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Replica tomb set to open in Egypt

Replica tomb set to open in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Egypt Supreme Council of Antiquities commissioned carefully-crafted replicas of the tombs of Seti I, Nefertari and Tutankhamun back in 2009.
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Egyptian statue sells for nearly £16m

Egyptian statue sells for nearly £16m | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue has been sold for £15.76m at an auction in London.
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Protesters and the Egyptian Ambassador speak out about the sale of the Sekhemka statue.
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Blog Post 6: A Conservator's Perspective

Blog Post 6: A Conservator's Perspective | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
For this blog entry John Billman interviews one of the most indispensable members of the South Asasif team, AbdelRazk Mohamed Ali. John: Could you start by describing your role(s) with the South As...
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Queen Duathathor-Henuttawy (21st Dynasty), Wife of King Pinedjem I

Queen Duathathor-Henuttawy (21st Dynasty), Wife of King Pinedjem I | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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An ancient tomb and....kittens! An update from the South Asasif Conservation Project

An ancient tomb and....kittens!  An update from the South Asasif Conservation Project | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Blog Post 5 The past three weeks we were very busy working on a number of projects. Salima Ikram came to work on the animal bone deposit in the tomb of Karabasken. Her time at the site, although sh...
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Ancient Egypt In London: 10 Places

Ancient Egypt In London: 10 Places | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Book review: Papyrus history follows paper route from ancient Egypt to present

Book review: Papyrus history follows paper route from ancient Egypt to present | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
“PAPYRUS: The Plant That Changed the World — From Ancient Egypt to Today’s Water Wars,” by John Gaudet. Pegasus Books. 279 pages. $28.95....
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Nefertari's Tomb. ANCIENT EGYPT

Nefertari's Tomb. ANCIENT EGYPT | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
It has been a number of years since I last posted this video and wanted to make sure my readers who wished to see it would find it here.
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More details and photos of chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian archaeologists

More details and photos of chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian archaeologists | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The chapel was initially discovered through illicit digging under a local resident's house!

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Imagine if you found an Ancient Egyptian chapel under your house!

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Fox cancels sexy Egypt fantasy ‘Hieroglyph’ before premiere | EW.com

Fox cancels sexy Egypt fantasy ‘Hieroglyph’ before premiere | EW.com | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Fox has decided not to make its ambitious Ancient Egypt drama series after all. The network is shutting down Hieroglyph, the network’s sexy historical-fantasy thriller that...
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Man’s Best Friend: Dogs in Pharaonic Egypt

Man’s Best Friend: Dogs in Pharaonic Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
by Annie Shanley (Atlanta Science Tavern Contributor) Dogs were popular pets in ancient Egypt and were the objects of genuine affection by kings, nobles, and laborers. While not all ancient animals...
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Welsh 'sock' saves the 3,500-year-old Djoser Pyramid

Welsh 'sock' saves the 3,500-year-old Djoser Pyramid | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The 3,500-year-old Djoser Pyramid - the world's oldest brick building - is being restored by Welsh specialist engineers using a grout-filled 'sock' they invented
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Tattoos in ancient Egypt and Sudan

Tattoos in ancient Egypt and Sudan | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Marie Vandenbeusch, curator, British Museum One of the eight mummies that are the subject of the exhibition Ancient lives, new discoveries, the mummy of a woman from Sudan, was discovered relativel...
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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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Looting Matters: Reflecting on the price received by Sekhemka

Looting Matters: Reflecting on the price received by Sekhemka | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The International Council of Museums' Committee for Egyptology expresses concerns about the sale today at Christie's in London of the Sekhemka statue by Northampton Borough Council

The International Council of Museums' Committee for Egyptology expresses concerns about the sale today at Christie's in London of the Sekhemka statue by Northampton Borough Council | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The International Council of Museums’ Committee for Egyptology (ICOM CIPEG) expresses concern about Northampton Borough Council’s selling of its Sekhemka statue at Christie’s London.
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Conversations with Egyptologists - An Interview with Ron Leprohon

Conversations with Egyptologists - An Interview with Ron Leprohon | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Our new video series, where we speak with Egyptologists and discuss major issues all around ancient Egypt.
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Scientists are studying mummies from the Temple of Hatshepsut | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Scientists are studying mummies from the Temple of Hatshepsut | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Scientists from the Polish-Egyptian Archaeological and Preservation Mission at the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari are using computed tomography and X-ray to study more than 2.5 thousand years old mummies of the priests of the god Montu - told PAP Zbigniew E. Szafranski, director of the Research Station of the Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw in Cairo.
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Ministry of Antiquities: 44 stolen pages of ‘Description de l'Egypte’ recovered | Egypt Independent

Ministry of Antiquities: 44 stolen pages of ‘Description de l'Egypte’ recovered | Egypt Independent | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The 44 pages stolen from Description de l'Egypte were seized this week in seven parcels before shipping to Kuwait, according to a statement by the technical committee formed by the Ministry of Antiquities on Wednesday.The pages were looted from the...
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Museum Pieces - Faience throwstick of Akhenaten

Museum Pieces - Faience throwstick of Akhenaten | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Museum Pieces - Faience throwstick of Akhenaten http://t.co/DRfpsKNgZv http://t.co/pkaGsjLMNn
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Zahi Hawass is on the stump again for ancient Egypt's Pharaohs

Zahi Hawass is on the stump again for ancient Egypt's Pharaohs | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
For many years, Zahi Hawass has been the living face of ancient Egypt, an ambassador for long-dead Pharaohs who uses his high-wattage personality, telegenic showmanship and knack for wading confidently into controversy to preserve both their star...
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Chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian Egyptologists

Chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian Egyptologists | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Ancient Egyptian objects, Islamic coins recovered - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Ancient Egyptian objects, Islamic coins recovered - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Luxor Times: Ancient Roman city discovered under the silt of the Nile Delta

Luxor Times: Ancient Roman city discovered under the silt of the Nile Delta | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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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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Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age: Conference Programme

Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age: Conference Programme | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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