http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.581345 Egyptian soldier’s 1,800-year-old letter finally decoded Grad student translates the missive, written mostly in Greek, which was first discovered by archaeologists in 1899 and had never been decoded.
Established in 1892 primarily as a teaching tool for the new Department of Egyptology, University College’s Petrie Museum of Egyptology is tucked away in a rather obscure location off Gower Street. Were it not for a few colorful banners pointing the way, it would be difficult to find. Visiting hours are quite limited. Started with… Read More Egyptian Antiquities in the Petrie Museum of Egyptology, London
London has a wealth of Egyptian antiquities to see; the British Museum’s vast ancient Egyptian holdings and the collections at the Petrie Museum of Egyptology being the two best examples. But one needn’t enter a Museum to see a bit of ancient Egypt. The Egyptian Obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, circa 1450 BCE, now standing… Read More A Bit of Egypt Beside the Thames
News Item: Ancient Meat Fest at Giza Great excavation news here… http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2314472/The-ancient-burger-vans-Archaeologists-uncover-remains-massive-catering-operation-feed-builders-famous-pyramids-Giza.html