Tag Archives: Archaeology and Egyptology

Undercurrents: Clichés and scientific archaeology in Egyptian foreign relations

How far have we internalised ancient mores, and how does science and archaeology challenge those clichés? Continue reading

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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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Review of the British Museum’s Sunken Cities Exhibition

A great exhibition, thoroughly enjoyable. Both artistic and informative. Continue reading

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The failed (Egyptian) obelisk.

The Unfinished Obelisk in the Aswan quarries was a failure as a monument, but provides valuable information on stone quarrying and obelisk carving. Continue reading

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Does the Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Bill matter for archaeology outside the UK?

Changes to UK legislation will have a negative effect on attitudes to and protection of archaeology overseas? Continue reading

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