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Arab Regional Workshop and Fellowship Program | Council of American Overseas Research Centers

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New short-term fellowships for  scholars from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and Yemen.

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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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Egypt will retrieve 239 artefacts from France in the next few days

Egypt will retrieve 239 artefacts from France in the next few days | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Amenhotep III head unearthed in Luxor - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Amenhotep III head unearthed in Luxor - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Ancient Egyptian Handbook of Spells Deciphered

Ancient Egyptian Handbook of Spells Deciphered | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Researchers have deciphered an ancient Egyptian handbook, revealing a series of invocations and spells.
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Stanford archaeologist leads the first detailed study of human remains at the ancient Egyptian site of Deir el-Medina

Stanford archaeologist leads the first detailed study of human remains at the ancient Egyptian site of Deir el-Medina | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
By combining an analysis of written artifacts with a study of skeletal remains, Stanford postdoctoral scholar Anne Austin is creating a detailed picture of medical care at the ancient Egyptian site of Deir el-Medina.
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The El-Amarna Correspondence (2 vol. set) | Brill

The El-Amarna Correspondence (2 vol. set) | Brill | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A new critical edition of the el-Amarna Letters based on personal examination of all the tablets.
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Tut Ankh Amon tomb closure postponed, mummy not to be relocated | Egypt Independent

Tut Ankh Amon tomb closure postponed, mummy not to be relocated | Egypt Independent | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Al-Damaty has decided to call off the periodic maintenance closure of Pharaonic King Tut Ankh Amon’s tomb, previously slated for November, until the end of the current tourism season.The minister reiterated that the “Golden Pharaoh's” mummy will remain in the Valley of the King in Luxor, ending spe
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The-truth-about-Tutankhamun - Al-Ahram Weekly

The-truth-about-Tutankhamun - Al-Ahram Weekly | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Documents from Roman Egypt give clues about childhood

Documents from Roman Egypt give clues about childhood | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An in-depth examination of the approx. 7,500 ancient documents written on papyrus, is providing new information about the lives of children in Roman Egypt.
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The British Museum Will Now Let You 3D Print Copies Of Its Artifacts

The British Museum Will Now Let You 3D Print Copies Of Its Artifacts | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of New York's Metropolitan Museum, London's British Museum is about to revolutionize the gift shop experience by allowing visitors to download and 3D print replicas of its priceless antiques and artifacts.
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Egyptian Philae obelisk revealed anew

Egyptian Philae obelisk revealed anew | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Fresh information is being obtained on the Philae obelisk, the stone monument that played such a key role in helping to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs.
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Community and Identity in Ancient Egypt The Old Kingdom Cemetery at Qubbet el Hawa | Egyptology | Cambridge University Press

Community and Identity in Ancient Egypt The Old Kingdom Cemetery at Qubbet el Hawa | Egyptology | Cambridge University Press | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
In this book, Deborah Vischak argues that localized communities are an important source of identity in ancient Egypt.
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Mummy remains refute antiquity of ankylosing spondylitis

Mummy remains refute antiquity of ankylosing spondylitis | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
In a new study, the claimed diagnoses of ankylosing spondylitis thought to have affected members of the ancient Egyptian royal families is being refuted.
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Doctors think mummy died of appendicitis

Doctors think mummy died of appendicitis | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Doctors didn't have much of a medical history to help them unwrap the cause of death of their oldest patient, a 2,100-year-old female mummy.
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Temple of Htashepsut in 3D - Egyptian antiquities | Facebook

Temple of Htashepsut in 3D - Egyptian antiquities | Facebook | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Short video of Hatshepsut temple
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A cool video of a fly-through of a 3D reconstruction of Hatshepsut's mortuary temple!

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Ancient Egyptian Mummy Wearing Jewelry Found

Ancient Egyptian Mummy Wearing Jewelry Found | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A 4000-year-old, bejeweled mummy is discovered below a temple in Luxor. Continue reading →
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Breaking news: Undisturbed Middle Kingdom tombs found in Luxor

Breaking news: Undisturbed Middle Kingdom tombs found in Luxor | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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A final call to save Alexandria’s antiquities - Daily News Egypt

A final call to save Alexandria’s antiquities - Daily News Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
museum - Intellectuals and archaeologist launch campaign to expend Graeco-Roman museum
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UNESCO teams visits old Cairo, Djoser's step pyramid - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

UNESCO teams visits old Cairo, Djoser's step pyramid - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Update on Rakow Research Grant work currently happening in Egypt

Update on Rakow Research Grant work currently happening in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Several months ago, we wrote a blog detailing the planned work of Anna Hodgkinson, one of this year’s recipients of Rakow Grants for Glass Research. Using her grant, she planned to excavate a domes...
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Sphinx and Khafre's Pyramid to open Sunday - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Sphinx and Khafre's Pyramid to open Sunday - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Nov. 4: King Tut Day

Nov. 4: King Tut Day | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
King Tut Day:  On Nov. 4, 1922, a team of archaeologists led by Howard Carter, found the entrance to King Tutankhamen’s tomb in Egypt.  The young king had been buried with vast amounts of gold treasures, including a solid gold death mask.  The tomb was relatively intact, and excavation of it took several years.   The Coffinette for the Viscera of Tutankhamun is pictured during the press viewing of the Tutankhamun Exhibition & The Golden Age of the Pharaohs at the O2 Centre, London, England, Nov. 13, 2007. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images) King Tut was around 19 years old when he…
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Yesterday was King Tut Day.

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Understanding Egyptian Collections, part 1.

Understanding Egyptian Collections, part 1. | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
At the beginning of September I attended the Understanding Egyptian Collections conference at the Ashmolean Museum. This two day international conference, organised by the Ashmolean’s Conservation ...
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Greco-Roman museum in Alexandria to undergo restoration - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online

Greco-Roman museum in Alexandria to undergo restoration - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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