Saturday, February 16, 2013

News for 16th February 2013

Copied from my Twitter account @egyptologynews, in no particular order

Today is the 90th anniversary of the opening of Tutankhamun's tomb by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter. The Telegraph

A New Kingdom jigsaw puzzle from Malqata: reconstructing a pottery vessel and a bone disc. iMalqata dig diary

The new volume of The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (EES) is now out (vol. 98, 2012). The Table Of Contents is at

The head of the Egyptian antiquities ministry believes that archaeology and tourism will bounce back. NBC Science

Digital Egypt: Museums of the Future:

I had a brilliant afternoon volunteering at the Petrie Museum's Digital Egypt event today. I'll be writing it up on the Museum's blog v. soon.If you're interested in the digitizing of archaeology in museums you might check out @3DPetrie on Twitter, charting the museum's digi work. If you're on Facebook, here's my initial enthusiastic blurb re the Digital Egypt event at the Petrie (under the pic).

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