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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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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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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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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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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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Seeking a Bombed-Out Buffer to Safeguard King Tut's Cairo Home

Seeking a Bombed-Out Buffer to Safeguard King Tut's Cairo Home | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A propsoed real estate deal could help protect the Egyptian Museum in Cairo from violence
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Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum

Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Thieves have stolen tens of thousands of pounds worth of ancient Egyptian jewellery from a museum. A 3,900-year-old gold shell pendant worth £15,000 (pictured); a £12,000 bronze...
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Elizabeth Otis's curator insight, January 17, 2014 6:37 PM

It amazes me how much money some of this jewellery goes for. I understand that it is old and historical but it still amazes me. All of these arts are because people stoped foraging and started to stay in one place so that different people can do different things. 

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening 12/3

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening 12/3 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument—the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra's Needle”—has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khedives of Egypt.
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New exhibit on "Cleopatra's Needle" to open in New York.

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Taking a closer look at our Egyptian Collections

Taking a closer look at our Egyptian Collections | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
We recently held a workshop to explore our Ancient Egyptian collections connected to
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A look at the the Egyptian collection at Horniman Museum

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82nd & Fifth: "Idolized" by Diana Craig Patch

http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/idolized Explore this object: http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/cult-image-of-the-god-ptah-egypt-2007.24 "This piece sp...
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Great video all about this small statuette of the god Ptah by Egyptologist Diana Craig Patch.

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'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum

'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Henry Walters and J.P. Morgan were frenemies.
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"Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum" opens this Sunday!

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Anubis from the ashes! – Blog, Liverpool Museums

Anubis from the ashes! – Blog, Liverpool Museums | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Behind the scenes blog covering National Museums Liverpool’s galleries and museums in Liverpool and Wirral.
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Remember that photo of the Liverpool Museum after being bombed during WWII?  This little guy survived!

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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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£1 million bid to

£1 million bid to | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
BOLTON Museum could become a global attraction after unveiling ambitious plans to house a full-scale reconstruction of the tomb of a great Egyptian Pharaoh.
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rita roberts's curator insight, March 23, 2014 4:20 AM

This is a fantastic step forward using modern technology.

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Turin's Egyptian Museum to focus on research - Culture - ANSAMed.it

Turin's Egyptian Museum to focus on research - Culture - ANSAMed.it | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Turin's Egyptian Museum to focus on research, , The director of Turin's Egyptian Museum aims to focus on research and attracting visitors to breathe new life into it after a 50-million-euro renovation, Culture, Ansa...
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Egypt plans ambitious renovation for Cairo museum

Egypt plans ambitious renovation for Cairo museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt unveiled Friday a multimillion dollar renovation project for Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, including plans to demolish a scorched building that stands between it and the Nile, in a bid to draw tourists back and restore a sense...
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Manchester Museum's Object of the Month

Manchester Museum's Object of the Month | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Michelle Scott, a regular visitor to the Collections Study Centre, talks about an Egyptian object from the collection that she finds fascinating.
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A great example of early writing and funerary practices!
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Harvard’s Semitic museum, a trove of treasures, is set for big changes - The Boston Globe

Harvard’s Semitic museum, a trove of treasures, is set for big changes - The Boston Globe | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

With a rich but checkered history and a collection that can look anciently opaque and mysterious from the outside but is in fact full of wonders, Harvard University’s Semitic Museum is on the cusp of great change.

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Interesting article about the history and future plans of Harvard's Semitic Museum and its new director, Egyptologist Peter Der Manuelian.

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Penn Museum Offers Innovative “Touch Tours” for Blind Visitors

Penn Museum Offers Innovative “Touch Tours” for Blind Visitors | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA 19104
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What an awesome way to expand access to the ancient world!

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Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum

Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Book of the Faiyum is an exquisitely illustrated ancient Egyptian papyrus scroll, on view for the first time in 150 years at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum opens October 6 at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD.
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