Tom Hanks in Egypt to Film 'Hologram for the King' ABC News Hanks arrived Friday in Egypt and told the local independent daily newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm that it was his first visit to the Red Sea, though he's read a lot about it.
Ben Kingsley is set to star in Spike TV's series Tut, which will film on location in Morocco and Canada. Kingsley will in fact play the Grand Vizier to King Tutankhamen, among the most famous of the ancient Egyptian kings ...
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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Notably, there's The Report of Wen-Amon, a papyrus manuscript composed some three thousand years ago in ancient Egypt. Wen-Amon was a priest at the temple of Amon in Karnak, ordered by the high priest Herihor to ...