Tuesday, February 12, 2013

News from 12th February 2012

Copied from my Twitter @egyptologynews account

Preserving one of Egypt’s most efficient ecosystems: The mangrove. Egypt Independent http://bit.ly/12J7hqI

Amara West excavations 2013: the past as seen in photos from a photographic kite flown over the site. British Museum http://bit.ly/VSDSDl

Malqata dig diary: One enigmatic feature of the site is a huge area over 72,000sq.m that is a vast deposit of potsherds http://bit.ly/Y7jf68

Eleventh International Congress of Egyptologists, Bibliotheca Alexandrina 13th-20th September 2013 http://bit.ly/PBKUIi

A Roman statue head has been repatriated to Egypt from Brazil. With photo. Luxor Times http://bit.ly/YUTTLC

Not news, just a short article on the AE city of On (Heliopolis), but might be of interest to some. Daily News Egypt http://bit.ly/YQFcJw

Job opening: Herbert Thompson Lecturer in Ancient Egyptian Language, University of Cambridge, Department of Archaeology http://bit.ly/14QLgow

Digital Archaeology. Uncovering the “A New Look at Ancient Egypt” website after years of neglect. http://bit.ly/YSgkRw

Free online: The Goddess Hathor and the women of ancient Egypt. Danielle Basson. MPhil, University of Stellenbosch http://bit.ly/YaIoP7

French archeologist Michel Wuttmann found dead in his Cairo apartment, investigators suspect foul play. Washington Post http://wapo.st/12J4oGt

Barry Kemp and his team have resumed work at Amarna. Their email newsletter is copied here: http://bit.ly/V2hWeb

Amara West Dig Diary 2013: the latest from Cemetery C. British Museum http://hvrd.me/WUYD3o

Speaking at Harvard, Egyptologist Marc Gabolde offered different interpretation of Tut DNA evidence. Harvard Gazette http://hvrd.me/WUYD3o

Brown University's Abydos Dig has uncovered a skeleton in the North Cemetery, among other finds. Brown Daily Herald http://bit.ly/X1sGYy

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