Friday, April 19, 2013

Egyptology News 17th-18th April 2013

Copied from Twitter @egyptologynews. Have a good weekend everyone!

Amun in the form of a Ram, Kawa, Nubia.
c.680BC.  1931.553. Ashmolean Museum


The British Museum website has new pages re the BM and Sudan Archaeological Research Society excavations at Kawa  

Free online

RT Free online: Revisiting the harem conspiracy and death of Ramesses III. British Medical Journal


Audio: Peter Lacovara talking about his book "Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile" (AUC 2012). 3 mins. Emory

Book review: T. M. Hickey, Wine, Wealth, and the State in Late Antique Egypt. University of Michigan Press 2012. BMCR


American Research Centre in Egypt Annual Conference 2013, 19th-21st April. Em Hotep

Museums and exhibitions

Curating Ancient Egypt at the Manchester Museum. Ancient Egypt in Vancouver  

Exhibition. El Louvre organiza la primera muestra mundial sobre el dibujo en el antiguo Egipto 19/04-22/07. Ushebtis  

Via Gwyn Ashworth-Pratt. Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photos of the Middle East at the Queen's Gallery. Culture24  

‘Echoes of Egypt’ reveals ancient culture’s impact across the millennia. Yale News


Egypt's Jewish community to refuse Israeli financial help for renovation of Egypt's ancient Jewish synagogues. Ahram


More re scan of Amunet. "Egyptian Mummy from OHS Collection Undergoes CT Scan." Wall Street Journal


Egyptianized 1920s cinema reopens in Paris (with pics) IHT . Also a great video (in Spanish) at

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