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Archives: October, 2010

Polish Egyptologists have confirmed the cause of the collapse of the Old Kingdom

Polish archaeologists found evidence of catastrophic climate change around 2200 BC in the necropolis at Saqqara.

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Online exhibition of the Egyptology collection at Bergen Museum

The exhibition includes zoomable pictures of all Egyptology artefacts housed at the Bergen Museum

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Global Heritage Fund identifies sites on the brink of vanishing

The GHF project 'Saving our Vanishing Heritage' surveyed hundreds of endangered sites worldwide in order to identify those in most need of immediate conservation. The report has just been published.

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Restoration and Excavation at Qatna

After ten years of restoration, the well-house of the palace at Qatna has been fully restored and opened to the public as the initial stage of a wide-ranging plan to open the entire palace to visitors.

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Tutankhamun: his tomb and his treasures

A new temporary exhibition opened this 22nd October at Manchester's Museum of Museums. Based on original excavation notes and photographs, the exhibition offers the visitor a complete replication of Tutankhamun\'s tomb and all of its treasures. Rediscover the tomb of Tutankhamun!

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'The Egypt Experience: Secrets of the Tomb' Exhibition to open at the Toledo Museum of Art

Beginning on October 29, 2010, visitors to the Toledo Museum of Art can learn about the afterlife in ancient Egypt. Featuring more than 150 artifacts spanning 3,000 years, this exhibition is located in a specially designed gallery on the museum's lower level.

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The Dead Sea Scrolls to be made available online.

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and Google have announced that they have teamed up in order to make the Dead Sea Scrolls available in an online archive. Images of the scrolls will be put in a comprehensible and searchable online database in an effort to make them more accessible to researchers as well as the general public. The approximately 30,000 fragments that make up the collection of manuscripts are to be digitised using state of the art imaging technology developed by MegaVision.

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5th Dynasty Tomb of the priest Rudj-Ka newly discovered near the Giza Pyramids

Discovered west of Khafre's pyramid, the tomb belongs to the priest, Rudj-Ka, and features several vivid paintings. It could pave the way for more work in this area.

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International Congress of Egyptologists, 2012, First Announcement

The Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt (SCA) is proud to announce that it has been entrusted by the International Association of Egyptologists (IAE) with the task of organizing the 11th International Congress of Egyptologists (ICE) 2012

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Egyptian ministry officials jailed over Van Gogh theft

An Egyptian court has found 11 culture ministry employees guilty of negligence, after the theft of a Van Gogh painting from a Cairo museum.

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