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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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Egyptologist sheds light on Tulane mummies

Egyptologist sheds light on Tulane mummies | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Researcher Melinda Nelson-Hurst discovers new details about the 3,000-year-old artifacts that have resided at Tulane since 1852.
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Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet

Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Luxor home to some of Egypt's greatest temples has something to solute over: the city has started its first 80kW solar energy plant, worth about $530,000 US
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Egypt’s-heritage-crisis - Al-Ahram Weekly

Egypt’s-heritage-crisis - Al-Ahram Weekly | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Why the world went wild for King Tut - Telegraph

Why the world went wild for King Tut - Telegraph | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 sparked a global frenzy for ancient Egypt – and not just for archaeological reasons, says Alastair Sooke
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70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed

70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old
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The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia

The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The Neolithic revolution has taken different paths in the neighbouring countries of Egypt and Sudan. This article examines these variations by comparing food production, settlement patterns, society and culture in Egypt and Sudan and analyses the reasons for the different developments.

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Egypt's campaign attracts more tourists from the Emirates - The National

Egypt's campaign attracts more tourists from the Emirates - The National | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Egypt reported an increase in the number of tourists from the UAE even as overall visitor figures fell.
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Wood ID

Wood ID | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
I’m currently treating 7 fragments of a painted wooden coffin from Abydos. Lately, many of our visitors have been asking what kind of wood was used to make this coffin.
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Wen-Amon's Forgotten Passport: A Tale of Ancient Egypt | One Last ...

Wen-Amon's Forgotten Passport: A Tale of Ancient Egypt | One Last ... | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Notably, there's The Report of Wen-Amon, a papyrus manuscript composed some three thousand years ago in ancient Egypt. Wen-Amon was a priest at the temple of Amon in Karnak, ordered by the high priest Herihor to ...
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Skeletons of war dead from 11,000 BC go on show at the British Museum

Skeletons of war dead from 11,000 BC go on show at the British Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The remains, displaying breaks and slash marks of violent death, were found in a cemetery on the banks of the Nile river
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Inside 'the best council-owned ancient Egypt exhibition in the country'

Inside 'the best council-owned ancient Egypt exhibition in the country' | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
THE fascinating world of ancient Egypt is waiting to be discovered at Bolton Museum.
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Egyptian Museum of Turin Doubles Exhibition Space

Egyptian Museum of Turin Doubles Exhibition Space | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The exhibition space will go from 4,500 square meters to 9,000 and will feature more than 6,500 artefacts
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Pictures: Oldest Pharaoh Rock Art Rediscovered in Egypt

Pictures: Oldest Pharaoh Rock Art Rediscovered in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Rare pictures of what may be Egypt's founding king, Narmer, have been found near Aswan a century after their first discovery.
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Egyptology Research Associate position open at the Petrie Museum

Egyptology Research Associate position open at the Petrie Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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7 Surreal Beach Getaways in Egypt

7 Surreal Beach Getaways in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Article co-authored by Farida M. Ezzat and Mohamed Khairat. For many, Egypt's main attractions are its ancient monuments, which have stood tall for thousands of years. Yet, despite the mystical bea...
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Middle Egyptian Introduction Language And Culture Hieroglyphs 3rd Edition | Arabic and Middle Eastern language and linguistics | Cambridge University Press

Middle Egyptian Introduction Language And Culture Hieroglyphs 3rd Edition | Arabic and Middle Eastern language and linguistics | Cambridge University Press | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The only grammar that incorporates the most recent understanding of Middle Egyptian and a basic introduction to ancient Egyptian culture.
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The 3rd edition is finally here!
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Tom Hanks in Egypt to Film 'Hologram for the King' - ABC News

Tom Hanks in Egypt to Film 'Hologram for the King' ABC News Hanks arrived Friday in Egypt and told the local independent daily newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm that it was his first visit to the Red Sea, though he's read a lot about it.
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Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna

Archaeologists Uncover Lost Population of Ancient Amarna | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Burial remains shed new light on the
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An intern's perspective: Cataloguing Egypt at Manchester Museum

An intern's perspective: Cataloguing Egypt at Manchester Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Here our most recent intern, Hannah Perry - a student at UCL Qatar, describes her placement at the Manchester Museum, and the experience of working on collections.   As part of my Museum and G...
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Still Seeking Amenia?

Still Seeking Amenia? | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
This is a statue of the last king of Egypt's ancient 18th Dynasty Horemheb from his Saqqara tomb seated next to his likely first wife Amenia and sadly this is what it looks like today in Luxor.
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Part of statue still sought after years.

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Ancient Egypt drama series Tut to film in Morocco and Canada with ...

Ancient Egypt drama series Tut to film in Morocco and Canada with ... | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Ben Kingsley is set to star in Spike TV's series Tut, which will film on location in Morocco and Canada. Kingsley will in fact play the Grand Vizier to King Tutankhamen, among the most famous of the ancient Egyptian kings ...
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Six things about Sekhemka

Six things about Sekhemka | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
1. It’s beautiful The best analysis of the statue is by TGH James. An Egyptologist at the British Museum, he described it in full, for the first time, in 1963, after someone had tipped him off abou...
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The car boot bargain that turned out to be TREASURE: £3 tool revealed as 4500 ... - Daily Mail

The car boot bargain that turned out to be TREASURE: £3 tool revealed as 4500 ... - Daily Mail | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Daily Mail The car boot bargain that turned out to be TREASURE: £3 tool revealed as 4500 ...
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