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Egypt's ancient art of pottery - in pictures

Egypt's ancient art of pottery - in pictures | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptians have been making pottery for thousands of years. In a small village in the remote area of Faiyum Governate, the tradition continues
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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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Egyptian Mummies From Tulane’s Collection Studied - Archaeology Magazine

Egyptian Mummies From Tulane’s Collection Studied - Archaeology Magazine | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Where Was the Land of Punt

Where Was the Land of Punt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The most evidence about the land of Punt comes from a temple dedicated to the female Pharaoh Hatshepsut, who ruled for more than 20 years circa 1465 BCE.
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EES makes available list of all its publications

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Egyptologist sheds light on Tulane mummies

Egyptologist sheds light on Tulane mummies | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Researcher Melinda Nelson-Hurst discovers new details about the 3,000-year-old artifacts that have resided at Tulane since 1852.
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Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet

Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Luxor home to some of Egypt's greatest temples has something to solute over: the city has started its first 80kW solar energy plant, worth about $530,000 US
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Egypt’s-heritage-crisis - Al-Ahram Weekly

Egypt’s-heritage-crisis - Al-Ahram Weekly | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Hilda Petrie | TrowelBlazers

Hilda Petrie | TrowelBlazers | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Why the world went wild for King Tut - Telegraph

Why the world went wild for King Tut - Telegraph | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 sparked a global frenzy for ancient Egypt – and not just for archaeological reasons, says Alastair Sooke
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70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed

70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old
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The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia

The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
ANTHROJOURNAL An open access academic journal of collegiate-level research.

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Experience Nubia's curator insight, July 17, 4:17 AM

The Neolithic revolution has taken different paths in the neighbouring countries of Egypt and Sudan. This article examines these variations by comparing food production, settlement patterns, society and culture in Egypt and Sudan and analyses the reasons for the different developments.

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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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LiDAR Scans and Sacred Lakes: A Report from the 2014 Summer Season at Abydos- Part 1

LiDAR Scans and Sacred Lakes: A Report from the 2014 Summer Season at Abydos- Part 1 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Archaeology Trowel Bottle Opener 'The Key'

Archaeology Trowel Bottle Opener 'The Key' | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
This bottle opener is based on a standard 4 inch digging/ pointing trowel. It features a hardened, tempered carbon steel blade with a polished wooden
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16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text or upload selfies, but they enjoyed everyday objects like flushable toilets, chewing gum and nice purses just like we do.
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Egyptian Museum of Turin Doubles Exhibition Space

Egyptian Museum of Turin Doubles Exhibition Space | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The exhibition space will go from 4,500 square meters to 9,000 and will feature more than 6,500 artefacts
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Pictures: Oldest Pharaoh Rock Art Rediscovered in Egypt

Pictures: Oldest Pharaoh Rock Art Rediscovered in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Rare pictures of what may be Egypt's founding king, Narmer, have been found near Aswan a century after their first discovery.
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Egyptology Research Associate position open at the Petrie Museum

Egyptology Research Associate position open at the Petrie Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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7 Surreal Beach Getaways in Egypt

7 Surreal Beach Getaways in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Article co-authored by Farida M. Ezzat and Mohamed Khairat. For many, Egypt's main attractions are its ancient monuments, which have stood tall for thousands of years. Yet, despite the mystical bea...
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Middle Egyptian Introduction Language And Culture Hieroglyphs 3rd Edition | Arabic and Middle Eastern language and linguistics | Cambridge University Press

Middle Egyptian Introduction Language And Culture Hieroglyphs 3rd Edition | Arabic and Middle Eastern language and linguistics | Cambridge University Press | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The only grammar that incorporates the most recent understanding of Middle Egyptian and a basic introduction to ancient Egyptian culture.
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Tom Hanks in Egypt to Film 'Hologram for the King' - ABC News

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.
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Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna

Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Burial remains shed new light on the
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