Welcome to the Wednesday Weekly, your weekly dose of links to Egyptology news, articles, blogs, events and more!
By Andrew Curry:
Artifact Trove at Egyptian Tomb Illuminates Life Before Pharaohs
AMERICAN RESEARCH CENTER IN EGYPT
Mini-Seminar: "Foreigners in Ancient Egypt: Context and Culture"
Saturday, June 14, 2014: 1 - 5 PM
This mini-seminar delves into the question of what it meant to be a foreigner in Ancient Egypt. Following a general background discussion of the topic by Dr. JJ Shirley, Dr. Kate Liszka and Dr. Beth Ann Judas will present their work on two distinct types of foreigners, the Medjay and the Keftiu respectively.
How did they do it?
How did the ancient Egyptians move the huge stone blocks needed for their temples and pyramids in the absence of modern technology? reports Nevine El-Aref
Ptolemy in Beni Sweif
The recently discovered temple of Ptolemy II in Beni Sweif is set to rewrite the ancient history of the area, writes Nevine El-Aref
New blogposts by Timothy Reid:
OEDIPUS and AKHNATON
Was King Hatschepsut the Original Owner of Theban Tomb 358?
THE ANCIENT WORLD ONLINE
The Gurob Harem Palace Project Online
Intact burial chamber discovered in Aswan, 9 mummies found
HAIR AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT
by María Rosa Valdesogo:
Four Egyptian Mourners, Four Egyptian Locks of Hair.
BRITISH MUSEUM BLOG
By Katherine Biggs, Education Manager, Digital Learning Programmes, British Museum:
Mummies, mobiles and 3D printing
By Amandine Mérat (Curator) and Emily Taylor (Museum Assistant), British Museum:
A new look at ancient Egyptian textiles
Part One: Worlds in Miniature
Part Two: Lions and lizards and…wait, is that a giraffe?
Part Three: Person to Thing?
BLOOMING IN BLOOMSBURY & ANCIENT EGYPT
UCL MUSEUMS & COLLECTIONS BLOG
Pottery Project Guest Blog: Trade in Opium from Cyprus to Egypt
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANIMAL BIO BANK
Carry on Scanning!
ZENOBIA: EMPRESS OF THE EAST
Blog by Judith Weingarten:
Egyptian 'Tomb Treasures of the Late Middle Kingdom'
DEMONTHINGS - ANCIENT EGYPTIAN DEMONOLOGY PROJECT
“Inscriptions” features articles on Ancient Egyptian demons by Swansea students
OBJECTS FROM TUTANKHAMUN’S WAR CHARIOTS TO BE RESTORED
New blogpost by Julia Budka:
From Berlin via Thebes and Elephantine to Vienna
FACES & VOICES
Scott Carroll and mummy masks: update
Looting: A Call for Action