Welcome to the Wednesday Weekly, your weekly dose of links to Egyptology news, articles, blogs, events and more.
EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY
JEA Editor-in-Chief - expressions of interest sought
The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology has been the flagship publication of the Egypt Exploration Society since its inauguration in 1914. As the Journal approaches its 100th issue The Trustees are seeking to appoint a new Editor-in-Chief to ensure it remains at the forefront of publishing in Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology whilst meeting the challenges posed by open-access and the transition to a mixed print and digital environment.
EES Publications Manager: Recruitment information
The UK’s leading Egyptological organisation, the Egypt Exploration Society, is looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised Publications Manager to play a pivotal role within the team.
You will be an integral member of the London office staff, managing the Society’s print and online publications, editing and typesetting content and ensuring publication on schedule and within budget, and working with the Director to steer their future direction. You will work closely with authors and editors to ensure that content is produced to a high quality and in a timely manner.
ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM
New addition to the ROM's blog by Robert Mason:
Weapon Wednesday: a Romano-Egyptian sword hilt
HAIR AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT
by María Rosa Valdesogo Martín
The Mourning Ritual in the Opening of the Mouth Ceremony
Professional Mourners in Ancient Egypt
SOUTH ASASIF CONSERVATION PROJECT BLOG
Latest addition to the blog: End of 2013 Season
SOMERSET & DORSET FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
Three lectures about Tutankhamun by Dr Patricia Spencer on October 5th at the SDFHS Sherborne Research Centre, Sherborne, England.
Fore more info:
New blogposts by Timothy Reid
Congratulations to the Cairo Museum's Restorers!
Mummy makes the journey from Pyramids to Portsmouth
Zahi Hawass about safety in Egypt - YouTube
New additions to the blog:
The Egyptian Museum displays the restored artefacts
Finally, the decision is here. King Tut Ankh Amon's replica will be placed in Luxor
EGYPT CENTRE, SWANSEA
New post by Carolyn Graves-Brown
Black History Month and Nubian archers
THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES
Events in October: