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Remains of brick building and garden uncovered at Dahshur

Remains of brick building and garden uncovered at Dahshur | Egyptology | Scoop.it

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Anne-Maree Johnson's curator insight, January 28, 2015 5:31 PM

New information about the pyramids

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Controversy-over-the-Meidum-Geese - Al-Ahram Weekly

Controversy-over-the-Meidum-Geese - Al-Ahram Weekly | Egyptology | Scoop.it

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Ancient Priest's Tomb Painting Discovered Near Great Pyramid at Giza

Ancient Priest's Tomb Painting Discovered Near Great Pyramid at Giza | Egyptology | Scoop.it
#Newdiscovery Ancient Priest's Tomb Painting shows vivid scenes of life 4300 yrs ago. #painting #art #egypt #history http://t.co/jVhTB4jXmV
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Did the pharaohs know hieroglyphic writing? - Polish Egyptologist explains | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Did the pharaohs know hieroglyphic writing? - Polish Egyptologist explains | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Egyptology | Scoop.it
Could all the pharaohs read and write? Only 1-3 percent of the inhabitants of ancient Egypt mastered this exceptionally difficult art. Evidence of literacy of the rulers of Egypt are perhaps not numerous, but clear, argues Filip Taterka, Egyptologist, a doctoral student at the Institute of Prehistory, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
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Four Egyptian Mourners, Four Egyptian Locks of Hair.

Four Egyptian Mourners, Four Egyptian Locks of Hair. | Egyptology | Scoop.it
Ancient Egypt iconography is usually clear and understandable. Some other times, although the scenes are explicit, the sense of the image it is not so clear. That happens especially with religious ...
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Three Dimensions of the Ancient Egypt Mourning Rite in a Rishi Coffin.

Three Dimensions of the Ancient Egypt Mourning Rite in a Rishi Coffin. | Egyptology | Scoop.it
The distribution of images is clue in Ancient Egypt decoration. Depending on how the scene is ordered and where it is located it has a sense or not.  We have seen how mourning women took up differe...
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The Ancient Egypt burial and rebirth "narrated" in a fragment of a coffin.

The Ancient Egypt burial and rebirth "narrated" in a fragment of a coffin. | Egyptology | Scoop.it

Today I would like just to stress the importance of watching well the pieces in museums all over the world for knowing better Ancient Egypt. Usually people focus on travelling to Egypt or on watchi...


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Mummified Fetus Found in Tiny Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus

Mummified Fetus Found in Tiny Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus | Egyptology | Scoop.it
A mummy previously suspected to be a fake, in fact contains the remains of a human fetus, CT scanning reveals.
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Colourful tomb of a guard reveals images of ancient Egyptian afterlife

Colourful tomb of a guard reveals images of ancient Egyptian afterlife | Egyptology | Scoop.it

The tomb of a guard of the army archives and royal messenger to foreign countries was uncovered in Saqqara, around 18 miles (30km) south of Cairo.


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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, May 11, 2014 8:53 PM
Some interesting details about the tomb of Paser discovered at Saqqara.
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Tomb robbers broke into tomb of workman who built Great Pyramid | Cairo Post

Tomb robbers broke into tomb of workman who built Great Pyramid | Cairo Post | Egyptology | Scoop.it

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, May 12, 2014 11:04 AM

An attempted robbery of a Giza tomb.

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Prince Khaemwaset’s signature deposits: being part of History

Prince Khaemwaset’s signature deposits: being part of History | Egyptology | Scoop.it

A guest blog post from Nicolas de Larquier, currently on an internship at the museum, discussing some objects he has been working on, and the motivations of one of ancient Egypt's most well-known p...


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French archaeologists unearth two Old Kingdom tombs

French archaeologists unearth two Old Kingdom tombs | Egyptology | Scoop.it

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Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna - Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna - Popular Archaeology | Egyptology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna Popular Archaeology Dedicated to the veneration of his new monotheistic religion of worship to the Aten, construction commenced in or around Year 5 of his reign (1346 BC) and is thought to...
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Six things about Sekhemka

Six things about Sekhemka | Egyptology | Scoop.it
1. It’s beautiful The best analysis of the statue is by TGH James. An Egyptologist at the British Museum, he described it in full, for the first time, in 1963, after someone had tipped him off abou...

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A new Ancient Egyptian discovery at Abydos - DigiNews

A new Ancient Egyptian discovery at Abydos - DigiNews | Egyptology | Scoop.it
DigiNews A new Ancient Egyptian discovery at Abydos DigiNews CAIRO, July 11, 2014 — On July 2, 2014 an Egyptian excavation team from the Ministry of Antiquities and Heritage (MAH) discovered a well preserved limestone ancient Egyptian chapel that...
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Intact burial chamber discovered in Aswan, 9 mummies found

Intact burial chamber discovered in Aswan, 9 mummies found | Egyptology | Scoop.it

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Olga Navarro's curator insight, June 2, 2014 4:39 AM

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The wrong location of Isis and Nephtys in the coffin of Khnum Nakht.

The wrong location of Isis and Nephtys in the coffin of Khnum Nakht. | Egyptology | Scoop.it
In Ancient Egypt iconography Isis was mainly placed at the feet of the mummy, while Nephtys were at his head. That happened in tomb walls and in sarcophagi. We have seen that this position was not ...
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An Egyptian Mourning Ritual from the Cache DB320 in Thebes.

An Egyptian Mourning Ritual from the Cache DB320 in Thebes. | Egyptology | Scoop.it
We usually think that there is a strong lack of documents on the subject about mourning in ancient Egypt. But the more we visit museums all over the world, the more examples we find. The point is t...
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Prominent Egyptologist Zahi Hawass cleared of corruption charges - Ahram Online

Prominent Egyptologist Zahi Hawass cleared of corruption charges - Ahram Online | Egyptology | Scoop.it

Prominent Egyptologist Zahi Hawass cleared of corruption charges: Egypt's leading prosecutor for public funds cases has cleared world-renowned Egyptologist Zawi Hawass on charges of wasting public money and illicit gains.


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Hierakonpolis Online - Tomb 72

Hierakonpolis Online - Tomb 72 | Egyptology | Scoop.it

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, May 13, 2014 10:01 PM

A lot more details on the newly discovered pre-dynastic tomb at Hierakonpolis.

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Mystery of mummified baby in Swansea is solved

Mystery of mummified baby in Swansea is solved | Egyptology | Scoop.it
THE mystery over a mummified baby at the Egypt Centre appears to have been solved. The centre, based at Swansea University, houses more than houses more than 5,000 artefacts, most collected by the...

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