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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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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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These LEGO Monuments Are Possibly Cooler Than The Real Thing

These LEGO Monuments Are Possibly Cooler Than The Real Thing | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Visiting a world famous monument can be really cool... or it can kind of be a letdown. These LEGO versions of world famous structures, however, aren't a letdown at all.
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Did the pharaohs know hieroglyphic writing? - Polish Egyptologist explains | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Did the pharaohs know hieroglyphic writing? - Polish Egyptologist explains | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Could all the pharaohs read and write? Only 1-3 percent of the inhabitants of ancient Egypt mastered this exceptionally difficult art.
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Alexandria, Egypt : Image of the Day

Alexandria, Egypt : Image of the Day | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, Alexandria became a center of trade and learning in the ancient world. he Eastern Harbor was the main port in the Middle Ages.
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Ancient Egypt for All

Ancient Egypt for All | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Bringing real and exciting research to everyone! (RT @ARCENOLA: HUGE “Thank you!” to Peter Legemaate for helping us. He receives a signed #Egyptology book.
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Egypt ups efforts to protect cultural heritage - Deutsche Welle

Egypt ups efforts to protect cultural heritage - Deutsche Welle | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egypt ups efforts to protect cultural heritage Deutsche Welle On Saturday (7.06.2014), the trial of the research team - made up of three Germans and their six Egyptian assistants - got underway in Cairo.
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Replicas of King Tut's artefacts on display in Morocco - Ahram Online

Replicas of King Tut's artefacts on display in Morocco - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Replicas of King Tut's artefacts on display in Morocco Ahram Online Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim announced via a press release that the exhibition is part of the culture ministry's goal of highlighting the importance of ancient...
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Predynastic figurines are gaining attention, recently featuring on posters & on “True Blood”!

Predynastic figurines are gaining attention, recently featuring on posters & on “True Blood”! | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Predynastic figures, from Alice Stevenson at the Petrie. http://t.co/zGVjIv1oEj #Egyptology #AncientEgypt #Figurines #Predynastic
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Fragmentary painted coffin from Abydos

Fragmentary painted coffin from Abydos | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
If you are a member of the museum, you may have already seen some information about these painted coffin board fragments in the most recent issue of Expedition magazine: These fragments, which date to the Middle Kingdom (ca.
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Man arrested in Tahrir Square selling ancient statuette | Egypt Independent

Man arrested in Tahrir Square selling ancient statuette | Egypt Independent | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Security services arrested a man in Tahrir Square while selling an ancient statuette.The man, a farmer from Minya, found the statuette buried in his land. He agreed with four others to sell it to them for LE400,000.
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Objects from Tutankhamun's war chariots to be restored

Objects from Tutankhamun's war chariots to be restored | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Beautiful gold leaf-on-leather artefacts are currently undergoing study and restoration by an Egyptian-German team over a three year period (RT @ahencyclopedia: Objects from #Tutankhamun’s war chariots to be restored
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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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Brill Signs New Harvard Egyptological Studies Book Series | Brill

Brill Signs New Harvard Egyptological Studies Book Series | Brill | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Brill is an academic publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus.
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Free online - Lepsius' facsimile of the Book of the Dead of Iuef-ankh in PDF format

Free online - Lepsius' facsimile of the Book of the Dead of Iuef-ankh in PDF format | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Ahram Online - Illegal excavations foiled in Sohag's Akhmim

Ahram Online - Illegal excavations foiled in Sohag's Akhmim | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Illegal excavations foiled in Sohags Akhmim
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In Egypt, Antiquities Looters Use Bulldozers

In Egypt, Antiquities Looters Use Bulldozers | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Three years after the revolution, technology and diplomacy are being used to combat looters
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A new look at ancient Egyptian textiles

A new look at ancient Egyptian textiles | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Amandine Mérat (Curator) and Emily Taylor (Museum Assistant), British Museum We have recently taken the opportunity to audit, document and re-house the textiles dating to the 1st millenium BC &ndas...
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Czech Institute of Egyptology Books on Sale!

Czech Institute of Egyptology Books on Sale! | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Default Description (RT @CasemateAc: Massive price drops from Czech Inst of Egyptology! http://t.co/IdwAxmkWEz #egyptology #archaeology #bargain)
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DIGGING IN MUSEUMS & ARCHIVES UNEARTHING TULANE UNIVERSITY'S EGYPTIAN COLLECTION

DIGGING IN MUSEUMS & ARCHIVES UNEARTHING TULANE UNIVERSITY'S EGYPTIAN COLLECTION | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

"DIGGING IN MUSEUMS & ARCHIVES:
UNEARTHING TULANE UNIVERSITY'S EGYPTIAN COLLECTION"by Dr. Melinda Nelson-Hurst (Tulane University)June 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Louisiana Art and Science Museum

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Don't miss this exciting talk about the latest research on Tulane University's Egyptian Collection!

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Objects from Tutankhamun's war chariots to be restored

Objects from Tutankhamun's war chariots to be restored | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Beautiful gold leaf-on-leather artefacts are currently undergoing study and restoration by an Egyptian-German team over a three year period
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