This past Wednesday, Steven Shubert gave an intriguing talk on Egyptianising elements in the famous second century BC Nilotic Mosaic at a lecture event hosted by the Toronto Chapter of the SSEA. Speakers for their summer programme this year have explored sites not as well-known outside of academic circles. The final talk of this series took the audience across the Mediterranean to the Italian site of Palestrina (ancient Praeneste).
Our "Meet an Egyptologist" series gives our readers the opportunity to learn more about the lives and work of Egyptologists from around the world, in their own words. In this week's edition, the Nile Scribes spoke with Dr. Jean Li from Ryerson University in Toronto about her work at el-Hibeh in Middle Egypt.
Playing board games is a popular pastime and a great way for people to reconnect with their friends, whether you're at home or in the field! The Nile Scribes are avid board game players and we want to share some games relating to ancient Egypt with our readers. Our first game review is for Archaeology: …
Every month we will update our readers on the most recent Egyptological publications. From accessible reads to peer-reviewed scholarship, we hope to illustrate the wide variety of topics discussed in Egyptology, and perhaps introduce you to your next read! Below are four newly released books from August (2017).
In this SSEA Summer lecture, Gayle Gibson spoke on "Tanis: the Second-hand Capital and its Untouched Royal Tombs" focussing on the reuse of the site and its royal tombs.