Welcome to the Wednesday Weekly, your weekly dose of links to Egyptology news, articles, blogs, events and more!
THE JERUSALEM POST
3,300-year-old Egyptian coffin found in Jezreel Valley
HAIR AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT
by María Rosa Valdesogo:
The two Mourners Isis and Nephtys in the Egyptian Coffins of XIII Dynasty.
Nut places the two mourners in some coffins of the XII Dynasty.
EGYPT AT THE MANCHESTER MUSEUM
Texts in Translation #13: The Stela of Sobek-khu (Acc. no. 3306)
The Inspiration of Shabtis – an Artist’s Perspective
Messengers to the Gods
By Nevine El-Aref:
Egyptian police confiscate three mummies from smuggling gang
Free admission to all of Egypt's archaeological sites, 18 & 19 April
By Amer Sultan:
Briton fined £500 by UK court for attempted sale of smuggled Egypt antiquities
By Nevine El-Aref:
Replica for Tutankhamun
Amarna, Spring Season 2014, second report from Barry Kemp
By Fiona Macrae:
Unravelled after 3,000 years, the secrets of the singing mummy: CT scans peer through the burial case and bandages to reveal life of the person hidden inside
BY ROSE EVELETH:
The Curse of the Unlucky Mummy
COMPANY OF IMAGES
Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age
International Conference: 18-20 September 2014: Institute of Archaeology, University College, London
The purpose of this conference is to explore the fertile imaginary world of Middle Bronze Age Egypt (2000-1500BC) through its material culture and the archaeological sources from which such material is recovered.
Two reliefs are reported missing or maybe stolen from Luxor temple.
Exclusive photos of the stolen antiquities, Facts on Luxor Temple theft including a statement from Dr. Raymond Johnson
THE ANCIENT WORLD ONLINE
Heidelberger historische Bestände: Ägyptologische Literatur – digital
EGYPT CENTRE, SWANSEA
Something I don’t know much about: Predynastic Pottery
New Egyptology book releases: March 2014
UCL MUSEUMS & COLLECTIONS BLOG
Pottery Project guest Blog: Pottery on the move.
ANCIENT EGYPT AND A MAPLE LEAF
New posts by Thomas H. Greiner:
Egypt: Here I come!
What’s the Buzz at Giza?
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANIMAL BIO BANK
Wow, what a week!
HEART DISEASE FOUND IN FIVE AMARA WEST SKELETONS
By Julia Budka:
Post-excavation working steps in Vienna
Categories of finds from Sai, New Kingdom town – some preliminary numbers
THE BRITISH MUSEUM
Assistant Project Curator: Amara West Ceramics
The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan are recruiting for an Assistant Project Curator who will support the Amara West Research Project. The successful applicant will take responsibility for documenting, analysing and researching ceramic assemblages from the site. You will work closely with the Project Director, Project Curator and other researchers and scientists.
THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ANCIENT EGYPT
One Great Day: Two Great Speakers...
Excavations at Amarna
What Killed Tutankhamun?
Chris Naunton, EES
Saturday 12 July 2014
at 10.30 am
Admission to this event is by ticket only:
£7.00 each (see Homepage for booking details)
EES DELTA SURVEY
Friday update from Tell Buweib
Casemate, flooded fields and bee-eaters
EES TELL MUTUBIS SURVEY
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