Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Wednesday Weekly # 32

Welcome to the Wednesday Weekly, your weekly dose of links to Egyptology news, articles, blogs, events and more!


EPOCH TIMES


By Salima Ikram:


The Loss and Looting of Egyptian Antiquities

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/648156-the-loss-and-looting-of-egyptian-antiquities/

FOM - FOUNDATION FOR FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH ON MATTER


Ancient Egyptians transported pyramid stones over wet sand

http://www.fom.nl/live/english/news/archives/pressreleases2014/artikel.pag?objectnumber=262373

LUXOR TIMES

Pre-Dynastic tomb discovered in Hierakonpolis
http://luxortimesmagazine.blogspot.nl/2014/05/pre-dynastic-tomb-discovered-in.html

HAIR AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT

by María Rosa Valdesogo:


An Egyptian Ostracon with Professional Mourners inside the Tomb.
http://hairanddeathinancientegypt.com/2014/05/06/an-egyptian-ostracon-with-professional-mourners/

THE ANCIENT WORLD ONLINE

Open Access Series: Ägyptologische Forschungen
http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2011/09/agyptologische-forschungen-online.html

Workmen's Huts in the Theban Mountains Project
http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.nl/2011/11/workmens-huts-in-theban-mountains.html

IN THE ARTIFACT LAB

By Molly Gleeson:


More about our Predynastic mummy
http://www.penn.museum/sites/artifactlab/2014/05/01/more-about-our-predynastic-mummy/

EGYPT CENTRE, SWANSEA

By Carolyn Graves-Brown:

A Mummified Baby?
http://egyptcentre.blogspot.nl/2014/05/a-mummified-baby.html

KANSASCITY.COM

As much as we love him, Tut only a comma in Egypt's long-running history
http://www.kansascity.com/2014/05/05/5004562/as-much-as-we-love-him-tut-is.html

LIVESCIENCE

By Megan Gannon:

Replica King Tut Tomb Unveiled in Egypt
http://www.livescience.com/45327-replica-king-tut-tomb-unveiled.html

By Denise Chow:

Solved! How Ancient Egyptians Moved Massive Pyramid Stones
http://www.livescience.com/45285-how-egyptians-moved-pyramid-stones.html

By Owen Jarus:

Mysterious Buried Artifacts Discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings
http://www.livescience.com/45271-artifacts-discovered-in-egypt-valley-of-the-kings.html

AHRAM ONLINE

Egypt opens replica of King Tut’s tomb
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/100253/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Egypt-opens-replica-of-King-Tut%E2%80%99s-tomb.aspx

Egypt's airports to exhibit ancient artefacts
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/100464/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Egypts-airports-to-exhibit-ancient-artefacts.aspx

Pre-dynastic tomb uncovered in Egypt's Edfu
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/100635/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Predynastic-tomb-uncovered-in-Egypts-Edfu.aspx

JOYCE FILER

Continuing Up and Down the Nile
http://joycefiler.wordpress.com/2014/04/30/continuing-up-and-down-the-nile/

GEBEL EL SILSILA SURVEY PROJECT

Season summary
http://gebelelsilsilaepigraphicsurveyproject.blogspot.nl/2014/05/season-summary.html

ANCIENT EGYPT AND A MAPLE LEAF

New posts by Thomas H. Greiner:


Panoramas from Egypt
http://thomasgreiner.com/2014/04/30/panoramas-from-egypt/

100 Years: How much has changed with Egypt’s Antiquities? And what can you do to help?
http://thomasgreiner.com/2014/05/05/100-years-how-much-has-changed-with-egypts-antiquities-and-what-can-you-do-to-help/

ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANIMAL BIO BANK

The Marischal Collection, Aberdeen, brings the Bio Bank count to 750!
http://ancientegyptbiobank.wordpress.com/2014/04/30/the-marischal-collection-aberdeen-brings-the-bio-bank-count-to-750/

It’s not too late!
http://ancientegyptbiobank.wordpress.com/2014/05/06/its-not-too-late/

DEMONTHINGS - ANCIENT EGYPTIAN DEMONOLOGY PROJECT

Museums at Night: Demons and Spirits of the Dead at Swansea’s Egypt Centre

On 15th May, Swansea University’s Egypt Centre hosts:

Museums at Night:

Demons and Spirits of the Dead

(late night opening 4-8pm)
http://www.demonthings.com/museums-night-demons/

AMARA WEST PROJECT BLOG

By Neal Spencer, Keeper of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, British Museum:

Amara West 2014: inside, outside and beyond a town in Egyptian Kush
http://blog.amarawest.britishmuseum.org/2014/05/05/amara-west-2014-inside-outside-and-beyond-a-town-in-egyptian-kush/

FACES & VOICES

Papyri retrieved from mummy cartonnage: a video
http://facesandvoices.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/papyri-retrieved-from-mummy-cartonnage-a-video/

Another Indiana Jones? Josh McDowell, mummy cartonnage and biblical papyri
http://facesandvoices.wordpress.com/2014/05/05/another-indiana-jones-josh-mcdowell-mummy-cartonnage-and-biblical-papyri/

MUSEUM EGYPTOLOGY

ENCOUNTERING CORPSES, PART 1.
http://museumegyptology.wordpress.com/2014/04/30/encountering-corpses-part-1/

THE DOUBLE LOTUS

By Nicky van de Beek:

3D projects in Egyptology
http://blog.eurasianstates.org/2014/05/01/3d-projects-in-egyptology/

GARRY SHAW

The Egyptian Myths: The Video
http://garryshawegypt.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/the-egyptian-myths-video.html

KELSEY MUSEUM

By Richard Redding:

We Call It the Silo Building Complex
https://kelseymuseum.wordpress.com/2014/05/05/we-call-it-the-silo-building-complex/


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