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View Resource Mysteries of Egypt

Provided by the Canadian Museum of Civilization, this site is an accompaniment to the new IMAX film of the same title produced by National Geographic, NOVA, and others. The site is more than a billboard, however, and offers numerous images and well-organized introductory information on Egyptian civilization. Topics covered include geography, government, religion, architecture, writing, and a...

https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/civil/egypt/egy...
View Resource The Tomb Of Senneferi (TT99)

The tomb of Senneferi is one of the "Tombs of the Nobles" on the West Bank at Luxor in Egypt, commonly referred to as Thebes, its Greek name, by Egyptologists. The officials buried in these tombs formed the elite of the society of Thebes, and the Tomb at Sennefer -- known by many as the "Tomb of the Vines" due to its ornately decorated ceiling -- is "one of the very few decorated chambers known in...

http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/tt99/tt99_intro.html
View Resource Buried Treasure Unveiled: The "Lost City" of Heracleion

Yesterday, an underwater archaeology team working in Egypt's Bay of Aboukir unveiled its latest findings in a press conference. The team, led by Franck Goddio, in collaboration with the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, has been excavating the site for the past year, and the artifacts they shared with the world yesterday seem to confirm that the buried city is, in fact, the ancient Egyptian...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0608
View Resource Theban Mapping Project

Under the direction of Egyptologist Dr. Kent Weeks of the American University in Cairo, the Theban Mapping Project (last mentioned in the November 18, 1997 Scout Report) has enhanced its look and added new features. Some of the many enhancements include an interactive atlas of the Valley of the Kings that offers 250 detailed maps, streaming animations narrated by Dr. Weeks, and a visual search and...

http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/
View Resource Eternal Egypt

Available in English, French, and Arabic, Eternal Egypt is a website with a wealth of information on "the artifacts, characters, and places that together comprise the wonder that is Eternal Egypt." The website is organized so visitors can choose between a guided tour, begin with one of the cultural highlights (such as The Temple of Luxor or Part of a Wall of a Tomb), or simply explore and...

http://www.eternalegypt.org/EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/HomeServl...
View Resource Interactive Dig: Hierakonpolis

During the past few years, Archaeology Magazine has seen fit to document a number of very worthwhile archaeological digs from across the globe. In recent years, the magazine has been out looking for shipwrecks off the Crimea Peninsula and searching for evidence of George Washington’s career as a whiskey distiller at Mount Vernon. Its most recent online feature will take visitors to Hierakonpolis,...

https://interactive.archaeology.org/hierakonpolis/
View Resource Brooklyn Museum: Mut Precinct

The entire borough of Brooklyn has never been able to make a collective trip over to the Mut Precinct in Egypt, but fortunately a number of very talented individuals working for the Brooklyn Museum have been going that way for over thirty years. The Temple Precinct of the Goddess Mut (pronounced “Moot”) has been an important religious site for almost two thousand years, and on this website,...

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/features/mut/