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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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PHOTO GALLERY: Stolen artefacts return to the Egyptian Museum - Multimedia - Ahram Online

PHOTO GALLERY: Stolen artefacts return to the Egyptian Museum - Multimedia - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
PHOTO GALLERY: Stolen artefacts return to the Egyptian Museum - Multimedia - Ahram Online
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Tomb robbers broke into tomb of workman who built Great Pyramid | Cairo Post

Tomb robbers broke into tomb of workman who built Great Pyramid | Cairo Post | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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An attempted robbery of a Giza tomb.

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Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
CAIRO (Reuters) - When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a Brussels gallery last year, he assumed it was a twin of an ancient masterpiece he had examined
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In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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A campaign to restore the Museum of Islamic Arts is launched - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online

A campaign to restore the Museum of Islamic Arts is launched - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Historic Islamic Art Museum "Completely Destroyed"

Historic Islamic Art Museum "Completely Destroyed" | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Egypt's Minister of Antiquities has announced that Cairo's Islamic Art Museum has been "completely destroyed," in a moment of anger and frustration. The Minister's statements came after a car bomb ...
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More in damage to Cairo's Islamic Art Museum by bombing.

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ARCE Qurna Site Improvement project update

ARCE Qurna Site Improvement project update | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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ARCE Luxor's Qurna Site Improvement (QSI) project continues with clearing areas Q03 and Q11.

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Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum

Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Thieves have stolen tens of thousands of pounds worth of ancient Egyptian jewellery from a museum. A 3,900-year-old gold shell pendant worth £15,000 (pictured); a £12,000 bronze...
Elizabeth Otis's curator insight, January 17, 2014 6:37 PM

It amazes me how much money some of this jewellery goes for. I understand that it is old and historical but it still amazes me. All of these arts are because people stoped foraging and started to stay in one place so that different people can do different things. 

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Your Interest in Scholarship, Concern for Egypt, and Financial Support Keep Us Going....Literally

Your Interest in Scholarship, Concern for Egypt, and Financial Support Keep Us Going....Literally | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it

In the midst of your holiday giving and receiving, we are counting on you to include ARCE

Did You Know..  

$138 pays for a day of expedition support in Egypt

$200 pays for a Wednesday night lecture in the Cairo office

$334 pays for a day of fellowship support for ARCE scholar

$418 pays for a day of staffing for the Cairo library

$663 pays for one session at the Annual Meeting

 

Give $100 or more and receive a signed book from the Amelia Peabody series (while supplies last) about Egypt from the late famous author (and long-time ARCE member) Elizabeth Peters.

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Remember ARCE and Egypt's heritage in your giving this year!

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Egypt recovers ancient stolen statue of Tutankhamun's sister - BBC News

Egypt recovers ancient stolen statue of Tutankhamun's sister - BBC News | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Egypt recovers ancient stolen statue of Tutankhamun's sister
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Egyptian police say they have recovered an ancient statue of Tutankhamun's sister, stolen during unrest in August.
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Wadi Abu Subeira, Egypt: Palaeolithic rock art on the verge of destruction

Wadi Abu Subeira, Egypt: Palaeolithic rock art on the verge of destruction | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
In 2007 one of the most important recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt were made in Wadi (Chor) Abu Subeira near Aswan: A team led by Adel Kelany of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) f...
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Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online

Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum - Museums - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Recovered Artifacts - Stop the Heritage Drain

قام البعض من أمناء المتحف المصري بالقاهرة بمشاركة صور القطع التي تم استردادها مؤخراً، ولقد إستعنا بهذه الصور لمعرفة القطع التي عادت وهم كالتالي.

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Photos of the recovered artifacts associated with Tutankhamun

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International Coalition to Protect Egyptian Antiquities Signs Partnership - Archaeological Institute of America

International Coalition to Protect Egyptian Antiquities Signs Partnership - Archaeological Institute of America | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Amado Samanello's curator insight, March 18, 2014 1:24 AM

How that  for a start ?

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Seeking a Bombed-Out Buffer to Safeguard King Tut's Cairo Home

Seeking a Bombed-Out Buffer to Safeguard King Tut's Cairo Home | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A propsoed real estate deal could help protect the Egyptian Museum in Cairo from violence
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Update on damage to Islamic Art Museum

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Eye witness account indicates press reports about damage to the Islamic Art Museum inaccurate!

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Islamic museum in Cairo seriously damaged after bomb blast - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online

Islamic museum in Cairo seriously damaged after bomb blast - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Breaking news: Islamic Museum in Cairo seriously damaged by bomb blast.

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Graffiti defaces 2,000 year old monuments in Luxor

Graffiti defaces 2,000 year old monuments in Luxor | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
For thousands of years, Ancient Egyptian monuments garnered the respect of millions. From Alexander the Great who portrayed himself as a Pharaoh, to the simple civilian in ancient Egypt, temples an...
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92 ancient Egyptian amulets missing from Aswan storage site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

92 ancient Egyptian amulets missing from Aswan storage site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Coptic Christian history lost to thieves in Egypt

The Archaeology News Network: Coptic Christian history lost to thieves in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Looted Islamic wooden beams return to Egypt - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online

Looted Islamic wooden beams return to Egypt - Islamic - Heritage - Ahram Online | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Stolen Egyptian relic turns up in Belgium

Stolen Egyptian relic turns up in Belgium | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian statue stolen during the 2011 revolt against Hosni Mubarak has been found in Belgium. The piece dates back 2500 years and went missing from the Egyptian Museum during unrest on…

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