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The latest news from the world of Egyptology, archaeology, and cultural heritage in Egypt from the New Orleans Interest Group of the American Research Center in Egypt. For more news and event announcements, visit us on the web: www.arce-nola.org, Facebook: www.facebook.com/arcenola, Twitter: www.twitter.com/arcenola, and Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/arcenola
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Giza Plateau to be revamped, with peddlers removed, horse rides regulated - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Giza Plateau to be revamped, with peddlers removed, horse rides regulated - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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PHOTO GALLERY: Stolen artefacts return to the Egyptian Museum - Multimedia - Ahram Online

PHOTO GALLERY: Stolen artefacts return to the Egyptian Museum - Multimedia - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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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 and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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An attempted robbery of a Giza tomb.

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Luxor Times: Ramesside Minister of Foreign Affairs tomb discovered in Sakkara

Luxor Times: Ramesside Minister of Foreign Affairs tomb discovered in Sakkara | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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More info and photos on the Ramessid tomb found at Saqqara!

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Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered the oldest Egyptian sundial and amazing mummies and tombs at the royal burial site.
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Even more photos of discoveries in the Valley of the Kings

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14 Places in Egypt You Must Visit in 2014

14 Places in Egypt You Must Visit in 2014 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
While Egypt may be facing political and social turmoil, Egypt's exotic, mysterious and historic locations continue to stand, receiving adventurers and explorers. If you are thinking of exploring Eg...
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Gebel el-Asr quarries: Discovery and excavation

Gebel el-Asr quarries: Discovery and excavation | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Gebel el-Asr quarry is an almost invisible site in the south-west of Egypt, located some 65km north-west of Abu Simbel. It is also known as Chephren's Quarry and Chephren Diorite Quarry after t...
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Egypt's ancient art of pottery - in pictures

Egypt's ancient art of pottery - in pictures | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptians have been making pottery for thousands of years. In a small village in the remote area of Faiyum Governate, the tradition continues
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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 | Egyptology and Archaeology | 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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One of the many things scholars will be talking about at the ARCE Annual Meeting this weekend.

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The Czech mission discovers an Old Kingdom mummy in Abu Sir

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It seems that the sarcophagus may not actually be that of the man named Nefer, though it was found inside his tomb (thus, it could be that of a family member of his).

 

Czech press report can be seen here: http://egyptologie.ff.cuni.cz/?req=id:227

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Egyptian donors contribute LE52 million to Giza museum - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egyptian donors contribute LE52 million to Giza museum - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Polish archaeologists found tombs dating back four thousand years in Egypt

Polish archaeologists found tombs dating back four thousand years in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A team of Polish archaeologists discovered tombs from the early second millennium BC and unknown pharaonic carvings in Gebelein in Upper Egypt. It was a part of rescue studies associated with the devastation caused by the widening range of fields and settlements.
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Polish scientists will study the climate of Egypt thousands of years ago | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Polish scientists will study the climate of Egypt thousands of years ago | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Eight several metres deep boreholes in northern Egypt have been drilled by a team of Polish scientists led by Prof. Leszek Marks of the Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw. Detailed analysis of the obtained cores will allow the reconstruction of climate in this area over the last 10,000 years.
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Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online

Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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360 panoramic view of the Red monastery, the church of Saints Bishai and Bigol, Sohag, Egypt

360° panoramic photography by Matjaz Kacicnik. Visit us to see more amazing panoramas from Egypt and thousands of other places in the world.
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AUC-AERA Archaeological Field Training Program |

AUC-AERA Archaeological Field Training Program | | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
AERAweb.org, the official web site of Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA), provides information on the work of Dr. Mark Lehner and the international team of the Giza Plateau Mapping Project.
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Want to learn archaeology in the shadow of the pyramids? Apply for AERA's next field school now.  Deadline May 30.

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Tomb dating back to 1100 B.C. found in Egypt

Tomb dating back to 1100 B.C. found in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Archeologists have found a tomb dating back to around 1100 B.C. south of Cairo, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said Thursday.
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Recovered Artifacts - Stop the Heritage Drain

قام البعض من أمناء المتحف المصري بالقاهرة بمشاركة صور القطع التي تم استردادها مؤخراً، ولقد إستعنا بهذه الصور لمعرفة القطع التي عادت وهم كالتالي.

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Photos of the recovered artifacts associated with Tutankhamun

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Video: The Beauty and Wonder of Egypt in HD

Maximize Screen and increase volume !! Director - Producer - Editor : Abdelrhaman Gabr - Koree Producer : Mahmoud Zahran Music By redemptionaudio.com " Landscape…
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Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
CAIRO (Reuters) - When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a Brussels gallery last year, he assumed it was a twin of an ancient masterpiece he had examined
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Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings

Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings | Egyptology and Archaeology | 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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12 Photos That Show a Different Side of Egypt

12 Photos That Show a Different Side of Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
When people hear the name "Egypt," they immediately think about gold plated treasure, towering monuments and pyramids, strong and mystical Pharaohs, camels and their riders in the vast open deserts...
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a different side of Egypt, with me on the left side!!

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Press Release from Dr Hourig on Work on the Colossal Statues of Amenhotep III

Press Release from Dr Hourig on Work on the Colossal Statues of Amenhotep III | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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