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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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Egyptology and Archaeology
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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Tutankhamun’s tomb to be photographed with infrared Thursday

Tutankhamun’s tomb to be photographed with infrared Thursday | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Antiquities Ministry has announced that Tutankhamun's tomb in Luxor will be photographed over a period of two days, starting Thursday. Scientists will be using infrared technology, in cooperation with Cairo University's Faculty of Engineering and the Paris Institute of Heritage Preservation and Innovation, in order to detect a hidd
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Anticipation grows at possibility of Tutankhamun tomb's hidden chambers - Heritage - Ahram Online

Anticipation grows at possibility of Tutankhamun tomb's hidden chambers - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Examinations completed on Monday indicate the theory of British archeologist Nicholas Reeves may well be right
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The World of Middle Kingdom Egypt

The World of Middle Kingdom Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

The first volume in a new series about the Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt is now available from Golden House Publications.

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Naqada tombs uncovered in Egypt's Daqahliyah - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Naqada tombs uncovered in Egypt's Daqahliyah - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Four pre-dynasty tombs have been uncovered at Tel Al-Farkha in the Nile Delta
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‘Heritage Taskforce’ takes antiquities ministry to court over Hellenistic site demolition

‘Heritage Taskforce’ takes antiquities ministry to court over Hellenistic site demolition | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Ancient World Digital Library adds more Egyptology volumes online for free

Ancient World Digital Library adds more Egyptology volumes online for free | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Newly renovated tombs near Giza Pyramids open to visitors

Newly renovated tombs near Giza Pyramids open to visitors | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Two ancient tombs by the Giza Pyramids have been opened to the public for the first time in their 4,500+ -year history.The tombs are associated with the Fourth Dynasty’s Pharaoh Cheops/Khufu (who reigned circa 2589–2566) and commissioned the...
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Egypt CeHatshepsut, drunkenness, sexuality and faience balls

Egypt CeHatshepsut, drunkenness, sexuality and faience balls | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Controversy-over-the-Meidum-Geese - Al-Ahram Weekly

Controversy-over-the-Meidum-Geese - Al-Ahram Weekly | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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2015 ARCE Tour | American Research Center in Egypt

2015 ARCE Tour | American Research Center in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egypt tour, tour to Egypt
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Have you been wanting to visit Egypt?  Join ARCE later this year for their tour to visit the major sites, as well as several more off the beaten path!

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Egypt's famous 'Meidum Geese' tomb painting may be fake: Archaeologist - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egypt's famous 'Meidum Geese' tomb painting may be fake: Archaeologist - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptian Museum director says Italian archaeology expert theory unsubstantiated by scientific evidence
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INTERVIEW: Nicholas Reeves '60% sure' ahead of Nefertiti announcement - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

INTERVIEW: Nicholas Reeves '60% sure' ahead of Nefertiti announcement - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The British archaeologist has been conducting field work with Egypts antiquities minister after putting forth a theory locating Nefertitis crypt
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The World's Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids

The World's Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Ancient Egyptians leveraged a massive shipping, mining and farming economy to propel their civilization forward
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Amazing Drone Footage of Nubian Pyramids

Amazing Drone Footage of Nubian Pyramids | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Armed with a remotely operated mini­-helicopter, National Geographic engineer Alan Turchik gets a bird’s­-eye view of 3,000-­year-­old royal burial chambers.
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Remains of Long-Lost New Kingdom temple discovered in Gebel El Silsila

Remains of Long-Lost New Kingdom temple discovered in Gebel El Silsila | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The Egyptian army headquarters in Sinai during the New Kingdom discovered

The Egyptian army headquarters in Sinai during the New Kingdom discovered | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Egypt's cabinet approves demolition of defunct NDP headquarters - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online

Egypt's cabinet approves demolition of defunct NDP headquarters - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egypts armed forces will be responsible for demolishing the main Cairo headquarters of the former ruling National Democratic Party in Downtown Cairo, following cabinet approval
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Egypt Bans Import of All Foreign Made Egyptian Souvenirs

Egypt Bans Import of All Foreign Made Egyptian Souvenirs | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egypt’s Trade and Industry Ministry has issued a ban on the import of all Egyptian souvenirs made abroad, announced Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour on Saturday.
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Turin Egyptian Museum gets overhaul of pharaonic proportions

Turin Egyptian Museum gets overhaul of pharaonic proportions | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
TURIN, Italy (AP) — For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable.
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