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February 15, 2017 (III Shemu 3)
Contents: (I) New: Lectures and symposiums (II) New: Exhibitions (III) Personals: personal and offtopic calls (IV) Read on the Web: online press reports in electronic newspapers etc. (V) Books and Journals Corner: book announcements, book reviews, journal issues appearing, digitised literature, etc. (VIA) Jobs and Grants: announcements of job openings and fellowships. (VIB) Courses and Trips: classroom & online courses, field schools, and non-commercial tours. (VII) (Multi)media: AE on TV, in Film, in Music, on CD-Rom or DVD (VIII) Websites: announcing, listing or updates of whole (mainstream) websites (IX) Lectures and symposiums on Ancient Egypt USA, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Vatican City, Egypt, Italy, France, Portugal, Belgium, Spain, Australia, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, Austria, Hungary, Croatia, China, Czech Republic, Poland, New Zealand, South Africa (X) Exhibitions on Ancient Egypt USA, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Egypt, Italy, France, Monaco, Belgium, Spain, Australia, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Denmark, Estonia, Belarus, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Japan, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, China Notes: * Sections IX to XII contain the bulk of still current info from earlier issues (these sections are absent from the email version of the newsletter), while sections I to VIII contain new or adjusted information. * Of items marked with #, you can request from me the often longer announcement on which my summary was based. * Items marked with & are topics from earlier issues that linger on a bit (for irregular visitors of this site) or that were already on the EEF forum itself. * The double date in the header above is based on an accurate extrapolation from antiquity of the Ancient Egyptian (AE) Civil Calendar (365 days, wandering through the seasons, not determined by Sothis). * Please send any contributions and additions to: A.K. Eyma * Thanks for this week's events information go to: Essam Nagy [(I) - Egypt (b)]; Sarah Schellinger [(II) - USA) (r)]; Ingrid van Sprakelaar [(II) - USA (a)(j)(s), UK (g), Austria (a), Italy (e)(g)(n)(o)(p), France (e), Monaco (a), Spain (a)(c)(f)(j), Czech Republic (c)]; Kat Newkirk [(II) - USA (j)(s)]; Michael Tilgner [(II) - Italy (o), Spain (f)] ========================================================================= +++ (I) NEW: LECTURES AND SYMPOSIUMS --EGYPT-- b) Egypt Exploration Society (EES) * "Politics of Placement: The Development of the 18th Dynasty Theban Necropolis", by Dr. JJ Shirley (Director, TT110 Field School and Managing Editor, Journal of Egyptian History) date: Thursday 01 March 2018; 6:00 pm place: Garden Room, British Council, 192 Sharia El-Nil, Agouza, Cairo info: URL URL --- For previously listed lectures and conferences, see section IX below. +++ (II) NEW: EXHIBITIONS --USA-- [update] a) Toledo Museum of Art 2445 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH * “The Mummies: From Egypt to Toledo” date: February 3, 2018 - May 6, 2018 [new] info: URL [new] info: English press reports at URL URL [update] j) Block Museum of Art Northwestern University 40 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston, IL 60208 * "Paint the Eyes Softer: Mummy Portraits From Roman Egypt" date: January 13, 2018 - April 22, 2018 [new] info: English press reports at URL URL URL Review, with video. r) San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78215 URL * “Egyptian Animal Mummies: Science Explores an Ancient Religion” date: March 23, 2018 – July 1, 2018 Exhibition of animal mummies and bronze reliquaries from the Museum's collection; it focuses on the creation of the mummies, their role in ancient Egyptian religion, and their burial. Recently conserved for this exhibition, the mummies include a cat, three crocodiles, two ibises, and three falcons. info: URL "(..) In collaboration with the San Antonio Zoo and the Radiology Department at University of Texas Health San Antonio, the mummies underwent modern scientific methods of examination including X-ray imaging and CT scanning, which made it possible to understand and analyze the contents of the mummies without unwrapping them. These tests and their results will be featured in the exhibition." [update] s) Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322 * “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” date: February 10, 2018 – November 11, 2018 [new] info: URL "(..) Drawn from collections of the Brooklyn Museum and the Carlos Museum, the exhibition will be on display for nine months and showcase more than 90 objects exploring wild and domestic cats and dogs, feline and canine deities, animal burial practices, and luxury items decorated with feline and canine features. Divine Felines examines the duality of feline nature with objects such as the large limestone sculpture of a recumbent lion (305–30 BC), a diminutive bronze sphinx of King Sheshenq (945–718 BC), a cast-bronze figurine of a cat nursing four kittens (664–30 BC), and cat-shaped wooden coffins for cat mummies (664–332 BC). Also included are images of feline deities, amulets, and luxury items decorated with feline features, and a small section of the exhibition looks at the role of dogs and jackals in ancient Egypt. (..)" [new] info: press release about the opening - URL [new] info: English press report at URL With several photos. --UK-- [update] g) The Collection - Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire Courtyard Gallery Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP * "Photographing Tutankhamun" date: 10 November 2017 - 25 February 2018 [prolongation; was: till 28 January 2018] info: URL --AUSTRIA-- a) Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Wien URL * "Der vergessene Papyrus" [The Forgotten Papyrus] date: 8 May 2018 - 16 September 2018 The exhibition tels the story of the discovery of a hieratic text hidden inside a vessel (clay cone) containing a mummified ibis. info: German press reports at URL URL info: English press report at URL --ITALY-- e) Museo della Città di Palazzo San Sebastiano Palazzo San Sebastiano Largo XXIV Maggio, 12, 46100 Mantova (MN) URL * Opening of a new Egyptological/Near Eastern Gallery (?) date: Autumn 2018 The Acerbi Collection of 500 Egyptian objects will move from the Palazzo Te (also in Mantova) to the Palazzo San Sebastiano, together with the Arabic and Mesopotamian collections. info: source - Italian press reports at URL "(..) le raccolte egizia e araba di Acerbi e la mesopotamica di Ugo Sissa troveranno in autunno nuova sede al museo della Città, in palazzo San Sebastiano. (..)" Note the series of lectures about the collection. URL URL info: some background information about the Acerbi Collection - URL URL [update] g) Palazzo dei Papi di Viterbo Piazza San Lorenzo, 8 – 01100 Viterbo, Lazio * TBA date: May 2018 - November 2018 [new] info: Italian press report at URL "(..) In seconda istanza la presenza di don Emanuele Germani, portavoce del vescovo Lino Fumagalli, a Il Cairo e ad Alessandria d’Egitto è servita a mettere a punto alcuni dettagli della grande mostra sui tesori dei faraoni egiziani (repliche autorizzate e certificate dallo Stato), in programma al Palazzo dei Papi nella prossima primavera. La sala del Conclave nel centro di Viterbo è destinata a ospitare oltre un centinaio di testimonianze dei faraoni, oltre a una numerosa serie di icone della sacra Famiglia di matrice cristiano/copta proprio per rinsaldare il legame e lo scambio di rapporti con la Chiesa romana (..)" [update] n) Lido di Jesolo via Aquileia 123, di fronte al Pala Arrex di piazza Brescia Jesolo (Veneta) * "Egitto. Dei, faraoni, uomini" [Egypt: Gods, Pharaohs, Men] date: 26 December 2017 - 15 September 2018 [new] info: Italian press report at URL With a video of a TV report interviewing visitors. o) Pallazo Roncale Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 29, 45100 Rovigo RO URL * “Collezione egizia dell’Accademia dei Concordi” [Egyptian collection of the Accademia dei Concordi] date: 14 April 2018 - 1 July 2018 Exhibition of part of the ancient Egyptian collection of the Accademia dei Concordi; among the 500 artefacts will be two mummies (Meryt and Baby), which will be investigated and restored in front of the visitors (sub-exhibition “Le Mummie a Rovigo”). info: URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL "Le due mummie conservate all’Accademia dei Concordi saranno oggetto di un una complessa indagine scientifica prima di essere esposte, per un restauro condotto di fronte al visitatori, dal 13 aprile al primo luglio in una importante mostra in Palazzo Roncale. In essa, accanto a 'Meryt' e 'Baby' – i nomignoli attributi alle due mummie – saranno esposti i reperti dell’intera Collezione Valsè Pantellini, forte di più di 500 pezzi. (..)" With some details about the research of the mummies. URL URL p) Museo Civico d’Arte Antica di Palazzo Madama Piazza Castello, 10122 Torino TO URL * “PerFumum. I profumi della storia" date: 15 February 2018 - 21 May 2018 Exhibition about perfumes and fragrances from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome until the 20th century, with more than two hundred objects on display (including some loans from the the Egyptian Museum). info: URL info: Italian press report at URL With slideshow. --FRANCE-- [update] e) Musée de Tessé 2 Avenue de Paderborn, 72000, Le Mans * “Reopening of the Egyptian Gallery” [new] date: 16 [was: 9] March 2018 - Ongoing [new] info: URL [update] g) Institut du monde arabe 1, rue des Fossés-Saint-Bernard, Place Mohammed-V 75005 Paris * “L'épopée du canal de Suez. Des pharaons au XXIe siècle” [The Epic of the Suez Canal. From the Pharaohs to the 21st Century] date: 28 March 2018 - 5 August 2018 [new] info: English press report at URL i) Musée d’histoire de Marseille * “L'épopée du canal de Suez. Des pharaons au XXIe siècle” [The Epic of the Suez Canal. From the Pharaohs to the 21st Century] Exhibition about the history of the Suez Canal, from the pharaonic period till the present day, via archaeological artefacts, models, photos, and historical films. Earlier at the Institut du monde arabe, Paris (28 March 2018 - 5 August 2018); will later travel to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation and to the future Suez Canal Museum. info: English press report at URL --MONACO-- [update] a) Grimaldi Forum Espace Ravel 10 Avenue Princesse Grace, MC 98000 Monaco * “L’Or des Pharaons: 2500 ans d’orfèvrerie dans l’Egypte ancienne" [Gold of the Pharaohs: 2500 years of goldsmith's art in ancient Egypt] date: 7 July 2018 - 9 September 2018 [new] info: URL --SPAIN-- a) CaixaForum Barcelona Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona URL * “Músicas en la antigüedad” [Music in Antiquity] date: 9 February 2018 - 6 May 2018 Exhibition about music in the ancient civilizations of Mesopoatia, Egypt, Greece and Rome, with about 400 artefacts (373) on loan from the Musée du Louvre and Musée du Louvre-Lens and some other museums. Earlier at Louvre Lens (13 September 2017 - 15 January 2018); will travel to CaixaForum Madrid (6 June 2018 - 18 September 2018). info: URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL [update] c) Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre Calle Fuente Morales, 1, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife * "Athanatos. Inmortal. Muerte e inmortalidad en poblaciones del pasado" [Dead and Immortality among Population Groups of the Past] date: 24 November 2017 - 4 June 2018 [new] info: URL [new] info: Spanish press report at URL [update] f) Museo de la Ciencia de Valladolid Av. de Salamanca, 59, 47014 Valladolid * “Los Tesoros de Tutankamón” [The treasures of Tutankhamun] [new] date: 9 February 2018 - 7 September 2018 [was: Summer 2018] [new] info: URL [new] info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL With a slideshow. [update] j) Biblioteca General y de Humanidades de la ULL * "Debod. Rituales para mantener la vida a orillas del Nilo" [Debod. Rituals to maintain life at the banks of Nile] date: 31 January 2018 - 15 March 2018 [new] info: Spanish press reports at URL "(..) La pieza principal de la exposición es precisamente un panel elaborado por grupo de Egiptología de la ULL que reproduce cómo debían ser los muros de la cámara central del templo y que formó parte de la muestra sobre Cleopatra que se celebró hace dos años en Madrid, en la que se reproducía toda (...)" URL --CZECH REPUBLIC-- [update] c) Výstavišti Holešovice (Holesovice Exhibition Center) Výstavište 67, 170 90 Praha 7 * “Mumie sveta” [Mummies of the World] date: 1 February 2018 - 30 June 2018 [new] info: Czech press reports at URL With a video. URL With a video of a TV report. URL Blog report with many photos of the displays. ---- For previously listed exhibitions, see section X below. ++ (III) PERSONALS AND ADMIN NOTES [As you might guess, a "Personal" is exactly that: unlike with the others sections, entries are not necessarily in accord with the scope (mainstream Egyptology) of EEF. They usually are not in the Website version.] +++ (IV) READ ON THE WEB --NEWSPAPER REPORTS ONLINE--- * (&) Press report: "Roman temple remains discovered in Aswan by Egyptian archaeologists" URL "During the field school organised by the Ministry of Antiquities at the site of Kom Rasras in Kom Ombo, Aswan, a group of archaeologists discovered the remains of a sandstone Roman temple according to Dr. Ayman Ashmawy (Head of Egyptian Antiquities sector). The temple dated back to the 2nd century A.D as the names found of different Roman emperors including Domitian (81-96 A.D), Hadrian (117-138 A.D) and Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D). (...)" With MoA photos. -- Other English press reports: URL With MoA photos. URL [Next two items submitted by Kat Newkirk and Ingrid van Sprakelaar] * Press report: "Egyptian ibis mummy holds clues to crooks behind ancient clothing caper" URL "The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna has discovered an ancient Egyptian scroll hidden inside a vessel containing a mummified ibis. In the lengthy text,which are business notes, the scribe names three men he accuses of theft. It dates from around 1100BC. The rolled-up papyrus, wrapped in two layers of linen, was found when conservators were examining their animal mummies before moving them to a new storage depot in Himberg, outside the Austrian capital. (..) The text is the equivalent of a notebook or cashbook in which Thutmose recorded his business transactions. (..)" * Press report: "Earlham College Gets Funding to Help Preserve Egyptian Mummy" URL "An Egyptian mummy that's a star attraction at an eastern Indiana college's museum is closer to getting a climate-controlled chamber that will help preserve the ancient relic. The National Endowment for the Humanities recently awarded Earlham College's Joseph Moore Museum more than $4,600 for design work on the temperature-controlled storage case. Once the design work is done, the museum will seek funding to build the case that will preserve the mummy and her colorfully-painted sarcophagus. The mummy is that of "Lady Ta'an," who was the daughter of an Egyptian priest. She lived between 300 and 30 B.C. Lady Ta'an arrived in 1889 at the Richmond campus about 65 miles east of Indianapolis. She survived a 1924 fire and is believed to be one of only two mummies in Indiana. " With a photo of the mummy and its coffin. -- Other English press reports: URL URL URL URL [Next two items submitted by Kat Newkirk] * Press report: "Artefacts from Saqqara storehouses to be shown in EM, GEM" URL "Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa el Waziri visited Saqqara archaeological storehouses on Sunday, February 11, to select some artefacts to exhibit for the first time at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). Waziri explained that a number of false doors, offering tables, and wooden painted coffins, as well as other distinguished artefacts were chosen from the Saqqara archaeological storehouses to be exhibited within the museum display. (..)" * Press report: "Mummies as salted fish" URL "The ancient Egyptian royal mummies from Deir Al-Bahari on the west bank of the Nile at Luxor were once considered salted fish, writes Zahi Hawass (..)" [Submitted by Ingrid van Sprakelaar and Michael Tilgner] * Press report: "Museo di Scienze: tac a 3 mummie egizie" URL "Lunedì 19 alle 19 tre teste di mummie egizie, conservate presso Il Civico Museo di Scienze Naturali di Brescia, saranno sottoposte a TC (Tomografia Computerizzata) presso la Gemini Rx di Travagliato. L'analisi è svolta dall'équipe multidisciplinare del Mummy Project Research (...)" -- Another Italian press report: URL * Press report: "El 'cazatesoros' de Egipto" URL Featuring Alejandro Jiménez and his work in Qubbet el-Hawa. -- Another Spanish press report about the Qubbet el-Hawa Project: URL "El Proyecto Qubbet el-Hawa que dirige la Universidad de Jaén en Asuán (Egipto) ha realizado el TAC a seis momias del siglo VI a.C., encontradas en la tumba 33 de esta necrópolis en 2014, con el objetivo de estudiarlas y analizarlas de una manera no destructiva, al igual que el pasado año, manteniendo de esta manera su envoltura original de vendas de lino colocadas durante el proceso de momificación. (...)" [Next four items submitted by Michael Tilgner] * Press report: "Ecco il segreto del plissé degli abiti egizi: cera d’api. Pieghe durate 4000 anni" URL "Gli antichi egizi usavano la cera d’api come appretto, per conferire alle tuniche di lino una fitta plissettatura che si è conservata perfettamente per oltre 4.000 anni: a suggerire questa ipotesi sono le analisi scientifiche condotte su alcuni tessuti conservati al Museo Egizio di Torino e risalenti al periodo compreso fra la quinta e l’undicesima dinastia (...)" Research concerning the use of wax on ancient Egyptian textiles from the Egyptian Museum Turin. * Press report: "Verschluss von Pharaograb rekonstruiert" URL "Leise und langsam senken sich drei 2,5 Tonnen schwere Steinblöcke nacheinander vor das Grab des Pharao. Vor 4500 Jahren muss dieser Moment in der Cheops-Pyramide bei Kairo magisch gewirkt haben. Doch dahinter steckte weder Zauberei noch massive Muskelkraft - sondern eine geniale Mechanik. Forscher der Uni Kassel haben die Technik rekonstruiert und am Freitag vorgeführt. (...) Geladene Fachgäste wie der Ägyptologe Frank Müller-Römer aus München bezeichneten das Kasseler Experiment als 'interessanten Versuch'. Es biete aber keine 100-prozentige Lösung, weil man nicht wisse, ob der gewählte Ansatz damals wirklich verwendet wurde. Man müsse nun archäologische Befunde und den Sachverstand der Ingenieure zusammenbringen und weiter forschen." -- Press release of the Universität Kassel: "Cheops-Pyramide: Kasseler Ingenieurwissenschaftler liefern überraschende Erkenntnisse zum Verschluss der Grabkammer" URL "Hightech vor 4500 Jahren: Um die Grabkammer des Pharao Cheops mit tonnenschweren Granitblöcken zu verschließen, brauchte es dank eines geschickt designten Mechanismus‘ nur zwei Personen. Das hat der Kasseler Ingenieurwissenschaftler Prof. Dr.-Ing Uwe Dorka heute (9. Februar) an der Universität Kassel mit einem 1:1-Nachbau spektakulär demonstriert. (..)" * Press report: "Memorie d’Egitto di metà/fine ‘800 nelle cartoline dei Fratelli Zangaki" URL "I fratelli Zangaki furono due fotografi greci, attivi in Egitto nel periodo dal 1870 al 1890, che producevano stampe fotografiche da vendere ai ricchi turisti europei in visita nel paese. Le loro immagini raccontano il paese durante la delicata transizione fra l’occupazione dell’impero Ottomano, ormai alla fine del proprio potere, e la seguente occupazione britannica dell’Egitto, che durò sino al 1936. (..)" With many 19th c. photographs of Egypt. * Press report: "Les prêtresses de l’Égypte ancienne : entre érotisme et religion" URL "La récente découverte de la tombe de la prêtresse Hetpet,morte il y a plus de 4 000 ans, nous rappelle l’importance des clergés féminins à l’époque des pharaons. Certaines prêtresses jouaient le rôle de chanteuses, de musiciennes et de danseuses. D’autres étaient censées s’unir charnellement avec le dieu auquel elles étaient consacrées. (..)" Includes a video report [1:04 mins.] about the Hetepet tomb: URL --Follow-ups-- [Next two items submitted by Kat Newkirk] * Press report: "Ancient buildings used for making beer and bread discovered in Egypt's Tel Edfu region" URL "Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two large buildings that they believe may have been the earliest major structures in the Tel Edfu region. Led by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, researchers found the structures while engaged in a long-term dig at the site located on the west bank of the Nile River. (..)" -- Another English press report: URL With a video. * Press report: "Giza development to open in April" URL "The long-awaited Giza Plateau Development Project is to be inaugurated in April (..)" --MISCELLANEOUS-- * New entries at the Dig Diary 2018 of Proyecto Djehuty: -- February 8-14 URL * New entries at the 2018 Dig Diary of the Proyecto Dos Cero Nueve (TT209): -- January 18 - February 2 URL * New entries at the Dig Diary 2018 of Proyecto Qubbet el-Hawa: -- February 8-14 [an English and a Spanish version] URL With a video summary of the second week (English subtitles). * New entries at the Dig Diary 2018 of the Brooklyn Museum’s mission to the temple precinct of the goddess Mut (Luxor): -- "February 12, 2018" URL * New entries at the Dig Diary 2018 of the Joint Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Ancient Egyptian Heritage and Archaeology Fund at Malqata: -- "What Lies Beneath" (Feb 13) URL -- "A Flock of Pigeons"(Feb 9) URL -- "What Lies Beneath"(Feb 13) URL * New entry at the blog of the Project AcrossBorders at Sai Island in Upper Nubia: -- "Valentine’s Day Special: An exceptional heart scarab from Sai" (Feb. 14) URL * New entries to the blog of the Ancient Egyptian Animal Bio Bank: -- "Mummy Photogrammetry" (Feb.14) URL -- "The Bio Bank reaches 1000 mummies!" (Jan. 17) URL +++ (V) BOOK CORNER --NEW (PAPER) BOOK RELEASES-- * E. Christiana Köhler, Helwan IV. Excavations in Operation 4, Tombs 51-100. With contributions by Christine Marshall, Adel M. A. Ali, Herbert Böhm and Mona Abd El Karem. (Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 28). Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, 2017. Pb, 424 pp. ISBN 978-3-86757-973-5. EUR 59,80. URL "The volume presents graves 51 to 100 of the 218 graves hitherto documented at Helwan-Operation 4, which forms part of a large necropolis of more than 10,000 graves south of Cairo and was excavated by the Universities of Sydney and later Vienna in 1997-2012. Separate chapters deal with the remains of 50 individuals from 47 graves, nearly 15,000 pottery fragments, other small finds, animal bones, and - for the first time and starting with grave 1 - all botanical residues. The book ends with a comprehensive catalogue of the graves including all features and some 900 small finds. The grave group presented here comprises a considerable number of well preserved small graves and six particularly large graves of phase Naqada III D [dynasty 2] which produced good depositional data including funeral and ritual procedures, although all graves had [even repeatedly] been disturbed in antiquity. Two early pet graves were remarkable, too. The botanical remains illustrate a preference for coffins made of acacia and cedar and a surprisingly wide variety of species, particularly in beer and wine jars. Additionally, there was evidence for the use, reuse, and alteration of space in the cemetery." * Gianluca Miniaci, Juan Carlos Moreno García, Stephen Quirke, Andréas Stauder (eds), The Arts of Making in Ancient Egypt. Voices, images, and objects of material producers 2000–1550 BC. Sidestone Press, 2018. 275 pp. ISBN 9789088905230. Pb, EUR 34.95. Hb, EUR 95.00. TOC at URL "This book provides an innovative analysis of the conditions of ancient Egyptian craftsmanship in the light of the archaeology of production, linguistic analysis, visual representation and ethnographic research." --DIGITIZED BOOKS & ONLINE THESES-- [Next two items submitted by Michael Tilgner] * New addition to the Zurich Open Repository and Archive (ZORA) of the University of Zürich: -- Peter Eschweiler, Bildzauber im alten Ägypten. Die Verwendung von Bildern und Gegenständen in magischen Handlungen nach den Texten des Mittleren und Neuen Reiches, Fribourg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany, 2005. - X, 371 pp., 26 pls. - pdf-file (11 MB) URL "Die Art und Weise des Umgangs mit den Bildern kann manches über das Weltbild einer Gesellschaft aussagen; ihr Stellenwert ist insbesondere für den Religionshistoriker eine häufig unterschätzte Grösse. Gerade die altägyptische Religion ist als 'Bildreligion' bezeichnet worden. In der vorliegenden Untersuchung geht es um die Bedeutung der Bilder und Gegenstände in der religiösen Praxis des zweiten vorchristlichen Jahrtausends. En détail wird untersucht, welche Rolle Bilder und andere Artefakte in konkreten magischen Handlungen gespielt haben. Der Aufbau der unterschiedliche Intentionen verfolgenden Aktionen wird dabei ebenso behandelt wie der mythologische Hintergrund der altägyptischen Magie. Der Vergleich mit der antiken Bildpraxis und die Gegenüberstellung mit antiker und alttestamentlicher Bildkritik erweist die ägyptische Bildmagie als Konsequenz eines Weltbildes, das nie explizit zur Sprache gebracht wurde. Allein die intensive Auswertung religiöser Texte und die Berücksichtigung der diese begleitenden Bilder kann den Zugang zu dieser spezifischen Art einer 'Welterzeugung' eröffnen." * New addition to the Zurich Open Repository and Archive (ZORA) of the University of Zürich: -- Friedrich Junge, Die Lehre Ptahhoteps und die Tugenden der ägyptischen Welt, Freiburg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany, 2003. - 286 pp. - pdf-file (9 MB) URL "Gegenstand dieses Buches ist die 'Weisheitslehre' Ptahhoteps aus dem ägyptischen Mittleren Reich (12. Dynastie, 1976-1793 v. Chr.), die als älteste dieser Lehren die Urmutter einer ganzen Familie von ähnlichen Texten ist, welche sich durch alle Zeiten des antiken Ägyptens hinziehen, von den Ägyptern für wert gehalten und von den Ägyptologen als charakteristische literarische Ausprägung der ägyptischen Kultur angesehen worden sind. Die Lehre wird im Anhang in einer vollständigen Neuübersetzung vorgelegt, die den Anspruch erhebt, eine adäquate Übertragung des Textes ins Deutsche zu sein und dennoch gleichzeitig Textnähe zu bewahren. Die Übersetzung ist ausführlich kommentiert. Im Hauptteil des Buches werden die Aussagen der Lehre im Sinne einer frühen Form von Ethik, einer 'Lehre vom richtigen Handeln' interpretiert. Die Aussagen werden dazu als innerlich geordnete erfasst, deren Zielkonzeptionen als Vernunft, Selbst-beherrschung, Selbstachtung und Achtung vor dem anderen beschrieben werden können. Indem sich das herausgearbeitete Tugendsystem als ein ontologisch begründetes darstellt, das seine Massstäbe aus der Ordnung des Kosmos bezieht wie dann bei Platon, ist es möglich, die Lehre als Vorform einer Vernunftethik zu klassifizieren, die eine eigene Erkenntnistheorie entwickelt und einen säkularen gesellschaftlichen Handlungsraum schafft. Die Arbeit an der Moralkonzeption geht einher mit der Konstruktion des 'inneren Menschen' aus Leib, Geist und Seele. Das Endziel der Lehre als ganzer ist Anleitung zur Selbstmodellierung der ägyptischen Eliten, in Richtung auf 'eigene Vollkommenheit' und 'fremde Glückseligkeit' (Kant) im Rahmen dessen, was dann einmal Staatskunst heissen wird. Abschliessend werden die Haltung der Lehre und ihre Kernaussagen mit denen antiker Tugendlehren verglichen." --NEW ISSUES OF (PAPER) JOURNALS & MAGAZINES-- * The TOC of the latest issue of Chronique d'Egypte, vol. 92, no. 183 (2017), is online at URL * The TOC of the latest issue of Archéo-Nil, no. 27 (2017), is online at URL * The TOC of the latest issue of Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur (SAK), no. 46 (2017), is online (with abstracts) at URL * The TOC of the latest issue of Bibliotheca Orientalis, vol. 74, no. 3-4, is online at URL * The TOC of the latest issue of Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete, vol. 63, no. 2 (Dec 2017), is at URL --DIGITIZED JOURNAL ARTICLES & ONLINE PAPERS-- * A new article has appeared in the online journal ENiM (Égypte nilotique et méditerranéenne): -- Susana Mota, "Beyond the obvious: the Middle Kingdom sources and its contribution to the study of household religion in ancient Egypt" (ENiM 11, p. 23-32) URL * The latest issue of the Egyptian Journal of Archaeological and Restoration Studies (EJARS), no. 7.2 (December 2017), has appeared online, with free articles: URL [update] * Studies in Ancient Art and Civilization (SAAC), the journal of the Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology: -- vols. 1-19 (1991-2015) URL [new]: added vols. 13-19. Many Egyptological articles (notably about Tell el-Farkha). --MISCELLANEOUS-- * TBA +++ (VIA) JOBS AND GRANTS ---JOB OPENINGS--- [# = You may request from the editor the often longer announcement of an individual job opening on which the below summaries were based.] [New announcements are placed on top of the list.] * The Université de Strasbourg has an opening for a Tenured position in Egyptology at the "Maître de conférences" level (Full-time Teaching and Research Assistant Professor). This Assistant Professor will be specialized in Coptic papyrology – in particular documentary papyrology – and language, and will be able to teach archaeology and history classes in relation with Byzantine and early Arabic Egypt. (...) Closing date: 29 March 2018. URL * IFAO - Call for Application Scientific Members 2018-2019 The Ifao recruits six scientific members for one-year positions from 1st September 2018. One of these positions will be vacant in the field of Egyptology and Papyrology. Another position may be vacant in the field of Coptic, Arabic and Islamic studies. The other positions are open for renewal. The application must be submitted electronically no later than 31 May 2018. URL * IFAO - Call for application Foreign scientific members 2018-2019 Two positions of Foreign Scientific Member are open for the academic year 2018-2019, for one-year renewable once. The scientific members develop their own research project and take part in the research and training activities as well as the documentation policy of the institute. The application must be submitted electronically no later than 31 May 2018. URL * California State University San Bernardino is proud to announce the establishment of the W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence position. This is a recurring visiting professor position that is perfect for a sabbatical leave or a postdoc. The recipient will teach one class, give a large lecture for the CSUSB community, and be an active member of campus for one term (Sept-Dec.). The recipient will receive housing, a partial meal plan, and $15000. Applications are due on March 1, 2018 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. To find out more information, go to URL To apply go to: URL * (&) The British Museum, Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, is looking for a Lead Curator: Circulating Artefacts. (..) The post-holder will lead the project team to create an open-source online database, with English/Arabic functionality, to present data relating to antiquities from Egypt and Sudan in circulation internationally (outside museums). (..) Educated to degree level in Egyptology, or equivalent, you need to have detailed knowledge of material culture from Egypt and Nubia with good translation skills. You must have experience of leading on a research or training project and working with cultural heritage organisations in Egypt and/or Sudan. (..) Closing date: 18 February 2018. URL * (&) The British Museum, Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, is looking for a Project Curator: Circulating Artefacts. (..) You will provide curatorial expertise on objects from Egypt and Nubia and assist colleagues to meet project milestones. (..) Educated to degree level in Egyptology, or equivalent, you must have detailed knowledge of material culture from Egypt and Nubia with good translation skills. (..)" Closing date: 18 February 2018. URL * (&) The British Museum, Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, is looking for a Project Curator: Egyptian Touring Exhibitions. Closing date: 14 February 2018. URL * (&) The Governing Body of St Anne's College, University of Oxford, invites applications for the Plumer Junior Research Fellowship, tenable from 1 October 2018. The JRF is open to those intending to pursue research in Oriental Studies who are at an early stage of their academic career, typically at post-doctoral level. The Fellowship is offered for research in any area of Oriental Studies. Deadline for receipt of applications is 22nd February 2018. [Egyptology belongs to the Oriental Studies curriculum in Oxford. For enquiries, please contact directly St Anne's College (*not* the Oxford Faculty of Oriental Studies *nor* the Griffith Institute). LP] URL * (&) The Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Oriental and European Archaeology, Vienna, has an opening for a Researcher (ERC Starting Grant “Challenging Time(s): A New Approach to Written Sources for Ancient Egyptian Chronology”) (..). The position advertised will be devoted to research on written materials as a source for the historical chronology of the Third Intermediate Period and, to a lesser degree, the Late Period. (..) Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in Egyptology (...). Applications must be submitted by 31st January 2018. URL * (&) The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, is currently seeking an Archaeologist to join the ERC Starting Grant “UMMA. Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city” (GA no. 759926) team studying the twilight of Dongola, capital of the Christian kingdom of Makuria and its metamorphosis into a Muslim city-state. (..) Deadline for applications: March 22nd, 2018. (#) * (&) The British Museum is delighted to offer two fully-funded training positions for museum and heritage professionals working for the Ministry of Antiquities in Egypt. The International Training Programme is aimed at those looking to increase their knowledge of museum practices and share skills across the sector, while having the opportunity work with specialists relevant to their personal interests and roles. The programme will run from Saturday 30 June to Saturday 11 August 2018 (inclusive of travel dates) (...) Deadline for applications is 16 February 2018. URL * (&) The ERC-Starting Grant "Challenging Time(s): A New Approach to Written Sources for Ancient Egyptian Chronology" (led by Dr. Roman Gundacker) is looking for a postdoc scholar specialized in TIP and LP studies. The research project is based at the Institute of Oriental and European Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna. Closing date for application: 31st January 2018. URL * (&) Yale University intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate in Egyptology for the academic year 2018-19. (..) The initial appointment is for one year, thereafter renewable (contingent on satisfactory performance), with an additional one-year appointment. A Ph.D. in Egyptology is required, as is a broad and solid knowledge of or about Egyptology in all its sub-fields, from prehistory to the end of the Coptic period. Demonstrated ability in language instruction is expected. (..) As of November 15th, 2017 applications can start being uploaded online via Interfolio. (..) Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018. URL * (&) The Egypt Exploration Society is looking to appoint an Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA). (..) Deadline for applications: 31 [was: 15] December 2017. URL * (&) The Institute of Papyrology in Paris is looking for a Conservationist of Papyri (Project GESHAEM) who will participate in the restoration of mummy decorations called "cartonnages", kept in the Jouguet collection of the Institute of Papyrology. She/He will also be responsible for extracting the papyrus fragments contained in these cartonnages, restoring them and placing them under glass. (..) Expected date of employment : 1 February 2018. URL * (&) The Institut für Orientalische und Europäsche Archäologie, Austrian Academy of Sciences, in Wien, is looking for a Technical Research Assistant/Illustrator for their Hyksos project (led by Prof. Dr. Manfred Bietak). Closing date for applications: 11 January 2018 URL * (&) The American University in Cairo Press is looking for an intern to work with the Director of AUC Press and help develop the Press's Egyptology publications list on a day-to-day basis from January - June 2018. The successful candidate will be fluent in written and spoken English, and will, preferably, have some background in Egyptology or archaeology. (..) Applications should be received no later than 20 December 2017 (..). URL * (&) Lady Wallis Budge Junior Research Fellowship in Egyptology, University of Oxford University College invites applications for a Lady Wallis Budge Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Egyptology, tenable for three years from 1 October 2018. (..) Deadline: Monday 8 January 2018. URL * (&) Yale University intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate in Egyptology for the academic year 2018-19. (..) The initial appointment is for one year, thereafter renewable (contingent on satisfactory performance), with an additional one-year appointment. A Ph.D. in Egyptology is required, as is a broad and solid knowledge of or about Egyptology in all its sub-fields, from prehistory to the end of the Coptic period. Demonstrated ability in language instruction is expected. (..) As of November 15th, 2017 applications can start being uploaded online via Interfolio. (..) Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018. URL * (&) The Egypt Exploration Society is looking to appoint an Editor-in-Chief for JEA. (..) Deadline for applications: 15th December 2017. URL * (&) The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the Oriental Institute’s Annual Post-Doctoral Fellow Conference program for the 2018—2020 academic years. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment. During the first year of the appointment, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize and conduct a two-day conference at the Oriental Institute on key comparatively oriented theoretical or methodological issues in the field of ancient studies (archaeological, text-based, and/or art historical avenues of research). We encourage cross-disciplinary proposals that deal with the ancient Near East (including Egypt) or that compare the Near East with other cultural areas. (...) Qualifications: Ph.D. in a discipline relating to ancient studies must be complete at the time of appointment. (..) Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018. URL URL * (&) The IFAO offers two positions as Egyptian Associate Researchers. The researcher is appointed for a term of one year from 1st January 2018, renewable twice, i.e. until 31st December 2020. The amount of the grant is 3,500 EGP per month (except for August). Applications must be sent by email to direction@ifao.egnet.net before 9 November, 2017. (..) Applicants must be Egyptian, less than 60 years old, and hold a position as lecturer, assistant professor or professor in an Egyptian university, or as researcher in an Egyptian research centre. They must have defended their PhD for three full years or more. They must have an experience in post-doctoral research, with at least five publications in scientific journals. (...) URL * (&) The IFAO offers two one-year PhD fellowships for Egyptian citizens. The fellowships will cover the period from 1st January to 31st December 2018. The amount of the grant is 2,500 EGP per month (except for August, during which month the institute is closed). Applications must be sent by email to direction@ifao.egnet.net before 9 November 2017. (..) Applicants must be Egyptian, registered as PhD student, assistant lecturers in an Egyptian university or employed by the Ministry of Antiquities. They must be registered as PhD students since one year or more. (..) URL * (&) The Art History Department of Emory University seeks a Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Art History, Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision of B.A. and Ph.D. theses. Ph.D. required; teaching experience preferred. (..) Application deadline 15 December 2017. URL ---GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS--- [# = You may request from the editor the often longer announcement on which the below summaries were based.] * IFAO Doctoral and post-doc grants 2019: URL The applicant for a doctoral grant must be a registered PhD student. The applicant for a post-doctoral grant must be within five years of defending the dissertation. The applicant must reside outside Egypt and undertake research that requires residence in Egypt. The scholarship covers travel expenses and subsistence costs. The stipend (one month) is set at € 1,000. Deadline for applications is 19 May 2018 for stays between 1st January and 31 July 2019. * (&) The Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation (NEAF) at the University of Sydney offers the Apollo Visiting Fellowship for 2018 at the Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia at the University. This fellowship is intended to enable a young scholar from any country (other than Australia) to come to Sydney to consult with academic experts in their field and to work on their research. The scholarship is valued at AUS $4000. The closing date for applications is Monday 19 February 2018 URL [The fellowship also applies to Egyptology students. AKE] * (&) ARCE-NC 2017-18 Marie Buttery Student Grants The Board of Directors of the American Research Center in Egypt, Northern California chapter, is offering two grants of $500 each to qualified [undergraduate or graduate] students [pursuing research, travel, study, exhibition or presentation, or other projects in the fields listed below]. The deadline for submission is March 1, 2018 with the grants to be awarded at our March 18 meeting in Berkeley. To qualify for this grant, the applicant must be a student who is enrolled at a Northern California college or university (Monterey to the Oregon border) or who has a home address in this area. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Egyptology, anthropology, archaeology, art, history, language, or Coptic or Arabic studies in any period. Proof of enrollment may be required before the grant is presented. Applicants are to submit 1) a brief summary (250-500 words) describing how they will use the grant and 2) a 1-2 page CV. The grants will be awarded by the Board based on merit. Students may apply by email (Word or PDF file) to email or by mail to Barbara Wilcox, Vice-President, ARCE-NC, 815 Roble Ave., Apt. 7, Menlo Park, CA 94025. If possible, the winners will be expected to attend the March 18, 2018 ARCE meeting at the University of California, Berkeley to accept the grants in person. * (&) The Queen's College, University of Oxford, offers the Barns Studentship in Egyptology, named after Prof J W B Barns (1912–1974), which is open to those who intend to begin postgraduate research in Egyptology or are already undertaking such research. The College proposes to elect a Barns Student with effect from 1 October 2018. (...) Applications: no later than 1 February 2018. URL * (&) Apply for a fellowship at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research for the 2018-2019 academic year URL * (&) Bourses doctorales et postdoctorales attribuées par l’IFAO. (..) Les demandes doivent être déposées avant le 25 mai pour les séjours commençant entre le 1er janvier et le 30 juin et avant le 20 novembre pour les séjours commençant entre le 1er septembre et le 22 décembre. URL --AWARDS &amamp; CONTESTS-- * (&) Die Stiftung für Ägyptologie – Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte – schreibt für das Jahr 2018 erneut einen Wettbewerb aus. Ziel der Stiftung ist die Fortführung der Forschungsarbeit des Stifters Prof. Dr. Schafik Allam im Bereich der rechtshistorischen Forschung in der Ägyptologie. Schwerpunkt der Stiftungsförderung ist die Erforschung von Urkunden in ägyptischer Sprache und Schrift (Hieroglyphisch, Hieratisch, Kursivhieratisch, Demotisch und Koptisch). (..) Für ein schriftliches Werk wird ein Preisgeld von EUR 2.000,00 ausgelobt. (..) Einreichungsfrist ist der 31. Dezember 2018. (..) URL --VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-- * TBA +++ (VIB) NEW: COURSES AND TRIPS --COURSES-- [Submitted by Essam Nagy] * The Egypt Exploration Society (EES) is pleased to announce the following course in Egypt: "Museum Collections Management". On Saturdays, 3 - 31 March 2018 at the British Council, 192 Sharia el-Nil, Agouza, Cairo. URL * (&) The Department for Continuing Education University of Oxford, Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA, has announced a short summer course (Sat 28 Jul 2018 to Sat 04 Aug 2018) called "Everyday Life in an Ancient Egyptian Village". The course will be taught by Rosalind Janssen. This course aims to increase awareness of the archaeology and textual evidence from Deir el-Medina, and of the lives and roles of named personalities who resided in this village. More info: URL * (&) As part of a new summer program in Greece: Course: "Travel in the Ancient Mediterranean World" Instructor: Nikolaos Lazaridis Date: July 8-21, 2018 Registration deadline: March 1, 2018 Place: Kavala, Greece This course examines travel practices and geographical knowledge as attested in the cultures of ancient Greece, Egypt, and Rome. For more details, see URL * (&) The Egypt Exploration Society (EES) is pleased to announce the following Saturday courses in Cairo, Egypt: -- "Museums Management and Operation" (20 Jan.-10 Feb. 2018) URL -- "Museum Collections Management" (3-31 March 2018) URL * (&) Curso de Egipcio Clásico I: Introducción a la escritura jeroglífica Curso de Extensión Universitaria (Extramural Studies) Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) 17 October 2017 – 13 March 2018; on Tuesdays, 16:00–18:00h. Universidad de Alcalá, Colegio de Málaga 2, Aula 2 URL * (&) Curso de Egipcio Clásico II: Curso avanzado de escritura jeroglífica Curso de Extensión Universitaria (Extramural Studies) Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) 18 October 2017 – 14 March 2018; on Wednesdays, 16:00–18:00 h. Universidad de Alcalá, Colegio de Málaga 2, Aula 18 URL * (&) Curso de Literatura de ficción en el antiguo Egipto: Leyendas, viajes y aventuras Curso de Extensión Universitaria (Extramural Studies) Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) 19 October 2017 – 8 March 2018; on Thursdays, 17:00–20:00h (every two weeks) Universidad de Alcalá, Colegio de Málaga 2, Aula 18 URL * (&) Curso de Egiptología 2017-2018 de la Asociación Española de Egiptología: “Poder y sociedad en el Antiguo Egipto” Museo de San Isidro-Los Orígenes de Madrid. Plaza de San Andrés, no. 2, MADRID Viernes, del 6 de octubre de 2017 a 4 de mayo de 2018, 19 h. Colaboran: Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Museo de San Isidro-Los Orígenes de Madrid y el Templo de Debod URL * (&) Cursos de Lengua Egipcia en la Asociación Española de Egiptología. Colabora: Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid URL * (&) Giulio Magli would like to inform you that on the "Open Knowledge" platform of the Politecnico of Milan the MOOC (massive open online course) entitled "Archaeoastronomy: the science of stars and stones" is now avaliable. The course is and will always be 100% free of charge and the lessons are avaliable at any time. It is based on "weeks" made up of short lessons (less than 10 minutes each). The level is undergraduate. Of course Egypt has a key role and an entire "week" is devoted to it. I hope that you will find it useful for your teaching acitivities and that it may contribute to spread a correct approach to this discipline in the general public. To see the promo and access the course: URL * (&) "BLUE: a symposium exploring aspects of life in ancient Egypt" URL Egypt seen through the theme of the colour blue. A selection of 12 lectures presented in a symposium style, by Dr Joyce Tyldesley, Dr Steven Snape, Prof. Paul Nicholson, Dr Glenn Godenho, and Dr Campbell Price. FREE - 3 hour videos. * (&) HieroEducation - offering online Egyptology courses: URL "(..) We’re offering an Introduction to Egyptian Hieroglyphs to begin with, and will be expanding our portfolio of courses from there. (..) The courses are entirely online, and are based around live classes where you can discuss what you’ve learned with your course tutor, and video lectures and other teaching materials (downloadable resources, quizzes and challenges and more) which you can access anytime you like. (..)" Tutor: Dr Joanna Kyffin * (&) A series of free, on-line classes in Egyptology are being offered by U. Manchester: URL --TRIPS & TOURS-- [Only tours organized by non-profit Egyptological organisations (notably if the proceeds go to public education or site excavation/conservation) will be listed here.] * TBA --FIELD SCHOOLS-- * (&) La Universidad de Jaén y el Proyecto Qubbet el-Hawa con la colaboración del Ministerio de Antigüedades, organizan la Escuela de Arqueología en Egipto (Qubbet el-Hawa, Asuán). Se trata de un curso de postgrado para graduados o licenciados tanto egipcios como de cualquier parte del mundo. (..) Las clases y actividades se desarrollarán en la Universidad de Jaén y los trabajos de campo y prácticas se llevarán a cabo en Egipto (Cuatro semanas, marzo-abril 2018). URL +++ (VII) (MULTI)MEDIA --TV & RADIO-- [Submitted by Michael Tilgner] * German TV: -- ZDFneo, February 17, 2018, 10:40-11:20 "Mord am Hof des Pharao - Die Verschwörung um Ramses III." -- ZDFneo, February 17, 2018, 11:20-12:05 "Terra X: Der Fluch des Pharao - Das Geheimwissen der alten Ägypter" -- ZDFneo, February 17, 2018, 12:05-12:50 "Frauen, die Geschichte machten: Kleopatra" -- ZDFinfo, February 23, 2018, 19:30-20:15 "Aufgedeckt: Geheimnisse des Altertums. Die Büste der Nofretete" --DVDs & CDROMS-- * TBA --SOFTWARE & APPS-- * TBA --ONLINE VIDEO & AUDIO-- * TBA * For previously listed online videos, see the website Videos and Audio Files. --MUSIC & THEATRE-- [Submitted by Kat Newkirk] * Press report: "REVIEW: The Pearls Of Cleopatra, Komische Oper, Berlin" URL "Anybody who thinks that Germany doesn't produce great musicals really has to come and see this show. After its initial launch in December 2016, this glorious production of a nearly forgotten masterpiece returns to the beautiful late 19th century ornamented interior of Berlin's palatial comic opera for a further run of all but sold out performances. (..)" Info, with clip: URL +++ (VIII) WEBSITES * TBA ++ [End of new weekly additions] ========================================================================= [Overview of still current older material follows below] +++ (IX) LECTURES AND SYMPOSIUMS --USA-- a) American Research Center in Egypt * 69th Annual Meeting of ARCE Abstracts are invited before January 19, 2018 date: April 20 - 22, 2018 place: Tucson University Park Hotel, Tucson, Arizona. info: URL info: URL "(..) With a special keynote address from renowned archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass. (..)" b) ARCE/New York Chapter * "Words in the Landscape: Exploring Egyptian Royal Living-Rock Stelae," by Jennifer Thum (PhD Candidate in Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University's Joukowsky Institute) date: September 21, 2017; 6:00 pm place: Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, 7 Times Square, New York, New York (Entrance to 7 Times Square is on Broadway at 42nd Street, next to The Loft. Photo ID is required to enter building. Proceed to the 5th floor Sky Lobby and take the second elevator bank to the 23rd floor reception). costs: RSVP required to email * "Conserving Cairo - 1882 - 2011," by Dr. Nicholas Warner (Research Fellow, American University in Cairo) date: October 12, 2017; 6:00 pm place: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW/NYU), 15 East 84th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues), New York, New York costs: RSVP required to URL c) ARCE/Oregon Chapter * "Voices from the Desert: Ancient Travelers' Rock Graffiti in Kharga Oasis, Egypt," by Dr. Nikolaos Lazaridis (California State University at Sacramento) date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017; 7:30 pm place: Room 238, Smith Memorial Student Union, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon costs: free and open to the public info: email e) ARCE/Arizona Chapter * "Fantastic Trees and Where to Find Them: Sourcing Fuel on the Nubian Landscape", by Hannah M. Herrick date: Thursday, October 12th, 2017; 5:30 pm. place: 110 Bannister Bldg., University of Arizona, 1215 E. Lowell St, Tucson AZ costs: free and open to the public. info: URL f) ARCE/Pennsylvania Chapter URL * TBA date: ...., 2018; 1pm - 5pm place: Classroom 2, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeoolgy and Anthropology, 3260 South St., Philadelphia, PA costs: $18 for the general public, $13 for museum members, $8 for ARCE-PA members and students info: URL g) Brown University * Second annual conference for Egyptology graduate students [Reminder:] Graduate students (Masters and PhD) and advanced undergraduates writing a thesis are invited to submit abstracts before August 21, 2017. date: November 11, 2017 place: Rhode Island Hall, room 108 (Joukowsky Institute of Archaeology and the Ancient World), 60 George Street, Providence RI 02912 costs: free and open to all info: URL info: email h) Department of Linguistics, California State University * 46th annual meeting of the North Atlantic Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics (NACAL 46) Abstracts of papers are invited before January 15, 2018. date: June 1-3, 2018 place: California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA info: URL i) Comité international pour l’Égyptologie (CIPEG) International Council of Museums (ICOM) * CIPEG Annual Meeting: "The Role of Curators in Museum Research and Exhibits: Tradition, Change, and Looking to the Future" date: 5-8 September 2017 place: Breasted Hall, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago info: URL info: programme and abstracts are now online [in PDF] at URL and URL j) ARCE/Northern California Chapter * TBA date: ..., 2017; 3 pm place: NES Lounge, Room 254, Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley Campus (near the intersection of Bancroft Way and Barrow Lane) costs: no charge, but donations are very welcome. info: email URL k) Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California Berkeley * "What really happened to the Lost Army of Cambyses? An answer from the recent excavations at Amheida, Dakhla Oasis", by Prof. Olaf Kaper (Leiden University) Sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri and the Department of Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. date: Friday, May 26, 2017; 3.30 pm place: 479 Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley info: email l) Yale University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) * William Kelly Simpson Memorial Colloquium date: October 7, 2017; 1:00 - 7:00 pm. place: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven info: program (in HTML) at URL info: program (in JPG) at URL m) - n) ARCE/New England Chapter * TBA date: ..., 2016; 6:00 PM place: Boston University, College of Arts & Sciences Building, Room 224, 725 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215 info: email --CANADA-- a) La Société pour l'Étude de l'Égypte Ancienne Society for the Study for Egyptian Antiquities --SSEA Toronto Chapter-- * TBA date: .., 2016; 7 pm place: Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave., room 142 - University of Toronto St. George Campus info: URL --SSEA Calgary Chapter-- * TBA date: ..., 2016; 7:30 pm place: Room 162, Earth Science Building, campus of the University of Calgary, Calgary costs: free, all welcome info: email or URL --SSEA Vancouver Chapter-- * TBA date: ...2016; 7:00 PM place: Alliance for Arts & Culture, #100 - 938 Howe St, Vancouver, BC costs: SSEA Members free, General Public $5; RVSP at URL info: email or URL email or URL -- SEEA Chapitre de Montréal / SSEA Montreal Chapter-- society website * TBA date: ..., 2014; 6:30 pm place: Bureau des Affaires Culturelles et de l'Éducation (BACE) du Consulat Général d'Égypte, 1 Place Ville-Marie, 19ième étage, suite 1936, Montreal, Quebec costs: free; RSVP- to reserve your place please call: 514-353-4674 info: email * TBA date: ..., 2016; 18:00 place: The Espace culturel of Librairie Monet, 2752 de Salaberry in Montreal. costs: free for members, $12.00 for non-members. To confirm your place, please contact email info: email or tel. 514-353-4674 b) Friends of Ancient Egypt URL * TBA date: .., 2014; 7 - 9 pm place: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens' Park, Toronto costs: $20 General Public; $15 ROM members; $10 Students info: tel.: 416.586.5797; e-mail: email URL --UNITED KINGDOM--- a) British Museum * Annual Egyptological colloquium: "Asyut through time: conflict and culture in Middle Egypt" date: 20-21 July 2017 place: BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, costs: tickets £50 info: programme at URL b) Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology University College London Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT URL * TBA --Friends of the Petrie Museum-- * Joint EES / Friends of the Petrie Museum Study Day: "Deir el-Medina: news from the field and beyond" Speakers: Dr Cédric Gobeil and Dr Anne-Claire Salmas, of the IFAO mission at Deir el-Medina. date: Saturday, 2 December 2017; 10:00-17:30 place: G6 Institute of Archaeology, UCL costs: £35 for EES & Friends of the Petrie Museum / £40 guests / £15 full-time students info: programme and registration form at URL c) The Egypt Exploration Society 3 Doughty Mews, London, WC1N 2PG society's website * EES Study Day: "Howard Carter and his Circle" Followed by the EES AGM. date: Saturday 7th October 2017; 9:00 am - 7:00 pm place: Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH costs: Members £28.00 (Students £19.00), Non-members £33.00 (Student Non-members £23.00) info: URL * TBA date: ..... 2017; 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm place: EES, 3 Doughty Mews, London WC1N 2PG costs: members GBP 10 (students GBP 5), non-members GBP 12 (students GBP 6) info: URL d) Egypt Society of Bristol. society's website * TBA date: .. 2016; 18:45 place: Lecture Room 1, Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, 43 Woodland Road, Clifton, Bristol 8 * TBA date: ... 2016; 18:00 place: Priory Road Lecture Theatre, 12 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU costs: free for members, £2.00 for non-members. info: URL e) The Southampton Ancient Egypt Society (SAES) Society's website * TBA date: ... 2016; 1.30 pm for a 2.00 pm start place: Main Lecture Theatre, Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill, Romsey Road, Lordshill, Southampton, SO16 8FA costs: members £3.00, non-members £6.00 info: email f) The Friends of the Egypt Centre, Swansea University * "The Valley of the Kings: Research and Discoveries in Several of the Lesser-known Tombs", by Dr Donald P. Ryan (Pacific Lutheran University, Valley of the Kings Project) date: Wednesday 28th February 2018; 7.00pm place: Fulton House 2 Lecture Theatre, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP cost: free for members, £3.00 non-members info: Telephone 01792 295960 g) Manchester Ancient Egypt Society (MAES) * The Annual Bob Partridge Lecture: "Artisans as Ritualists in Ancient Egypt", by Campbell Price date: Monday 12th February 2018; 7:30pm place: Manchester Conference Centre / Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB. info: URL * Annual MAES Study Day: "Delta Digs" - the latest excavations and discoveries in the Delta" Speakers: Penny Wilson, Joanne Rowland, and Rosalie David. date: Saturday 17th March 2018; 9:30am - 4:30pm place: the Longfield Suite, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AY. info: bookings are now open - URL booking form (PDF) at URL h) British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology (BANEA) * Annual Conference BANEA Abstracts of papers are invited before 20th January 2018. date: 27th – 29th March 2018 place: Durham University info: URL URL i) Kemet Klub * TBA date: ..., 2017 place: Bristol Grammar School, University Rd, Bristol BS8 1SR costs: £34 info: booking with email j) TBA * 1st International Conference on Birds in Ancient Egypt date: postponed [was: 3 - 6 April 2017] place: TBA, Swansea info: email k) University of Cambridge * 2nd Sudan Studies Postgraduate Conference Postgraduate and postdoctoral reseachers working on subjects with a focus on Sudan (ancient and modern) are invited to send abstracts of papers/posters before 5 January 2018. date: Saturday, 5 May 2018; 9 AM - 6 PM place: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing St, CB2 3ER Cambridge, Cambridgeshire info: email l) UCL Institute of Archaeology 'World Archaeology Research Group' * "The Wonderful Things of Punt: excavations at the 12th Dynasty harbour of Saww, modern Mersa / Wadi Gawasis", by Prof. Kathryn Bard date: Thursday 2 March 2017; 5pm place: G6 Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1 costs: all welcome, but seating is limited info: URL m) Egypt Exploration Society AND University of Manchester * Fourth British Egyptology Congress (BEC4) Abstracts for papers are invited before 28th February 2018 date: 7-9 September 2018 info: URL info: URL info: email info: Call for Papers at URL n) Essex Egyptology Group URL * TBA date: ..., 2017 place: The Barn. Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE costs: £5 (members free) info: URL info: further details and booking at email o) Manchester Museum * Annual Egyptology Study Day "Children in Ancient Egypt" date: Saturday 10th February 2018; c. 9:30-16:30 place: Kanaris Lecture Theatre, the Manchester Museum, Oxford Road costs: £30.; booking at URL info: programme at URL p) University of Oxford * "Invisible Archaeologies: forgotten aspects of life in Ancient Egypt and Nubia" A one-day inter-disciplinary conference for Postgraduates and Early Career researchers, working on Ancient Egypt and Nubia. Keynote Lecture by Professor David Wengrow. date: Friday, 17th November 2017; 08:30 – 20:30 GMT place: The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen’s College, University of Oxford, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AW costs: register at URL info: email q) Egyptian Society Taunton * TBA date: ...., 2017; doors open at 1.30 pm for 2 pm start. place: The Friends Meeting House, Bath Place, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4EP, UK costs: admission for members £6, for non-members £7.50 info: URL * TBA date: ... 2017; 2pm start. place: St James Church, St James Street, Taunton, Somerset costs: admission for members £6, for non-members £8 info: URL r) West Midlands Egyptology Society (WMES) * WMES Conference 2018: "Aswan to Alexandria: Travel and Exploration in Egypt from Antiquity to the Modern Day" The deadline for abstracts of papers is Friday, 30 April, 2018. date: 17 - 18 November 2018 place: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK info: URL s) Egyptology Scotland URL * TBA date: ... 2017; 12:45pm place: Room 301, McCance Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XQ costs: £5 info: email * TBA date: ..., 2017; 2.30pm place: Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL costs: £2 members, £5 non-members info: email * TBA date: ..., 2015; 2:00 pm place: Burrell Collection Museum, Pollock Country Park, Glasgow South Side costs: £2 members, £5 non-members info: mail info: URL t) Thames Valley ancient Egypt Society (Oxon, Berks, Bucks) URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 2 pm place: Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4JZ costs: visitors welcome (£3) info: URL u) Bloomsbury Summer School * Spring 2018 Study Day: "Tombs and Temples of El Kab: current fieldwork and research" With lectures by the members of The Oxford University Expedition (Vivian Davies, Dr Luigi Prada, Dr Susanne Woodhouse and Dr Liam McNamara). date: Saturday 2nd June 2018; 10.00 am - 5.30 pm place: Cruciform Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT costs: tickets £40 info: URL v) - w) Durham University * 2nd Sudan Studies Postgraduate Conference Extended deadline for abstracts of papers is the 31st January 2018. date: Saturday, May 5, 2018; 9 AM - 6 PM place: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, CB2 3ER Cambridge, Cambridgeshire info: email info: URL x) Amarna Project and Amarna Trust * Amarna Study Day 2018: "Celebrating 40 years of archaeology at Amarna" date: Saturday, 26 May 2018 place: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge info: URL y) Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt. URL * "The Valley of the Kings: Research and Discoveries in Several of the Lesser-known Tombs", by Dr Donald P. Ryan (Pacific Lutheran University, Valley of the Kings Project) date: Saturday 24th February 2018; 1.30pm place: Lecture Theatre, Chesterfield Library, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, S40 1QN costs: Members and Day-Visitors £4; all welcome. info: email --THE NETHERLANDS-- a) Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten (NINO) URL * TBA date: .. 2017; 15:00 place: Leemans-zaal, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Rapenburg 28, Leiden info: URL info: email b) Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam * Conference “Hellenistic Sealings & Archives” date: 23 – 24 January 2018 info: register at URL c) Het Huis van Horus * TBA date: ..., 2014; 19:30 - ca. 20:45 place: Leiden, Lipsius Gebouw costs: € 8 for members of Huis van Horus, EUR 10, non-members please RSVP at email or 06-52008364 info: URL d) Rijksmuseum van Oudheden Rapenburg 28, 2311 EW Leiden * TBA e) Mehen URL * TBA --GERMANY-- a) Berliner Arbeitskreis Junge Ägyptologie (BAJA) * Berliner Arbeitskreis Junge Aegyptologie 2017 (BAJA 8): "Narrative: Geschichte - Mythos - Repräsentation" date: 1-3 December 2017 place: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin info: registration before 5 November with email b) Institut für Ägyptologie und Koptologie Schlaunstraße 2, 48143 Münster * 50. Ständige Ägyptologenkonferenz (SÄK) 2018: "Kulturen im Kontakt. Altägypten und seine Nachbarn" date: 13-15 July 2018 info: URL info: 1. Rundbrief (16 November 2017) - PDF: URL c) - d) - e) Ägyptologisches Institut Georg Steindorff Universität Leipzig * "50. Neue Forschungen zur ägyptischen Kultur und Geschichte" date: 24 May 2018; 10:30 ff. place: Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, Villa Klinkhardt, Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 1, 04107 Leipzig info: Call for Papers at URL Deadline for registration of papers is 15 April 2018. * 29. Siegfried-Morenz-Gedächtnisvorlesung by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Richter date: 24 May 2018; 18:15 place: Hörsaalgebäude der Universität Leipzig f) Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München * 9. Symposium zur ägyptischen Königsideologie: "Egyptian royal ideology and kingship under periods of foreign rulers - case studies from the First Millennium BCE" date: 31 May 2018 - 2 June 2018 place: Institut für Ägyptologie, Katharina-von-Bora-Str. 10, D-80333 München info: URL info: preliminary programme at URL --VATICAN CITY-- a) - --EGYPT-- a) Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC) 1, Dr Mahmoud Azmi Street P.O. Box 50, 11211 Zamalek - Cairo - Egypt phone: ++20 2 738.2522 / 738.2520 email; institute's website * TBA b) EES Cairo C/O British Council, 192 Sharei el-Nil St. Agouza -Cairo. Cell.pho.:010/6797508 * "A powerful family at Western Thebes, second half of the 20th dynasty", by Prof. Robert J. Demarée (Leiden University) date: Wednesday, 7 February 2018; 6:00 pm place: Garden Room, British Council, 192 Sharia El-Nil, Agouza, Cairo info: URL c) Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (IFAO) 37 rue al-Cheikh Aly Youssef, Cairo, Egypt 11441 * "Les reines de l'Ancien Empire et leurs pyramides : découvertes récentes de la Mission archéologique franco-suisse de Saqqara", by Prof. Philippe Collombert (l’Université de Genève) date: Sunday, October 29, 2017; 6 PM - 7:30 PM UTC+02 info: URL d) Supreme Council of Antiquities 3 el-Adel Abu Bakr Street, Zamalek, Cairo phone: +2/02 736-5645; fax: 735-7239 * TBA date: ... 2017; 6:00 PM place: Ahmed Pasha Kamal Hall, The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 3 Adel Abu Bakr Street, Zamalek info: email e) The t3.wy Foundation for Historical Research in Egyptology * TBA date: ... 2016; 7PM place: Marsam Hotel, Luxor West Bank info: URL f) The Patrons of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo URL * TBA date: ..., 2017; 6:30 pm place: Ahmed Pasha Kamal Hall, Ministry of Antiquities, 3 Adel Abu Bakr Street, Zamalek costs: free and open to all info: URL info: email g) Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo 31, Sharia Abu El Feda, 11211 Kairo - Zamalek URL email * Conference: "Graduate Annual Research Discussions on Egypt in Nubia" (GARDEN V) Abstracts of papers of MA and beginning to mid-completion PhD students, involved in the study of Egypt and Sudan from the Prehistoric Period through the 15th century AD, are invited before December 22nd, 2017. date: February 24th, 2018 place: DAIK info: required application form at URL info: email h) Writing and Scripts Center Bibliotheca Alexandrina 21526 El Chatby, Alexandria * TBA date: ... 2016; 11.00 -13.00 place: Lecture hall, Conference Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina costs: open to the public info: email i) Mummification Museum, Luxor * TBA date: ..... 2016; 7pm cost: admission free; NB: strictly NO cameras or recording devices please. info: email j) Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw Research Centre in Cairo 11 Mahalla st., Cairo –Heliopolis, Egypt * "House H1 and History of Marea on the Lake Mareotis", by Dr. Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino and Dr. Mariusz Gwiazda date: Tuesday, 23rd of January 2018; 6:00 p.m place: Research Centre in Cairo 11, Mahalla St., Heliopolis info: URL k) Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Techologies (SAEMT) * First International Conference on the Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technologies Deadline for abstracts of papers is 15 January 2017 [was: 20 November 2016]. date: 4-6 November 2017 place: El Manial Palace, Cairo info: URL info: Call for Papers at URL info: programme at URL l) International Association of Egyptologists * XIIth International Congress of Egyptologists: "Thebes and Upper Egypt through the ages" date: 9-14 November 2019 place: Luxor m) The Grand Egyptian Museum * 4th International Tutankhamun GEM conference (themes: Statuary & Armory) Abstracts of papers are invited before 28th of February 2018. date: 5-7th May 2018. info: email --ITALY-- a) Museo Egizio Via Accademia delle Scienze 6, 10123, Torino * TBA date: .. 2017; 6:00 p.m. place: Sala Conferenze, Museo Egizio di Torino costs: free and open to all info: URL b) World Congress on Mummy Studies * The 10th World Congress on Mummy Studies date: TBA, 2020 place: TBA, Bolzano, Italy info: source - URL c) Gruppo Egittologico "Khentyimentyu" * TBA date: ..., 2016; 17.45 place: Cinema teatro Cappuccini, via Clelia 18 - Imola costs: free info: email info: URL URL d) Istituto Italiano per la Civiltà Egizia * XVII Convegno di Egittologia e Papirologia date: 28 September 2017 - 1 October 2017 place: Museo del Papiro “Corrado Basile”, ex convento di Sant’Agostino in Ortigia, Via Nizza n. 14 – 96100 Siracusa info: programme at URL e) University of Pisa * TBA date: ..., 2017; 12.00 am place: Aula CAR 1, Palazzo Carità, University of Pisa, Via Pasquale Paoli 9 – 56126 Pisa info: URL info: email f) Amici e Collaboratori del Museo Egizio di Torino (ACME) * “Il cimitero musulmano del Cairo,” by Dr Anna Tozzi DiMarco date: 22 January 2018; 18.00-19.30 place: Sala Conferenze, Museo Egizio di Torino costs: free and open to all info: email info: URL --FRANCE-- a) Musée du Louvre 75058 Paris * "Les musées du Caire : des collections en mouvement", by Dr Khaled el-Enani (Minister of Antiquities, Egypt) date: 7 December 2017; 12h30 place: Auditorium du Louvre, 75001 Paris 01 costs: EUR 9.80, reservations for sale online info: URL b) Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes University of Nantes, Nantes * "Second International Conference on Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics" Abstracts of papers are invited before 15 June 2018. date: 14-16 November 2018 info: TBA at URL --PORTUGAL-- a) - --BELGIUM-- a) - --SPAIN-- a) Asociación Española de Egiptología URL * TBA b) Centro de Estudios Artísticos Elba Doctor Esquerdo, 16 - 6º derecha, Madrid 28028 * TBA date: ..., 2014; 19:00 place: Instituto Egipcio. c/ Francisco de Asís Méndez Casariego, 1 (A la altura del Pso. habana, 40), Madrid costs: free, but reservation is advisable info: URL c) ALO Congress, S.L. Numancia, 73, 7ºC2, 08029 Barcelona * "Third International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt" Abstract submission deadline is 30 Juny 2018. date: 25-26 October 2018 place: Barcelona info: URL d) Universidad Complutense, Madrid * VI Congreso/Congresso Iberoamericano de Egiptología VI Iberoamerican Congress of Egyptology Papers are invited before 31 July 2018. date: 3-5 December 2018 place: Universidad Complutense, Madrid. info: URL info: email e) University of Alcalá, Faculty of Arts, Seminar in Egyptology * Seminar in Egyptology (UAH): “Arqueología, ciencia y descubrimientos: la expedición arqueológica de la UAH en Deir el-Bahari (Luxor, Egipto)” Four lectures about the Middle Kingdom Theban Project and the results from the previous three seasons, including work in the necropolis, monuments, findings, and human remains. date: Friday, 23 February 2018; 16:00 – 21:00 hrs. place: University of Alcalá, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, C/ Colegios 2, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) costs: free entry (though inscription is required: email / +34 91 885 4460) info: URL --AUSTRALIA-- a) - --DENMARK-- a) University of Copenhagen * Fourth Annual Egyptological Conference in Copenhagen (ECC 2018): "Science of Ancient Egypt" Abstracts of papers (in PDF) by graduate and PhD students, as well as independent researchers, on all topics within Egyptology and Archaeology are invited before 15 February 2018. Keynote speakers: Dr. Joachim Quack (University of Heidelberg) and dr. Kasia Szpakowska (University of Swansea). date: 24-26 April 2018 info: Call for Papers at URL info: email --SWITZERLAND-- a) Ägyptologie-Forum an der Universität Zürich URL * TBA date: ...; 18:30 place: Hörsaal KO2 F 150, Universität Zentrum, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich costs: open for members, students, and the general public. info: email b) Université de Genève Unité d'Egyptologie et Copte * Workshop: "Earlier Egyptian Inscriptions : Materiality, Locality, Landscape" date: 7-9 septembre 2017 place: Bât. Colladon, 1er étage, Rue Daniel-Colladon 2, Genève info: URL info: programme at URL --GREECE-- a) - --AUSTRIA-- a) Universität Wien * "Origins 6: Sixth International Conference on Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt" Deadline for abstracts of papers is 28th of February 2016. date: 10-15 September 2017 place: Vienna costs: registration will be closed on Monday, 28th of August URL info: the final programme is now [in PDF] available at URL info: URL info: 2nd Call for Papers at URL info: email info: the preliminary programme is now [in PDF] available at URL Poster presentations [PDF]: URL info: the updated preliminary programme is now [in PDF] available at URL --HUNGARY-- a) Szépmuvészeti Múzeum, Budapest [Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest] Collection of Egyptian Antiquities 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 41. * TBA --CROATIA-- a) Croatian Studies at the University of Zagreb * Conference: Egypt and Austria XII - "Central Europe, Egypt and the Orient: The Current Research" Abstracts of papers are invited before March 31st 2018. date: 17-23 September 2018 place: Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb info: email info: URL --CHINA-- a) - --CZECH REPUBLIC-- a) Charles University, Prague * Conference: “The Crossroads III – A Stranger in the House. Foreigners in Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Societies of the Bronze Age” Abstracts of paper are invited before February 8, 2018. date: September 10-13, 2018. place: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague info: URL * Conference: Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) 2018 Abstracts are invited before 3 December 2017. date: 25-28 June 2018 place: Charles University, Faculty of Arts, Celetná Street 20, Prague info: email info: URL --POLAND-- a) - --NEW ZEALAND-- a) University of Auckland * Fifth Australasian Egyptology Conference Abstracts of papers are invited before 16 February 2018. date: 7th–9th September 2018 place: University of Auckland, New Zealand. info: abstract proposal form at URL info: URL info: URL --SOUTH AFRICA-- a) The Egyptian Society of South Africa URL * TBA date: ... 2017; 19h30 place: St George's Grammar School in Mowbray info: email +++ (X) EXHIBITIONS Most info in this section was collected by Michael Tilgner and Ingrid van Sprakelaar. Ingrid maintains an exhibition calendar [in a complementary format, i.e. sorted by date (and country)] at the Dutch website of the Mehen Study Center. --USA-- a) Toledo Museum of Art 2445 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH URL * “The Mummies: From Egypt to Toledo” date: February 3, 2018 - May 6, 2018 Exhibition of two ancient Egyptian mummies, together with about 50 artefacts from the museum’s current collection as well as objects that are on loan from other institutions. info: URL "The ancient Egyptian mummies brought to the Toledo Museum of Art more than 100 years ago by the institution’s founder will return to public view early next year. The two mummified humans, last placed on exhibit at the museum in 2010, were purchased and brought to Toledo in 1906 by Florence and Edward Drummond Libbey, TMA’s founder, after the couple traveled Egypt. (..) The show will feature three segments: the ancient Egyptian religion, egyptomania, and the burial practices of Egyptians. (..) In addition to Egyptian antiquities from the period, the co-curators said they hope to display clips of movie trailers and other memorabilia from earlier periods, and photos, and journals from the Libbeys’ travels. (..)" info: English press reports at URL URL URL "The Toledo Museum of Art is once more displaying the two Egyptian mummies that launched the museum's early collection and have fascinated visitors for more than a century. The exhibition explores how TMA acquired Young Priest (ca. 800 BCE, Third Intermediate Period) and Old Man (ca. 100 CE, Roman Period), their historical significance in the Museum and the phenomenon of Egyptomania - Western civilization's interest and obsession with ancient Egypt during the 19th- and 20th-centuries. (..)" info: English press report at URL URL URL b) Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 URL * "The Discovery of King Tut" date: October 6, 2018 – January 27, 2019 One of the touring exhibitions with some 1,000 replicas of KV62 objects. info: source - URL c) St. Louis Art Museum One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110-1380 URL * Re-opening of the Ancient Egyptian Art Gallery date: 15 December 2017 - ongoing info: English press report at URL "Starting Friday, a trip to see the mummies and Egyptian artifacts at the St. Louis Art Museum will not include an odd detour through the period rooms of 18th-century French and English furniture. Their new home on the third floor of the art museum will be easier to find, and you'll know you're in the right space as soon as you go up the stairs or step off the elevator. Floor-to-ceiling hieroglyphs cover the space surrounding the doorway. (..) The Egyptian artifacts' skylight-lit home on the museum's first level was always meant to be temporary, but they ended up staying for about 10 years, she said. (..) The new Egyptian space is bigger and allows the museum to display about 100 objects as opposed to the 80 or so in the previous space. Three mummies lie along the spine of the long, narrow room, with cases of objects lining the walls. In addition to peeking at the exposed toe wrappings of the mummy Amen-Nestawy-Nakht, visitors will be able to use a 55-inch touchscreen to explore images of CAT scans taken of the mummies in 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. (..)" * "Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds" date: 25 March 2018 - 9 September 2018 The exhibition will display 293 artefacts from Alexandria and Aboukir Bay, discovered during Franck Goddio’s underwater excavations, of which 18 from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, 22 from the Graeco-roman Museum, 31 from Alexandria National museum, 15 from Bibliotheca Alexandrina museum and 207 artefacts from the Sunken monuments department. Earlier venues were the Arab World Institute in Paris (8 September 2015 - 31 January 2016; "Osiris, mystères engloutis d'Egypte"), the British Museum in London (19 May 2016 – 27 November 2016; "Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds"), and Museum Rietberg. Zürich (10 February 2017 - 13 August 2017; "Osiris - Das versunkene Geheimnis Ägyptens"). info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL With slideshow of photos of objects. info: English press report at URL d) The Harvard Semitic Museum 6 Divinity Avenue Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 URL * “Recreating the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres” date: February 11, 2016 - ongoing Centerpiece is a reproduction of Hetepheres' chair. info: URL With photo gallery and video. e) Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052 URL * "A Woman's Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt" date: December 15, 2016 - long-term [was: till March 24, 2017] Exhibition with 25 ancient Egyptian artefacts that explore the differences between male and female access to the afterlife. info: URL info: press release [PDF] at URL info: English press report at URL "(..) Egyptian medicine taught that an entombed woman faced a biological barrier to rebirth. The ancient Egyptians believed that in human reproduction it was The Man who created the fetus, and transferred it to the woman during intercourse. This ultimately made rebirth impossible for a woman alone. To overcome this perceived problem a priest ritually transformed a woman's mummy into a man long enough to create a fetus. The ritual for this transformation required representing a woman with red skin on her coffin--- the color normally assigned to a man. Furthermore, artisans inscribed the coffin with spells that addressed the woman in masculine pronouns for a priest to recite. The use of "male" color and strategically inflected language had the power to change her gender in the coffin. A woman later returned to her original female state and incubated herself for rebirth into the afterlife as a woman. (..)" URL URL info: English press report at URL "(..) The show demonstrates this concept with a coffin from the museum’s collection (around 1292-1190 BC), which portrays the deceased with male skin (conventionally red) on the coffin’s exterior—addressed by four gods using a masculine pronoun—and with female skin (conventionally yellow) on the mummy’s mask. Around 25 objects from the museum’s collection are on view, including pieces never before exhibited, like a collar with Atum, a male god who created the world all on his own. There is also a statuette of Atum holding his erect phallus in his hand, which is a feminine word in Egyptian. “This is the way [he created the world]—quite literally, masturbating,” Bleiberg says. Other objects, like two wooden statues, show that females are once again treated as women when they enter the afterlife, despite their portrayal with male attributes on their coffins. There are also statues of Osiris and Isis. (..)" URL info: English press report at URL f) Kelsey Museum of Archeology University of Michigan, 434 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1390. (The public entrance is on Maynard Street.) URL * “Graffiti as Devotion along the Nile” date: August 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020 This exhibition explores the times and places in which Kushite graffiti were inscribed (on temples, pyramids, and other monumental structures), through photos, text, and interactive media presentations. At the heart of the show are the hundreds of Meroitic graffiti recently discovered in a rock-cut temple by the Kelsey expedition to El Kurru. info: URL * “Excavating Archaeology at the University of Michigan, 1817-2017” date: October 18, 2017 – May 27 [was: January 21], 2018 This exhibition will explore the history of archaeology and museums at the University of Michigan for the past 200 years and look forward to the future of archaeology and museums at Michigan in the coming century. The exhibition will rely on carefully chosen objects, archival documents and images, and other illustrative materials to examine moments in the history of the University of Michigan’s involvements in archaeology and the location of archaeology in the museum environment. info: URL * “Jim Cogswell Cosmogonic Tattoos” date: (exterior) June 2, 2017 - December 17, 2017 (interior) June 2, 2017 – September 10, 2017 A two-site public window installation on the glass walls of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology and the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA), created by the artist Jim Cogswell, who drew inspiration from Kelsey artifacts, including ancient Egyptian objects. The gallery exhibition at the Kelsey is a portal to the process of designing that project and a link to the objects in the museums upon which the project was based. info: Exterior (window): URL Interior special exhibition (gallery): URL With a video. g) The Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 URL * “Pyramids & Sphinxes” date: February 6, 2016 - May 24, 2016 Exhibition of 19th century images (paintings and photos) of ancient Egyptian monuments. info: URL info: English press report at URL With some 19th c. and 20th c. photos of monuments. * “Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt” date: March 13, 2016 - June 12, 2016 Exhibition of ancient Egyptian objects on loan from the British Museum, supplemented by key works from the Cleveland collection. info: URL info: English press reports at URL "The current exhibition encompasses 157 works that trace 3,000 year of ancient Egyptian history and culture. The show is an expanded version of a traveling exhibition organized by the British Museum that toured England and Scotland in 2011-13. (..)" With a photo gallery (24 artefacts). URL With a video of a TV report about the opening. info: English press report at URL With a video of a TV report (view of displays). URL "(..) It includes more than 150 artworks and objects, ranging from jewelry to monumental sculpture, from the British Museum, as well as masterworks from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s permanent collection. (...)" Description of the 10 thematic sections. URL Picture gallery (24 photos). URL Picture gallery (39 photos). URL URL URL info: English press reports at URL URL info: English press report at URL With a photo of one of the objects on display: "Seated statue of Pharaoh Seti II" info: English press report at URL info: English blog report, with review, at URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL "The Cleveland Museum of Art is extending its hours of operation June 7-June 12 to offer visitors additional times to view Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt.(..)" URL URL URL Photo gallery (25 pics). h) Boonshoft Museum of Discovery 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton, OH 45414 URL * “Explorers” date: January 27, 2018 - August 26, 2018 Exhibition in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Dayton Society of Natural History’s (DSNH) Collection, featuring more than 100 items from around the globe (incl. Egypt). info: URL "(..) In 1922, J. Morton Howell became the first “Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary” to Egypt. Upon his retirement from this ambassadorial position, this Dayton native was gifted many artifacts from the Egyptian government, which he in turn entrusted to the DSNH. (..)" info: English press report at URL "(..) The Explorers exhibit will introduce visitors to five of the prominent donors who’ve been responsible for much of the extensive collection. After learning more about each individual, visitors will move into the galleries to explore the geographic regions where each donor discovered treasures and view items each brought back to the museum. (..) Kids can (..) visit an ancient Egypt replica tomb, (..) build a model of a pyramid, and (..) Nesier, the museum’s mummy, is prominently displayed. (..)" i) Oriental Institute Museum 1155 E 58th St., Chicago, IL 60637 * “The Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt” date: October 3, 2017 - March 31, 2018 The exhibition, of more than 50 objects, explores what the Book of the Dead was, what it was believed to do, how it worked, how was it was made, and what happened to it. info: URL "(..) The show features two spectacular Books of the Dead — one 41 feet long — which are shown in their entirely for the first time in nearly a century. A recreation of a burial with a rarely exhibited mummy shows how so many objects inscribed with the Book of the Dead literally surrounded the deceased, some spells being written on linen bandages, others on amulets that were placed on the mummy, yet others on bricks that were embedded in the walls of the burial chamber. (..)" info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL j) Block Museum of Art Northwestern University 40 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston, IL 60208 URL * "Paint the Eyes Softer: Mummy Portraits From Roman Egypt" date: January 13, 2018 - April 22 [was: 15], 2018 The exhibition will present Roman-Egyptian mummy portraits and related artifacts from the site of ancient Tebtunis in Egypt, near Hawara. Most of the objects in the exhibition are on loan from the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. info: URL info: English press reports at URL URL "(..) The Berkeley materials will be complemented by the Hibbard Mummy (...)." URL URL URL info: English press report at URL "(..) On view within the exhibition will be a series of rare Roman-Egyptian funerary portraits. (..) Some of the earliest portraits in existence, these paintings offer viewers a face- to-face encounter with the past. The words on one sketch board still bear personal instructions to an artist of an earlier millennium: “(paint the) eyes softer,” it indicates in Greek. The majority of the objects on view at the Block Museum, excavated from the site of Tebtunis (now Umm-el-Breigat, Egypt), are loans from the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. (...)" info: English press report at URL With a brief video. info: English blog report with review at URL info: English press report at URL With a video (4 mins.) of a TV report. k) Museum of Fine Arts Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 URL * “Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry” date: February 14, 2017 – August 19, 2018 Exhibition of about 70 objects (both ancient and revival) tracing the revival movement from the 19th to the 21st centuries. The exhibition focuses on four types: archaeological, Classical, Egyptian, and Renaissance. info: URL "(..) Highlights include a 1924 brooch, on loan from Cartier, paired with an Egyptian winged scarab (740–660 BC) with a similar design (..)" info: English press report at URL "(..) [The exhibition] will feature 80 glittery pieces by Castellani, Tiffany & Co., Bulgari and Cartier, spanning from antiquity to today, and is meant to demonstrate that the revivalist narrative did not end in the early 20th century. (..) It relies mostly on the museum’s collection a well as 17 loans from private collections. (..) Despite the fact that jewelry from the 19th and early 20th centuries explored many different revival styles, the MFA exhibition focuses on four — archaeological (inspired by newly excavated art and artifacts), Renaissance, Egyptian and Classical. (..)" info: English press report at URL With a photo of a Cartier broach with winged scarab design. l) University Museum, San Francisco State University c/o Museum Studies Program, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132 * Opening of the Global Museum (incl. reopening the Sutro Egyptian collection) date: late 2017 [was: Spring 2017] - ongoing info: URL URL info: press reports at URL "The Sutro Egyptian and Treganza collection will be moved as part of the University Museum’s relocation into the Fine Arts building next semester for specialized care and greater student accessibility. (..) The Museum Studies gallery is [currently] located on the fifth floor of the Humanities building which, according to Museum Studies Professor and Director Edward Luby, has been inaccessible to students and local families who want to visit the museum. (..)" URL "The University Museum’s plan to move two collections into the Fine Arts Building this spring have been postponed until fall 2015, allowing artifacts to be temporarily loaned to other museums and galleries until the grand opening. The Treganza and Sutro Egyptian collections were originally scheduled for a spring 2015 move into FA 203. (..) The Sutro Egyptian collection, which is currently housed in the fifth floor of the Humanities Building at the University Museum, has no plans to reopen before the move but a few items will be loaned to the San Francisco International Airport Museum (..)" info: online database of the Sutro Collection of Egyptian Antiquities that includes ca. 700 objects (incl. two intact mummies) - URL m) California Science Center 700 Exposition Park Drive Los Angeles, CA 90037 URL * "KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" date: March 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019 Exhibition to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb, with over 150 authentic[!] artifacts from KV62, 60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt. It will later travel to Europe in January 2019 as part of a 10-city international tour. info: URL info: URL With trailer. info: English press release at URL info: Exhibition Artifact Highlights, slideshow at URL info: English press reports at URL URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL "(..) Tickets will go on sale Tuesday (..)." info: English press report at URL "(..) The exhibition includes 166 artifacts, not including the basic pieces of Tutankhamun, Anani said (...)" n) Newark Museum 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102-3176 URL * “Reopening Art of the Ancient Mediterranean Cultures” date: Fall 2017 - Ongoing info: URL "The Museum's art of the ancient Mediterranean cultures — Egypt, the Near East, Greece and Rome — includes one of the finest collections of ancient glass in the nation as well as classical antiquities that illustrates glassmaking over a 2,500 year period. The Egyptian Collection features the mummy case of Henet-Mer (pictured at left), as well as sculpture, writing and funerary objects that provide a view of life in ancient Egypt, from Neolithic times through the Roman period. Unusual holdings of the Coptic art of Christian Egypt include rare textiles, pottery, sculpture and paintings." The Egyptian collection is modest: URL o) Bowdoin College Museum of Art 9400 College Station, Brunswick ME 04011 URL * "AEGYPTUS: Egypt in the Greco-Roman World" date: February 2, 2017 - July 15, 2018 Exhibition about Egypt in the Greco-Roman period. info: URL info: English press report at URL With video about a 2nd c. Fayum Portrait. info: English press report at URL With description of the displays. p) Texas Museum of Science and Technology 1220 Toro Grande Dr., Cedar Park TX, 78613 URL * “Tutankhamun: Wonderful things from the Pharaoh’s Tomb” date: November 12, 2016 - TBA Travelling exhibition that features 124 (131) replicas of items from Tutankhamun's tomb. It has been at many North- American venues since 1996, most recently at Grey Roots Museum and Archive, Owen Sound, ON (May 7, 2016 - October 3, 2016). Will travel to the Cranbrook Institute of Science (February 3, 2017 - September 3, 2017). info: URL info: URL info: English press report at URL q) The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, URL * “Art and Peoples of the Kharga Oasis” date: October 11, 2017 – September 30, 2018 The exhibition will feature some 30 works from the excavations of the MMA in the Kharga Oasis, at sites dating to the third and seventh centuries A.D., a time of transition between the Roman and early Byzantine periods. On view will be ceramics, ostraca (pottery shards used as writing surfaces), jewelry from burials, glassware, coins, copies of frescoes with early Christian images, and early 20th-century site photography. info: URL info: press release at URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL r) - s) Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322 URL * “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” date: February 10, 2018 – November 11, 2018 The exhibition explores the role of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life through nearly thirty different representations of cats from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-famous Egyptian collection. Earlier at the Brooklyn Museum (July 24, 2013 - November 28, 2015), Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio (June 17, 2016 – September 11, 2016), the Dallas Museum of Art, Texas (October 7, 2016 – January 8, 2017), McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, Knoxville, TN (February 4, 2017 – May 7, 2017), Smithsonian's Freer | Sackler, D.C. (October 14, 2017 – January 15, 2018). info: source - URL info: URL info: English press report at URL "(..) the exhibition will feature more than 90 works of art including sculptures, textiles, luxury items and funerary objects dating from the Middle Kingdom to the Roman period." t) - u) - v) The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679 URL * "Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World" [was: “Egypt–Greece–Rome: Cultures in Contact”] date: March 27, 2018 – September 9, 2018 The exhibition explores the artistic interplay between these three cultures from the Bronze Age to Roman times (2000 BC–AD 300). info: URL "(..) The installation includes royal Egyptian stone vessels sent to Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece, Archaic Greek pottery and sculpture inspired by Egyptian models, superb portraits in Egyptian and Greek style created during Greek rule in Egypt, and remarkable religious images and luxury goods in made for Roman patrons in Italy." info: URL info: English press release at URL info: English press report at URL "(..) The largest museums of the world will lend approximately 200 artifacts for the exhibition (..) which examines the relations that developed among the civilizations from the Late Bronze Age to the post Roman era with focus on Egypt. Greece was asked to lend 25 antiquities and the Central Archaeological Council agreed to offer 20 of them. The five antiquities that will not be sent to the United States are very fragile or emblematic works such as the marble statue of Antinoos from Marathon that belongs to the National Archaeological Museum’s Egyptian Collection. (..)" info: English press report at URL w) - x) - y) - z) - za) - zb) Legion of Honor Lincoln Park, 100 34th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121 URL * “The Future of the Past: Mummies and Medicine” date: May 14, 2016 – August 26, 2018 The exhibition makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two of the Fine Arts Museums’ mummies (Irethorrou and “Hatason”). Besides an interactive virtual dissection table there are amulets and tomb furnishings on display. info: URL zc) - zd) The Field Museum 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496 * “Ancient Mediterranean Cultures in Contact” date: October 20, 2017 - April 29, 2018 The exhibition will feature an impressive array of Roman, Egyptian, Greek, and Etruscan objects and dives into a time when borders opened and civilizations began to interact. info: URL info: press release at URL info: English press report at URL * "Mummies" [was: Mummies: Images of the Afterlife"] date: March 16, 2018 - April 21, 2019 [was: February 24, 2018 – January 2019] Exhibition with over 20 mummies and dozens of other artifacts from the Field Museum, Chicago -- including the results of recent research (using CT scans, isotopic testing, and DNA analysis). Earlier at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (September 2015 - January 18, 2016), the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (October 8, 2016 – February 5, 2017), and the American Museum of Natural History, New York (March 20, 2017 – January 7, 2018). info: URL "(..) Mummies from the two places in the world with the longest and most interesting mummification traditions: ancient Egypt and ancient Peru. Comprised entirely of objects from The Field’s own collection, the exhibition includes 14 mummies, exquisitely painted coffins, stone sarcophagus fragments, ceramics, mummified animals, and mummy masks. Using non-invasive CT scanning, DNA analysis, and other cutting-edge technologies, Field Museum scientists pare back thousands of years and reveal the people behind gilded coffins and carefully wrapped bundles. Scans of the intricately wrapped “Gilded Lady” mummy of ancient Egypt reveal small details that show us what she looked like. Visitors will also be able to virtually explore the contents of never-opened Peruvian mummy bundles to discover the individuals within: children, mothers, and the objects their families lovingly buried with them. Each story uncovered paints a picture of people from a different time." info: URL ze) - zf) Utah Museum of Fine Arts Marcia & John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0350 URL * “Reopening museum” date: August 26, 2017 - Ongoing The museum has ancient Egyptian objects (models, stelae, jewellery, amulets, statuettes, a coffin) and Coptic items (e.g. textiles) in its permanent collections. info: URL info: cp. their Online database ‘Egypt’ at URL zg) COSI - Center of Science and Industry 333 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215 URL * “Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science” date: May 2018 - September 2018 Interactive exhibition featuring authentic artefacts, plus a human mummy and animal mummies, as well as scans, forensic facial reconstructions and a life-size rapid prototype of a mummy in a stage of "unwrapping." The artefacts are on loan from the Brooklyn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. The travelling exhibition started at COSI Columbus (May 30, 2009 - September 7, 2009) and has been at many American venues since, most recently at the Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia (January 30, 2016 - August 28, 2016), the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane (September 24, 2016 – January 6, 2017) and the Museum of Discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale (February 2017 - April 2017). info: source - URL zh) - zi) Art Museum of the University of Memphis 142 Communication and Fine Arts Bldg., 3750 Norriswood, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152-3200 * The Egyptian Gallery is closed date: April 24, 2017 - August 19, 2017. info: URL --CANADA-- a) Musée de la civilisation 85, rue Dalhousie, Quebec City (Québec) G1K 8R2 URL * “My 2000-year-old Double” date: October 24, 2018 - May 12, 2019 [was: May 23, 2018 - April 14, 2019] Exhibition in which 25-30 photographs of contemporary faces will be matched with works from the Greco-Roman and Egyptian collections of the Musée d'art et d'histoire in Geneva and the Fondation Gandur pour l'Art. info: URL b) Royal British Columbia Museum 675 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 URL * "Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs" [was: “Pharaoh - Life in Ancient Egypt”] date: May 18, 2018 — December 31, 2018 The exhibition includes 400 exhibits from international lenders, with 11 models of ancient Egyptian temples and 22 media stations to take visitors on a journey along the Nile. Currently in Ausstellungszentrum Lokschuppen, Rosenheim (24 March 2017 - 17 December 2017). info: URL "With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras. Be among the first in North America to see this staggering exhibition’s priceless ancient artifacts, such as the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of Hatshepsut and an ornate gold and garnet necklace from the Ptolemaic period. " info: source - URL URL URL c) Pointe-à-Callière, Cité d'archéologie et d'histoire de Montréal 350 Place Royale, Viex-Montréal (Québec), H2Y 3Y5 URL * "Reines d’Égypte" [Queens of Egypt] date: 10 April 2018 - 4 November 2018 Exhibition with 350 artefacts dealing with royal women (e.g., Nefertari, Ahmes-Nefertari, Tawosret, Hatshepsut), on loan from several museums, notably the Museo Egizio di Torino. It seems to be a variation of the exhibition that was in the Grimaldi Forum Monaco ("Reines d'Egypte", July 12, 2008 - September 10, 2008) and the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden ("Koninginnen van de Nijl", 18 November 2016 - 17 April 2017). Will later go to American venues. info: URL info: source - French press report at URL --UNITED KINGDOM-- a) Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology University College London Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT * “Exporting Egypt: where, why, whose?” date: 31 January 2017 - 29 April 2017 Exhibition that charts the politics of distribution of British excavations in Egypt between the 1880's and the 1980's. info: URL info: URL "(..) This website provides the story behind this dispersal. It is a resource for museums, researchers, and the public so that these widely spread artefacts might be re-located and better understood. (..)" b) - c) Touchstones Rochdale Heritage Gallery Touchstones Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AQ URL * "Ancient Egypt: Life along the River Nile" date: 27 May 2017 - 21 April 2018 The exhibition features objects from Rochdale’s own ancient Egyptian collection, many of the items having been excavated by Sir Flinder Petrie: vessels and pots, amulets, jewellery, mirrors, tools and animal mummies. info: URL d) Barnsley Museums Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT URL * "Resurrecting Ancient Egypt: A Monumental Yorkshire Journey" date: 28 October 2017 – 18 February 2018 Exhibition of photographs of Egyptianizing monuments in Yorkshire, curated by Joann Fletcher. info: URL info: [PDF] URL e) The Atkinson Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB * "Adventures in Egypt – Mrs Goodison & Other Travellers" date: 23 September 2017 - 10 March 2018 The exhibition combines objects from Mrs Goodison’s collection with masterpieces from UK and international collections (British Museum, Manchester Museum, The National Portrait Gallery, The Brooklyn Museum, USA, etc). Evoking the bustling Egyptian tourist scene of the 1890s, loans of sketches, letters, and objects will link Mrs Goodison with pioneering female collectors, writers, and excavators, including Amelia Edwards, founder of the Egypt Exploration Society. The exhibition will reunite Egyptian objects from the British Museum and the Petrie Museum that have not been seen together since their excavation over 120 years ago. info: URL info: video, featuring curator Tom Hardwick, at URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL "(..) The Atkinson exhibition brings many of these treasures back together. Many of them haven’t been seen since the 1890s, like the two famous busts of priests excavated from the Temple of Mut by Margaret Benson and her companion Janet Gourlet – together here for the first time in 120 years. (..)" Interviewing curator Tom Hardwick, and with many photos. f) Sir John Soane's Museum 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP URL * "Egypt Uncovered: Belzoni and the Tomb of Pharaoh Seti I" date: 11 October 2017 - 14 April 2018 Exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the re-discovery of the sarcophagus of Seti I in 1817. info: URL info: English press report at URL "(..) The exhibition will feature a high-resolution 3D digital scan of the sarcophagus [of Seti I] by Factum Arte, with a display of the real fragments of its broken lids. info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL With some photos. info: English press report at URL g) The Collection - Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire Courtyard Gallery Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP URL * "Photographing Tutankhamun" date: 10 November 2017 - 28 January 2018 The exhibition commemorates the 95th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun with more than two dozen digital scans from Harry Burton’s original excavation photographs (glass-plate negatives), plus newspaper and publicity materials from the 1920s and beyond, which show how the photographs were used in print. info: URL info: English press reports at URL URL info: blog entries by the curator, at URL With some photos of the displays. info: English press report at URL h) - i) Lyme Park, Cheshire Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR URL * “'Gifts for the Gods' - Animal Mummies Revealed” date: 10 March 2018 - 4 November 2018 Exhibition of some 60 Ancient Egyptian animal mummies, on loan from Manchester Museum, including results of X-rayings and CT scanning. Earlier at Manchester Museum (8 October 2015 - 17 April 2016), Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow (14 May 2016 - 4 September 2016), World Museum, Liverpool (14 October 2016 – 26 February 2017), and (as "Animal Mummies Uncovered") in Museum of Wigan Life (29 April 2017 - 13 January 2018). info: URL j) Victoria Gallery and Museum University of Liverpool, Ashton Street, Liverpool L69 3DR URL * “Book of the Dead: Passport through the Underworld” date: 21 October 2017 - September 2018 Exhibition that takes a journey through the ancient Egyptian underworld, via magical amulets, coffins and papyri. Recently at the Garstang Museum of Archaeology, Liverpool (19th May 2017 - 13th September 2017). info: URL info: English blog entry with a review and many photos - URL k) National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF * Closure of the Ancient Egypt Gallery for redevelopment date: 1 September 2014 - early 2019 [was: Autumn, 2018] info: URL info: URL "(..) two new galleries to open in 2018. The two galleries will showcase internationally important Ancient Egypt and East Asian collections. (..)" info: source - URL * "Ancient Egypt Rediscovered" - Re-Opening of the Ancient Egypt Gallery date: early 2019 - ongoing info: English press report at URL "(..) The two new galleries for Ancient Egyptian and East Asian artefacts at the National Museum of Scotland (..) have just secured a £1m Lottery funding boost and will house around 1,200 objects (..). Due to open at the Edinburgh museum in early 2019, [they] are part of the final stage in an £80m revamp project. (..)" With photos of some of the objects that will be on display (incl. a Gold signet ring with the name of Queen Nefertiti) l) Bolton Museum Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE URL * Closure for refurbishing a new Ancient Egyptian Gallery ("Eternal Egypt") date: 1 December 2016 - TBA, 2018 info: English press report at URL "The transformation of Bolton Museum to showcase its Ancient Egyptian treasures in a new multi-million pound gallery will start in December. Exhibitions and collections will be moved downstairs for visitors to enjoy while the upstairs is closed during the work. The new gallery Eternal Egypt will be built in the museum's current art gallery, history centre and temporary exhibition gallery. The centre piece will be the reproduction of the burial chamber of Thutmose III and the gallery will depict Bolton’s important links to ancient Egypt in a family-friendly and interactive exhibition. The museum — which is situated on the top floor of the building — will be closed to the public for the duration of the £3.5 million project. The main closure will come into effect on Thursday, December 1 (..). The museum is due to reopen to the public in 2018. (..)" With slideshow. * Opening of a new Ancient Egyptian Gallery ("Eternal Egypt") date: TBA, 2018 info: English press report at URL With images of how the new gallery will look. info: English press reports at URL URL URL info: English press reports at URL With slideshow of designs. URL URL "Fresh designs for Bolton Museum’s new Egyptology gallery have been drawn up for consideration and we’d like to know what you think of them! (..)" With drawings of designs. m) Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery * Closure for redevelopment date: 3 September 2016 - Spring 2020 info: English press report at URL "(..) The History Centre project will see the Museum and Art Gallery, Central Library and St Luke’s Church buildings transformed into a brand new cultural and heritage attraction. (..)" n) - o) - p) - q) World Museum William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN URL * Closure of the Ancient World gallery date: 7 September 2015 - April 2017 [was: till September 2016; was: February 2017] info: URL "The Ancient world gallery, which displays highlights from our ancient Egyptian, ancient Greek, Anglo-Saxon and Roman collections, is now closed until February 2017. It is closed to the public as the building works have now begun on an exciting new project to develop our ancient Egypt gallery. (..)" info: URL info: English press report at URL "World Museum Liverpool’s Ancient Egypt galleries are set to close on Sunday night at the start of a 12-month, £800,000 refurbishment. The redevelopment will treble the number of artefacts on display – some of which have never shown publicly before. A a new ‘Mummy Room’ will be created to display 12 of the museum’s collection of mummies, twice the number currently on show. (..)" With a slide-show of the current/old galleries. info: English press report at URL "(..) But around 3,000 [Egyptian] items were destroyed when Liverpool Museum was bombed by the Luftwaffe during the May Blitz of 1941, with an incendiary bomb causing structural and fire damage at the William Brown Street landmark. (..)" With a slide-show of the pre-WWII galleries and the destruction. info: English press report at URL * Re-opening of the Ancient Egypt gallery date: 28 April 2017 [was: mid April 2017] - ongoing info: URL URL URL URL "(..) More than 2,000 objects will be displayed in the new gallery, which includes a ‘mummy room’ featuring 12 mummies. (..)" URL info: URL "(..) The extended gallery will see the reopening of a Mummy Room for the first time in 150 years. With a total of 10 mummies on display, this will be the UK’s largest display of mummies outside of London. Visitors will find out about Liverpool’s long connection to excavations in Egypt and Sudan, and how thousands of artefacts made their way into the Museum. The new, enhanced gallery will see around 1,000 key objects displayed including many items that have never been on public display before. (..)" info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL info: English press report at URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL info: blog report at URL With a video of the moving of two Sekhmet statues. info: English press reports at URL URL info: English blog report at URL "(..) Also new on display, and displayed for the first time, is a reassembled Predynastic burial (3200 BC), discovered in the desert sand in 1906 by John Garstang of the University of Liverpool. (..)" URL With photos and a video [2:19 mins] that includes a sneak-preview (featuring curator Ashley Cooke). info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL info: English press report at URL With a video of a tour of the exhibits. --THE NETHERLANDS-- a) Belasting & Douane Museum Parklaan 14-16, 3016 BB Rotterdam URL * “Van farao tot fiscus - Belastingen in de oudheid” [From Pharaoh to Fiscal System - Taxes in Antiquity] date: 13 December 2017 - 18 March 2018 Exhibition on the history of taxes, with loans from the Vrije Universiteit/Bijzondere Collecties, the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, the Nederlands Instituut Nabije Oosten, and the Papyrologisch Instituut. info: URL b) Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (National Museum of Antiquities) Rapenburg 28, 2311 EW Leiden URL * "Al 200 jaar van nu" [was: “Voor Oudheden naar Leiden”] date: 25 April 2018 - 2 September 2018 Exhibition at the occassion of 200 years of Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (founded in 1818), with 200 objects from the collection (including ancient Egyptian artefacts). info: URL * “Goden van Egypte” date: Winter 2018-2019 info: source - URL c) Stedelijk Museum Zwolle Melkmarkt 41, Zwolle URL * “Keuzes, verhalen bij museumschatten” date: 21 February 2017 - TBA [2nd prolongation?; was: till 1 October 2017] [prolongation; was: till 7 May 2017] info: URL info: Dutch press report at URL "(..) Centraal staat de Egyptische mummie van Zwolle uit ongeveer 600 voor Christus, ooit meegenomen door dominee Van Senden of Anthony van Dedem. (..)" d) Allard Pierson Museum Oude Turfmarkt 127 1012 GC Amsterdam URL * “Live restauratie mummiekist” date: 30 November 2017 - March 2018 info: URL info: Dutch press report at URL --GERMANY-- a) Museum Folkwang Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen * "Nofretete, Ramses und Osiris. Die Ägyptische Sammlung" [Nefertiti, Ramesses and Osiris. The Egyptian Collection] date: 30 September 2017 - 2 April 2018 The exhibition spotlights 150 objects frmo the ancient Egyptian collection of Museum Folkwang, including a head of Nefertiti ("von einer Grenzsteele aus Tell el-Armarna"). info: (in German) URL info: (in English) URL "The collection history of Museum Folkwang reflects the multifaceted cultural interests of Karl Ernst Osthaus at the beginning of the 20th century. (...) Karl Ernst Osthaus also succeeded in compiling an overview of the artistic and artisanal production of Ancient Egypt, from the beginnings of Egyptian history, the period of the unification of the two kingdoms (Dynasty 0, around 3100–3000 BCE), the prehistorical period via the end of political history (332 BCE) right through to the Roman era. Almost all the objects originated in tombs or relate in some way to the veneration of the dead. (...) The current presentation of the Egyptian Collection at Museum Folkwang clearly shows that Osthaus did not specifically seek to compile an encyclopaedic collection. Rather, alongside fascination for the objects, their aesthetic effect was particularly important to him – wholly in keeping with his approach of aesthetically training society. Although not acquired by Osthaus, the head of Nefertiti will draw attention owing to its striking, recognizable form and will be surrounded by further monumental stone works, figures and reliefs. We show early bronzes, tiny amulets of graceful elegance alternating with vessels made of exquisite stone and simple clay." info: German press reports (among many) at URL "Erstmalig zeigt das Museum Folkwang seine ägyptische Sammlung mit Spitzenwerke wie der Kopf der ägyptischen Königin Nofretete aus dem 13. Jahrhundert vor Christus." URL "(..) Die Objekte fanden zumeist in der Totenverehrung Verwendung, wie etwa Gefäße für Öle, Salben und Schminke. Auch Reliefs und Skulpturen sind zu sehen. Gezeigt wird auch eines der Hauptwerke der Sammlung, eine Kopfskulptur der ägyptischen Königin Nofretete aus dem 13. Jahrhundert vor Christus. Der Kopf schmückte einst eine der vierzehn Grenzstelen der Residenz des Pharaos Amenophis IV. in Tell el-Amarna, wie das Museum mitteilte. Historische Fotografien ägyptischer Monumente ergänzen die Schau." URL URL info: photo of the Nefertiti head (different angle): URL info: German press report at URL "Erstmalig zeigt das Museum Folkwang seine ägyptische Sammlung Nofretete, Ramses und Osiris noch bis Anfang April kommenden Jahres. Es befinden sich darunter Spitzenwerke wie der Kopf der ägyptischen Königin Nofretete aus dem 13. Jh. vor Christi." info: English press report at URL With slideshow of photos of objects. info: German press report at URL "Erstmalig zeigt das Museum Folkwang seine ägyptische Sammlung Nofretete, Ramses und Osiris (bis 2. April 2018) als neue Präsentation im Helm/Helmet/Yelmo des kubanischen Künstlerduos Los Carpinteros. Es befinden sich darunter Spitzenwerke wie der Kopf der ägyptischen Königin Nofretete aus dem 13. Jh. v. Chr. (...) Die Sammlung des Museum Folkwang umfasst 150 Objekte von den Anfängen der ägyptischen Zeit, der Reichs- einigungszeit (Dynastie 0, um 3100 – 3000 v. Chr.), bis in die römische Zeit (300 v. Chr. bis 300 nach Chr.). Die Objekte stammen zum größten Teil aus dem Bereich der Totenverehrung; darunter finden sich Gefäße für Öle, Salben, Schminke- gefertigt aus buntem, dauerhaftem Hartgestein wie Diorit, Alabaster und Basalt. Neben den Gefäßen und zahlreichen Amuletten sind auch Reliefs und Skulpturen ausgestellt. Die ägyptische Sammlung wurde nach Osthaus‘ Tod 1921 einzig durch den Ankauf des fast lebensgroßen Kopfes der Nofretete in den 1960er Jahren erweitert. Der Kopf schmückte eine der vierzehn Grenzstelen der Residenz des Pharaos Amenophis IV. (1353 – 1336 v. Chr.) in Tell el-Amarna. Die Nofretete in Essen wird der letzten Phase der ägyptischen Hochkultur zugeordnet und ist zugleich eines der Hauptwerke der Ägyptischen Sammlung des Museum Folkwang. (...)" b) Völkerkundemuseum Hauptstraße 235, 69117 Heidelberg URL * “Ägypten. Eine faszinierende Zeitreise. Fotografien von Helmut R. Schulze” [Egypt. A fascinating time travel. Photographs by Helmut R. Schulze] date: 28 January 2018 - 3 June 2018 Photographic exhibition that shows the history, population and landscape of Egypt through time. The photographer Helmut R. Schulze has been traveling through Egypt for the last 40 years. info: URL info: German press reports at URL "(...) Es ist denn auch die Stärke seiner Bilderschau, dass sie Ägypten nicht nur als historisch ergiebige Region vorstellt, sondern die Gegenwart mit einbezieht, indem das Leben in den Städten wie im ländlichen Bereich berücksichtigt wird." URL "(..) Eine Gefahr freilich geht von der Ausstellung aus: Sie vermag heftiges Fernweh auszulösen. (..)" c) Museum August Kestner Trammplatz 3, 30159 Hannover URL * "O Isis und Osiris. Freimaurer und Ägypten“ [O Isis and Osiris. Freemason and Egypt] date: 31 August 2017 - 24 June 2018 [prolongation; was: till 25 February 2018] Exhibition about the presumed ancient Egyptian (Egyptianizing) roots of Freemasonry, arranged based on themes from Mozart's "Zauberflöte"; includes original pharaonic artefacts. info: URL info: URL "Aufgrund des Sethos-Romans des Abbé de Tresson berief sich die Freimaurerei von Anbeginn an auf "ägyptische Mysterien", auf die Überwindung der Nichtexistenz für ausschließlich Eingeweihte dieser Mysterien. Ägypten ist deshalb bis in die Gegenwart omnipräsent in der internationalen Freimaurerei und auch ihren Unterformen (zum Beispiel Rosenkreuzer). Freimaurer-Tempel sind deshalb sehr häufig in ägyptischem Stil gebaut. (..)" info: German press report at URL "(..) Mit Exponaten wie einer altägyptischen Flöte oder auch einer jener Rasseln, die einst ägyptische Priester benutzt haben, widmet sich diese Ausstellung nicht nur der Beziehung zwischen Musik und Ägyptologie. Sie nimmt sich, wiederum aktuell, auch das Beziehungsgefüge zwischen Ägypten, der Freimaurerei und Hannover vor. (..)" info: German press report at URL "Vor 300 Jahren gründeten sich in London die ersten Freimaurerlogen. Von Anfang an hatte die ägyptische Kultur große Bedeutung für die Freimaurer, die ihre Tempel häufig im ägyptischen Stil errichteten. Was fanden sie am alten Ägypten so faszinierend? Diese Frage steht seit Kurzem im Mittelpunkt der Ausstellung 'O Isis und Osiris – Ägyptens Mysterien und die Freimaurer' des Museums August Kestner in Hannover. Dort finden sich zahlreiche Objekte, die für die Ägypter als auch für die Freimaurer von Bedeutung sind: ein Amulette mit Senklot, ein 4000 Jahre alter Meißel, eine Sphinx-Statue, ein kleiner Obelisk, Teile eines Tempelfensters, ein kleiner roher Stein, alles aus Ägypten. (..)" d) Kulturscheune Am-Satonévri-Platz 1, 68519 Viernheim * "Ägypten-Stadt-Land-Fluss" [Egypt-city-land-river] date: 22 November 2017 - TBA Exhibition of 40 photographs of famous places in Egypt, of excavations and cultural treasures, taken by Michael Höveler-Müller during the last five years. in fo: German press reports at URL "(..) Zur Eröffnung seiner Fotoausstellung 'Ägypten-Stadt-Land- Fluss' in der Kulturscheune hielt er nun einen Lichtbildervortrag mit dem Titel: 'Der Hatschepsut-Krimi'. In der Ausstellung werden rund 40 von Höveler-Müller selbst während seines rund fünfjährigen Aufenthaltes in Ägypten fotografierten Bilder präsentiert. Sie gewähren ausdrucksstarke und selten Einblicke in Ausgrabungen, entführen an berühmte Stätten - wie den Hatschepsut-Tempelund die Pyramiden - zeigen die magische Landschaft des Nils mit seinen palmenbestandenen Ufern und stellen atemberaubende Kulturschätze dar. (..)" e) Martin-Gropius-Bau Niederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin URL * "Ägyptens Versunkene Schätze" ["Egypt’s Sunken Treasures"] date: cancelled [was: 15 April 2016 - 15 August 2016] info: source - URL "(..) Eröffnet wurde die Ausstellung in Paris im September von Frankreichs Präsidenten François Hollande. Ob sie auch in Deutschland zu sehen sein wird, ist noch nicht absehbar. Das sei derzeit nicht geplant, sagt Goddio. (..)" f) Ägyptisches Museum – Georg Steindorff – der Universität Leipzig Goethestraße 2, 04109 Leipzig URL * “In Stein gemeißelt – in Gips gegossen. Historische Gipsabgüsse des Altorientalischen Instituts der Universität Leipzig” date: 25 January 2018 - 27 May 2018 Exhibition of historical plaster casts from the University of Leipzig. Note they are mostly of ancient Mesopotamian artefacts. info: URL info: minicatalogue/Begleitheft (in PDF) - URL info: German press report at URL "Die /Ausstellung/ im Ägyptischen Museum thematisiert zum einen die Abgüsse, ihre Geschichte und ihre Verbreitung und demonstriert die Herstellungstechnik. Zum anderen soll die spannende Kulturgeschichte des Alten Orients anhand der Objekte auszugsweise vorgestellt werden. (..)" g) Bibliotheca Albertina Ausstellungsraum, Beethovenstraße 6, 04107 Leipzig URL * “Wissenschaft verwickelt. Mumienbinden in der Universitätsbibiothek Leipzig” date: 11 January 2018 - 18 March 2018 info: URL "(..) Mumienbinden mit hieratischen oder hieroglyphischen Beschriftungen gehörten zu den "beliebtesten" Objekten, die im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert im Antikenhandel erworben werden konnten. Sie fanden dadurch ihren Weg in zahlreiche europäische Sammlungen mit Aegyptiaca, so auch in die Papyrussammlung der Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig. Erste Belege für schmale beschriftete Mumienbinden stammen aus dem späten 5. Jh. v. Chr. Sicher nachzuweisen sind sie von der 30. Dynastie an (um 380 v. Chr.) bis in die ausgehende Ptolemäerzeit (1. Jh. v. Chr.), womöglich sogar bis in die frühe Römerzeit (1. Jh. n. Chr.). Für die Mumienbinden wurde ausschließlich Leinen verwendet, wobei die Binden nicht als schmale Leinenstreifen gewebt worden sind, sondern von größeren Tüchern abgerissen wurden. (..)" With examples. h) Internationales Keramik-Museum Luitpoldstr. 25, 92637 Weiden URL * “Zu Gast in Weiden – Das besondere Objekt aus dem Museum Ägyptischer Kunst München: Ein Bierkrug. 500 Jahre Reinheitsgebot in Bayern – 5000 Jahre Bier in Ägypten” date: 23 April 2017 - 24 September 2017 [was: 18 December 2016 - Spring 2017] Displays a dyn. 4-5 beer jar (on loan). info: [PDF] URL info: German press report at URL i) Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum Am Steine 1-2, D-31134 Hildesheim URL * “Städte - Burgen - Pyramiden. Kulturwelten im LEGO Format“ date: 22 October 2017 - 22 April 2018 Exhibition that recreates world cultures and monuments in Lego stones, including ancient Egypt. Also original artefacts from the Museum's collection will be on display. info: URL info: German press reports at URL URL j) - k) Gustav-Lübcke-Museum Neue Bahnhofstraße 9, 59065 Hamm URL * “Mumien - Der Traum vom ewigen Leben” [Mummies: The Dream of Eternal Life] date: 3 December 2017 - 17 June 2018 Exhibition with 40 human mummies (from different cultures) and 20 animal mummies. Earlier at the Drents Museum, Assen (4 February 2014 - 31 August 2014, "Mummies - Surviving after Death"), the Magyar Természettudományi Múzeum, Budapest (1 October 2014 - 17 May 2015, "World of Mummies"), Musée National d'Histoire et d'Art, Marché-aux-Poissons, Luxembourg (12 June 2015 - 10 January 2016, "Momies - Un rêve d'éternité"), Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim (12 February 2016 - 28 August 2016, "Mumien der Welt"). info: URL info: Flyer - pdf-file (186 KB) URL info: German press reports at URL "Ägyptische Mumien, Moorleichen, südamerikanische Mumienbündel, eine Mutter mit Säugling aus einer Gruft oder eine Buddha-Figur mit einem Mönch darin: Die Sonderausstellung 'Mumien – Der Traum vom ewigen Leben' zeigt im Gustav-Lübcke-Museum in Hamm (ab 3. Dezember) 100 Ausstellungsstücke aus einem Zeitraum von 4000 Jahren. Aus der eigenen Sammlung stammt die Replik einer im Krieg verbrannten ägyptischen Mumie. 'Anhand eines Bildes konnte der Kopf in einem 3-D-Drucker rekonstruiert werden', sagt Direktor Daniel Spanke. (..)" URL info: German press report at URL l) - m) - n) Kultur- Und Stadthistorisches Museum Duisburg Johannes-Corputius-Platz 1, 47051 Duisburg URL * "Die Götter beschenken" date: 3 December 2017 - 28 October [was: 15 July] 2018 info: URL info: URL URL info: German press report at URL "(..) „Der Schwerpunkt wird auf der griechischen und römischen Antike liegen, aber wir können das durch Exponate aus Ägypten, Kleinasien und aus dem alten Amerika anreichern.“ (..)" o) Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover Willy-Brandt-Allee 5, D-30169 Hannover URL * "Silberglanz. Von der Kunst des Alters" [Shine of silver. On the art of (old) age] date: 29 September 2017 - 18 February 2018 Exhibition on portraits of old age from Ancient Egypt to modern times. info: URL info: German press report at URL "(..) Dies ist schon beim ältesten Stück der Ausstellung der Fall, einem fragmentarischen Quarzit-Kopf des Pharaos Sesostris III. aus dem 19. Jahrhundert vor Christus. Erhalten ist nur der obere Teil; unter dem herrscherlichen Kopfschmuck wirken die halb von den Lidern bedeckten Augen so müde, als hätten sie nur den Wunsch, sich für immer schließen zu dürfen. (..)" p) - q) - r) - s) - t) - u) - v) - w) Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen - Museum Weltkulturen D5, 68159 Mannheim URL * "Ägypten - Land der Unsterblichkeit" [Egypt - land of immortality] date: October 1, 2017 - permanent (reopening; was: 16 November 2014 - 30 July 2017) The exhibition is thematically oriented and will display all aspects of ancient Egyptian art and culture, from the early beginnnings to the Coptic period. Highlights will be the brilliantly illustrated BD of an Amenemhat which is 9 m long and outstanding findings from the Giza necropolis. A reconstruction of the tomb of the mayor of Thebes [Sennefer] will allow the visitor to dip into the exciting world of Egypt. info: URL info: German press report at URL "Nach einer mehrwöchigen Umbaupause stoßen die Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen (rem) das Tor zum Reich der Pharaonen wieder auf. Die Sonderausstellung 'Ägypten - Land der Unsterblichkeit' ist ab 1. Oktober 2017 dauerhaft im Museum Weltkulturen in D 5 zu sehen." * “Stein(h)art. Gefäße von ewiger Schönheit” date: 11 November 2018 - 24 February 2019 Exhibition about craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, with the focus on stone vessels. info: source - URL x) Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen - Museum Zeughaus C5, 68159 Mannheim URL * “MUMIEN – Geheimnisse des Lebens” date: 16 September 2018 - 31 March 2019 Traveling exhibition with 50 animal and human mummies from the world's cultures, plus the results of mummy research. info: URL info: URL URL info: German press report at URL "(..) Zehn Jahre lang reiste die von den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen konzipierte Mumien-Ausstellung um die Welt. Nach Stationen auf zwei Kontinenten, sieben Ländern und drei Millionen Besuchern kommt sie wieder nach Mannheim. (..)" --AUSTRIA-- a) Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Josefsplatz 1, 1015 Wien URL * “Schatzkammer des Wissens. 650 Jahre Österreichische Nationalbibliothek” date: 26 January 2018 - 13 January 2019 info: URL info: German press report at URL "Die am Freitag anlaufende Ausstellung zum 650. Jahresjubiläum der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (ÖNB) führt nicht nur an deren historische Anfänge: Das Evangeliar des Johannes von Troppau, 1368 gefertigt und allererstes bis heute im Bestand befindliches Werk, gilt als ihr Gründungskodex. Auch elf weitere Trouvaillen sind konservatorisch so empfindlich, dass sie nur für kurze Zeit gezeigt werden können. Darunter eine ägyptische Papyrusurkunde aus dem 2. Jahrhundert, die Originalhandschrift von Mozarts "Requiem" (1791) oder das Aquarell "Bengalischer Tiger aus der Menagerie in Schönbrunn" (um 1799) des Hofbotanikmalers Matthias Schmutzer. (..)" b) MAMUZ Museum Mistelbach Waldstraße 44-46, 2130 Mistelbach * “Faszination PYRAMIDEN” date: 3 March 2018 - 25 November 2018 Exhibition about pyramids and obelisks, and the influence of such ancient Egyptian symbols on later art and architecture. info: URL "(..) Statuen, Grabreliefs, Siegelringe, Modelle und Kunstobjekte sowie die Rekonstruktion einer Grabkammer geben Einblick in die Jenseitsvorstellungen und Kulte der Alten Ägypter. Pyramiden und Obelisken dienten weltweit als Quelle der Inspiration für viele Lebensbereiche - von Rom über London, New York, Paris und Wien zieren sie das Stadtbild. Die Ausstellung zeigt den Einfluss des Ägypten-Kults auf Kunst, Architektur, Mode, Musik und Handwerk. Eine Faszination, die bis heute andauert." info: German press reports at URL URL info: German press reports at URL "(..) Statuen, Grabreliefs, Modelle und Kunstobjekte sowie die Rekonstruktion einer Grabkammer geben Einblick in die Jenseitsvorstellungen und Kulte der Alten Ägypter. „Die Ausstellung zeigt den Einfluss des Ägypten-Kults auf Kunst, Architektur, Mode, Musik und Handwerk. (..)" info: German press report at URL "Derzeit wird die neue Ausstellung 'Pyramiden' im MAMUZ Mistelbach aufgebaut, die zentrale Totenkammer steht bereits, die Ausstellungsarchitektur rundherum wird gerade errichtet. (..)" --EGYPT-- a) Museum of Egyptian Antiquities Maydan El Tahrir, Cairo * "À l'Oeuvre on connaît l'artisant... de Pharaon ! - Un siècle de recherches Françaises à Deir el-Medina 1917-2017" / "The Artisans of Pharaoh through their Artworks. A Century of French Research in Deir el-Medina 1917-2017" date: 21 December 2017 - 5 February 2018 (Opening December 21, 2017; 18:00) The exhibition, dedicated to Deir el-Medina, intends to commemorate a century of archaeological work (1917-2017) conducted by l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) at the site; it gathers 52 objects originating from the site, preserved in the Egyptian Museum of Cairo, and documents and photos from the IFAO archives. info: French/English press release at URL info: English press report at URL "(..) Among the most important objects are a statue of Sanejem, lintels of kings Amenhotep I and II, as well as a painted limestone ostraca. (...)" With photos of some of the objects on display, info: English press report at URL With slideshow. info: English press report at URL With a few photos. info: French press report at URL "Pour célébrer 100 ans de fouille française à Deir Al-Médina à Louqsor, le Musée égyptien du Caire organise, jusqu’au 5 février, au rez-de-chaussée dans la salle 44, une exposition consacrée aux objets trouvés sur ce site et conservés dans les entrepôts du musée. (..)" * "Forgotten discoveries: The Tomb of the Priests and Priestess of Amun" date: TBA Exhibition about the Deir al-Bahri cache. info: source - MoA Newsletter 8 b) - c) Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum URL * “Abu Simbel: 200 Years After the Passing of Sheikh Ibrahim Burckhardt” date: 13 November 2017 - 13 February 2018 Exhibition of photographic displays dedicated to the travels of Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. info: URL --ITALY-- a) Montevergini - Galleria Civica Arte Contemporanea Via Santa Lucia alla Badia 1, 96100 Siracusa SR * "La porta dei sacerdoti, i sarcofagi di Deir el-Bahari. Esposizione e restauro in pubblico” [The door of priests, the sarcophagi of Deir el-Bahari. Exhibition and restoration in public] date: 9 March 2017 - 15 April 2018 [prolongation; was: till 7 November 2017] Exhibition of a mummy and coffins that are on loan from the Musées royaux d'Art et d'Histoire (Bruxelles). Visitors can also look at restoration work in a mobile laboratory. info: URL info: URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian blog report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL With a video [2:14 mins.] and a (link to a) photo gallery. URL URL Includes a video report [3:53 mins.]. URL With video (of installation and opening). info: Italian press report at URL "Si intitola 'La porta dei sacerdoti' la mostra allestita alla Galleria Montevergini di Ortigia, nell’ambito delle celebrazioni per festeggiare i 2.750 anni della città. In mostra 139 reperti prestati, per la prima volta, dai 'Musei reali del Belgio' tra cui una mummia di un bimbo e preziosi sarcofagi rinvenuti a Deir el Bahari: si tratta del complesso di templi funerari egizi sulla riva del Nilo, di fronte alla città di Luxor. (..)" info: Italian press report at URL "Una mostra a misura d’uomo, oseremo dire, grazie a degli spazi contenuti e non dispersivi che, nelle varie esposizioni allestite per il mondo, spesso, stancano il visitatore oltre misura. La location, infatti, la Galleria Civica Montevergini, offre al visitatore tre principali spazi espositivi. Un preambolo costituito da un piccolo ambiente ospitante tra bacheche, proprio all’inizio della mostra. Un corridoio ad ospitare i sarcofagi e alcune teche contenenti i corredi funebri, caratterizzati da un vasto numero di statuine blu cobalto, quasi elettrico. Ed, infine, una sala laboratorio, dentro la quale si possono ammirare i passaggi delicati e particolareggiati del lavoro di restauro, operato per recuperare al meglio i preziosi coperchi che il mondo fantasioso e mistico degli antichi egizi ci ha lasciato in eredità, nonostante i ripetuti saccheggi distruttivi delle generazioni che ci hanno preceduto." info: Italian press report at URL With some photos. info: Italian press report at URL "Nuove importanti possibilità di collaborazione nel segno delle reciprocità potrebbero nascere tra il Comune di Siracusa e le sue strutture museali da una parte e i Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire di Bruxelles dall'altra. L'idea è stata lanciata oggi, in occasione della presenza a Siracusa del direttore generale dei Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire di Bruxelles, Alexandra De Poorter. L'assessore alla Cultura del Comune di Siracusa, Francesco Italia, ha auspicato la realizzazione di mostre sul patrimonio culturale siracusano in terra belga." Includes a video report [3:08 mins.]. info: Italian press report at URL "L'arte di strada e l'antico Egitto. Cos'hanno in comune? In pratica poco e niente. Se non fosse che il festival 'Meraviglia!', in programma domani, sabato 22 luglio, a Monterosso Almo, a partire dalle 21, ospiterà un punto promozionale-informativo dell'Istituto europeo del restauro, ente non a scopo di lucro organizzatore della mostra 'La Porta dei Sacerdoti.I sarcofagi egizi di Deir el Bahari' attualmente in fase di svolgimento a Siracusa." info: Italian press report at URL "L'esposizione permette di ammirare il cuore della collezione egizia del Museo Reale Belga, una delle più importanti e prestigiose collezioni a livello europeo, e di vivere l'innovativa esperienza del restauro in diretta. Si potranno scoprire i tesori di Bab el-Gasus, letteralmente "La Porta dei Sacerdoti": i meravigliosi sarcofagi decorati e gli affascinanti reperti provenienti dal famoso Nascondiglio di Deir el-Bahari, una straordinaria tomba ipogea scoperta nel 1891 sulla riva occidentale del Nilo che conservava i resti dei Sacerdoti e delle Sacerdotesse di Amon della XXI Dinastia (1070-900 a.C.). Oltre ai preziosi sarcofagi si potranno ammirare importanti reperti quali il papiro di Leopoldo II, la mummia di un bambino, oggetti dei corredi funerari, ushabti e tavole di mummia. Ma non si tratta di una semplice mostra ma di un vero evento esperienziale. (..)" b) Complesso monumentale di San Sisto Via Tirrenia 14, Montalto di Castro * "Egizi - Etruschi. Da Eugene Berman allo Scarabeo Dorato" [Egyptians and Etrucsans. From Eugene Berman to the Golden Scarab] date: 14 June 2017 (18:00) - 30 September 2017 [prolongation; was: till 16 July 2017] info: URL info: Italian press report at URL "A Montalto di Castro (VT), fino al 30 settembre, la mostra 'Egizi Etruschi' che mette a confronto i due grandi popoli protagonisti della storia del Mediterraneo. Un’importante occasione per presentare al pubblico, per la prima volta, e mettere a confronto con i reperti egizi trovati a Vulci, alcuni preziosi oggetti egizi provenienti dalla collezione di Eugene Berman, pittore, illustratore e scenografo russo, ma anche collezionista d’arte; reperti che acquistò durante i suoi viaggi in Egitto tra il 1964 e il 1965." c) - d) Ex Convento dei Crociferi Catania * "Missione Egitto 1903-1920. L’avventura archeologica M.A.I. raccontata " [Mission Egypt 1903-1920. The archaeological adventure M.A.I. (will be) told] date: TBA (was: Autumn 2017) The exhibition tells the story of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Egypt between 1903 and 1920, under the guidance of Ernesto Schiaparelli. Currently at the Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino (11 March 2017 - 10 September 2017). info: source - Italian press reports at URL "(..) "La Mostra Missione Egitto, che attualmente e' aperta al Museo Egizio di Torino - ha aggiunto Leon - proseguira' a Catania. La tappa di Catania risulta propedeutica a un'eventuale apertura di una sezione egizia, ma e' altresi' strategica per incrementare la visibilita' del brand Museo Egizio e per diffondere la conoscenza delle proprie collezioni. (..)" URL "(..) La prima scadenza fissata è per ottobre, mese in cui le stanze dovranno ospitare i primi manufatti del Museo Egizio." info: Italian press reports at URL "Il Museo Egizio è sempre più vicino a Catania. Nella sede del Mibact, è stato firmato il protocollo d’intesa per la realizzazione a Catania della mostra temporanea ‘Missione Egitto 1903 -1920’ e dell’esposizione museale ‘Egizio e Catania’ che ufficializza la collaborazione tra le tre istituzioni per lo sviluppo di un nuovo progetto culturale. (..)" URL URL * "Egizio e Catania" [Opening of an annexe of the Museo Egizio di Torino] date: TBA, 2018 [Was: April 2017] - Ongoing info: Italian press reports at URL "Ora è ufficiale: la sezione distaccata del Museo Egizio di Torino aprirà ad Aprile 2017. (...) L’apertura di una sezione staccata del Museo Egizio di Torino a Catania sarà concretizzata in un’ala vasta circa mille metri quadrati del Convento dei Crociferi, che ancora oggi necessita delle ultime migliorie per essere pronto all’ allestimento del museo entro i primi mesi del 2017, dato che già in primavera si apriranno i battenti. (..)" info: Italian press reports at URL URL Things seem to be much more uncertain than was announced before... URL URL info: Italian press release at URL info: Italian press report at URL "(..) La mostra sarà allestita in uno spazio espositivo di circa 530 mq, ricavato all’interno del Palazzo dei Crociferi. Il progetto è nato con il Protocollo d’Intesa firmato il 24 novembre 2017 tra la Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino, la Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la Città Metropolitana di Torino ed il Comune di Catania. Per dare avvio al progetto il Comune di Catania e la Fondazione hanno programmato una mostra temporanea dal titolo “Missione Egitto 1903-1920”, della durata massima di 9 mesi, che verrà allestita nel corso del 2018 sotto la responsabilità del Comune di Catania negli spazi del Nuovo Museo e nell’ambito della quale la Fondazione effettuerà un prestito di determinati reperti. (..)" e) - f) Accademia d'Egitto Via Omero, 4 - 00197 Roma URL * "Egitto dal cielo, 1914. La riscoperta del fotografo pioniere, prigioniero, professionista Theodor Kofler" [Egypt from the Sky, 1914. The rediscovery of the photographer pioneer, prisoner, professional Theodor Kofler] date: 16 April 2015 - TBA The exhibition, conceived and curated by Professor Patrizia Piacentini, celebrates the centennial of the first aerial photographs of ancient Egyptian monuments, collected in an amazing album preserved in the Egyptological Archives of the Università degli Studi di Milano since 2001. Despite his skills, Kofler, as a photographer, was until now almost unknown. He has been rediscovered thanks to research of the Milanese Chair of Egyptology, started more than 10 years ago and undertaken in different European and African countries. Earlier at the Università degli Studi di Milano (11 February 2015 - 13 March 2015). info: URL info: Italian press report at URL g) Palazzo dei Papi di Viterbo Piazza San Lorenzo, 8 – 01100 Viterbo, Lazio URL * TBA date: May 2018 - November 2018 Exhibition of some 250 to 300 replicas of (mostly) KV62 objects. info: English press reports at URL "(..) The reproductions, at the end of the show, will be put on sale (..)" URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL info: Italian press report URL info: Italian press report at URL "(..) una sorta di viaggio nella storia dei faraoni, con repliche di tesori antichi realizzati con le stesse tecniche e gli stessi materiali di tremila anni fa. Tra questi, riproduzioni fedeli di parte del tesoro di Tutankhamon. Oltre a questi oggetti, arriveranno le riproduzioni di icone che mostrano il radicamento della comunità cristiano-coopta in quei luoghi. (..)" h) - i) Museo Archeologico di Milano Corso Magenta, 15, 20123 Milano "Milano in Egitto: Gli scavi di Achille Vogliano nel Fayum] [was: "Milano in Egitto. Gli scavi di Achille Vogliano a Tebtynis e Medînet Mâdi"] [Milan in Egypt. Excavations of Achille Vogliano in the Fayum] date: 17 May [was: 20 April] 2017 - 13 May 2018 [prolongation; was: till 15 December 2017] The exhibition presents the discoveries of Achille Vogliano, papyrologist and professor of the University of Milan, who participated in excavations campaigns in Tebtunis and Medinet Madi in the 1930s. info: URL info: Italian press reports at URL "Al Civico Museo Archeologico (corso Magenta 15) fino al 15 dicembre è aperta la mostra 'Milano in Egitto. Gli scavi di Achille Vogliano nel Fayum', con reperti e opere provenienti da Tebtynis e Medînet Mâdi (Egitto), due importanti località indagate dal papirologo milanese negli anni Trenta del ‘900. Le campagne di scavo condotte da Vogliano nel Fayum hanno incrementato la conoscenza di questa regione, rilevante per la storia dell’antico Egitto, arricchendo la collezione milanese. (..)" URL "(..) I reperti in mostra danno un’immagine vivida della vita di un villaggio egizio di età greco-romana e consentono di ripercorrere l’evoluzione della cultura egizia in quel periodo, mettendone in luce il carattere multietnico e la riuscita integrazione di culture diverse. (..)" URL With a slideshow. info: Italian press reports at URL URL With a slideshow. URL URL URL URL URL "I reperti in mostra danno un’immagine di come fosse un villaggio egizio di età greco-romana e permettono di ripercorrere l’evoluzione della cultura egizia in quel periodo, mettendone in luce la riuscita integrazione di culture diverse. La mostra, aperta al pubblico dal 17 maggio al 15 dicembre, si avvale anche della documentazione fotografica degli scavi conservata presso la Civica Biblioteca Archeologica ed è il frutto della collaborazione tra il Civico Museo Archeologico di Milano, il centro papirologico Achille Vogliano dell’Università degli Studi di Milano e la cattedra di Egittologia dell’Università di Pisa, che ha continuato l’indagine archeologica di Medina Mâdi iniziata da Vogliano." info: Italian press report at URL "Presso il Civico Museo Archeologico di Milano si è aperta il 17 maggio la mostra “Milano in Egitto. Gli scavi di Achille Vogliano nel Fayum”,in cui sono esposte opere provenienti dalle due importanti località di Tebtynis e Medînet Mâdi (Egitto) indagate dal papirologo milanese negli anni Trenta del ‘900. (..)" info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL j) TBA, Padova * “Belzoni and Egypt” (preliminary title) date: 2019 info: source - Italian press reports at URL k) Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Sannio (ARCOS) Via Stefano Borgia / Corso Garibaldi, 1, 82100 Benevento URL * “Voci e Volti dall’Antico Egitto” [Voices and Faces from Ancient Egypt] [was: “Egitto a Benevento”] date: October 2016 - July 2017 [was: winter 2016/2017] Exhibition about the veneration of Isis in this region in Roman times (Temple of Maleventum), with artefacts on loan from the Museo Egizio, Turin. info: Italian press report at URL With a video of a TV report, showing some displays. info: Italian press reports at URL URL l) CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia Via delle Rosine 18, 10123 Torino and Museo Egizio Via Accademia delle Scienze 6, Torino * "#EnjoyEternity" date: 31 January 2018 - 26 February 2018 Smartphones and the Ancient Egyptian civilization are parts of a photographic project by Sharon Ritossa. info: URL info: press release, 3 pp. - pdf-file (0.8 MB) URL info: Italian press reports at URL "(..) Guardare al passato per reinterpretare il futuro è la chiave di lettura che si snoda attraverso mosaici di scarabei, occhi e figure antiche, composizioni di pettini egizi, sfingi fatte di altrettante foto e, ancora, immagini stampate sulle cover degli smartphone. A sancire il legame tra passato e presente, il Museo Egizio e Camera, l’antico e il contemporaneo, tenuti insieme dallo schermo, la maschera con cui oggi guardiamo il mondo. (..)" URL URL URL "Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, presentano la mostra #EnjoyEternity: progetto fotografico dell'artista Sharon Ritossa, vincitrice del bando Hangar Creatività e curato da Virginia Cimino. L'antico Egitto incontra gli smartphone e si riscopre attraverso la lente degli schermi moderni. Scatti rubati, cromie televisive e mummie dell'era tecnologica ripropongono la collezione del Museo Egizio in un'ottica inedita e contemporanea. (..)" m) Centrale Montemartini via Ostiense 106, 00154 Roma * "Egizi - Etruschi. Da Eugene Berman allo Scarabeo Dorato" [Egyptians and Etruscans. From Eugene Berman to the Golden Scarab] date: 21 December 2017 - 30 June 2018 Exhibition of 240 artefacts, with Egyptian objects excavated in Vulci (trade contacts during the 8/7th c. BC and the 3rd c BC) as well as objects from the Egyptian collection of Eugene Berman and objects on loan from the Museo Archeologico di Firenze. (A golden scarab was found in an Etruscan grave in Poggetto Mengarelli near Vulci in 2016.) Earlier at the Complesso monumentale di San Sisto, Montalto di Castro (14 June 2017 - 30 September 2017). info: URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL n) Lido di Jesolo via Aquileia 123, di fronte al Pala Arrex di piazza Brescia Jesolo (Veneta) * "Egitto. Dei, faraoni, uomini" [Egypt: Gods, Pharaohs, Men] date: 26 December 2017 - 15 September [was: 30 June] 2018 Exhibition with KV62 reproductions and original artefacts on loan from Italian museums. info: URL info: URL info: Italian press report at URL "(..) La mostra archeologica offrirà l'opportunità di esplorare di persona due camere sepolcrali egizie: la tomba dell’artigiano Pashed e la leggendaria tomba di Tutankhamon, (..), entrambe ricostruite in scala 1:1. (..) Il percorso espositivo combinerà il fascino di reperti unici provenienti dai più importanti musei italiani ed internazionali con fedeli riproduzioni, scenografie e sofisticate installazioni tecnologiche (..)." info: URL info: source - Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL "Dal 26 dicembre l’Antico Egitto è a Jesolo: per la prima volta in provincia di Venezia una mostra con oltre 200 reperti originali, tra cui mummie con sarcofagi e la tomba di Tutankhamon, provienti dai più grandi musei italiani e internazionali. Inoltre saranno allestite ricostruzioni scenografiche fedeli in scala 1:1 e il pubblico potrà seguire un percorso multimediale interattivo, per immergersi completamente nella visita e scoprire la storia, le dinastie, la religione, i culti, le abilità tecniche e scientifiche, partendo dal passato e arrivando fino ai giorni nostri." info: Italian press repors at URL "Un prezioso rotolo di papiro e altri reperti unici provenienti dal Museo Archeologico Nazionale egizio saranno presentati in anteprima europea dal 26 dicembre 2017 fra le novità della mostra 'Egitto. Dei, faraoni, uomini'. (..)" URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL "Conto alla rovescia a meno di cinque settimane dall’inaugurazione del 26 dicembre della mostra 'Egitto. Dei, faraoni, uomini', allestita allo Spazio Aquileia 123 del Lido di Jesolo da Venice Exhibition srl e Cultour Active srl. Per la presentazione in anteprima assoluta dell'evento culturale, programmata per giovedì 7 dicembre alle 11 nella sala Palladio del Pala Arrex, hanno già confermato la presenza egittologi, storici dell'arte ed archeologi di fama mondiale, oltre ad autorità egiziane, tra cui S. E. Hisham Badr, Ambasciatore d'Egitto a Roma, ospite d'onore assieme al presentatore del programma televisivo di Rai 2 'Voyager', Roberto Giacobbo." info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL info: Italian press report at URL "Una scultura di sabbia che riproduce una piramide egizia alta 5 metri. È quella che si può ammirare in via Aquileia a pochi passi dalla sede espostivia della mostra 'Egitto. Dei, faraoni, uomini', che aprirà i battenti il prossimo 26 dicembre. A realizzarla l'artista Sergio Dalla Mora, scultore jesolano del marmo da 50 anni che, cimentandosi nella lavorazione della sabbia ispirato dalla vicina mostra sull'antico Egitto, ha voluto dedicarle la sua quarta opera di sabbia realizzata a due passi da piazza Brescia, aggiungendo un suggestivo contributo di spiritualità pagana al tema religioso delle opere del 'Sand Nativity', il presepe di sabbia della Città di Jesolo. (..)" info: Italian press reports at URL URL Includes a video report [0:20 mins.] info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL info: Italian press report at URL "Il clamoroso furto messo a segno a Palazzo Ducale ha messo in allarme gli organizzatori. (...) Ma il furto al Palazzo Ducale di Venezia ha convinto gli organizzatori di Venice Exhibition ad aumentare anche al lido le misure di sicurezza soprattutto interna allo scopo di scongiurare tentativi di furto da parte di organizzazioni specializzate di predoni di opere d'arte e reperti antichi. (..)" info: Italian press report at URL o) - p) - q) Museo Orientale "Umberto Scerrato" dell’Università degli studi di Napoli L’Orientale Palazzo Du Mesnil, Via Chiatamone 61/62, 80100 Napoli * “Cinque Mummie Egiziane di Gatti” [working title] date: 18 May 2017 - ongoing [visits only by appointment on Thursdays and Fridays, 11-14 h] info: Italian press report at URL --FRANCE-- a) La Grande halle de la Villette 211 avenue Jean Jaurés, 75019 Paris * "Toutankhamon" date: 1 March 2019 - 30 September 2019 Original objects of Tutankhamun's tomb will be presented, coming from the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo. At the moment it is has not been decided which objects will be sent to Paris. info: source - French press report at URL "En 2019, ce seront en tout cas des pièces originales, provenant du Grand Egyptian Museum, qui seront présentées, du 1er mars au 30 septembre, dans une exposition majeure à la Grande Halle de La Villette. On ne connaît pour l’heure ni son parcours ni les pièces majeures qui y seront exposées (...)" b) - c) Musée Champollion – Les Écritures du Monde place Champollion 46100 Figeac URL * “Le Chant des signes" date: 8 July 2017 - 5 November 2017 Exhibition about music, musical instruments, and musical notation in ancient cultures (incl. Egypt) up to the present. info: URL d) - e) Musée de Tessé 2 Avenue de Paderborn, 72000, Le Mans URL * Closure of the ancient Egyptian Gallery date: 29/30 January 2017 - March 2018 [was: December 2017] info: URL "En 2001, a été inauguré un vaste espace souterrain consacré à l’Égypte pharaonique. Y sont présentées lesreconstitutions grandeur nature des tombes de la reine Nofretari, épouse de Ramsès II et de Sennefer, maire de Thèbes. (La galerie est actuellement fermée pour travaux jusqu'en décembre 2017)" info: French press report at URL "Fermé depuis janvier, l'espace égyptien de Tessé ne rouvrira ses portes qu'à la mi-décembre. Les travaux et l'arrivée de nouveaux objets vont donner un nouveau souffle à cet espace unique." * “Reopening of the Egyptian Gallery” date: 9 March 2018 - Ongoing The ancient Egyptian gallery consists of some 250 artefacts, plus recreations of the tombs of Nefertari and Sennefer. info: URL info: French press report at URL info: photos of said recreated tomb walls may be found at URL URL info: French press report at URL "Annoncée pour décembre 2017, la réouverture de l’espace égyptien du musée de Tessé n’aura lieu qu’en mars 2018." f) Musée Crozatier Jardin Henri Vinay, 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay URL * “Reopening museum” date: end of 2017 [was: May 2017] - Ongoing info: French press report at URL [The Museum has a small Egyptological collection, with two mummies/coffins, canopes, shabti, and amulets.] info: French press report at URL g) Institut du monde arabe 1, rue des Fossés-Saint-Bernard, Place Mohammed-V 75005 Paris URL * “L'épopée du canal de Suez. Des pharaons au XXIe siècle” date: 28 March 2018 - 5 August 2018 Exhibition about the history of the Suez Canal, from the pharaonic period till the present day, via archaeological artefacts, models, photos, and historical films. info: URL info: French press reports at URL URL h) Musée Rodin 79 Rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris URL * “Égyptomanie” date: 2018 info: source - press report at URL i) - j) k) - l) - m) - n) Musée Historique et Archéologique de l'Orléanais Hôtel Cabu, Pl. Abbée Desnoyers, 45 000 Orléans * "Du Nil à la Loire: la collection égyptienne des musées d’Orléans" [was: "Du Nil à la Loire"] date: 16 September 2017 - 11 March 2018 [was: 15 September 2017 - 14 January 2018 Exhibition about the Egyptological collections in Orléans, organized by the Association Soleil Ailé. info: source - URL URL info: French press reports at URL URL "La création de deux nouvelles salles d’exposition temporaire à l’Hôtel Cabu, Musée d’Histoire et d’Archéologie sera l’occasion de présenter au public un pan méconnu des richesses du musée: sa collection d’antiquités égyptiennes qui n’avaient pas été exposées depuis 1940. L’exposition retracera l’histoire mouvementée de cette collection à travers ses plus belles pièces, tout en témoignant du rôle essentiel de l’abbé Desnoyers et de l’égyptologue Jules Baillet dans la formation de cet ensemble à la fin du XIXe et au début du XXe siècle. Le parcours évoquera aussi les conséquences dela Seconde Guerre mondiale sur ce patrimoine. (..)" info: French press report at URL info: French press report at URL --MONACO-- a) Grimaldi Forum Espace Ravel 10 Avenue Princesse Grace, MC 98000 Monaco URL URL * “L’Or des Pharaons: 2500 ans d’orfèvrerie dans l’Egypte ancienne" [Gold of the Pharaohs: 2500 years of goldsmith's art in ancient Egypt] date: 7 July 2018 - 9 September 2018 Exhibition with more than 150 masterpieces from Cairo Museum. info: Italian press report at URL info: French press reports at URL URL URL --BELGIUM-- a) - b) Musée royal de Mariemont Chaussée de Mariemont, 100, 7140 Morlanwelz URL * "La laine et le lin. Textiles égyptiens de l’Antiquité tardive" date: 2019 More than 200 fragments of coptic textile, recently donated by the King Baudouin Foundation. info: URL info: URL --SPAIN-- a) CaixaForum Barcelona Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona URL * "Faraón. Rey de Egipto" [Pharaoh. King of Egypt] date: 7 June 2018 - 16 September 2018 Exhibition with more than 150 artefacts on loan from the British Museum. Will also travel to CaixaForum venues in Madrid (2018), Girona (2019), Tarragona (2019), and Lleida (2020). info: Spanish press reports at URL "(...) exposiciones del nuevo curso en CaixaForum Barcelona (...) El Antiguo Egipcio tendrá su protagonismo entre el 7 de junio y el 16 de septiembre con un ambicioso viaje al mundo de los faraones, de nuevo con la implicación del British Museum. La exposición explora el simbolismo y la ideología de la realeza egipcia y trata de descubrir las realidades que hay detrás de estos personajes. La muestra está formada por más de 150 piezas procedentes de la entidad británica, que, con más de 100.000 piezas, reúne la colección más grande de objetos egipcios fuer a de Egipto." URL URL "Aquí el hilo narrativo girará en torno a la realeza egipcia y su principal figura. Unos monarcas que reinaron desde el 3.100 a. C. hasta la conquista romana y que tenían todos los poderes habidos y por haber. También se mostrarán joyas difíciles de apreciar fuera de Londres, como un fragmento de un sarcófago de Ramsés VI y un relieve policromado de la tumba de Seti I." URL URL b) - c) Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre Calle Fuente Morales, 1, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife URL * "Athanatos. Inmortal. Muerte e inmortalidad en poblaciones del pasado" [Dead and Immortality among Population Groups of the Past] date: 24 November 2017 - 4 June 2018 Exhibition of the funerary cults in ancient cultures, including ancient Egypt, with about 10 mummies and 25 other funerary remains. info: Spanish press reports at URL The exhibition will be in conjunction with the World Congress on Mummy Studies (17-21 May 2018). URL info: URL "(..) La clausura de la muestra está prevista para el día 4 de Junio de 2018, unos días después de la celebración del Congreso Mundial Extraordinario de Estudios sobre Momias." d) La Sala de Exposiciones, Casa Consistorial Plaza Mayor 1 - C.P.: 24392 - Villadangos del Páramo (León) * "Herencias de Oriente: Una Colección Egipcia Portuguesa" [Orient Heritage: A Portuguese Egyptian Collection] date: 17 November 2017 - 28 February 2018 Exhibition of more than 40 ancient Egyptian objects on loan from a private collection (Teixeira-Lopes), complemented with 16 modern paintings inspired by these pieces. info: URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL e) CaixaForum Madrid Paseo del Prado, 36, 28014 Madrid URL * “Músicas en la antigüedad" [Music in Antiquity] ate: 6 [was: 7] June 2018 - 18 [was: 16] September 2018 Exhibition, with more than 400 objects, about music in the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome. Earlier at Louvre Lens (13 September 2017 - 15 January 2018). info: URL info: source - Spanish press report at URL f) Museo de la Ciencia de Valladolid Av. de Salamanca, 59, 47014 Valladolid URL * “Los Tesoros de Tutankamón” date: Summer 2018 Exhibition with KV62 replicas, on loan from the Fundación Sophia. info: source - URL g) Fundación Cajasol, Sala Murillo c / Francisco de Bruna, 1, Pl. de S. Francisco, 1, 41004 Sevilla URL * “Tras los pasos del Faraón” [In the Footsteps of Pharaoh] date: 12 January 2018 - 11 February 2018 Photographic exhibition about the archaeological work done in the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III during the past decade, led by Dr. Myriam Seco. info: URL On January 24, there will be a small conference on the topic. info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL h) Museu Egipci de Barcelona / Museo Egipcio de Barcelona Carrer de València, 284, 08007 Barcelona URL * "Tutankhamón. Historia de un descubrimiento" [Tutankhamun. History of a discovery] date: 30 November 2012 - TBA [was: till 31 December 2015] [several times prolongated] info: URL i) Parque Jardín de La Vega Av. Olímpica, 5, 28108 Alcobendas, Madrid URL * "El templo de Abu Simbel: Ramsés, rey de reyes" date: 30 November 2016 - 1 July 2018 [prolongation; was: till 31 December 2017] Exhibition of a replica of the Temple of Abu Simbel. info: URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL info: Spanish press report at URL URL j) Biblioteca General y de Humanidades de la ULL * "Debod. Rituales para mantener la vida a orillas del Nilo" [Debod. Rituals to maintain life at the banks of Nile] date: 31 January 2018 - 15 March 2018 Exhibition for commemorating 25 years of Egyptology at the Universidad de La Laguna. info: URL info: Spanish press report at URL --AUSTRALIA-- a) - --LIECHTENSTEIN-- a) - ---SWITZERLAND--- a) Museum für Kunst und Geschichte/Musée d’art et d’histoire Murtengasse 12/Route de Morat 12, 1700 Freiburg URL * “Engelwelten"/"Le Monde des Anges” date: 10 November 2017 - 25 February 2018 Exhibition about angels and angelic-like beings (messengers, guardians and guides) in the world's cultures, including the ANE and Egypt (Anubis, Isis, etc.); many of the objects are on loan from the Bibel+Orient Museum. info: URL info: German press reports at URL URL b) ArchéoLab Av. du Prieuré 4,1009 Pully URL * “Archéonimaux” date: 23 September 2017 - 16 December 2018 Exibition about the contacts between animals and humans in Antiquity, with 48 artefacts on loan from the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, many from ancient Egypt. info: URL info: URL info: overview (with photos) of the ancient Egyptian objects on loan from the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art - URL c) - d) Historisches und Völkerkundemuseum Museumsstrasse 50, CH-9000 St.Gallen URL * “Welten sammeln” date: March 2016 - Ongoing Opening of the new permanent exhibiton that provides an overview of several of the world's cultures (the Pacific, North and South America, Africa, and ancient Egypt) via museum objects and their history. info: URL e) - f) Antikenmuseum Basel St. Alban-Graben 5, CH-4010 Basel URL * Closure of the Egyptian Galleries date: 28 june 2015 - TBA info: URL * “Scanning Sethos - Die Wiedergeburt eines Pharaonengrabes” [Scanning Seti. The Regeneration of a Pharaonic Tomb] date: 29 October 2017 - 6 May 2018 Exhibition with an exact copy of two rooms of the tomb of Seti I, including the sarcophagus (facsimiles made by the Factum Foundation). info: URL (in English:) URL info: URL With many large photos of the displays and the recreated tomb. info: German press report at URL "(..) In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Antikenmuseum und der Uni Basel wird mit modernsten 3D-Scans in Madrid das Grab als detailgetreue Nachbildung auferstehen. Die zwei prächtigsten Grabkammern und der Sarkophag Sethos’ I. werden massstabsgetreu erstmals in Basel ausgestellt. (..)" info: German press reports at URL "Im Rahmen des «University of Basel Kings‘ Valley Project», sammeln Forscher in den Trümmerhaufen seit Jahren Fragmente der abgeschlagenen Wandbilder, um sie wie Puzzleteile so gut wie möglich wieder zusammenzusetzen. Diese Grundlagenarbeit macht sich die Factum Foundation Madrid zunutze und schafft mit modernsten Reproduktionstechniken ein massstabgetreues Faksimile der Grabanlage. Diese ist nun in ihren prächtigsten Teilen in Basel zu sehen und soll dereinst vervollständigt im Tal der Könige zum Besuchermagnet werden. Das Faszinierende an der Basler Ausstellung ist, dass sie nicht nur Einblicke in die Grabkammern gewährt, sondern auch die gesamte Geschichte darum herum auf sehr anschauliche Weise präsentiert. So ist die rundum mit wunderbaren menschengrossen Figuren bemalte «Hall of Beauty» in dem Zustand zu sehen, wie sie sich präsentiert hat, bevor die Grabräuber ans Werk gingen. (...) Als Gegenstück dazu ist die Säulenhalle im heutigen Zustand zu sehen – also mit all den Lücken und Zerstörungen." URL "Noch vor fünf Jahren, ist Lowe überzeugt, wäre das Projekt 'Scanning Sethos' nicht möglich gewesen; Museen hätten eine Reproduktion nicht gestattet. Jetzt hätten alle angefragten Häuser gerne mitgemacht. Weil sie erkannt hätten, dass die dreidimensionalen Nachbildungen keine Spielerei Technikverrückter ist, sondern im Dienste der Wissenschaft einen wichtigen Beitrag leisten kann, das kulturelle Erbe der Welt zu bewahren und längst vergangene Zeiten besser zu erforschen und zu verstehen." info: German press reports at URL "Die komplett restaurierte 'Hall of the Beauties' im Antikenmuseum (...) zeigt auch, dass die Grabstätte über 3000 Jahre lang in einem sehr guten Zustand geblieben ist. Dies bestätigen neben den enthusiastischen Dokumentationen Belzonis auch die Reiseberichte anderer Besucher, die die leuchtende Farbenpracht der Wandmalereien und deren 'erstaunliche Frische' lobten. (...) Ganze Wandteile wurden mit Hammer und Messer aus dem Grab entfernt und nach Europa transportiert. Mangels fotografischer Möglichkeiten wurden zudem mit Papier und Wachs Abdrücke der Wandmalereien erstellt, was die Farben verblassen ließ. Diesen 'Verwüstungen durch Kunstfreunde', wie der Ägyptenreisende Fürst Pückler-Muskau es 1861 ausdrückte, folgte der Massentourismus des 20. Jahrhunderts. Tausende von Touristen besichtigten täglich Sethos’ Grabstätte, hinterließen an den Wänden Kritzeleien und brachten Staub, Feuchtigkeit und Dreck. Aufgrund der dadurch entstandenen Schäden wurde die Grabstätte deshalb Anfang der 1990er-Jahre für die Öffentlichkeit gesperrt. Das Ausmaß dieser Zerstörungen der letzten 200 Jahre wird Besuchern im Antikenmuseum in Basel drastisch vor Augen geführt. Denn die 'Hall of the Beauties' und die Säulenhalle wurden auch in jenem Zustand rekonstruiert, in dem sie sich heute befinden." URL "Was modernste Scannertechnologie im Verbund mit Drei-D-Druck heute kann, ist im Antikenmuseum eindrücklich zu sehen. Die Rekonstruktionen zweier Räume des Grabmals sind in Basel begehbar: die sogenannte «Hall of Beauties» und die berühmte Pfeilerhalle. Zudem wurde der Sarkophag des Herrschers nachgebildet. Ein Modell des gesamten Grabstollens, die erwähnten Aquarelle der Entdecker sowie eine Videofahrt durch das Grab bringen dem Besucher das Gesamtkunstwerk überraschend nahe." info: English press reports at URL URL With photos and video. URL With photos and videos. URL info: English press report at URL With a video of a TV-report about the scanning of Seti's tomb. info: Italian press report at URL info: Spanish press report at URL info: Spanish press report at URL "La exposición sobre la tumba de Seti, que puede verse en el AntikenMuseum Basel, de Basilea (Suiza), se ha realizado utilizando la tecnología de impresión elevada que incorpora la gama de impresoras Océ Arizona, de Canon. (..)" --DENMARK-- a) Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Dantes Plads 7, 1556 København V URL * "Farao: Magtens Ansigt" [Pharaoh, the face of power] date: 12 October 2017 - 25 February 2018 Exhibition about pharaonic kingship during the Middle Kingdom; includes also loans from MMA New York. info: URL (English:) URL info: English press report at URL "(..) The collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has a special background. In 2010, Tine Bagh, the Glyptotek’s Egyptologist, travelled to Boston with a plaster cast of the base of what was believed to be the crown from a statue of the Crocodile God Sobek. In Boston it was established that the crown, which belongs to the Glyptotek, fits the statue of Sobek in Boston. In connection with ”Pharaoh. The Face of Power” the two have been reunited so that, for the first time since the days of Ancient Egypt it will be possible to see Sobek together with his fabulous king’s crown. (..) As well as the re-crowned Sobek, one can also, in the exhibition, experience the Glyptotek’s iconic “Black Head of a King” (Amenemhat III), who will have the company of a counterpart on loan from The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In contrast to the Glyptotek’s head, the one from New York still has its characteristic large ears intact. The two versions of Amenemhat III will be exhibited side by side with such works as a sphinx representing Amenemhat III’s father, Sesostris III, and a head representing Sesostris I. Together with a number of other portraits of pharaohs, they give us an idea of how sculptors portrayed, and thus how people visualised power in the ”Middle Kingdom”. (..)" info: Danish press reports at URL With pictures of the crowning of Sobek from Hawara, now in MFA Boston, with the crown that is now in the Glyptotek. URL --ESTONIA-- a) - ---BELARUS--- a) Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble The Palace of the Rumyantsevs & the Paskeviches Lenina 4, 52. 422052, 31. 016786, Gomel 246050 * "Treasures of Ancient Egypt" date: 22 December 2017 - 2 March 2018 A travelling exhibition with more than 300 objects: a few original ancient Egyptian artefacts, but the bulk of the exhibits consists of replicas, Egyptianizing objects, and touristic kitsch. Earlier in Chile (2011), Brazil, Peru, etc., recently in The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus (11 September 2017 - 10 December 2017). info: URL info: Russian press report at URL With photos of the displays (showing the level of the objects). --RUSSIA-- a) - --CZECH REPUBLIC-- a) Národní muzeum/National Museum Václavské nám. 68, 115 79 Prague 1 URL * “Ríša slnka: Abú Sír v dobe stavitelov pyramíd” [Empire of the Sun: Abusir at the time of the pyramid builders] date: 2019 Exhibition of 100-150 artifacts from the Czech archaeological excavations in Abusir. info: source - Czech press report at URL info: Czech press report at URL Lack of finances may hamper the organizing of the exhibition. info: Czech press reports at URL "(..) Rozpocet výstavy je stanoven na 43 miliony korun, z toho osm milionu korun na prípravné práce v roce 2018 a 35 milionu korun na samotnou realizaci výstavy v roce 2019, peníze by mely jít pres rozpocet ministerstva kultury. (..)" URL b) Muzeum Vyškovska námestí Csl. armády 475/2, 682 01 Vyškov URL * “Egypt dar Nilu” [Egypt, Gift of the Nile] date: 5 December 2017 - 20 February 2018 Exhibition of replicas of ancient Egyptian artefacts and other works of art that evoke the atmosphere of ancient Egypt, from the collection of Ján Hertlík. Earlier in Oblastní muzeum v Decíne (28 October 2015 - 31 January 2016), Muzeum A Galerie V Prostejove (11 February 2016 - 27 March 2016), Muzeum pod vodárnou, Breclav (5 December 2016 - 31 January 2017), and Oblastní muzeum v Moste (16 February 2017 - 7 May 2017). info: URL info: Czech press report at URL With slideshow. c) Výstavišti Holešovice (Holesovice Exhibition Center) Výstavište 67, 170 90 Praha 7 URL * “Mumie sveta” [Mummies of the World] date: 1 February 2018 - 30 June 2018 The travelling exhibition with ca. 45 human and animal mummies and ca. 150 funeral artifacts from many cultures, incl. Egypt. It was at many venues in the USA during the past years (2015 - 2017), most recently at he Union Station, Kansas City (June 20, 2017 - January 1, 2018). info: URL info: URL With a video. info: Czech press reports at URL URL URL info: Czech press reports at URL URL --HUNGARY-- a) - --POLAND-- a) Muzeum Niepolomice ul. Zamkowa 2, 32-005 Niepolomice URL * “Znajduje starozytnosci bardzo piekne. Antyk okiem kolekcjonera” date: 20 September 2017 - 31 December 2019 The exhibition includes ancient artifacts from the collections of the National Museum in Cracow, the Potocki Family from Krzeszowice, and the Czartoryski Museum in Cracow. About one hundred objects of Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman culture from the 17th century BC to the 4th century AD, including statues, sarcophagi, stelae, jewelery, cosmetic items, bronze and terracotta figurines, etc. info: URL info: Polish press reports at URL URL URL b) Muzeum Palacu Króla Jana III w Wilanowie ul. Stanislawa Kostki Potockiego 10/16, 02-958 Warszawa URL * Opening of the 'Cabinets of Antiquities' date: 2 December 2017 - permanent [opening on 1 December 2017] Opening of a permanent exhibition of a collection of Egyptian and Greek artworks put together by the historic founder of the museum at Wilanów, Stanislaw Kostka Potocki. info: URL "(..) Knowledge about the collection and individual objects can be found in the collection catalogue prepared by Prof. Witold Dobrowolski, as well as in /The Egyptian Collection of Wilanów/ by Aleksandra Majewska, published by the Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanów. (..)" info: English press report at URL With audio file of a radio interview/tour. c) Panstwowe Muzeum Archeologiczne ul. Dluga 52 - Arsenal, 00-241 Warszawa * "Dom wiecznosci wezyra. Grobowiec Merefnebef i jego odkrywca" [House of the eternity of the vizier. The tomb of Merefnebef and its discoverer] date: 8 December 2017 - 31 March 2018 A 1:1 copy of the tomb chapel of the vizier Merefnebef is on display. info: Polish press reports at URL URL info: Polish press report at URL With audio file of radio programme. --JAPAN--- a) - b) - c) Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts 1-1-1 Kanayama-cho, Naka-ku, Nagoya URL * “Great Collectors: Masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” date: February 18, 2018 - July 1, 2018 Exhibition with 80 works from the MFA’s collection, including 11 pieces of ancient Egyptian art (among many other objects). Earlier at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (July 20, 2017 - October 9, 2017) and Kobe City Museum (October 28, 2017 - February 4, 2018). info: URL --TAIWAN-- a) National Palace Museum Exhibition Area II 1F, Library Building No. 221, Section 2, Zhi Shan Road, Shilin District, Taipei City 111 URL * "Egyptian Mummies from the British Museum: Exploring Ancient Lives" date: 11 November 2017 - 18 February 2018 Travelling exhibition of six mummies from the British Museum and their 3D CT scan visualisations, plus ca. 200 objects of funerary use and daily life. Earlier at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (10 December 2016 - 25 April, 2017) and the Hong Kong Science Museum ("Eternal Life – Exploring Ancient Egypt", 2 June 2017 - 18 October 2017). info: URL With video trailer. Website has an English section. URL --UNITED ARAB EMIRATES-- a) Louvre Abu Dhabi URL * Opening of the Museum date: November 11, 2017 - ongoing info: (with press release) URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL info: German press report at URL --BRAZIL-- a) - ---ISRAEL--- a) - --NEW ZEALAND-- a) Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities University of Canterbury Arts Location, The Arts Centre of Christchurch, 3 Hereford Street, Christchurch. URL URL * "Buried Treasure: Archaeology and the discovery of lost civilisations" date: 2 December 2017 - Exhibition about the civilisations of ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians, with loans from Canterbury Museum, Otago Museum, and the collection of Doug and Anemarie Gold. info: URL info: press release at URL ---PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA--- a) Henan Museum Nongye Road 8, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, 450002 * "Egypt, House of Eternity" date: 8 December 2017 - 22 March 2018 Exhibition of 235 ancient Egyptian artefacts on loan from the Egyptian Museum in Turin. The show will later travel, until March 2019, to the Shanxi Museum of Taiyuan, the Liaoning Museum of Shenyang, the Hunan Provincial Museum of Changsha, and the Guandong Provincial Museum of Guangzhou. This esxhibition seems based on the "Nefertari and the Valley of the Queens. From the Museo Egizio, Turin" exhibition that was earlier at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden (17 November 2016 - ?) and the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg (17 June 2017 - 10 January 2018). info: URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL info: English press report at URL With several photos of displays. +++ ==================================================================== Please send any contributions to: A. K. Eyma This list is not meant for distribution to any other public channel than the Egyptologists' Electronic Forum. It is always wise to contact the organizers of lectures e.d. for confirmation, in case of (last minute) changes. 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