Monthly Archives: January 2015

Swimmers in the Sand

BY DR. MIROSLAV BÁRTA

[metaslider id=2512]   It has been long supposed that some of the manifold roots of ancient Egyptian civilisation might be connected with the climatic depredation of the Western Desert, which led to the last of intensive sedentary waves in the Nile valley (Middle and Upper Egypt and Sudan) and to the emergence of the ancient…
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The German edition of “Discovering Tutankhamun” out on 3 April 2015

Dr Zahi Hawass will be in Munich, Germany, on 3 April 2015 to present the German edition of his latest book Discovering Tutankhamun: From Howard Carter to DNA. In this comprehensive and fully illustrated study, Dr Hawass reviews the current state of our knowledge about the life, death and burial of Tutankhamun in light of…
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Dr Zahi Hawass in Johannesburg for two lectures on 27 & 28 January

Dr Zahi Hawass will be in Johannesburg on 27 & 28 January 2015 for two lectures: Pyramids, Mummies and Cleopatra: Recent Discoveries Adventures in Archaeology   DATE       27 & 28 January 2015 TIME       19:00-21:00. Welcome drinks (18:30-19:00) and drinks and canapés (from 21:00) included VENUE   Platinum Ballroom, Silverstar…
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Czech Institute of Egyptology discovers tomb of ancient Queen Khentkaus III

From the Czech Institute of Egyptology website (http://egyptologie.ff.cuni.cz/?req=id:136):   The pyramid necropolis at Abusir (EAR), which the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University has been excavating for almost 55 years, proved once again that it is one of the most important sites in Egypt. During this autumn, Czech Mission explored a tomb,…
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