Meet the BYU Egypt Excavation Project Director Dr. Kerry Muhlestein

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 edition, the Nile Scribes spoke with Dr. Kerry Muhlestein from BYU in Provo about his life and research.

New Books in Egyptology – November 2017

Every month we 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 six books scheduled to be released this month (November, 2017).

Hallowe’en Film Recommendation: ‘The Pyramid’

We have a film recommendation for you Egyptophiles celebrating Hallowe’en: if you’re looking for a creepy and spooktacular Egypt-themed film to watch this weekend, let us introduce you to “The Pyramid.”

The Latest Discoveries in Egyptology (August-September 2017)

Every few months, the Nile Scribes bring you summaries of the latest news and discoveries in Egyptology, both from the field and the lab. We’ll introduce you to the newest archaeological finds or recently undusted manuscripts being rediscovered in museum collections, plus other new theories stirring in the Egyptological Zeitgeist. This week, read about a new gypsum head of Akhenaten, a cache of ritual objects found at Karnak Temple, and a new Eighteenth Dynasty tomb in Luxor.

New Books in Egyptology – October 2017

Every month we 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 six books scheduled to be released this month: October (2017).

Meet the El-Hibeh Project’s Associate Director Dr. Jean Li

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.

Game Review: Archaeology, The New Expedition

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:…

New Books in Egyptology – August 2017

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).