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Archaeology in Egypt

  • Ancient Egyptian Quarries

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

  • Archbase

    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 Antiquity

    Reports stealing, hiding and smuggling of artifacts by an Egyptian antiquities ringleader.

  • 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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