LINKS

Click on any of the following Egypt-related sites
(Updated 08 November, 2008)

If you would like your site included on this list send details to: scarab@telkomsa.net

Alexander the Great – Excellent illustrated history by John Popovic

Amarna letters online to the public  The famous 14th-century B.C.E archive is viewable in high-resolution detail for scholars and public alike.

Amarna project  - Information on the Amarna excavations, will add update shortly.

Ancient Egypt & World Prehistory – A great introduction to the concept of archaeology

Ancient Egyptian Society of Western Australia – TESSA’s sister society ‘down under’!

Ancient Studies Blog Stellenbosch -  Very interesting & entertaining Stellenbosch University blog with information about animal mummies.

Aeraweb – Very good site: Dr Lehner directs the Giza Plateau mapping project.

Archaeology Magazine – Lively and happening US site, anything but dry

Astronomical Alignments in Karnak Temple   -    Interesting and thought provoking article by David Furlong

Bibliotheca Alexandrina  - Egyptian site – The new library at Alexandria, Egyptology section

British Museum – Explore the Ancient Egypt page…………..very good!

Computer Aided Egyptological research – Including a virtual expo

Dictionary of ancient Egypt – What all the words mean etc.

EES – A link to the Egypt Exploration Society, TESSA is a member and regularly receives EES magazines and bulletins; these  can be borrowed from the TESSA library, please speak to Colleen about these!

EgyptAir

Egyptian Gazette – All about Cairo, past and present

Egypt Information Highway – Egyptian government information portal

Egypt News & Gossip – Nigel Strudwick combs the media for you – current news digest

Egypt State Information Office – Gateway to Egypt – Egypt State Information Service

Egypt Today Travel – Great packages with a great personal guide

Egypt Voyager – A superb general site

Emhotep - A truly amazing site, filled with information of all sorts – there is a list of Egyptology sites on face book and TESSA name is there! Thank you David Payne!

Excavations at Edfu – Read all about the current excavations and finds at Edfu

Excavation Projects Delta and Sinai – Survey and Excavation projects, current fieldwork reports

Film Site – All the movies featuring ancient Egypt.

Giza Plateau Mapping Project -       Information on the work  of Dr Mark Lehner and his international team on the Giza Plateau.

Graffiti on Nubian monuments – A testimony of the early travellers in Egypt and the Sudan

Great Pyramid – Rudolf Gantenbrink – A scientific report about the ‘air shafts’ inside the Cheops pyramid

Griffith Institute – This institute houses an incredible collection that will be of great interest to all members; there are archives housing documents, 19th century photos, paintings by Howard Carter, as well as and portraits & handwriting of Egyptologists.

Guardians Egypt – Surf the ancient world with an enthusiast.

Hieroglyphs in Australia – Seeing is believing.

Joan Lansberry - Joan Lansberry’s page has the most wonderful photos of AE artefacts, taken at various museums mostly in the US.  Very well worth a long visit!

Louvre Museum, Paris – One of the greatest collections outside Egypt, wonderful artefacts on display!

Karnak Temple  -   A great site, allows you to ‘virtually visit’  any part of this wonderful temple – lovely!

KMT Modern Journal of Egyptology – the journal is issued quarterly; well known Egyptologists contribute the articles which are accompanied by copious coloured illustrations. Expensive but worth it!

Manchester Ancient Egyptian Society – Another sister society!

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City -   Incredible site – magnificent collections of all kinds, the Egypt galleries feature genuine ancient Egyptian temples;  taken apart stone by stone in Egypt and put back together again in these galleries!

Mummifying Alan: Egypt’s Last Secret  -  website of Drs Joann Fletcher & Stephen Buckley – contains some clips and still in early stages of development; keep an eye on this site, its sure to develop into a site of great interest.

Osirisnet.net- Fabulous site that allows you to ‘virtually enter’ some tombs, including the closed tomb of Nefertari

Photographs of Egypt

Photographs of Egyptian Monuments

Society for Underwater Discovery – Alexandria harbour, ancient shipwrecks and more

Sussex Egyptology Society -  one of our fellow Egyptological societies; they have a link with us via our 2 facebook pages.

Tel Edfu blog - Read about the latest discoveries at the Edfu excavations.

Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society – and another one!

The Rosetta Stone -Bringing the Rosetta Stone back to Egypt

Theban Mapping Project - Detailed coverage – Valley of the Kings

Tutankhamun site with images – Fan site with kids’ section

University of Chicago – Oriental Institute – The research archives

University of Stellenbosch – Department Ancient Studies

Valley of the Kings Foundation – The website of archaeologist Nicholas Reeves

Waseda University – Egyptian Culture Center – Japanese academics – activities, reports, excavations

World Art Treasures – The antiquities collection of JE Berger, Switzerland

Zahi Hawass Web Page – Web page belonging to the former Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt