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In the News (Sun 21 Jul 19)

  Egyptology News
Highclere is a grand, foursquare, not very welcoming house, and the room is a mix of the very expensive and the shabby: priceless paintings, pre-war lamp flex, flaky Morocco-leather volumes fenced in with picture wire and screw-eyes.
In 1908, the mummies were unwrapped at The University of Manchester and examined in one of the first scientific studies of bodies from ancient Egypt.
Egyptology is constantly enriched as new evidence comes to light, and every discovery provides food for thought.
touregypt.net /TEBlog/egyptologynews   (2777 words)

  Egyptology and Egyptologists
The science of Egyptology is not exclusive to Egyptologists, because there are other professions that are needed in the study of ancient Egypt.
For example, Egyptology does not really encompass the study of Egypt before the existence of mankind, and usually does not attempt to study Egypt prior to about 5,000 BC, nor is it interested in the period of time after the Arab conquest.
Basically, that is because many people enjoy studying Egyptology, and even doing research on it, but they lack a formal education in the topic and they do not earn their living studying the science.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/egyptology.htm   (1299 words)

  Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies
The Department of Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies is a new department designed to explore what is sometimes called the birthplace of Western civilization.
It builds on the strengths of Brown’s former Department of Egyptology, widening the intellectual focus from ancient Egypt to all of Ancient Western Asia, also known as the Ancient Near East, where and when societies first began exhibiting more complex forms of organization such as writing.
As a field of higher learning, Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies is represented at most of the world’s great universities.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Egyptology   (131 words)

 Egyptology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Egyptology is the scientific study of the history and culture of Ancient Egypt, from the earliest times to the Arab conquest, a time span covering some 4,600 years.
Egyptology is the science and study of Ancient Egypt, including the different aspects of its material and nonmaterial culture.
The minor is supervised by the head of the Egyptology Unit in the SAPE Department.
www.aucegypt.edu /catalog04/undergrad/fields/egy/egy.html   (627 words)

 Egyptology UK - home of the Sussex Egyptology Society online
Egyptology UK - home of the Sussex Egyptology Society online
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www.egyptology-uk.com is the home of the Sussex Egyptology Society (SES), one of Britain's most successful regional Egyptology groups.
www.egyptology-uk.com   (119 words)

 Egyptology - Ancient Near East .net
This page links to online resources specifically relating to Egyptology.
A large number of Egyptological resources may also be accessed through the pages listing Sites and Excavations: Egypt, Journals, Departments and Publications.
Compiled by Dr Nigel Strudwick, amongst others, this page provides an email directory to researchers in the field of Egyptology.
www.ancientneareast.net /egyptology.html   (173 words)

 Welcome to the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University
The BA in Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies is a three-year degree course offering a wide range of options in the civilisations, history and literatures of Egypt and/or the Ancient Near East.
The skills involved in learning Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies are comparable with those needed for other language-focused courses in the humanities.
You are also encouraged to study historical and contemporary aspects of Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies today, such as the history of exploration and decipherment, the development of particular specialisms, or the antiquities trade.
www.orinst.ox.ac.uk /nme/eanes_info.shtml   (834 words)

 Ancient Egyptian Culture
Maspero founded the French Mission, a permanent establishment which was to be a base for the publication of papers and monuments, and for the education of students of Egyptology.
Margaret Murray, William Flinders Petrie, and others all aided in the establishment of Egyptology as a science, applying scientific techniques to the study of Egypt.
In addition, Egyptology is no longer predominated by foreign interests as it was by the French, and English in the beginning of the discipline.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/egypt/archaeology/egyptology.html   (1998 words)

 Welcome to NELC at the University of Chicago
The field of Egyptology covers languages and texts, political, social, economic and medical history, religion, archaeology, art and artifacts, from the Pre-Dynastic origins of Egyptian civilization (ca.
Egyptology at The University of Chicago has always engaged both undergraduates and graduate students, majors, interested amateurs and returning scholars.
For undergraduates, both a major and minor concentration are possible in Egyptology through the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
humanities.uchicago.edu /depts/nelc/programs/egypt_prog.html   (762 words)

 Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies Courses
Attention is also paid to the principles of Egyptian art and architecture and, where appropriate, to archaeological connections with the surrounding cultures.
Egyptology 121 is a continuation of Egyptology 120.
Egyptology 131 is a prerequisite for Egyptology 132.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Egyptology/courses   (1158 words)

 Egypt: Egyptology
I have extensive knowledge of tourism in Egypt, specifically Luxor, and Egyptology in general.
I can tell recommend deserted sites where you are the only tourist, local guides who will take you walking over the hills, reliable drivers, taxis, donkey and camel men, sailing and motor boat captains.
I can answer questions on Egyptology(up to the end of the New Kingdom) as I have been involved with Egyptology for over 40 years and have contacts in the Antiquities department and with many of the Archaeological teams in Luxor.
en.allexperts.com /q/Egypt-221/Egyptology.htm   (466 words)

 Welcome to the Yale Egyptological Institute in Egypt
Egyptology at Yale University, a discipline within the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, provides instruction in the philology and cultures of ancient Egypt and Nubia.
Egyptology courses at Yale present the history and archaeology of ancient Egypt and her neighboring regions from the earliest predynastic through the Coptic period, and students receive instruction in all phases of the Egyptian language, from the texts of the Proto-dynastic period through the literature of Coptic Egypt.
Through its association with the Council for Archaeological Studies and with other departments, the Egyptology program also offers students the ability to acquire a broad grounding in the archaeology of the Nile Valley and surrounding regions.
www.yale.edu /egyptology/home.htm   (425 words)

Egyptology at Stonehenge is maybe about some cultural travellers that never was so stupid that they stopped to ask questions.
The Egyptian Book of the Dead, an illustrated collection of magic spells and formulas, was written on papyrus scrolls and placed in tombs to help the dead proceed to the afterlife.
When Ramesses II failed to establish himself as a great military leader with a victory over the Hittites, he turned to building and eventually created two breathtaking temples at Abu Simbel.
www.suite101.com /reference/egyptology   (340 words)

 Egyptology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is happening through the application of new perspectives from the general study of the humanities, and from the results of archaeological fieldwork which is now being undertaken in Egypt on a scale greater than ever before.
The essence of Egyptology is the combination of a wide range of different kinds of evidence.
Textural sources, written in an ancient language using hieroglyphs and their derivatives (and not especially difficult to learn), not only sketch out Egyptian history but also provide a profound insight into the ancient mind and into the socio-economic affairs that are central to all complex societies.
www.oriental.cam.ac.uk /egypt1.html   (425 words)

 Glyphdoctors: Egyptology
This course attempts to open a door into that world, and is designed to be rewarding and worthwhile for those first discovering Egyptology as well as those with prior background and involvement.
Egyptologist Edmund S. Meltzer, who worked on the Akhenaten Temple Project and is author of numerous publications on ancient Egyptian religion, has degrees in Egyptology from the Universities of Chicago and Toronto.
If you are just interested in learning more about Egyptology, this course will give you a sound foundation that will enhance your understanding of ancient Egypt.
www.glyphdoctors.com /course/category.php?id=8   (699 words)

 Unofficial Web Page of the Wilbour Library of Egyptology
The Wilbour Library of Egyptology has now been moved to an environmentally controlled space that provides custom shelving for the collections, improved work areas and a new reading room.
The Wilbour Library of Egyptology in The Brooklyn Museum is the most comprehensive Egyptological collection in the western hemisphere, and perhaps the largest in the world as well, rivaled only by the combined research libraries in Cairo.
It is open by appointment to scholars and graduate students in Egyptology, as well as to anyone interested in doing serious research on some aspect of Ancient Egyptian culture.
www.gate.net /~ekwerner/wilbour.htm   (629 words)

 Egyptology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In addition to the exhibitions in the Daily Life Gallery and the Funerary Gallery, the entrance hall of the Museum displays monumental stone sculpture from the temples of ancient Bubastis (modern Tell Basta) in the Nile Delta.
In return, the Museum received a share of the artefacts that were found (although this practice was gradually stopped once Egypt became an independent republic in 1952).
Because the artefacts were discovered in controlled excavations, where archaeologists record and keep everything they find, the Egyptology collection contains a wide variety of objects which were unearthed exactly where they had been left by the ancient Egyptians.
museum.man.ac.uk /collections/egyptology/egyptology.htm   (298 words)

 Glyphdoctors: Glyphdoctors: Study Egyptology Online!
An undergraduate degree in Egyptology is not prerequisite to an advanced degree in the field, although it is possible to major in Egyptology in a few universities.
Chances are the only employment you will find will be far removed in subject and place from Egyptology: one former Egyptology student I knew wound up doing data entry for a nuclear waste dump in Nebraska to pay back her loans.
A solid academic background in Egyptology can lead, for example, to an unpaid internship with a museum putting together an Egyptological exhibition, which in turn can lead to a recommendation for a paid position later.
www.glyphdoctors.com /mod/resource/view.php?id=30   (769 words)

 Yale > Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations > Graduate Program > Egyptology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yale's museums, library, and faculty resources in Egyptology allow specialization in any period or aspect of Egyptian language, literature, and civilization, including art and archaeology.
Students in this concentration are expected to acquire a sound grasp of Egyptian (Old, Middle, and Late), as well as of the history, literature, art, and archaeology of ancient Egypt.
Research funds are often available to allow students to carry out dissertation research in Egypt when necessary.
www.yale.edu /nelc/egyptology.html   (100 words)

 Egyptology — Academic Information
Students are encouraged to get involved with the department and work closely with faculty members.
Egyptology is a subdivision of the Ancient Near East section of NELC; graduate students in Egyptology must fulfill the departmental requirements of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.
View descriptions of courses in the Ancient Near East section of the NELC curriculum relevant to the student in Egyptology, plus a list of related courses in other departments.
www.humnet.ucla.edu /web/departments/egypt/draft2/info.html   (210 words)

'Egyptology today is in the grip of an orthodoxy which explains everything in terms of the Sun - temples, obelisks, pyramids, Sphinx - everything.
Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - one of the founding fathers of Egyptology at the beginning of the 20th century - occulted the true meaning of the underworld and the symbolic Sun, and - more to the point - wittingly or unwittingly perpetuated the millennia-old secrets of the ancient mystery schools.'
This position is completely untenable, and threatens to bring the field of Egyptology into disrepute...
www.eridu.co.uk /Author/Indexed_Quotations/Egyptology/egyptology.html   (3030 words)

 Egyptology - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egypt: Egyptology, Excavating an Ancient Egyptian Tomb, archaeological record, Egyptologists, growth of field, origins of...
Interest in learning about ancient Egypt goes very far back in time, but serious research by scholars in a field of study known as Egyptology began...
This Los Angeles Times article describes the first modern glimpse into the inner chamber of King Tutankhamen's tomb.
encarta.msn.com /Egyptology.html   (144 words)

 Dr. Edward K. Werner's Egyptology Page
I first became interested in Ancient Egypt when my father took me as a small child to sit on the paws of Queen Hatsheptsut's sphinx in the old galleries of the Department of Egyptian Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In 1976 I received my M.L.S. from Rutgers University and worked in various capacities in the Wilbour Library of Egyptology between 1976 and 1978.
From 1977 through 1985 I pursued a course of study in Egyptology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University, receiving my M.A. (1979), M.Phil.
www.gate.net /~ekwerner/egypt.htm   (238 words)

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