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Thursday, June 25, 2020

AERA: Treasures from the Lost City of Memphis now available!

Treasures from the Lost City of Memphis is now available online
Treasures from the Lost City of Memphis is the first detailed catalog of the remarkable collection of artifacts from the Mit Rahina museum. The museum sits on archaeological remains in the heart of the Memphite ruin field and displays a substantial and remarkable collection of monuments, including several unique pieces that deserve to be more widely known. With this book we hope to offer insight into the museum's collection and context, as well as the history and excavation of Memphis, Egypt's ancient capital city.

Treasures from the Lost City of Memphis, richly illustrated and researched by AERA archaeologist Aude Grazer Ohara, is now freely available to students, scholars, and museum visitors from around the world.

"Unearthed: Egypt's Sunken Treasures" on the Science Channel
This new documentary examining Egypt's ancient waterways includes Mark Lehner discussing the lost port city of the pyramids and Pierre Tallet discussing Wadi al-Jarf and Khufu's nearby harbor. Also featured are findings from reconstructing Khufu's boats and excavations at Tell el-Daba and Alexandria.
American cable subscribers can watch "Unearthed: Egypt's Sunken Treasures" on-demand online or when it next re-airs on the Science Channel at 3am ET on June 24th. For other areas, check your local listings.

AERAgram 19.2 now available online

While the most recent edition of our AERAgram newsletter is only available to AERA members, previous issues are free to download from our website. The most recently posted issue includes the following articles:

Kromer in Context: Biography of an Ancient Dump
Return to the Menkaure Valley Temple
AERA Field School at Khentkawes Town
Giza Botanical Database Online

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