Thursday, February 05, 2009

Ancient Egypt Links - Egyptological Archaeology Resources - Societies - Publications

The Queen Amunirdis Blog

Amenirdis I - Blog [WordPress]

EgyptSites - Reflections in the Nile

Egyptian Monuments

Egyptological Resources

Absolute Egyptology

Ottar Vendel’s site containing extensive text and more than 1000 illustrations on Ancient Egyptian history and religion


In French and English, by Robert Rothenfluq, this website is dedicated to the city of Abydos and contains very detailed descriptions with photographs and plans of the area, including temples and rituals.


A guide to information related to the study of the Ancient Near
East on the web


A window into the ongoing work of Dr. Mark Lehner and the international team of the Giza Plateau Mapping Project

Amarna Project

The official website of the Amarna Project directed by Barry Kemp and Pamela Rose

Research Foundation

Dedicated exclusively to the advancement of interest and research in
the Amarna Period

Website dedicated to the Nubian Queen Amenirdis I, Dynsty XXV ‘God’s Wife of Amun’ in Thebes

Ancient Egypt - History and Chronology

English language version of Polish website covering every aspect of
Egyptian chronology

Ancient Egypt Portal

A portal for accessing Egyptological websites that are of potential
use and interest, subjects many and varied

Ancient Egypt Website

This site focuses on Egyptology information via images, with links to
reports, pictures and articles

Ancient Near East

Exploring and resourcing the Ancient Near East including sites and excavations in Egypt

Ancient World Tours

British tour company specialising in the highest quality adventures
to out of the ordinary places in Egypt and other World Heritage Sites

Antiguo Egipto

A photographic journey through Ancient Egypt by Juan de la Torre Suárez and Teresa Soria Trastoy

Antiquity News

The Ministry of Tourism of Egypt’s up-to-date listings of news and information on the ancient monuments of Egypt


An Italian portal for archaeology, Egyptology and related subjects


Excellent resource site designed for students and others interested
in archaeology, anthropology and ancient civilisations - includes many topics on Ancient Egypt

Brooklyn Museum: Mut Project

Brooklyn Museum’s website documenting their archaeological work at the Temple Precinct of Mut at South Karnak.

British Museum

Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at The British Museum in London

Dakhla Oasis Project

A Study of environmental changes and Human activity in the Dakhla
region of the Western Desert

Deir el-Medina

Images of Deir el-Medina past & present by Lenka & Andy Peacock

Deir el-Medina Database

A survey of the New Kingdom non-literary texts from Deir el-Medina
of Leiden University

Digital Karnak

Experience Karnak temple in many new ways with the Digital Karnak Project from UCA.

Egypt State Information Service

Egypt’s main information awareness public relations agency - many useful links

Égypte Éternelle

Michel Guay’s French language site dedicated to the exploration and
study of Pharaonic Egypt

Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum’s official site which includes a virtual tour of
the galleries

Greg Reeder’s Egyptology site and information on KMT magazine

Egyptology Blog

Mark Morgan’s Egyptology news from around the world

Egyptology News

Andie Byrnes’s site for Egyptology news, updated daily, covering
the Egyptian past from the Predynastic to Late Period

Egyptology Online

Articles, news, study aids, recommended book lists, and a wealth
of interesting and factual information concerning Egypt

Egyptology Resources

Website of the Newton Institute, Cambridge to provide information
on Egyptological resources

Eternal Egypt

An illustrated visitor’s guide to Egypt by Stan Kurowski which includes many of the aspects often missed on the guided tour

Eternal Egypt

A tri-lingual interactive website from the SCA offering a journey
through Egyptian cultural history

Gavin’s Egyptomania Pages

Illustrating the inspiration Ancient Egypt has provided in all forms
of media in the last 200 years

Guardians Egypt

One of the most complete and inclusive websites on Ancient Egypt
- with a bulletin board covering serious Egyptological news and topics

Hierakonpolis Online

Official website of the Hierakonpolis Expedition

Karnak Great Hypostyle Hall Project

Epigraphic survey in the Great Hypostyle Hall of Karnak Temple by
the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, University of Memphis


The official excavation website for the newly discovered tomb in the
Valley of the Kings

Late Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt

Francesco Raffaele describes the earliest periods of Egyptian history

Luxor Magazine Online

Luxor Magazine is a tourist information magazine providing opening
times and news of the sites in the Luxor area

MFA Giza Archive

Providing integrated, online access to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Giza excavations

Mission Française des Fouilles d’Abou Rawach

French language site reporting on the excavations of the Dynasty IV
pyramids and necropolis at Abu Rawash, including maps and panoramic views

Museums with online collections

General web presences of major museums with material on Ancient

Mysteries of the Nile

Nova Online website with Quicktime views of Egyptian sites

North Kharga Oasis Survey

Results of the NKOS project to record the archaeology in North Kharga Oasis co-directed by Dr Corinna Rossi and Dr Salima Ikram

Oriental Institute, Chicago

The Epigraphic Survey based at Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt


Thierry Benderitter’s French and English language site devoted to the tombs and mastabas of Ancient Egypt, with regularly updated news and a vast collection of photographs

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

The Petrie Museum has one of the most inspiring collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world

Pyramid of Man - The House of Going Forth by Day

An illustrated discussion by Vincent Brown on the architecture of Old
Kingdom pyramids

Pyramid Texts Online

An extension of Vincent Brown’s Pyramid site with interactive Pyramid Text translations


Richard & Angela Knisely-Marpole, archaeological surveyors, kite aerial photographers and members of the North Kharga Oasis Survey team.

Satellite Survey of Western Thebes

A Differential GPS Mapping Project of the Private Tombs of Sheikh
Abd el-Qurnah

Saqqara Online

The Leiden Excavations in the New Kingdom necropolis at Saqqara

Survey and Excavation Projects in Egypt

The official SEPE website detailing current excavations in the Eastern
Delta and Sinai directed by Dr Gregory Mumford

Tell Edfu Project

Uncovering a provincial capital

The Ancient Egypt Site

Website created by Egyptologist Jacques Kinnaer containing excellent
links to pages covering all aspects of Egyptology

Theban Tombs

Information on the owners of Theban tombs collected from different souces by Anneke Bart

The Plateau

The official website for Dr Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the
Supreme Council of Antiquities

Theban Mapping Project

Interactive version of the Atlas of the Valley of the Kings by Dr
Kent Weeks

Theban Royal Mummy Project

Archaeological data about the royal mummies from the Theban cache
tombs presented by William Max Miller


French and English language site by Dr Renaud de Spens covering
all aspects of Egyptological study and research

Tour Egypt

Website of the Ministry of Tourism of Egypt - a complete Egypt guide


The cachette of royal mummies of the Theban Dynasty XXI - details of research from the Russian Academy of Sciences Centre for Egyptological Studies

Une promenade en Égypte

French language site by Alain Guilleux with almost 3,000 photographs with commentaries covering all sites in Egypt

UEE: Encyclopedia of Egyptology

Online information on publications by and for Egyptologists, and all
other disciplines that are involved in research in Egypt.

Upuat Website

Rudolf Gantenbrink’s website reporting his findings in the Great
Pyramid of Cheops

Valley of the Kings Foundation

The work of Dr Nicholas Reeves’s project 1998-2002 seasons in the
Kings Valley

Waseda Excavations

Excavations in Egypt by the Archaeological Mission of Waseda



Ancient Egypt and Middle East Society based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, UK


The American Research Center In Egypt, founded in 1948 to support
research on all phases of Egyptian civilisation and culture - includes
details of local chapters and upcoming events

- Asociación Andaluza de Egiptología Association to promote the study of Ancient Egypt in Spain

Egypt Exploration Society

Website of the EES - publications, news and events

Egypt Society of Bristol

Society based at University of Bristol

Egyptological Societies

A list of British and worldwide Egyptological societies and their

Friends of the Egypt Centre

Egyptology Society based at University of Wales Swansea

Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

MAES is one of the longest running Egyptology Societies in the UK


Egyptian appreciation society based in Prestwich, Manchester, UK

North East Lincolnshire Egyptology Association

Society based in the South Humber area of the UK

Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Society serving Devon and Cornwall based in Plymouth, UK

Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt

Society based around South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, UK

Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Society to promote interest in all aspects of Ancient Egyptian civilisation, based in Hampshire, UK

Sussex Egyptology Society

Egyptology Society based in Brighton, Horsham and Worthing, UK

Tameside Egypt Group

Egyptology Society based in Cheshire, UK

Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Society based at University of Reading, Berkshire, UK


Ancient Egypt

The history, people and culture of the Nile Valley - website of the British magazine researched and written by Egyptologists


A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt - the periodical devoted exclusively to articles on the culture, history, personalities, arts and monuments of ancient Egypt

Museum Books

New and out-of-print books in the fields of Egyptology, Ancient
Near East, Classical World and selected archaeology


Archival Maps

Reproductions of old maps, illustrations and photographs, including
Napoleon’s survey of Egypt between 1798 and 1801


Digital art by Su Bayfield

Baciar Art

Photographic artworks in black and white, representing ancient and
modern of Egypt

Bernice Williams - Fine Art Photography

Black and white images and Polaroid transfers of sacred sites, landscape and people of Egypt

Breasted Expeditions to Egypt and the Sudan 1905-1907

A photographic study by Professor James Henry Breasted and his colleagues


Beautiful travel photographs of Egypt and other fascinating countries
by Steve Underwood


Huib Blom’s superb collection of around 1000 photographs taken on
location in a number of African countries including Egypt

Institute Photographic Archive

Checklist of nineteenth-century studio photographs of Egypt at the
Griffith Institute at Oxford

Journey to the Ruins of Ancient Egypt

Evocative panoramic black and white images by photographer Zbigniew Kosc

The Egypt Archive

An archive of superb images of Egyptian antiquities by Jon Bodsworth

The Egyptian Theben Desert

Photographs taken 1993-2002 by Yarko Kobylecky

The Pyramids of Egypt

Frank P Roy’s collection of stunning images of the Pyramid Fields

Thebes Photographic Project

Tom Van Eynde’s panoramic photographs of Thebes

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