Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Egyptology News for March 11th 2013

Reposted from Twitter ‏@egyptologynews.

Rock art sites and rich archaeological site dating back more than five hundred thousand years found in NE Sudan. PAP http://bit.ly/10F4Pl3

In N.Sudan archaeologists have found remains of early Homo sapiens settlements c.70 thousand years old. naukawpolsce http://bit.ly/XkyT4F

Via Chris Naunton ‏@chrisnaunton
Not good news- the Roemer-Pelizeaus Museum in Hildesheim, Germany is in bad financial straits... http://fb.me/11WWYMbNm

Via Margaret Maitland ‏@eloquentpeasant
Poll about threatened closure of Roemer-und Pelizaeus-Museum, 3rd largest Egyptian collection in Germany (scroll down) http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=de&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hildesheimer-allgemeine.de%2F

Institute of Archaeology Annual Conference 20-21 May. 'Forming Material Egypt' call for papers now announced. UCL http://bit.ly/14LccUL

Project to revive Al-Muizz Street to be launched to reverse post-revolution deterioration of key sites. Ahram Online http://bit.ly/14O7TrR

More re clogged arteries in mummies. http://phys.org/news/2013-03-ancient-mummies-clogged-arteries.html

Even without modern-day temptations people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to mummy research. WP http://wapo.st/Zxgtfa

Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 8 (2011-2012). http://www.sheffieldphoenix.com/showbook.asp?bkid=211

More Sekhmet statues unearthed at Amenhotep III's temple in Luxor. Ahram Online http://bit.ly/Y4MB9q

Via Alice Williams ‏@alicewilliams86
Great new article by Debbie Challis @poisonchallis on curating the exhibition 'Typecast: Flinders Petrie and Francis Galton': http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09647775.2012.754627

Via Campbell Price ‏@EgyptMcr
Every object tells a story - What do hieroglyphs mean? http://wp.me/sfm2O-2093  http://wp.me/pfm2O-xL

Write-up of Manchester Museum event "Every object tells a story – What do hieroglyphs mean?". Seshat Journal http://bit.ly/Y4ZVe1

Mar 10 Anna K. Hodgkinson Anna K. Hodgkinson ‏@Udjahorresnet1
This is NOT exactly what happened at Amarna last week... http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/66211.aspx

Via HistoryoftheAncient ‏@historyancient
Article: “Lost City” of Tanis Found, but Often Forgotten http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2013/03/lost-city-of-tanis-found-but-often-forgotten/ …

Call for papers: The Institute of Archaeology Annual Conference 20-21 May on the topic of 'Forming Material Egypt' http://bit.ly/14LccUL

Via EEF. Careless fieldwork activities in Lahun may have resulted in destruction of burials and theft of coffins. http://bit.ly/10ssSjm

1 comment:

AliceG said...

Thank you so much for coming back to the blog. So much easier for me.