Category Archives: Publications

Latest Findings from Çatalhöyük to be Released This Summer

The latest findings from the current excavations at Çatalhöyük will be released at the end of this summer, according to a member of the international archaeological team working at the site. Çatalhöyük, located in southern Turkey, is the largest Neolithic … Continue reading

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German Team Challenges Egyptians’ Conclusions on Tutankhamun’s Death

Yet another theory has been published concerning the ever-mysterious death of Pharaoh Tutankhamun. A team of German scientists from Hamburg’s Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine recently announced their conclusion that the Egyptian king died as a result of sickle-cell … Continue reading

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Zahi Hawass Publishes a Tirade Against the British Embassy, Promises to Treat Their Scientists Coldly

Zahi Hawass, the Head of the Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, and therefore the gatekeeper of Egyptian archaeology, has recently published a tirade against the British Embassy in the latest issue of Cairo’s Al-Ahram Weekly. Hawass declares that Egyptians have … Continue reading

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Location of Pharaoh Userkare’s Long-Lost Tomb Possibly Discovered

A professor of archaeoastronomy has tentatively discovered the location of 6th Dynasty pharaoh Userkare’s long-lost tomb near Saqqara. Giulio Magli, of Milan’s Polytechnic University, will publish his research in the next issue of Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry. By connecting lines … Continue reading

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Octavian Was Named as Egyptian Pharaoh at Philae

  A newly translated Roman victory stele from the Temple of Isis at Philae shows Octavian’s name inscribed in a cartouche – proof that the Roman ruler was also viewed as an Egyptian pharaoh. It is generally believed that Octavian … Continue reading

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Book on Mayan Literature Draws Scholarly and Literary Praise

Dennis Tedlock’s 2000 Years of Mayan Literature has drawn wide acclaim since its recent publication in January. The book explores the growth and evolution of literature in the Mayan world from stone carvings to paper documents. It has been praised … Continue reading

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