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Ancient Egypt

ABZU Regional Index: Egypt
Index of resources for the study of Ancient Egypt, including the territory under the control of the modern states of Egypt and Sudan, and part of Libya.

Akhenaten City PLC
The remains of the city of Pharoah Akhenaten lie as little more than rubble in an area of Egypt largely inaccessible to visitors. A British company, 'Akhenaten City PLC', has spent over two years working on a project to reconstruct the entire central area of the city as a tourist attraction. This will be the largest historical reconstruction of its kind ever undertaken and once completed will give the public the opportunity to see exactly what an ancient Egyptian City looked like when it was in its full glory. They say it isn't going to be a theme park. Time will tell.

Akhet Egyptology
One of the UK's oldest Egyptology sites, including original photos from Egypt and various collections.

The second largest city and the main port of Egypt. History Guide, photographs, maps.

American Research Center In Egypt Northern California Chapter
The ARCE/CE presents monthly lectures and cultural events where scholars report on their research. On the Web site there is an archive of past lectures and a very good links page to other Egyptian Web sites.

Anciens documents sur l'Igypte

The Ancient Egypt Site
Explore more than 3.000 years of Ancient Egyptian history, starting with the end of  prehistory at around 3.000 BC to the closing of the last Egyptian temple in  535/537 A.D. A time-line helps you navigate through history and discover the formidable Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egyptian Mathematics
Schoo of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Annual Egyptological Bibliography
The AEB is published by the International Association of Egyptologists in cooperation with the Netherlands Institute for the Near East.

Anthony's Egyptology & Archaeology
Wide ranging. Includes Egyptian gods, mummies, discussion group.

Anthropomorphic representation of the Apis Bull (Graphic 1)

Apis Bull (Graphic 2)

Archaeological Survey in the Eastern Desert of Egypt
Deals with transdesert trade routes between the Nile Valley and the Red Sea, which linked the civilizations of the Mediterranean with those of the Indian Ocean between 300 B.C. and A.D. 400.

Beinlich's Egyptian Wordlist
ASCII file, 708K, in German.

Bruce's Hieratic (Middle Kingdom) Math of Egypt Page
Working to decrypt the Hieratic RMP. The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus is a fascinating document (1650 B.C.E.) copied from an older papyrus circa 1850 B.C.E.

Center for Computer-aided Egyptological Research (CCER)
Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Color Tour of Egypt
A tour of over a dozen different ancient Egyptian sites along the Nile River. The University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology.

Digital Mummies: Ancient Faraos on the Net

Diotima: Women in Ancient Egypt

Directory of North American Egyptologists
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.

The Duke Papyrus Archive
Provides electronic access to texts about and images of nearly 1400 papyri from ancient Egypt. Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.

Egypte, the Land of Civilization
In Dutch and English. This site includes: A diary and photographs of a recent trip to Egypt including Cairo. A story about researchers of the Giza Pyramid. News about Egypt, icluding a story by Franck Goddio about the discovery of ancient cities. Rated and commented weblinks to sites about Egypt (worldwide).

Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids
Comprehensive exhibition of Old Kingdom art (ca. 2650 ca. 2150 B.C.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Egyptian Collection
Il Museo Archeologico di Bologna

The Egyptian Galleries
Paintings, photographs and sculptures of Richard Deurer.

Egyptian Unit Fractions

Egyptological Fieldwork Directory
Centre for Computer Aided Egyptological Research.

Egyptology at UCLA

Egyptology Resources
Newton Institute, University of Cambridge.

Foundation Metrology
New investigations into the earliest Egyptian systems of measure.

Giza Plateau Mapping Project
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

Giza, Egypt Radar Image from NASA

Photographs of ancient Egyptian antiquities.

Gold Hawk (Graphic)

The Great Temple of Abu Simbel

The Griffith Institute Archive
The Griffith Institute has the largest specialized Egyptological archive in the world. (Oxford)

History of Ancient Egypt
University of Charleston, S.C.

Images de Synthèse

Index of the Journal of Papyrology
In German.

The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology (University of Memphis)
The Institute's collection of antiquities resides in the Art Museum of The University of Memphis. Over 150 objects range in date from 3500 B.C.E. to 700 C.E. There are mummies, religious and funerary items, jewelry, and objects from everyday life.

Isis (Graphic)

KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt

Lion inscribed for Pharaoh Nectanebo I

There is hardly a place in the city that does not have a relic that tells of the grandeur of the Ancient Egyptians several thousand years ago.

Mask of a Mummy (Graphic)

Mysteries of Egypt
Virtual exhibition on ancient Egyptian civilization. Canadian Museum of Civilization.

Netherlands Institute for the Near East
Leiden University, Netherlands

A New Light On Ancient Art

The Nubia Salvage Project
International salvage excavation project in the reservoir area of the Aswan High Dam in Upper Egypt in 1960-64. Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

Nubia, Its Glory and its People, 1987 Exhibition
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

The Papyrus of Ani (Egyptian Book of the Dead)

Portals To Eternity
The University of Michigan's Reconnaissance Expedition to Kom Abou Billou, the Necropolis of ancient Terenouthis.

Pyramids -- The Inside Story
Wander through the chambers and passageways of the Great Pyramid, and learn about the pharaohs for whom these monumental tombs were built. NOVA Online

The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh ...1883.
Sir Flinders Petrie's 1st Edition online which surveys the Giza plateau pyramids.

Reeder's Egypt Page

Researchers Work to Save Egyptian Antiquities of Luxor
Why are some of Egypt's most treasured antiquities crumbling into dust?

Restoring Ancient Egyptian artifacts... by computer

Rock properties and their importance to carving and lapidary working of rocks and minerals by the ancient Egyptians
Deals with the properties of rocks and how they relate to Egyptian lapidary and carving technology.

Roman Portraits from Egypt

Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser
The Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser (also spelled Zozer) was built during the Third Dynasty (ca. 2800 B.C.) in what is now Saqqara, Egypt. Djoser's Step Pyramid is generally considered the first tomb in Egypt to be built entirely of stone.

The Kiswahili-Bantu Research Unit For The Advancement Of The Ancient Egyptian Language
The linguistic link between the Ancient Egyptian language and Kiswahili-Bantu has been found.

Theban Mapping Project
A comprehensive archaeological database of Thebes prepared by the Theban Mapping Project based at the American University in Cairo.

Tomb of Niankhkhanum and Khanumhotep

Torso of Pharaoh Nectanebo I (Graphic)

Treasures of the Sunken City
Underwater discovery of the fabled Pharos lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, just offshore from the modern city of Alexandria in Egypt. NOVA Online.

Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation
The complete records of Howard Carter's excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun will gradually be made available on these Web pages. Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

The University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition
Research in the Valley of the Kings.

The University of Illinois Mummy Project
The Spurlock Museum (formerly the World Heritage Museum) at the University of Illinois owns an Egyptian mummy dated to the early second century A.D. (Roman period) by the style of the painted and gilded decorations on its cartonnage.

Victor's Egyptology
Egyptology page describing the process of mummification, the pyramids, Hyksos, scarabs, and lots more!

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