Category Archives: Traditional and Social Media

Archaeology and Egyptology in the media, from social media to national and international media. How it’s presented and how we ‘consume’ it.

Tutankhamun, Nefertiti and all that jazz: What have we learned?

Almost a year since the media discovered Reeves’ theory that Tutankhamun’s tomb contained Nefertiti, what have we learned? Continue reading

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Fakes and conspiracy theories: A cautionary tale for users of facebook archaeology pages.

This post is dedicated to all the hard-working volunteer admins who monitor facebook pages and online forums. The experiences I detail below emphasise how important your hard work is, so thank you. The internet is a marvelous thing for archaeology. … Continue reading

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23 Vintage Photos of Egypt’s Golden Years

Originally posted on Egyptian Streets:
A woman reading a magazine in the 1950s By Mohamed Khairat, Founder, Egypt in the 1900s was a different place. Egyptian cinema was the third largest in the world, Cairo was a city that foreigners…

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