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University of Oxford Lecturer - Egyptology (maternity cover)

University of Oxford Lecturer - Egyptology (maternity cover) | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

Faculty of Oriental Studies, Griffith Institute, Sackler Library, St. John Street, OxfordGrade 7: £29,837 - £36,661 p.a.The University proposes to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Egyptology for a fixed-term of 6 months. The Departmental Lecturer will provide replacement teaching, administration and examining as a temporary cover for the maternity leave of the Associate Professor of Egyptology.

Applicants must hold a graduate degree in Egyptology; have an aptitude for teaching and experience of teaching and research; possess a solid knowledge of major phases of Egyptian language and be able to teach Middle and Late Egyptian language and texts; be able to give lectures on Egyptian history, from early periods to the early first millennium, as well as broad cultural topics including art and architecture; be able to teach undergraduate tutorials on special topics relating to Egyptian art and iconography; be able to teach graduate tutorials on a range of cultural, archaeological, philological, and historical topics; be able to teach classes on Egyptian material culture using the collections of the Ashmolean Museum; be able to demonstrate a commitment to communicating and publishing research in their field of study; possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills; and should demonstrate a willingness to undertake administrative tasks.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 31 July 2014.

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Has Egyptologist Olaf Kaper solved the mystery of Cambyses' lost army?

Has Egyptologist Olaf Kaper solved the mystery of Cambyses' lost army? | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
It is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all times: the disappearance of a Persian army of 50,000 men in the Egyptian desert around 524 BC. A professor has now unearthed a cover-up affair and solved the riddle.
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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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DIGGING IN MUSEUMS & ARCHIVES UNEARTHING TULANE UNIVERSITY'S EGYPTIAN COLLECTION

DIGGING IN MUSEUMS & ARCHIVES UNEARTHING TULANE UNIVERSITY'S EGYPTIAN COLLECTION | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

"DIGGING IN MUSEUMS & ARCHIVES:
UNEARTHING TULANE UNIVERSITY'S EGYPTIAN COLLECTION"by Dr. Melinda Nelson-Hurst (Tulane University)June 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Louisiana Art and Science Museum

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Don't miss this exciting talk about the latest research on Tulane University's Egyptian Collection!

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Look at 3D Objects in the Petrie Museum

Look at 3D Objects in the Petrie Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
3D Petrie Museum description
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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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What Did Ancient Egyptians Really Eat?

What Did Ancient Egyptians Really Eat? | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

Comparing carbon atoms among mummies reveals vegetarian diets.

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

Excavations of noblemen’s tombs - the South Asasif Project | Facebook | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The tomb of Meryneith at Saqqara

The tomb of Meryneith at Saqqara | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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T-Shirt Contest!

T-Shirt Contest! | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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In honor of our new logo, we are designing an ARCE-NOLA t-shirt and we want to hear what you would like to see.  If we use your idea, you will receive a free limited-edition t-shirt from ARCE-NOLA!

Send us your ideas in a comment here, a tweet to us on Twitter (@ARCENOLA), a comment on Facebook (facebook.com/ARCENOLA), or send us an email at info@arce-nola.org to enter! 

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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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The Tale of Sinuhe on BBC Radio 4

The Tale of Sinuhe on BBC Radio 4 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the ancient Egyptian poem The Tale of Sinuhe.
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Egyptologists Richard Parkinson, Roland Enmarch, and Aidan Dodson to discuss the Tale of Sinuhe on BBC Radio 4...

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Exclusive Egyptology tote bag with all donations of $25 or more for a limited time!

Exclusive Egyptology tote bag with all donations of $25 or more for a limited time! | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Bringing real and exciting research to everyone!
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Searching for Answers in Very Old DNA

Searching for Answers in Very Old DNA | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The geneticist Svante Paabo created his own research field by sequencing the genomes of ancient humans.
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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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3D projects in Egyptology | The Double Lotus

3D projects in Egyptology | The Double Lotus | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Mystery of mummified baby in Swansea is solved

Mystery of mummified baby in Swansea is solved | Egyptology and Archaeology | 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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Conference - Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age

Conference - Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The purpose of this conference is to explore the fertile imaginary world of Middle Bronze Age Egypt (2000-1500BC) through its material culture and the archaeological sources from which such material is recovered. 


Abstracts due May 15

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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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Pre-dynastic tomb uncovered in Egypt's Edfu - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Pre-dynastic tomb uncovered in Egypt's Edfu - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Breaking news: in-tact pre-dynastic tomb found at Hierakonpolis

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A British-Egyptian archaeological mission working in the Al-Kom Al-Ahmar area of the town of Edfu has discovered a pre-dynastic royal tomb of an unidentified king

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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LOVE SONG - YouTube

Here is something that should really set the world on fire! It is a 3000-year-old song, sung in a dead language that no one speaks or understands, accompanie...
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An enchanting video of a modern performance of an ancient Egyptian love song!

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Call for Papers: Archaeological Sources and Resources in the Context of Museums

Call for Papers: Archaeological Sources and Resources in the Context of Museums | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The International Committee for Egyptology, CIPEG, Annual Meeting will be focused on Egyptian and Sudan Archeological collections. 26th - 29th August 2014. (Copenhagen, Denmark).
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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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An ancient Egyptian view of the world - YouTube

Egyptologists and author Dr Garry J. Shaw introduces some major themes from ancient Egyptian myth - the subject of his new book The Egyptian Myths. Which god...
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How did the ancient Egyptians view the world? Author Garry Shaw discusses (video)

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