Welcome to the Wednesday Weekly, your weekly dose of links to Egyptology news, articles, blogs, events and more!
By Dr. Gregory Dale Smith:
The IMA in Egypt, Part 3: ‘Wrapping up’ our Mummy Coffin Research
By Owen Jarus:
3,300-Year-Old Tomb with Pyramid Entrance Discovered in Egypt
INSTITUTE FOR HUMANITIES RESEARCH
Marjorie Venit: “Strangers in a Strange Land: Negotiating the Afterlife in Monumental Greek tombs of Graeco-Roman Egypt”
April 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Marjorie S. Venit is Professor of Art History & Archaeology at the University of Maryland. She specializes in the art and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean world with an emphasis on the Greek center and its periphery considered both geographically and temporally. Particularly interested in the intersection of cultures and ethnicities, she has excavated at Tel Anafa, Israel, and Mendes, Egypt and is the author of Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria: The Theater of the Dead and Greek Painted Pottery from Naukratis in Egyptian Museums. Her book projects have been supported by generous grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Kress Foundation, and the J.P Getty Trust. Among her other national awards are a Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship and fellowships from the American Research Center in Egypt, the American Association of University Women, and the American Philosophical Society.
PAP SCIENCE & SCHOLARSHIP IN POLAND
Did the pharaohs know hieroglyphics? - Polish Egyptologist explains
HAIR AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT
by María Rosa Valdesogo:
The two Mourners Isis and Nephtys in the Egyptian Coffins of Middle Kingdom. Part I
EGYPT CENTRE, SWANSEA
Ammut- not such a bad girl?
Byzantine-era gold coins found in Luxor
Funding the GEM
GEBEL EL SILSILA SURVEY PROJECT
Reporting live from the sherd yard
By Andrea Byrnes:
Book Review: Another Egypt by Bill Dixon
Pavements and floors at SAV1 East
Looking back on the 3D-Laserscanning Campaign on Sai Island
FACES & VOICES
The girl with the Christian tattoo: Religious-magical practices in late antique Egypt
A FUSION OF WORLDS, THE PETRIE MUSEUM
EES DELTA SURVEY
Bricks, pits and the first cat of the season!
Possibly some paving and definitely a foundation level.
Big Wind at Buweib!
EES TELL MUTUBIS SURVEY
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