The mission of the Colossi of Memnon and Amenhotep III Temple Conservation Project discovered an alabaster statue of Amenhotep III at Kom El Hetan, on Luxor's west bank.
(Reposted) Nubian Archaeological Sites under threat from a New Dam in Sudan (incl. link to petition)
The government of Sudan is planning to construct another dam (it would be the fourth in the country!) along the Nile and this pending construction has fueled some conflicts.