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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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Book Review: The Nile- Downriver through Egypt's past and present

Book Review: The Nile- Downriver through Egypt's past and present | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Daily News & Analysis Book Review: The Nile- Downriver through Egypt's past and present Daily News & Analysis The man and the place he came from are intertwined in a vivid snapshot with lines such as these, "In Egyptian society, and especially in...

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Kingdom of Kush Iron Industry Works Discovered

Kingdom of Kush Iron Industry Works Discovered | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
New techniques of
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Egyptian sarcophagus lid sells at auction for £12,000

Egyptian sarcophagus lid sells at auction for £12,000 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus lid found in an
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Egyptian antiquities ministry launches campaign to clean historic sites - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egyptian antiquities ministry launches campaign to clean historic sites - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The American University in Cairo Press - The Medicine of the Ancient Egyptians

The American University in Cairo Press - The Medicine of the Ancient Egyptians | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Medicine of the Ancient Egyptians
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135 artefacts transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

135 artefacts transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Egypt optimistic about tourism recovery from October: Tourism minster - Daily News Egypt

Egypt optimistic about tourism recovery from October: Tourism minster - Daily News Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou expressed optimism on restoration of Egyptian tourism this October after eight countries lift Sinai travel warnings and Arab tourists return
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LiDAR Scans and Sacred Lakes: A Report from the 2014 Summer Season at Abydos- Part 2

LiDAR Scans and Sacred Lakes: A Report from the 2014 Summer Season at Abydos- Part 2 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Town has hidden hoard of ancient Egyptian artefacts

Town has hidden hoard of ancient Egyptian artefacts | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
THESE amazing artefacts, made around 3,000 years ago, are part of Wigan’s collection of priceless treasures from ancient Egypt.
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The restoration of Old Cairo

The restoration of Old Cairo | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

Old Cairo's ancient religious sites will be open to pedestrians only after the re-opening of the Hanging Church in October, writes Nevine El-Aref

 

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New discovery in Horhotep tomb highlights pragmatic funerary complexes - Al-Tahrir News Network

New discovery in Horhotep tomb highlights pragmatic funerary complexes - Al-Tahrir News Network | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
During excavation works carried out at the courtyard of the Horhotep’s rock-hewn tomb in Assassif necropolis, adjacent to Hatshepsut temple on Luxor west bank, a Polish team from the Institute of Archaeology of Wroclaw University stumbled upon what...
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Spike TV Announces More Leading Characters for 'Tut' Event Series - Nonso Anozie & Kylie Bunbury Included

Spike TV Announces More Leading Characters for 'Tut' Event Series - Nonso Anozie & Kylie Bunbury Included | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
"Tut" will be shot entirely on location in Morocco this fall and will debut on the network in 2015. This will be Spike TV's first scripted event series in eight years.
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Stolen fragments from pyramid tomb to be returned from Germany - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Stolen fragments from pyramid tomb to be returned from Germany - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Vatican Tech to Help Restore Egyptian Artworks

Vatican Tech to Help Restore Egyptian Artworks | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Lasers always make us think of futuristic vistas – a time of self aware robots and a galaxy far far away. However, the lasers that are employed at ... (How #Lasers are being fired into the past -#Vatican #Art #Restoration Tech brings impt.

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Egyptian Mau, 'Pharaohs' cat', at risk of extinction - General news - ANSAMed.it

Egyptian Mau, 'Pharaohs' cat', at risk of extinction - General news - ANSAMed.it | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptian Mau, 'Pharaohs' cat', at risk of extinction, Cairo NGO trying to save descendants of ancient, sacred felines, NGO trying to save descendants of ancient, sacred cats.
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Egyptian embassy tries to prevent auction of 2,300-year-old coffin lid in Cambridgeshire

Egyptian embassy tries to prevent auction of 2,300-year-old coffin lid in Cambridgeshire | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian coffin lid being sold at auction in Cambridgeshire today should be withdrawn from sale and repatriated to Egypt, embassy officials in London have said.
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Walk like an Egyptian with Street View in Google Maps

Walk like an Egyptian with Street View in Google Maps | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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More antiquities intended for smuggling detected, others to be returned soon: Tourism Police - Daily News Egypt

More antiquities intended for smuggling detected, others to be returned soon: Tourism Police - Daily News Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Heavier legal price for those who ‘encroach on tourists’ even if victim drops charges, says assistant interior minister
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Museum Plans to Restore Ancient Egyptian Throne Room

Museum Plans to Restore Ancient Egyptian Throne Room | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The monumental restoration will bring pharaoh Merenptah's royal edifice into public view.
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Review of Egyptian 'Tomb Treasures of the Late Middle Kingdom'

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Polish archaeologists in on the Red Sea port | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Polish archaeologists in on the Red Sea port | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists studied 2 thousand years old port infrastructure and a large animal cemetery in Berenice on the Red Sea in Egypt.
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47 Islamic artifacts restored: Antiquities Ministry | Cairo Post

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Examining the Lives of Ancient Egyptian Women

Examining the Lives of Ancient Egyptian Women | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptologist Melinda Nelson-Hurst examines the position of women in ancient Egypt, focusing on the life of a woman named Tjat. Who was she and why does she appear on the tomb of a local ruler named Khnumhotep II?
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Tourism Police foil unprecedented underwater antiquity theft attempt | Cairo Post

Tourism Police foil unprecedented underwater antiquity theft attempt | Cairo Post | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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„TELL EL-FARKHA I. EXCAVATIONS 1998-2011″ available online

„TELL EL-FARKHA I. EXCAVATIONS 1998-2011″ available online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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