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Egypt Exploration Society: English Language Training 2019

The Egypt Exploration Society is delighted to announce that it will again be providing English language courses to Egyptian archaeologists and Egyptologists in 2019 thanks to the generosity of our colleagues at the British Council. We will be offering ten places on courses provided by the British Council during four months from January 2019. Applications are being accepted now (download form…

2019-03-14 21:39   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Out now! Egyptian Archaeology 54

Hot off the press, the spring issue of Egyptian Archaeology is out now. Most UK members will already have received it, and it’s in the post and on the way to our members abroad. In this issue, we’re focusing quite heavily on one geographical region – Karnak and Thebes – and on a thematic thread, that of of reassembling and reuniting objects with their contexts, sometimes across several sites…

2019-03-14 21:32   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Egyptian Archaeology 54 is out

Fresh off the press – the spring issue of Egyptian Archaeology is out. Most UK members will already have received it, and it’s in the post and on the way to our members abroad. We’re focusing quite heavily on one geographical region – Karnak and Thebes – and on a thematic thread, that of of reassembling and reuniting objects with their contexts, sometimes across several sites and…

2019-03-14 16:27   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Call for partners: BEC5

The Egypt Exploration Society is seeking to partner with a UK institution to organise the fifth British Egyptology Congress in 2020. BEC was last run in September 2018 at the KNH Centre (University of Manchester), and provided a unique opportunity for students, scholars, and independent researchers to present their ongoing research and discuss their ideas with other attendees. The EES is…

2019-03-14 13:19   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Call for partners: BEC5

The Egypt Exploration Society is seeking to partner with a UK institution to organise the fifth British Egyptology Congress in 2020. BEC was last run in September 2018 at the KNH Centre (University of Manchester), and provided a unique opportunity for students, scholars, and independent researchers to present their ongoing research and discuss their ideas with other attendees. The EES is…

2019-03-12 12:34   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Call for partners: BEC5

The Egypt Exploration Society is seeking to partner with a UK institution to organise the fifth British Egyptology Congress in 2020. BEC was last run in September 2018 at the KNH Centre (University of Manchester), and provided a unique opportunity for students, scholars, and independent researchers to present their ongoing research and discuss their ideas with other attendees. The EES is…

2019-03-12 12:21   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Unpublished EES biblical papyri

In response to recent queries about results of the review initiated in 2016 to identify unpublished New Testament fragments in its collection of Oxyrhynchus papyri (https://www.ees.ac.uk/news/poxy-lxxxiii-5345), the EES reports as follows: Some twenty New Testament inedita have been identified, none of them apparently earlier than the late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. They have all been…

2019-03-08 10:49   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: P.Oxy LXXXIII 5345

In the latest volume of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri, volume LXXXIII text 5345, Professor Obbink and Dr Colomo publish a fragment from a papyrus codex (book). The two sides of the papyrus each preserve brief traces of a passage, both of which come from the gospel of Mark. After rigorous comparison with other objectively dated texts, the hand of this papyrus is now assigned to the late second to…

2019-03-08 08:31   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Unpublished EES biblical papyri

In response to recent queries about results of the review initiated in 2016 to identify unpublished New Testament fragments in its collection of Oxyrhynchus papyri, the EES reports as follows: Some twenty New Testament inedita have been identified, none of them apparently earlier than the late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. They have all been assigned to editors, and will be published in the…

2019-03-08 08:31   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: P.Oxy LXXXIII 5345

In the latest volume of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri, volume LXXXIII text 5345, Professor Obbink and Dr Colomo publish a fragment from a papyrus codex (book). The two sides of the papyrus each preserve brief traces of a passage, both of which come from the gospel of Mark. After rigorous comparison with other objectively dated texts, the hand of this papyrus is now assigned to the late second to…

2019-03-07 16:35   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: English Language Training 2019

The Egypt Exploration Society is delighted to announce that it will again be providing English language courses to Egyptian archaeologists and Egyptologists in 2019 thanks to the generosity of our colleagues at the British Council. We will be offering ten places on courses provided by the British Council during four months from January 2019. Applications are being accepted now (download form…

2019-03-07 15:06   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: 2018 Patrons' Awards announced

Earlier this year we announced the launch of our latest funding opportunity to help early career Egyptologists – the EES Patrons’ Awards. Two grants, each of £1000, have been funded directly by donations from our Patrons. We are delighted to announce the two recipients that were selected to receive the awards and will soon travel from the UK to Egypt in order to explore their research goals…

2019-03-07 15:06   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Funding available for research

Applications are now invited for our Fieldwork and Research Grants and Centenary Awards to support fieldwork and research in Egypt or Sudan. Full details and eligibility criteria can be found here. Applications for the 2019-20 Grants and Awards will close on Friday 14 December 2018 at 5pm (GMT). Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Interviews will not be held;…

2019-03-07 15:06   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Archive Appeal success!

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to the generosity of you our supporters, the 2018 Archive Appeal was a huge success! We achieved the full target amount for the Appeal and will be able to rehouse over 5000 irreplaceable and fragile glass plates in our Abydos and Armant collections during 2019. As well as our members, we also received donations from local Egyptological societies, our…

2019-03-07 15:05   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Archive Appeal success!

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to the generosity of you our supporters, the 2018 Archive Appeal was a huge success! We achieved the full target amount for the Appeal and will be able to rehouse over 5000 irreplaceable and fragile glass plates in our Abydos and Armant collections during 2019. As well as our members, we also received donations from local Egyptological societies, our…

2019-01-28 10:59   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: 2018 Patrons' Awards announced

Earlier this year we announced the launch of our latest funding opportunity to help early career Egyptologists – the EES Patrons’ Awards. Two grants, each of £1000, have been funded directly by donations from our Patrons. We are delighted to announce the two recipients that were selected to receive the awards and will soon travel from the UK to Egypt in order to explore their research goals…

2018-12-05 10:14   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: English Language Training 2019

The Egypt Exploration Society is delighted to announce that it will again be providing English language courses to Egyptian archaeologists and Egyptologists in 2019 thanks to the generosity of our colleagues at the British Council. We will be offering ten places on courses provided by the British Council during four months from January 2019. Applications are being accepted now (download form…

2018-11-21 11:15   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: JEA: Worth the wait

Members subscribing to the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology in 2017-18 should soon receive the highly anticipated issue 103.2. This volume, though late, includes fieldwork updates and exciting new projects and techniques used in the field of Egyptian archaeology and we hope that you enjoy it. Since our first publication in 1883 and the development of the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology from…

2018-11-09 09:34   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: JEA: Worth the wait

Members subscribing to the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology in 2017-18 should soon receive the highly anticipated issue 103.2. This volume, though late, includes fieldwork updates and exciting new projects and techniques used in the field of Egyptian archaeology and we hope that you enjoy it. Since our first publication in 1883 and the development of the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology from…

2018-11-01 13:02   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: JEA: Worth the wait

Members subscribing to the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology in 2017-18 should soon receive the highly anticipated issue 103.2. This volume, though late, includes fieldwork updates and exciting new projects and techniques used in the field of Egyptian archaeology and we hope that you enjoy it! Since our first publication in 1883 and the development of the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology from…

2018-11-01 12:50   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: New hope for glass plate negatives

In July 2018 we launched an Archive Appeal to raise much needed funds for the rehousing and preservation of over 5000 glass plate negatives in our collections. The glass plates record excavations at the sites of Abydos, Armant, and Sawama and are in desperate need of archival storage. The Appeal has been going very well, largely due to the efforts of several Society volunteers who offered…

2018-10-17 12:38   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Funding available for research

Applications are now invited for our Fieldwork and Research Grants and Centenary Awards to support fieldwork and research in Egypt or Sudan. Full details and eligibility criteria can be found here. Applications for the 2019-20 Grants and Awards will close on Friday 14 December 2018 at 5pm (GMT). Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Interviews will not be held;…

2018-10-16 12:27   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: New excavations in northern Sudan

The EES Survey of Habaraab/Third Cataract Region (Sudan) The Egypt Exploration Society is very excited to announce a new fieldwork project at Habarab in the Third Cataract Region of northern Sudan. We are delighted to recommence our partnership with the Sudanese Antiquities Service in the excavation and recording of this New Kingdom Egyptian settlement area located 550 km north of Khartoum.…

2018-10-16 12:27   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Archive Appeal 2018

The Lucy Gura Archive of the Egypt Exploration Society contains thousands of glass-plate negatives documenting the very earliest years of British archaeology in Egypt. From Petrie’s earliest work in the cemeteries of Abydos through to the excavations of the sacred Buchis bull catacombs in the Bucheum at Armant (ancient Hermonthis), they preserve some of the most significant sites from Egypt’s…

2018-10-16 12:18   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: New grants awarded for 2018

In February, the Fieldwork and Research Committee met to consider applications for both the Society’s Fieldwork and Research Grants and Centenary Awards. The Egypt Exploration Society has been funding research and excavation since 1882 and has a rich history of survey, excavation and research at sites throughout Egypt and in the Sudan. Fieldwork is our top priority and our Fieldwork and…

2018-10-16 12:17   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: New funding opportunity

As part of our ongoing commitment to support the next generation of scholars, we are delighted to announce a new annual award scheme for students needing to carry out part of their doctoral research in Egypt. Two awards of £1,000 each will be made each year, to fund a one-month stay in Egypt. The awards have been made possible by the generous support of EES Patrons, who will also be involved…

2018-10-15 08:04   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Archive Appeal 2018

The Lucy Gura Archive of the Egypt Exploration Society contains thousands of glass-plate negatives documenting the very earliest years of British archaeology in Egypt. From Petrie’s earliest work in the cemeteries of Abydos through to the excavations of the sacred Buchis bull catacombs in the Bucheum at Armant (ancient Hermonthis), they preserve some of the most significant sites from Egypt’s…

2018-10-15 08:03   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: New: Excavation Memoir 110 - The Anubieion at Saqqara IV

Peter French and Janine Bourriau continue the series on the ceramics from the Egypt Exploration Society’s excavations in the Anubieion and the Sacred Animal Necropolis at Saqqara. The previous volume (Anubieion III, 2013) showed how the site was used for burials of royalty and high officials from the Archaic Period until the end of the New Kingdom. The present one covers the succeeding Late…

2018-08-13 13:21   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: Archive Appeal 2018

The Lucy Gura Archive of the Egypt Exploration Society contains thousands of glass-plate negatives documenting the very earliest years of British archaeology in Egypt. From Petrie’s earliest work in the cemeteries of Abydos through to the excavations of the sacred Buchis bull catacombs in the Bucheum at Armant (ancient Hermonthis), they preserve some of the most significant sites from Egypt’s…

2018-08-13 11:52   Click to comment

Egypt Exploration Society: New: Excavation Memoir 110 - The Anubieion at Saqqara IV

Peter French and Janine Bourriau continue the series on the ceramics from the Egypt Exploration Society’s excavations in the Anubieion and the Sacred Animal Necropolis at Saqqara. The previous volume (Anubieion III, 2013) showed how the site was used for burials of royalty and high officials from the Archaic Period until the end of the New Kingdom. The present one covers the succeeding Late…

2018-08-02 14:09   Click to comment


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