Welcome to the Wednesday Weekly, your weekly dose of links to Egyptology news, articles, blogs, events and more!
17th Dynasty Rishi coffin discovered in Dra Abu El Naga
Missing parts of the Colossi of Memnon discovered
Egypt will repatriate Late Period antiquities from French owner
THE ANCIENT WORLD ONLINE
UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology (UEE)
K. Donker van Heel, A Very Easy Crash Course in Abnormal Hieratic
New blogpost by Timothy Reid:
The Lady of the House
THE VANCOUVER SUN
By Mariam Rizk:
Egypt: archeologists find 3,600-year-old mummy; 3 Germans tried for antiquities smuggling
By Nevine El-Aref:
Rare wooden anthropoid sarcophagus discovered in Luxor
A part of Memnon colossi uncovered in Luxor
An ancient Egyptian piece of a sarcophagus return to Egypt
The Sun Temple of Nefertiti: Sex and Death
The discovery of the "lost" sun temple of Nefertiti has revealed new aspects of the Aten cult overseen by the famous Egyptian queen. Jacquelyn Williamson discusses new research that links Nefertiti's temple to funerary activities at Tell el-Amarna and to sexual aspects of regeneration.
Intact 3600 year old Egyptian Sarcophagus Among New Discoveries
HAIR AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT
by María Rosa Valdesogo:
Were in ancient Egypt funerals the two Drty mourners more important that the common mourners?
By Anthony Sattin:
The Nile: Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present by Toby Wilkinson – review
THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
11th Annual Legacy of Egypt Lecture
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology and the Tennessee Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt.
"Coffin Recycling: Funerary Culture in a Time of Economic Crisis"
Friday, February 28, 2014
Public Lecture: 7:00 p.m.
Public Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Fountain View Suite (room 350)
University of Memphis Main Campus
IN THE ARTIFACT LAB
By Laura Galicier:
The wooden heads, paraffin and a lamp
A Tasty Treat
Preserving Mud Brick Walls at Malqata
To Flatten or not to Flatten
A Valentine from Amenhotep III
No Matter How You Clean It Up, It’s Still Mud !
Up On The Roof
By Nevine El-Aref:
Tombs of legendary lovers
By Julia Thorne:
New Egyptology book releases: January 2014
THE EGYPTIAN HISTORY PODCAST
Episode XXV: A Fire in the South
A Kingdom Divided Against Itself.
The House of Khety, ruling the North, now faces a challenger. Emerging at Thebes,
the House of Intef has emerged as a new confederation. Their emergence comes at
the expense of Ankhtyfy, a local prince who attempted to create his own
autonomous principality. In the North, the Instructions of Merykare present
a political manifesto for the kings of the House of Khety.
UCL MUSEUMS & COLLECTIONS BLOG
By Edmund Connolly:
Divorce, Adultery and Revenge: an alternate Valentine’s Day
ANCIENT EGYPT AND A MAPLE LEAF
By Thomas H. Greiner:
Fighting with Robbers: a Blurb about Hatshepsut’s Cliff Tomb
My Precious Lapis: the Quest for the Celestial Stone
DEMONTHINGS - ANCIENT EGYPTIAN DEMONOLOGY PROJECT
Egyptian and Jewish Magic in Antiquity
Contexts, Contacts, Continuities and Comparisons
A Collaborative International Conference in Ancient Magic
6th-9th July, 2015, University of Bonn
New posts by Julia Budka:
Drawing ceramics from Sai Island, New Kingdom Pharaonic town: One of the masterpieces
End of 2014 fieldwork in the Pharaonic town
Pottery from the 2014 season at SAV1 West
AMARA WEST PROJECT BLOG
Amara West 2014: enigmatic ivory “sticks”
Amara West 2014: A Nubian perspective on excavating Amara West