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Archived Since:July 9, 2011

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Egyptological Headers - 6 months in!

To celebrate 6 months of the Egyptological Facebook page. Click to see a bigger image. Egyptology News Blog, Andie Byrnes

Autumn 2014 update from Amarna (received by email)

The latest from Barry Kemp and Anna Stevens: Amarna, Autumn 2014 We are happy to report that the expedition has resumed its work at Amarna, at the start of what is planned to be a particularly busy and varied schedule which we hope will run almost continuously into June of next year. Show More Summary

The latest Amarna update from Barry Kemp and Anna Stevens - 16th June 2014

The latest newsletter from Barry Kemp and Anna Stevens about the latest progress at Amarna: The expedition returned to Amarna on May 21st, for a period of study, due to end on Monday, June 16th. Five anthropologists, led by Jerry Rose...Show More Summary

Amarna, Spring Season 2014, second report from Barry Kemp

We are now nearing the end of the 2014 spring season. The fieldwork has been concentrated at the Great Aten Temple. Several excavating teams, under the supervision of Miriam Bertram, Delphine Driaux, Anna Hodgkinson and Sue Kelly, assisted by Juan Friedrich and Julia Vilaró, have been deployed across the front area. Show More Summary

Amarna, Autumn News for 2013 by Barry Kemp and Anna Stevens

"The continuing uncertainty about security in Middle Egypt has meant a modification to the autumn plans for working at Amarna. At the end of September, the police advised that they wished us to postpone opening the expedition house.Show More Summary

Definitely closing this time!

After a couple of attempts to keep Egyptology News going, this is just a quick note to point out the self-evident fact that I no longer have the time to keep either the blog or the associated Twitter account up to date. For those onShow More Summary

News from 1st June to 21st June

Much embarrassment. Has three weeks really passed since my last post? I knew that it had been a while but I had no idea that it was that long. Apparently time also passes when you're up to your ears in chaos! Here's the usual, albeit belated roundup, with an emphasis in the media on the terrible looting of Egyptian sites. Show More Summary

Update from Amarna: Human bone study at Amarna and other topics

The latest email news update from Barry Kemp and Anna Stevens: 2013 physical anthropology study period Following a break of two weeks at the end of the spring excavation season (for the cemetery part see the Amarna Facebook page,...Show More Summary

Egyptology News from 23rd May to 1st June 2013

Tomb of Pennut, Lake Nasser Fieldwork Update on the reconstruction of the false door in the tomb of Karakhamun, South Asasif, Luxor. South Asasif Project Amarna period discovery, Luxor: Arqueólogos hallan los primeros relieves del gobernador perseguido por Ajenaton. Show More Summary

Invitation to provide feedback on UCL Museums and Public Engagement

UCL Museums and Public Engagement (including the Grant Museum, Petrie Museum and Art Museum) are inviting your input to help us improve the ways in which we promote our museums and public engagement activities and communicate with our existing and potential audiences and visitors. Show More Summary

Internship in Oxford at the Online Egyptological Bibliography (1 month)

For those people who have had trouble finding the information about the internship on the Griffith Institute Facebook page, I have copied and pasted the information here. I have no more details than those copied here, so please ask any questions via the contact details below. Show More Summary

Egyptology News from 20th to 23rd May 2013

Fragment of fallen ceiling in the open air storageof the lovely Temple of Tod complex, south of Luxor Fieldwork Penn curator Joe Wegner continues excavations at mortuary complex of Pharaoh Senwosret III, Abydos.Penn Artifactlab Research Hand in Hand with Politics: The Challenges of Egyptian Studies in Serbia by B. Show More Summary

Egyptology News for 15th - 20th May 2013

The Temple of Karnak Fieldwork Egyptian-Nubian soldier skeleton discovered by Dr.Irene Forstner-Müller at late Roman site Hisn Al-Bab. Luxor Times Hallan los restos de un soldado de origen nubio fallecido hace 1.400 años. Show More Summary

Egyptology News 12th-14th May 2013

Copied from @egyptologynews Beautifully preserved Faiyum Neolithic basketBritish Museum Registration number: 1927,0312.10BM/Big number: EA58696 Fieldwork Halfway into the Spring season at Gebel el Silsila, with some lovely photographs from the project team. Show More Summary

Egyptology news for the 9th-11th May 2013

Copied from Twitter @egyptologynews The Two-Dogs Palette from the Main Deposit,Hierakonpolis. c.3300-3100BC1896-1908 E.3924Ashmolean Museum Fieldwork The week one dig diary for the South Asasif Conservation Project is up on their blog,...Show More Summary

Egyptology News 6th - 8th May 2013

Copied from Twitter @egyptologynews Wadi es-Sebua, Lake Nasser, Nubia Fieldwork A new temple and palace of Meroitic Queen Amanitore found in Wad Banaga area, Sudan. Sudan Vision http:// Yet more re the submerged 1200 year old city of Thonis-Heracleion. Show More Summary

Egyptology News 30th April - 5th May 2013

Copied from Twitter @egyptologynews. Wadi es-Sebua. Nubia Fieldwork Via @ NealSpencer_BM Draft publications of 4th Cataract (Nubia) salvage archaeology, site 3-0 (64-page PDF). SARS http:// Gebel el Silsila Survey Project:...Show More Summary

Egyptology News 25th - 30th April 2013

Copied from @egyptologynews. Sorry that this is a bit late - I've been away from home. Palm trees at Abu Simbel Fieldwork Gebel el Silsila Survey Project. The first 2 weeks of the new season. http://gebelelsilsilae two-weeks.html … In Spanish. Show More Summary

Egyptology News 22nd - 24th April 2013

Copied from @egyptologynews Abu Simbel Fieldwork A New discovery in North Sinai including imported amphorae from Rhodes Island. Luxor Times http:// The South Tombs Cemetery excavations at Amarna, 2013: the final season!...Show More Summary

The South Tombs Cemetery excavations at Amarna, 2013: the final season!

The latest email news update from Anna Stevens and Barry Kemp The final season of excavations at the South Tombs Cemetery is now underway at Amarna, and with just a couple of weeks left on site we are working hard to try to reach our project target of 400 skeletons. Show More Summary

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