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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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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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AIA Statement on the Recent Sale of Artifacts by the St. Louis Society - Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Statement on the Recent Sale of Artifacts by the St. Louis Society - Archaeological Institute of America | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Artifacts of Christian Nubia Revealed

Artifacts of Christian Nubia Revealed | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Treasures of the Nubian desert unveiled to the public in a unique showing.
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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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Metropolitan Museum Acquires Important Group of Egyptian Vessels and Ornaments Excavated in 1913-14 at Haraga | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum Acquires Important Group of Egyptian Vessels and Ornaments Excavated in 1913-14 at Haraga | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
(October 8, 2014)—Thomas P.Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum has acquired an important group of vessels and jewelry ornaments excavated in Egypt in 1913-14 at the site of Haraga, near...
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Egyptian treasure withdrawn from auction | Institute of Art and Law Blog

Egyptian treasure withdrawn from auction | Institute of Art and Law Blog | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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However, one artifact (an alabaster headrest) owned by the chapter did sell at auction yesterday.
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