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German conservator put in charge of conservation of Tut mask says recent gluing of the beard is reversible.

German conservator put in charge of conservation of Tut mask says recent gluing of the beard is reversible. | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

German conservator put in charge of conservation of Tut mask says recent gluing of the beard is reversible.

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Controversy brews over alleged damage and haphazard repair of Tutankhamun's golden mask

Controversy brews over alleged damage and haphazard repair of Tutankhamun's golden mask | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Tomb of mystery Egyptian queen discovered by archaeologists

Tomb of mystery Egyptian queen discovered by archaeologists | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Czech archaeologists uncover last resting place of Khentakawess, believed to be a previously unknown wife of Pharaoh Neferefre
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This article depicts how Czech archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown queen believed to have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago. The tomb was discovered in Abu Sir, an Old Kingdom necropolis southwest of Cairo where there are several pyramids dedicated to pharaohs of the Fifth Dynasty, including Neferefre. The name of his wife had not been known before the find, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said in a statement. He identified her as Khentakawess, saying that for the "First time we have discovered the name of this queen who had been unknown before the discovery of her tomb." Her name and rank had been inscribed on the inner walls of the tomb, probably by the builders, Damaty said. This is related to international relations because this shows how many cultures and civilizations are still being discovered, and how there are cultures yet to be discovered. 

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Egyptian language research position at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Egyptian language research position at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

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Recent Luxor discoveries include tomb inside Ramesseum - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Recent Luxor discoveries include tomb inside Ramesseum - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Tomb of royal wife and several bronze statuettes discovered by French archaeologists
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Newton-Mosharafa PhD Scholarships | British Council

Newton-Mosharafa PhD Scholarships | British Council | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
PhD students are invited to apply for funding to pursue their PhD research at UK universities.
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PhD scholarships & placements for Egyptians to study Cultural heritage & archaeology at UK universities
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Support the American Research Center in Egypt - Louisiana for Giving Tuesday!

Support the American Research Center in Egypt - Louisiana for Giving Tuesday! | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

Support ARCE-NOLA's online resources and local programming for Giving Tuesday!

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Sesostris III, Pharaoh of Legend at Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille | France Today

Sesostris III, Pharaoh of Legend at Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille | France Today | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Staged in partnership with the Louvre, this exhibition is of national interest.
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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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Archaeological committee assigned to inspect 'glued' Tutankhamun's gold mask and its beard - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Archaeological committee assigned to inspect 'glued' Tutankhamun's gold mask and its beard - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Did the protruding beard of the iconic golden mask of the boy king Tutankhamun break off only to be glued back on with epoxy
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Tomb of Huy, ruler of Nubia under Tutankhamun, to be opened to the public

Tomb of Huy, ruler of Nubia under Tutankhamun, to be opened to the public | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The tomb of Amenhotep Huy, ruler of Lower Nubia Kush under king Tutankhamun, is to be opened to the public for the first time following extensive restorations.  The tomb is famous for its spectac

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Queen Khentakawess III's tomb found in Egypt

Queen Khentakawess III's tomb found in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The tomb of a previously unknown queen, Khentakawess III, is unearthed in a necropolis south-west of Cairo, Egyptian officials say.
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The sarcophagus of god Amun's singer unearthed - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

The sarcophagus of god Amun's singer unearthed - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The sarcophagus of god Amun’s singer unearthed in a tomb at Assassif area on Luxor’s west bank
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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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