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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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Bonaparte's cannons, guns found by Russian dive team in Egypt's Alexandria

Bonaparte's cannons, guns found by Russian dive team in Egypt's Alexandria | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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27 unnoticed moments captured in Egypt

27 unnoticed moments captured in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Everyday, we walk past people we do not know: the butcher at the market, the young man carrying freshly baked bread, the young children playing in a narrow alleyway, the old man enjoying a shisha a...
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Did this ancient Egyptian woman play an important economic role?

Did this ancient Egyptian woman play an important economic role? | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Upon entering tomb 3 at Beni Hasan, I was struck by the beautiful preservation of the wall paintings.  The overwhelming, large presence of the tomb’s owner, Khnumhotep II, on every wall was impossi...
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Hair: a Resource in Ancient Egypt Art for Expressing Movement.

Hair: a Resource in Ancient Egypt Art for Expressing Movement. | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
XVIII Dynasty tombs located in Luxor are especially rich in small details, some of them escaping easily from our sight, which give much information about Ancient Egypt. This is the case of an image...
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The Sanctuary Project

The Sanctuary Project | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
University of Erfurt adds Ph.D. scholarships in its "Sanctuaries" project
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The Great Pharaoh Ramses and His Time: An Exhibition

The Great Pharaoh Ramses and His Time: An Exhibition | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An Exhibition of Antiquities from the Egyptian Museum, Cairo At the Great Hall of Ramses II Expo 86 Vancouver British Columbia, Canada May 2-October 13, 1986 French text: Christiane Desroches Noblecourt Translation: Elly Mialon 1985 ISBN:...
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Demon Bunnies from Ancient Egypt

Demon Bunnies from Ancient Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
This Friday the 13th seemed like a good day to explore the concept of the dastardly BUNNY!  These seemingly innocent creatures have a long history of having a dark underside, masked by that cute little twitchy pink nose and fluffy tail.
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Archaeologists Return to Excavate Ancient Jaffa

Archaeologists Return to Excavate Ancient Jaffa | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Investigations include further excavations at the famous Egyptian Gate, a search for the ancient harbor, and exploration of the ancient destruction level at the Lion Temple.
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Egyptian Blue – The Oldest Known Artificial Pigment

Egyptian Blue – The Oldest Known Artificial Pigment | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptian Blue, also known as calcium copper silicate, is one of the first artificial pigments known to have been used by man.
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A Mummy Rots in Kolkata - National Geographic

A Mummy Rots in Kolkata - National Geographic | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A Mummy Rots in Kolkata National Geographic “If there is no AC then other arrangements should be made, such as sending the mummy to a museum in a dry, desert environment, or having the AC fixed, or maybe improving the case,” Salima Ikram, chief of...
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25th Dynasty tomb rediscovered and new name identified in Luxor

25th Dynasty tomb rediscovered and new name identified in Luxor | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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What is under the paraffin? Cleaning a wooden Egyptian statue head.

What is under the paraffin? Cleaning a wooden Egyptian statue head. | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egyptian wooden statue of Ka-Aper, also named the Sheikh-el-beled, from the Vth Dynasty, decorated with inlaid eyes. Quite a while ago, we dealt with the treatment chosen for the two Egyptian wooden heads and now it’s time to talk about its results.
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Smuggled Egyptian artifacts retrieved from Christie’s Auction House | Cairo Post

Smuggled Egyptian artifacts retrieved from Christie’s Auction House | Cairo Post | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Polish scientists will study the climate of Egypt thousands of years ago | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Polish scientists will study the climate of Egypt thousands of years ago | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Eight several metres deep boreholes in northern Egypt have been drilled by a team of Polish scientists led by Prof. Leszek Marks of the Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw. Detailed analysis of the obtained cores will allow the reconstruction of climate in this area over the last 10,000 years.
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The “wonderful rubbish” of the Gilf Kebir desert | University of Cambridge

The “wonderful rubbish” of the Gilf Kebir desert | University of Cambridge | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Captured by the camera, she looks enviably elegant with her sketching paper and paint brush.
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In respect of the dead: human remains in the British Museum

In respect of the dead: human remains in the British Museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Alexandra Fletcher, curator, British Museum The most frequently asked question in the British Museum is almost certainly 'Where are the mummies?' Understandably the collections of mummified human r...
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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, June 19, 2:11 PM

Respect for the dead in every time! 

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Open Season on History - NYTimes.com

Open Season on History - NYTimes.com | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
"Relic hunting" in the United States is a serious problem that is destroying our heritage.
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Egypt's new antiquities minister optimistic in face of obstacles - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egypt's new antiquities minister optimistic in face of obstacles - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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This beautiful shell-shaped gold pendant from Riqqeh (Acc. no. 5968) carries the...

This beautiful shell-shaped gold pendant from Riqqeh (Acc. no. 5968) carries the... | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
This beautiful shell-shaped gold pendant from Riqqeh (Acc. no. 5968) carries the name of Senwosret III (Kha-kau-re - r. 1874-1855 BC).
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A complete set of 26 pieces from a board game were discovered in the 1st Dynast...

A complete set of 26 pieces from a board game were discovered in the 1st Dynasty tomb of Uadji at Saqqara by The Egypt Exploration Society and shared with museums that funded their excavations.
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Remains of 'End of the World' Epidemic Found in Ancient Egypt

Remains of 'End of the World' Epidemic Found in Ancient Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have uncovered the human remains of an epidemic in Egypt so terrible that one ancient writer believed the world was coming to an end. The researchers also found a giant bonfire where many of the plague victims were incinerated.
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Appeals Court Rules Mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer Will Stay at St. Louis Art Museum Because Government Missed Deadlines | The Art Law Report

Appeals Court Rules Mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer Will Stay at St. Louis Art Museum Because Government Missed Deadlines | The Art Law Report | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Egyptologist named to list of 40 young professors in the U.S. who inspire students

Egyptologist named to list of 40 young professors in the U.S. who inspire students | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
UAB anthropology professor Sarah Parcak has been named to the first group of 40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire by the web site NerdScholar.
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Ancient Egypt for All - Honor Dad with the Gift of Egyptology

Ancient Egypt for All - Honor Dad with the Gift of Egyptology | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

A special offer for Father's Day!  Donate at any level between now and Father's Day and receive a special e-card for Dad in addition to the usual perks!

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