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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Egyptian treasure withdrawn from auction | Institute of Art and Law Blog

Egyptian treasure withdrawn from auction | Institute of Art and Law Blog | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it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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Fire on the rocks! New paper on firesetting in ancient Egyptian stone quarrying

Fire on the rocks! New paper on firesetting in ancient Egyptian stone quarrying | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
It started with Egyptologist and engineer Reginald Engelbach almost a hundred years ago. By the early 1920s he found evidence that fire would have been used in extraction of the famous Unfinished O...
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What Is It Like to Be an Egyptologist?

What Is It Like to Be an Egyptologist? | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Answer by Amy Calvert, founder and director at Art of Counting, contributing editor at SmartHistory: I have a Ph.D.
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EES and Petrie Museum issue joint statement on loss of antiquities from public collections

EES and Petrie Museum issue joint statement on loss of antiquities from public collections | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Excitement is growing for the grand opening of The Atkinson's Egyptology collection

Excitement is growing for the grand opening of The Atkinson's Egyptology collection | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
On October 24 the vast display will be open for public viewing and even includes a mummy on loan from Liverpool Museum
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Museum in Liverpool “offered to display Sekhemka statue in 2011”

Museum in Liverpool “offered to display Sekhemka statue in 2011” | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Sekhemka statue could have been put on temporary display in Liverpool according to a spokesperson at the city’s museum.
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Book Review: The Nile- Downriver through Egypt's past and present

Book Review: The Nile- Downriver through Egypt's past and present | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Daily News & Analysis Book Review: The Nile- Downriver through Egypt's past and present Daily News & Analysis The man and the place he came from are intertwined in a vivid snapshot with lines such as these, "In Egyptian society, and especially in...

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Kingdom of Kush Iron Industry Works Discovered

Kingdom of Kush Iron Industry Works Discovered | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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New techniques developed at the University of Brighton to help archaeologists ‘see’ underground are starting to unlock the industrial secrets of an ancient civilisation.

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Egyptian sarcophagus lid sells at auction for £12,000

Egyptian sarcophagus lid sells at auction for £12,000 | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus lid found in an
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Egyptian antiquities ministry launches campaign to clean historic sites - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egyptian antiquities ministry launches campaign to clean historic sites - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online | 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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Newly recovered stolen Egyptian artifacts on display at Egyptian Museum | Cairo Post

Newly recovered stolen Egyptian artifacts on display at Egyptian Museum | Cairo Post | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Egyptian Mummy's Brain Imprint Preserved in 'Peculiar' Case

Egyptian Mummy's Brain Imprint Preserved in 'Peculiar' Case | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian mummy is raising a new mystery in archaeology because it has one very rare feature: The blood vessels surrounding the mummy's brain left imprints on the inside of skull.
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Video: Richard Parkinson and Elizabeth Frood discuss the Griffith Institute 75th anniversary

In 2014 the Griffith Institute marks its 75th anniversary. The Institute's Co-Directors, Prof. Richard Parkinson and Associate Prof. Elizabeth Frood, talk ab...
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Al-Alamein-site-to-re-open - Al-Ahram Weekly

Al-Alamein-site-to-re-open - Al-Ahram Weekly | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Following-an-extensive-restoration,-an-important-archaeological-site-on-the-Mediterranean-coast-is-to-open-next-April,-writes-Nevine-El-Aref-
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Italian-Spanish archeologists to launch dig into Luxor tomb - Italy - ANSAMed.it

Italian-Spanish archeologists to launch dig into Luxor tomb - Italy - ANSAMed.it | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Italian-Spanish archeologists to launch dig into Luxor tomb, 10 years needed to ready tomb for public viewing, 10 years needed to ready tomb for public viewing, say archaeologists. The tomb belongs to May, an important government officer of the XVIII...
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Abu Simbel Antiquities celebrates 46 years since temple’s rescue - Daily News Egypt

Abu Simbel Antiquities celebrates 46 years since temple’s rescue - Daily News Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The celebration included issuing postcards with photos of the temple, as well as organising three lectures for students about the rescue process
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Sekhemka statue still in UK awaiting possible export license - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Sekhemka statue still in UK awaiting possible export license - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Vatican Tech to Help Restore Egyptian Artworks

Vatican Tech to Help Restore Egyptian Artworks | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Lasers always make us think of futuristic vistas – a time of self aware robots and a galaxy far far away. However, the lasers that are employed at ... (How #Lasers are being fired into the past -#Vatican #Art #Restoration Tech brings impt.

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Egyptian Mau, 'Pharaohs' cat', at risk of extinction - General news - ANSAMed.it

Egyptian Mau, 'Pharaohs' cat', at risk of extinction - General news - ANSAMed.it | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptian Mau, 'Pharaohs' cat', at risk of extinction, Cairo NGO trying to save descendants of ancient, sacred felines, NGO trying to save descendants of ancient, sacred cats.
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Egyptian embassy tries to prevent auction of 2,300-year-old coffin lid in Cambridgeshire

Egyptian embassy tries to prevent auction of 2,300-year-old coffin lid in Cambridgeshire | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian coffin lid being sold at auction in Cambridgeshire today should be withdrawn from sale and repatriated to Egypt, embassy officials in London have said.
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