Welcome to the Wednesday Weekly, your weekly dose of links to Egyptology news, articles, blogs, events and more!
By Shannon Malone:
Ancient Egypt Enjoyed Beer With Bubbles
SAY HELLO #BROOKLYNMUSEUM
By Rita Berg:
Conservation is embarking on an exciting treatment
By Claire Sturgeon:
War elephant myths debunked by DNA
Rare fragment of Egyptian Pharaoh's mummy found in Czech museum
WHYY PUBLIC MEDIA
Discovering a lost valley of kings with Penn archaeologist Josef Wegner
HAIR AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT
by María Rosa Valdesogo:
"Reading" the Ancient Egypt Funeral in the Tomb of Qar
Codified Information in Ancient Egypt. Mourners in the Tomb of Qar?
BRYN MAWR CLASSICAL REVIEW
Bilingual Notaries in Hellenistic Egypt: A Study of Greek as a Second Language
BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL
A New Chronology for Early Egypt
Two lectures: March 1st 2014
CURRENT RESEARCH IN EGYPTOLOGY
Conference Schedule for Current Research in Egyptology XV, 2014, April 9-12
By Bettany Hughes:
How women's wisdom was lost
The Tip of the Pyramid!
Pyramidion of Wedjahor
Friday 14th February to 14th June 2014
Prior to the redevelopment of the Museum’s Egyptian Gallery, a taste of ancient Egypt comes to Maidstone in the form of a Spotlight loan from the British Museum.
By Owen Jarus:
Ruins of Bustling Port Unearthed at Egypt's Giza Pyramids
IN THE ARTIFACT LAB
By Laura Galicier:
Cleaning the jar
THE EGYPTIAN HISTORY PODCAST
Episode XXIV: Lamentations
Lecture: The Amarna Period
Date: 7:30 – 9:00 pm, 07-Feb-2014
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANIMAL BIO BANK
Come and spend a Saturday with us!
THE BRITISH MUSEUM
22 May – 30 November 2014
Think you know mummies?
The exhibition will introduce visitors to eight real people who were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan. Using the latest technology to understand the mummies, the exhibition will unlock hidden secrets to build up a picture of their lives in the Nile Valley over a remarkable 4,000 years – from prehistoric Egypt to Christian Sudan.
DEMONTHINGS - ANCIENT EGYPTIAN DEMONOLOGY PROJECT
Beasts, Monsters, and the Fantastic in the Religious Imagination
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the Department of Religious Studies at Brown University
February 28-March 1, 2014
Upcoming presentation on ‘The problem with ancient Egyptian demons’
Demonology 2K’s Zuzanna Bennett will be talking about ‘The problem with ancient Egyptian demons’ as part of a series of research seminars at Swansea University. This presentation will explore some of the difficulties encountered when researching these entities, such as how to spot a demon, and it will also demonstrate some of the solutions that the Demonology Project has put into action so far.
Archaeologists Find Remains Of Previously Unknown Pharaoh In Egypt
By Julia Budka:
Registration of finds from SAV1 West and SAV1 East
An Update: The Enclosure Wall at SAV1 West
AMARA WEST PROJECT BLOG
Amara West 2014: preserving coffin decoration
Amara West 2014: Bodies, coffins, an egg and more
Amara West 2014: 18th dynasty activity