Congresso dell'IAE rinviato


L'Associazione Internazionale degli Egittologi (IAE) ha ricevuto notifica da parte della Biblioteca Alessandrina, ospite del Congresso internazionale di Egittologi previsto per settembre 2013, che il Congresso è rinviato di un anno, fino a settembre 2014, al fine di consentire a più partecipanti di registrarsi. come l'organizzazione del Congresso è interamente nelle mani dell'istituzione ospitante, l'IAE ha rinviato a questa la decisione. Gli egittologi sono incoraggiati a seguire gli ulteriori sviluppi sul sito dell'IAE ( e quello del Congresso (, e di sostenere gli sforzi dei nostri colleghi egiziani registrandosi per il Congresso 2014.


James P. Allen

Presidente, IAE

The International Association of Egyptologists has received
notification from the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, host of the
International Congress of Egyptologists scheduled for September
2013, that the Congress is postponed for one year, until September
2014, in order to allow more participants to register. As the
organization of the Congress is entirely in the hands of the host
institution, the IAE has deferred to this decision. Egyptologists are
encouraged to follow further developments on the IAE website
( and that of the Congress
and to support the efforts of our Egyptian colleagues by registering
for the 2014 Congress.


James P. Allen
President, IAE

Papiri della IV din. scoperti a un porto del Mar Rosso (in inglese)


Dyn. 4 papyri discovered at Red Sea port

* Press release of the Ministry of State for Antiquities Affairs

"Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim, the Minister of State for Antiquities Affaires declared the discovery of one of the most ancient ports in history that date to King "Khufu" at "Wadi el- Jarf" Area, The Red Sea Shore, exactly 180 km. south Suez, Suez- Zafarana Road. 4o hieroglyphic papyri that register the Egyptian everyday life details were also discovered and most of them date to the 27th year of the reign of King Khufu.

Priceless Egyptian artefacts feared destroyed in South London museum fire


Priceless ancient Egyptian artefacts are feared lost forever after a fire  gutted the museum building they were housed in.

A coin from Queen Cleopatra's reign during 51 to 30BC as well as mummies, fragments of tombs from Thebes and stones inscripted with hieroglyphs may have been destroyed in the blaze which raged for nearly five hours at the Cuming Museum in Southwark yesterday afternoon.

Antinoupolis archaeological site being 'destroyed systematically'


Destructions Antinoopolis

An Egyptian independent archaeologist has warned on Friday that Antinoupolis, one of the country’s largest archaeological sites located in Minya, is being “destroyed systematically” by residents amid a complete failure from the government to protect the site.
Monica Hanna, a researcher with the University of Humboldt in Berlin, told Egypt Independent that she received information from archaeologists who work at the site of the ancient Roman Antinoupolis, also known as Sheikh Abada, saying the site faces grave danger.

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