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The Washington Post
THE ANCIENT WORLD ONLINE

Thesaurus Linguae Aegyptiae

http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2010/09/open-access-thesaurus-linguae-aegyptiae.html

Pyramid Texts Online

http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2011/05/pyramid-texts-online.html

Digital Map of Egypt
http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2015/05/digital-map-of-egypt.html

LUXOR TIMES

Egypt to repatriate 32 artefacts from Switzerland

http://luxortimesmagazine.blogspot.nl/2015/05/egypt-to-repatriate-32-artefacts-from.html

LIVERPOOL ECHO


Animal mummies go under the X-ray in Liverpool

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/arts-culture-news/animal-mummies-go-under-x-ray-9234130

BBC NEWS

70 million animal mummies: Egypt’s dark secret

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32685945

AHRAM ONLINE

Smuggled artefacts to return to Egypt from Switzerland

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/129774/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Smuggled-artefacts-to-return-to-Egypt-from-Switzer.aspx

International GEM conference Sunday on handling Tutankhamun collection

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/129780/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/International-GEM-conference-Sunday-on-handling-Tu.aspx

ACROSSBORDERS

Sai during the 19th Dynasty: a brief update and outlook

http://acrossborders.oeaw.ac.at/sai-during-the-19th-dynasty-a-brief-update-and-outlook/

SARS colloquium 2015, British Museum London

http://acrossborders.oeaw.ac.at/sars-colloquium-2015-british-museum-london/

FACES & VOICES

From Egypt to London Bonhams again?

https://facesandvoices.wordpress.com/2015/05/09/from-egypt-to-london-bonhams-again/

Update on Bonhams glass inlays

https://facesandvoices.wordpress.com/2015/05/12/update-on-bonhams-glass-inlays/

KELSEY MUSEUM

Staff Favorite


Favorite Artifact: The Coffin of Djehutymose. Mummiform coffin of the priest Djehutymose. Wood, plaster, and paint. Saite period (26th dynasty, 685–525 BC).
https://kelseymuseum.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/staff-favorite-2/

BROOKLYN MUSEUM

The Brooklyn Museum is proud and honored to have one of the oldest Egyptian female figures
http://brooklynmuseum.tumblr.com/post/118688871772/the-brooklyn-museum-is-proud-and-honored-to-have

HARMAKIS

Osarseph - Moses
http://harmakis.net/archives/3634

BENTO

Friday Fave: Fragment of a Glass Beaker
http://bento.si.edu/from-the-collections/ancient-near-east/friday-fave-fragment-of-a-glass-beaker/

SAQQARA.NL

Digging diary, week 1: 1 - 7 May 2015
http://www.saqqara.nl/news/mission-digging-diary/2015-digging-diaries/2015-05-08

ANCIENT ORIGINS

Ancient Wonder of the World: Egypt Approves Plan to Rebuild Pharos of Alexandria
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-general/ancient-wonder-world-egypt-approves-plan-rebuild-pharos-alexandria-003022

The Veneration and Worship of Felines in Ancient Egypt
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history/veneration-and-worship-felines-ancient-egypt-003030

70 Million Mummified Animals in Egypt Reveal Dark Secret of Ancient Mummy Industry
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/70-million-mummified-animals-egypt-reveal-dark-secret-ancient-mummy-020338

New Study Presents Evidence of Extensive Inbreeding among Ancient Egyptian Royalty
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-general/new-study-presents-evidence-extensive-inbreeding-among-ancient-egyptian-royalty-003045

LIVESCIENCE

Habeas Corpus! Many Egyptian Animal Mummies Were Boneless
http://www.livescience.com/50799-empty-animal-mummies.html

Gallery of Egypt's Mysterious Animal Mummies
http://www.livescience.com/50798-animal-mummy-gallery.html

DISCOVERY NEWS

Mummies' Height Reveals Incest
http://news.discovery.com/history/ancient-egypt/mummies-height-reveals-incest-150511.htm

THE WASHINGTON POST

Unraveling ancient Egypt’s animal mummy mystery
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/05/11/unravelling-ancient-egypts-animal-mummy-mystery/


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