbage’ From Ancient Egyptian Mansion Reveals Elites’ Luxurious Taste

4,500-Year-Old ‘Garbage’ From Ancient Egyptian Mansion Reveals Elites’ Luxurious Taste | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Archeologists studying the ruins of a 4,500-year-old Egyptian mansion are finding clues about how ancient Egypt’s upper echelon lived.

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Shonda Brock's curator insight, January 24, 2014 9:03 AM

What would your garbage say about you?

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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, 2014 6:14 PM

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

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5,300-Year-Old Mummy Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria

5,300-Year-Old Mummy Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
New DNA tests performed on a 5,300-year-old mummy reveal that Ötzi the iceman has 19 living male descendents in Austria.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, October 15, 2013 11:06 AM

It's not Egypt, but interesting for mummy studies.

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8 rulers of ancient Egypt: Most precise timeline revealed -- Sott.net

8 rulers of ancient Egypt: Most precise timeline revealed -- Sott.net | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The most precise chronology of Early Egypt yet suggests the country formed much more quickly than previously thought. The new finding reveals a robust timeline for the first eight kings and queens of Egypt, including, in order of succession Aha,...

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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, 2014 12:22 PM

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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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, 2014 11:00 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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ARCE Qurna Site Improvement project update

ARCE Qurna Site Improvement project update | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, January 23, 2014 5:13 PM

ARCE Luxor's Qurna Site Improvement (QSI) project continues with clearing areas Q03 and Q11.

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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, 2014 4:59 PM

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

Shonda Brock's curator insight, January 11, 2014 8:19 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 10:16 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.