Sunday, February 10, 2013

Stories from W/E 10th February 2013

Taken from my @egyptologynews Twitter account:

Free online paper: Architectural Conservation of an Amun Temple in Sudan. T. Sweek, J.R. Anderson, S. Tanimoto. JCMS. 
Queen Hatshpsut’s Netery-Menu has been reconstructed at Karnak, open to public by the End of February. Luxor Times
David Lightbody has added a piece about the new find of 35 Sudanese pyramids with inner circles on his Arkysite blog

Osteogenesis imperfecta in skeletal remains of foetus from Romano-Byzantine cemetery, Dakhleh Oasis. Past Horizons

Book Review by Tim Reid: "Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum" E.R. Russmann. Egyptians

The iMalqata dig diary is being updated: "A Celebration Fit for a King: Amenhotep III's Heb Sed festival." iMalqata

Slightly older article, but in case you missed it from 30th Jan: Searching for lost royal city in Nubia. Past Horizons

Temple of Mut dig diary is online for the new season: "Back at Mut – How things have changed!" With pics. Brooklyn Mus.

Proyecto de la UJA en Egipto "peligra" por la supresión de ayuda del Gobierno. Europa Press

Reviews of the British Film Institute's "Digging the Past" in 3 parts:,,

Early Third Intermediate Period tombs with grave goods found at Mortuary temple of Amenhotep II on west bank. Al Shorfa

Lovely review from @egyptologynews of @poisonchallis and I at @bfi having a great deal of fun in the name of research!

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@egyptologynews little news about Karakhamon et South Asasif (in french sorry)

Leiden excavations at Saqqara: Dig diary, week 3: 2nd - 8th February 2013. A Name for the Anonymous

Em Hotep Digest vol. 02 no. 04: Dedicated to Barbara Adams best known from Hierakonpolis Expedition and Petrie Museum

Amara West: The life of a field ceramicist is certainly never dull, though perhaps sometimes repetitive. With photos.

Archeologists excavating near Luxor have found a wooden sarcophagus believed to belong to a 5-yr old. Huffington Post

35 small pyramids, along with graves, have discovered clustered closely together at Sedeinga in Sudan.Yahoo News.

Mini-pyramids of of Kush: Archaeologists discover 35 burial chambers in Sudan desert with fascinating links to Egypt

Ahram Online traces the footsteps of Egyptian and Sudanese history in the capital, Khartoum.

Ancient Rome In Libya: A Suppressed History Resurfaces After Revolution. With photos. IBT

Very short piece about fire breaking out at Karnak Temple. More will doubtless be forthcoming. Al Arabiya

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