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Archaeology in Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Quarries

Discusses research and field work on discovery of quarries, with analysis and classifications.

Antiquity of Man

Records archaeological facts, summaries academic thinking and projects, and debate illustrations.


Contains archaeological data, and database on eastern ware, workshops, and analysis.

Berenlike Project

Multi-disciplinary archaeological research project studies remains of Berenike and details history, situation of site and excavation, lectures and publications.

Bir Umm Fawakhir

Features information on ancient Egyptian mining, Bir Umm Fawakhir site, main settlement, and activities.

Cleopatra's Palace Found

Details finding of a small paved area as island of Antirrhodos.

Digital Karnak

Offers a virtual experience of one of the largest temple complexes in the world, with photographs, articles, and other resources; part of the UCLA online Encyclopedia of Egyptology.

Discovery of the Tombs of the Pyramid Builders at Giza

Article on Dr. Hawas’ experience and discovery on pyramids and monuments, and the mud-brick wall that turned out to be a tomb.

Eastern Desert Ware

Refers to identified corpus of hand-made vessels with surface treatment, mostly dating from the 4th-6th centuries AD.

Egypt Exploration Society

Explores archaeological sites from the pre-dynastic period to late antique time’s remains.

Egyptian Mirage

Presents database on 19th-century studio photographs of Egypt and evidence for use in the study and preservation of scenes on contemporary life.

Egyptian Stonehenge

Details site’s location, site alignments, and the discovery of Napta site constructed by nomadic cattle-herders living in southern Egypt.

Epigraphic Survey

Produces photographs and precise line drawings of the inscriptions and relief scenes on major temples and tombs.

Giza Plateau Mapping Project

Research features the geology and topography of the Giza plateau, construction and function of the Sphinx, the Great Pyramids, tombs and temples, and the Old Kingdom town.

Giza Pyramids

Presents information on ancient Egypt, history, hieroglyphs, and pyramid scales.

In Egyptian desert - Cells of Earliest Monks

Reports discovery of earliest physical evidence and unearthed cells.

International Association of Egyptologists

Aims to promote and support the study of Egyptology; includes details of publications, membership and services, and a list of universities offering courses.

KV-10 Amenmesse Project

Provides mix of pharaonic artifacts, Roman and Late Roman, and articles, photos, tomb diagram, and links.

Library of Alexandria Discovered

Presents discovery of lecture halls or auditoria of the Bruchion region.

Luxor-FarshûT Desert Road Project

Presents article on survey and series of annual reports.

Oxyrhynchus - A City and its Texts

Contains photographs, documents and detailed accounts of various excavations and findings in the city and archaeological site.

Papyrology at Oxford

Features Oxyrhynchus and Herculaneum papyri database, conferences, exhibitions and imaging developments.

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

A museum in the University College London housing one of the greatest collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world. Includes news, overview, and information for visitors.

Saqqara Online

Excavation project restores monuments, wall reliefs and paintings, tomb fragments, and cemetery.

Secrets of the Lost Tomb

Reports on the exploration of lost burial mounds and treasures from King Tut's resting place.

Tombs of the Unknown Workers

Discovery of mounds of craftsmen who built the pyramid of Egypt.

UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology

Describes a project to create a comprehensive online encyclopedia; includes progress reports, background, and samples of completed projects.

Virtual Egyptian Museum

Showcasing photos from Senuscret Collection, a compilation of antiquities from Egypt and its neighboring countries.

Waseda University - Egyptian Expedition

Details history and activities, quarry discovery, project reports and excavation activities.

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