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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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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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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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Hatshepsut’s Egypt: Modern Lessons on Feminism from an Ancient Pharaoh

Hatshepsut’s Egypt: Modern Lessons on Feminism from an Ancient Pharaoh | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
We caught up with Kara Cooney, author of The Woman Who Would Be King, to learn what the little-known Egyptian ruler Hatshepsut can teach us today about women in positions of power.
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Meidum Pyramid site under restoration in Upper Egypt - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Meidum Pyramid site under restoration in Upper Egypt - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Silent Film Shows Excavation at the Site of Seneferu's Pyramid

Silent Film Shows Excavation at the Site of Seneferu's Pyramid | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is...
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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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Job opening at the British Museum: Project Curator: Egypt Documentation

Job opening at the British Museum: Project Curator: Egypt Documentation | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Conserving by copying: 3D Printing Tutankhamun's Tomb

Conserving by copying: 3D Printing Tutankhamun's Tomb | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
In 1922, when Harry Burton was photographing Howard Carter’s excavation of Tutankhamun’s tomb, he could not have foreseen that his work would one day help create a full-size replica of this incredi...
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Menkaure Pyramid to be opened for public: Antiquities Ministry | Cairo Post

Menkaure Pyramid to be opened for public: Antiquities Ministry | Cairo Post | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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