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PHYS.ORG


Egyptian statuettes of Osiris: Production unveiled by neutrons and laser

http://phys.org/news/2015-01-egyptian-statuettes-osiris-production-unveiled.html

MARÍA ROSA VALDESOGO


Isis and Nephthys in Ancient Egyptian Solar Iconography.

http://www.mariarosavaldesogo.com/isis-nephthys-ancient-egyptian-solar-iconography/

IN THE ARTIFACT LAB


Conservation at the Penn Museum: the next generation

http://www.penn.museum/sites/artifactlab/2015/02/09/conservation-at-the-penn-museum-the-next-generation/

IMALQATA


An Old Friend Joins Us at Malqata

https://imalqata.wordpress.com/2015/02/04/an-old-friend-joins-us-at-malqata/

The Gem of the Desert, herset desheret

https://imalqata.wordpress.com/2015/02/05/the-gem-of-the-desert-herset-desheret/

We’re Taking a Break

https://imalqata.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/were-taking-a-break/

It’s Great to be Back!

https://imalqata.wordpress.com/2015/02/07/its-great-to-be-back/

Secret Messages: The Wild TH63 Theodolite

https://imalqata.wordpress.com/2015/02/08/secret-messages-the-wild-th63-theodolite/

Fragile Elegance

https://imalqata.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/fragile-elegance/

MUSEUM JOBS.COM


Project Curator: Egyptian Exhibition (Lead)

The British Museum

Job Description:

Ancient Egypt and Sudan
Fixed Term – 16 months 

The British Museum’s Ancient Egypt and Sudan department are seeking to recruit a Project Curator: Egyptian Exhibition (Lead) for a major exhibition on ancient Egypt, to open in 2016. This unique exhibition will present around 300 objects from Late Period and Ptolemaic Egypt, including sculpture, jewellery and metalwork. You will take responsibility for selecting themes, finalising the narrative, choosing the selection of objects, and also supporting any associated programming and outputs (e.g. accompanying catalogue, digital resources). 

http://www.museumjobs.com/jobdetails.php?JobID=8906

THE ANCIENT WORLD ONLINE


Monspaet-Datenbank des Instituts für Ägyptologieund Koptologie der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster

http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2015/02/monspaet-datenbank-des-instituts-fur.html

DigitalHeka: Digitalisierte Erfassung altägyptischer magischer Texte des Mittleren und Neuen Reiches

http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2015/02/digitalheka-digitalisierte-erfassung.html

Ancient Egyptian Cobra Project

http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2015/02/ancient-egyptian-cobra-project.html

Demonthings: Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project

http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2012/11/ancient-egyptian-demonology-project.html

AEGARON: Ancient Egyptian Architecture Online
http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2013/05/aegaron-ancient-egyptian-architecture.html

EGYPT AT THE MANCHESTER MUSEUM


Next MAES Lecture – 09 Feb 2015 – Dr Garry Shaw on ‘The Daily Life of the Pharaohs’

https://egyptmanchester.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/next-maes-lecture-09-feb-2015-dr-garry-shaw-on-the-daily-life-of-the-pharaohs/

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM


New Testament Papyrus Discovered in Birmingham!

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/itsee/news/2015/nt-papyrus-discovery.aspx

US NEWS


Egyptian Antiquities Remain at Risk

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/02/05/egyptian-antiquities-remain-at-risk

AERA

New Archaeologist on Board
http://www.aeraweb.org/blog/new-archaeologist-on-board/

The Riddle of Standing Wall Island
http://www.aeraweb.org/blog/the-riddle-of-standing-wall-island/

AL-AHRAM WEEKLY

Museums under attack
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/10360/47/Museums-under-attack.aspx

Saving face
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/10359/47/Saving-face.aspx

THE EGYPTIAN HISTORY PODCAST

Episode 43: Dominion Over All

Senuseret III (Part II): Death and Society
http://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/episode-43-dominion-over-all

PAST HORIZONS

Barley and wheat residues in Neolithic cemeteries of Central Sudan and Nubia
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/02/2015/barley-and-wheat-residues-in-neolithic-cemeteries-of-central-sudan-and-nubia

EGYPT CENTRE, SWANSEA

Demon bed legs!
http://egyptcentre.blogspot.nl/2015/02/demon-bed-legs.html

DEMON BLOG

Digital Humanities & Egyptology & some Demons too!
http://www.demonthings.com/digital-humanities-egyptology/

ACROSSBORDERS

End of fieldwork and more tasks at SAV1 West and East
http://acrossborders.oeaw.ac.at/end-of-fieldwork-and-more-tasks-at-sav1-west-and-east/

First clay sealings from SAV1 East!
http://acrossborders.oeaw.ac.at/first-seal-impressions-from-sav1-east/

More complete pots from Feature 15
http://acrossborders.oeaw.ac.at/more-complete-pots-from-feature-15/

AMARA WEST PROJECT BLOG

Amara West 2015 (week 4): a Deputy of Kush, monumental architecture and industry
http://blog.amarawest.britishmuseum.org/2015/02/08/amara-west-2015-week-4-a-deputy-of-kush-monumental-architecture-and-industry/

Amara West 2015: clarity (?) from above
http://blog.amarawest.britishmuseum.org/2015/02/09/amara-west-2015-clarity-from-above/

MUSEUM EGYPTOLOGY

Cairo To Constantinople, The Queen's Gallery.
https://museumegyptology.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/cairo-to-constantinople-the-queens-gallery/

EL KURRU: A ROYAL CITY OF ANCIENT KUSH

Return to El Kurru: The Temple
http://elkurrukush.blogspot.nl/2015/02/return-to-el-kurru-temple.html

Return to El Kurru: The Pyramid
http://elkurrukush.blogspot.nl/2015/02/arrival-in-el-kurru-pyramid.html

Return to El Kurru: City Wall
http://elkurrukush.blogspot.nl/2015/02/return-to-el-kurru-city-wall.html

Guest post: Martin Uildriks
http://elkurrukush.blogspot.nl/2015/02/guest-post-martin-uildriks.html

Digging at the wall
http://elkurrukush.blogspot.nl/2015/02/digging-at-wall.html

KELSEY MUSEUM

Conserving a Dog Skull
https://kelseymuseum.wordpress.com/2015/02/10/conserving-a-dog-skull/

PAP SCIENCE & SCHOLARSHIP IN POLAND

Poles reconstructed houses of the first Egyptians
http://scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news,403626,poles-reconstructed-houses-of-the-first-egyptians.html

CAIRO POST

Menkaure Pyramid opened to public after restoration: Damaty
http://www.thecairopost.com/news/136095/news/menkaure-pyramid-opened-to-public-after-restoration-damaty

Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus; earliest mention of cancer
http://www.thecairopost.com/news/136200/inside_egypt/edwin-smith-surgical-papyrus-earliest-mention-of-cancer

EGYPT INDEPENDENT

American-Belgian archaeological mission turns King Cheops petroglyphic engravings into 3D inscriptions
http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/american-belgian-archaeological-mission-turns-king-cheops-petroglyphic-engravings-3d-inscriptio

BROOKLYN MUSEUM

We are very excited to have a never-before-seen Coffin Texts from the Tomb of Horhotep
http://brooklynmuseum.tumblr.com/post/110546022257/we-are-very-excited-to-have-a-never-before-seen

HARMAKIS

Magic in Ancient Egypt
http://harmakis.net/en/archives/3425

Succes for Zahi Hawass in Cortona
http://harmakis.net/en/archives/3437

Pets and animal deities in ancient Egypt
http://harmakis.net/en/archives/3473

Swimmers in the Sand
http://harmakis.net/en/archives/3479

Nefertari, the favorite bride
http://harmakis.net/en/archives/3483

The Egyptian collection of MAEC Cortona
http://harmakis.net/en/archives/3492

DR ZAHI HAWASS

Zahi Hawass On 28 February At The Houston Museum Of Natural Science
http://www.drhawass.com/wp/zahi-hawass-on-28-february-at-the-houston-museum-of-natural-science/

KBSAAE

Reisetipps Kairo – Das Hotel Windsor / Travel Tipps Cairo – Hotel Windsor
https://kbsaae.wordpress.com/2015/02/05/reisetipps-kairo-das-hotel-windsor-travel-tipps-cairo-hotel-windsor/

Reisetipps Kairo – Hotel Longchamps, Zamalek/ Travel tipps Cairo – Hotel Longchamps, Zamalek
https://kbsaae.wordpress.com/2015/02/05/reisetipps-kairo-hotel-longchamps-zamalek-travel-tipps-cairo-hotel-longchamps-zamalek/

Reisetipps Luxor – Hotel El Nakhil Luxor/
https://kbsaae.wordpress.com/2015/02/05/reisetipps-luxor-hotel-el-nakhil-luxor/

Reisetipps Mittelägypten / Middle Egypt
https://kbsaae.wordpress.com/2015/02/05/reisetipps-mittelagypten-middle-egypt/

Mittelägypten Teil II / Middle Egypt part II
https://kbsaae.wordpress.com/2015/02/08/mittelagypten-teil-ii-middle-egypt-oart-ii/

Mittelägypten Teil III / Middle Egypt part III
https://kbsaae.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/mittelagypten-teil-iii-middle-egypt-part-iii/

Mittelägypten Teil IV / Middle Egypt part IV
https://kbsaae.wordpress.com/2015/02/10/mittelagypten-teil-iv-middle-egypt-part-iv/

NILE MAGAZINE

Look Inside And Discover The World's Newest Magazine For Fans Of Ancient Egypt
http://www.nilemagazine.com.au/


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