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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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Photos: Pre-Dynastic tomb discovered in Hierakonpolis

Photos: Pre-Dynastic tomb discovered in Hierakonpolis | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
New photos of the pre-dynastic tomb discovered at Hierakonpolis!
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Why The Copts Matter

Why The Copts Matter | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Coptic Church is the West's last link to an early form of Christianity, and to a tradition of eremitical life that has all but disappeared from the modern world. Copts remind us of what Egypt means as a repository of all that the West holds dear in terms of thought, culture and civilization.
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Beautiful alabaster boat

Beautiful alabaster boat | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
This beautiful alabaster (calcite) miniature boat is in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. More here: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10152201670578071&id=85676803070
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Stay Away from Camel Milk and Egyptian Tomb Bats

Stay Away from Camel Milk and Egyptian Tomb Bats | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A deadly SARS-like virus is sweeping the Middle East -- could it go global?
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Stay away from tombs with bats. If you must work in one, wear proper protection!
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Call for Papers: Archaeological Sources and Resources in the Context of Museums

Call for Papers: Archaeological Sources and Resources in the Context of Museums | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The International Committee for Egyptology, CIPEG, Annual Meeting will be focused on Egyptian and Sudan Archeological collections. 26th - 29th August 2014. (Copenhagen, Denmark).
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15 Photos From An Endangered Rural Getaway in the Heart of Cairo

15 Photos From An Endangered Rural Getaway in the Heart of Cairo | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
By Laurine Pierre, contributor, EgyptianStreets.com Scattered with farms and crop fields, Dahab Island (Gezirat Dahab) is one of two islands situated the south of Cairo, and the only one that is in...
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A Selection of Routledge Monographs Freely Accessible for a Limited Time

Routledge Free to View Monographs: HumanitiesA Selection of Routledge Monographs Freely Accessible for a Limited Time Routledge Studies in Archaeology Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age MediterraneanBy Louise SteelSeries: Routledge Studies in ArchaeologyThe importance of cultural contact
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Tale of Sinuhe

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Tale of Sinuhe | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the ancient Egyptian poem The Tale of Sinuhe.
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Missed the BBC Radio 4 program on the story of Sinuhe? Now you can listen anytime online.
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Recovered Artifacts - Stop the Heritage Drain

قام البعض من أمناء المتحف المصري بالقاهرة بمشاركة صور القطع التي تم استردادها مؤخراً، ولقد إستعنا بهذه الصور لمعرفة القطع التي عادت وهم كالتالي.

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Photos of the recovered artifacts associated with Tutankhamun

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An ancient Egyptian view of the world - YouTube

Egyptologists and author Dr Garry J. Shaw introduces some major themes from ancient Egyptian myth - the subject of his new book The Egyptian Myths. Which god...
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How did the ancient Egyptians view the world? Author Garry Shaw discusses (video)

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14 Places in Egypt You Must Visit in 2014

14 Places in Egypt You Must Visit in 2014 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
While Egypt may be facing political and social turmoil, Egypt's exotic, mysterious and historic locations continue to stand, receiving adventurers and explorers. If you are thinking of exploring Eg...
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Pre-dynastic tomb uncovered in Egypt's Edfu - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Pre-dynastic tomb uncovered in Egypt's Edfu - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Breaking news: in-tact pre-dynastic tomb found at Hierakonpolis

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A British-Egyptian archaeological mission working in the Al-Kom Al-Ahmar area of the town of Edfu has discovered a pre-dynastic royal tomb of an unidentified king

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Ancient Egyptian Queens and Goddesses: Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Ancient Egyptian Queens and Goddesses: Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
July 19 (Sat) - September 23 (Tue-holiday), 2014 TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM
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Slavery and Servitude [eScholarship]

Slavery and Servitude [eScholarship] | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
While various forms of coercion to labor and restriction of individual freedom did exist throughoutEgyptian history, slavery is rather defined by economic than by legal indicators.
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Think slaves built the pyramids? Read about slavery and servitude in ancient Egypt.
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LOVE SONG - YouTube

Here is something that should really set the world on fire! It is a 3000-year-old song, sung in a dead language that no one speaks or understands, accompanie...
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An enchanting video of a modern performance of an ancient Egyptian love song!

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'We Are Leaving Nothing To Future Generations Except Failure'

'We Are Leaving Nothing To Future Generations Except Failure' | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
CAIRO -- In a sandy lot in Manshiet Nasser, one of Cairo’s largest slums, barefoot children play amid crumbling 15th-century tombs and mausoleums blackened by burning trash. What was once a graveyard with intricate historic monuments is now in ...
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T-Shirt Contest!

T-Shirt Contest! | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Send us your ideas in a comment here, a tweet to us on Twitter (@ARCENOLA), a comment on Facebook (facebook.com/ARCENOLA), or send us an email at info@arce-nola.org to enter! 

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The Sudan Archaeological Research Society | Bulletin : Sudan & Nubia

The Sudan Archaeological Research Society | Bulletin : Sudan & Nubia | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Sudan & Nubia Bulletin online.
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Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered the oldest Egyptian sundial and amazing mummies and tombs at the royal burial site.
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Even more photos of discoveries in the Valley of the Kings

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Oldest Man-Made Object In NYC To Be Cleaned With Lasers

Oldest Man-Made Object In NYC To Be Cleaned With Lasers | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Obelisk in Central Park is getting cleaned... and also there's a time capsule under it!
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How do you clean an ancient Egyptian obelisk in NYC? Why, with lasers, of course

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10 artefacts stolen from the Egyptian Museum recovered - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

10 artefacts stolen from the Egyptian Museum recovered - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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