Yearly Archives: 2015

Zahi Hawass launches petition to save the statue of Sekhemka

Zahi Hawass has launched an international petition to save the statue of Sekhemka, a masterpiece of ancient Egyptian art sold by the Northampton Borough Council to an unknown buyer at an auction at Christie's in London. Trading in antiquities is a cultural crime. It is an unforgivable act that should never be committed by a…
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Carter writes to Newberry, 1928

BY MARCEL MAESSEN

[caption id="attachment_3975" align="alignright" width="232"] Letter of Howard Carter to Percy Newberry, 12th September 1928 Newberry MSS. 1.8.74 Reproduced with permission of the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.[/caption]   In the archives of the Griffith Institute, there is a lot of correspondence between various Egyptologists. Among their collection, there is this 1928 letter, written by Howard…
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Zahi Hawass lectures at the EEO/SC Special Event on Aug 22nd in Los Angeles

The Egypt Exploration Organization of Southern California (EEO/SC) invites the public to attend an exclusive gathering in the company of celebrity Egyptologist and friend of EEO/SC, Dr. Zahi Hawass. A delicious luncheon will be offered, followed by Dr. Hawass’ special illustrated lecture presenting the latest explorations and discoveries on the Giza Plateau and elsewhere in…
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