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January 23, 2020 (II Shemu 10)
Contents: (I) New: Lectures and symposiums (II) New: Exhibitions (III) Personals: personal and offtopic calls (IV) Read on the Web: online press reports in electronic newspapers etc. (V) Books and Journals Corner: book announcements, book reviews, journal issues appearing, digitised literature, etc. (VIA) Jobs and Grants: announcements of job openings and fellowships. (VIB) Courses and Trips: classroom & online courses, field schools, and non-commercial tours. (VII) (Multi)media: AE on TV, in Film, in Music, on CD-Rom or DVD (VIII) Websites: announcing, listing or updates of whole (mainstream) websites (IX) Lectures and symposiums on Ancient Egypt USA, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Vatican City, Egypt, Italy, France, Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Australia, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, Austria, Hungary, Romania, China, Czech Republic, Argentina, Japan, South Africa (X) Exhibitions on Ancient Egypt USA, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Egypt, Italy, France, Vatican City, Belgium, Spain, Australia, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Finland, Estonia, Denmark, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Japan, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Israel, Korea, China Notes: * Sections IX to XII contain the bulk of still current info from earlier issues (these sections are absent from the email version of the newsletter), while sections I to VIII contain new or adjusted information. * Of items marked with #, you can request from me the often longer announcement on which my summary was based. * Items marked with & are topics from earlier issues that linger on a bit (for irregular visitors of this site) or that were already on the EEF forum itself. * The double date in the header above is based on an accurate extrapolation from antiquity of the Ancient Egyptian (AE) Civil Calendar (365 days, wandering through the seasons, not determined by Sothis). * Please send any contributions and additions to: A.K. Eyma * Thanks for this week's events information go to: Margaret Patterson [(I) - UK (n)]; Francesca Jones [(I) - UK (t)]; Michael Tilgner [(II) - Brazil (a)] ========================================================================= +++ (I) NEW: LECTURES AND SYMPOSIUMS --UK-- n) Essex Egyptology Group * "The Olfactory Landscape of Lovemaking in Ancient Egypt", by Dora Goldsmith date: Sunday, 2nd February 2020; 3pm place: Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE. costs: £5 for guests, free for members info: lecture abstract at URL [update] s) Egyptology Scotland * "Tracking down Takhat: A Sarcophagus Restoration with Some Surprises", by Lyla Pinch-Brock [new] date: cancelled [was: Saturday 25th January, 2020] [the AGM will now take place at the March lecture] place: Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (Lecture Room), Glasgow G3 8AG info: URL t) Thames Valley ancient Egypt Society (Oxon, Berks, Bucks) * "The Reception of Ancient Egypt in Victorian Britain: Museums, Exhibitions, Art and Design", by Prof. Stephanie Moser date: Saturday, 8 February 2020; 2:00 pm place: Oakwood Centre, Headley Road,Woodley, RG5 4JZ info: URL --- For previously listed lectures and conferences, see section IX below. +++ (II) NEW: EXHIBITIONS --USA-- [update] t) The Saunders Castle at Park Plaza 130 Columbus Avenue, Boston MA 02116 URL * "Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" date: June 13, 2020 - TBA [new] info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL [update] x) Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204 * “Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt” date: January 31, 2020 – April 26, 2020 [new] info: English press report at URL --CANADA-- [update] a) Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal / Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 1380, Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC, H3G 1J5 * "Momies égyptiennes : Passé retrouvé, mystères dévoilés" / "Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives" date: September 14, 2019 - March 29, 2020 [new] info: English press report (with a review) at URL e) Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3A6 URL * "Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life" date: February 22, 2020 - June 21, 2020 Exhibition of more than 100 ancient Egyptian artifacts, concerning funeral practices, on loan from the Museo Egizio of Florence. info: URL info: English press reports at URL URL --GERMANY-- [update] i) Martin von Wagner Museum Würzburger Residenz, Südflügel Residenzplatz 2, Tor A, 97070 Würzburg * “Mus-ic-on! Klang der Antike” date: 10 December 2019 – 12 July 2020 [new] info: free version of the (German) exhibition book (MUS-IC-ON!Begleitband zur Ausstellung im Martin von Wagner Museum der Universität Würzburg; 244 pp.) at URL --BRAZIL-- [update] a) Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) Rua Primeiro de Março, 66, Rio de Janeiro * "Egito Antigo: Do Cotidiano À Eternidade" [Ancient Egypt: From everyday life to eternity] date: 12 October 2019 - 2 February 2020 [new] info: Portuguese press report at URL --- For previously listed exhibitions, see section X below. ++ (III) PERSONALS AND ADMIN NOTES [As you might guess, a "Personal" is exactly that: unlike with the others sections, entries are not necessarily in accord with the scope (mainstream Egyptology) of EEF. They usually are not in the Website version.] +++ (IV) READ ON THE WEB --NEWSPAPER REPORTS ONLINE--- * Press report: "GEM receives 356 artifacts from Tut, Ramses II, Thutmose III, Ptah treasures" URL "The general supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Atef Moftah announced that the museum has received a collection of 356 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, among which 57 artifacts from the treasures of the Golden King Tutankhamun and 11 pieces will be displayed on the grand staircase. (..)" -- Another English press report: URL * Press report: "Brazilian mission in Egypt unearths well in Theban tomb" URL "The fifth phase of the Brazilian archeological mission in Egypt led by José Roberto Pellini, a professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) started in early December 2019 and will finish on January 25, and has already made a discovery in the Theban tomb 123 (TT123) at the Theban Necropolis in Luxor. An unheard-of 1.5-meter-deep well was found inside the tomb and is likely to lead to a burial chamber with several materials. (..) “We’ve found mostly ushabts, ceramic material, many bonesand mummy parts. (..)" * Press report: "In Pics: Ancient inscriptions inside South Sinai caves documented" URL "The archaeological mission of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has finished documenting colorful archaeological inscriptions found in an ancient cave located about 60 km southeast of Sarabit el-Khadem and 30 km North of Saint Catherine. This is within the framework of the documentation of rock Inscriptions in South Sinai. (..)" -- Other English press reports: URL URL * Press report: "Conoce a la única momia egipcia en Cuba: La trajo el heredero de Bacardí" URL "Algo que muchos cubanos, dentro y fuera de la Isla, puede que no conozcan es que la única momia egipcia existente en el territorio nacional descansa nada más y nada menos que en el Museo Provincial de Santiago de Cuba, “Emilio Bacardí”(...)". [Submitted by Kat Newkirk] * Press report: "'Voice' of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy re-created for the first time" URL "Scientists build a 3D-printed vocal tract to give an ancient Egyptian priest the ability to speak again. (...)" -- Other English press reports: URL URL URL URL URL URL "(...) To recover this echo from the past, scientists placed the mummy in a computerized tomography scanner. This allowed them to create a 3D model of his vocal tract, the dimensions of which shape the unique sound of a person’s voice. The researchers then synthesized Nesyamun’s voice by 3D printing a model of his airway and connecting it to an electronic larynx, an artificial voice box that provides a noise source. The resulting utterance is brief, but it gives a sense of what this ancient Egyptian may have sounded like (..)", With audio clip. -- Spanish press report: URL -- The original research article (online for free in Open Access): D. M. Howard, et al, "Synthesis of a Vocal Sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun ‘True of Voice’ ", in ScientificReports vol. 10 (2020) URL [Next three items submitted by Michael Tilgner] * Press report: "Altägyptische Glasprodukte in Chinas antikem Grab entdeckt" URL "Dank der modernen Technologie ist es chinesischen Forschern gelungen, das Rätsel um die sieben in einem Grab der Ära der Streitenden Reiche (475-221 vor Christus) gefundenen augenförmigen Glasperlen zu lösen. (...) Sie wurden aus zwei unterschiedlichen Glasarten hergestellt. Eine stammt aus dem alten Ägypten und Mesopotamien der Spätbronzezeit, während die andere Glas-Art aus der östlichen Küste des Mittelmeers kam. (...) Die am frühesten bekannte augenförmige Glasperle stammte archäologischen Funden zufolge aus der 18. Dynastie des alten Ägypten (1.550-1.307 vor unserer Zeitrechnung). (..)" * Press report: "Meraviglie dal SUDAN. 12. Ritorno al Gebel Barkal " URL Il taccuino di viaggio di Francesco Tiradritti. * Press report: "Modisches aus dem alten Ägypten" URL "Der Förderverein der Clara-Zetkin-Gedenkstätte hatte die in Birkenwerder wohnende Archäologin Dr. Cäcilia Fluck und die Textilrestauratorin Kathrin Mälck eingeladen, über ihre Forschungen zu berichten. (...) Es ging um Kleidung aus der Spätantike, die sich im ägyptischen Wüstensand erhalten hat. (..)" Lecture report. * Some items relating to Egyptomania [submitted by Michael Tilgner (1)]: -- Press report: "Book of Ra è la slot più giocata dai giocatori italiani: ecco perché" URL "Le slot machine sono uno dei giochi più iconici del gioco d’azzardo e, tra queste, la più popolare degli ultimi anni è certamente Book of Ra. Il tema antico Egitto è uno dei più in voga tra gli appassionati di slot machine, così come quello dell’esploratore in cerca di favolosi tesori. Funzioni di gioco semplici ma coinvolgenti hanno poi fatto il resto, e tuttora la slot machine Book of Ra la si può trovare praticamente in ogni casino terrestre o sala slot, e in tutti i migliori casino online." -- Press report: "Blueprint Gaming Launches Video Slots Inspired by Ancient Egypt at Online Gambling Sites" URL "(..) The Scribes of Thebes slot offers an exciting casino trip through the enigmatic ancient Egypt for lovers of classic themes. The new release allows you to go after the hidden treasure hunt (..)" -- Press report: "Archaeological reproductions to be sold in Egyptian airports" URL "Executive Director of the Archeological Models Production Unit at the Ministry of Antiquities Amro el-Teiby said the first batch of archaeological clones, which will be displayed in the duty-free shop at Cairo Airport, will be delivered within 10 days. (..)" -- Press report: "Tourism, Antiquities Ministry Partakes in FITUR in Madrid" URL "(..) [At the] 40th edition of the International Tourism Fair (FITUR 2020), (...) the Egyptian pavilion is designed in the form of a pharaonic temple (...)" With illustration. -- Press report: "Here Are Egyptian Obelisks Erected around the World" URL -- Press report: "Zuhair Murad looks to Ancient Egypt for Spring 2020 couture line" URL With photos of dress designs inspired by ancient Egypt. --Follow-ups-- [Next two items submitted by Michael Tilgner] * Press report: "Team to re-scan Great Pyramid of Giza to pinpoint hidden chamber" URL "Japanese researchers plan to bombard the Great Pyramid of Giza outside Cairo with cosmic rays to confirm if there is a mysterious internal “chamber” that a previous survey detected. The team from Kyushu University expects to arrive in Egypt soon to scan the massive structure, built around 2500 B.C. and believed to be the tomb for the pharaoh Khufu. “The previously discovered cavity is way too large from an archaeological perspective,” said Sakuji Yoshimura, who heads the overall research project involving other universities. “We are very keen to verify the findings.” (...) The project is due to end by this summer. The findings will be released around autumn." -- Spanish press report: URL * Press report: "Ex-Italian honorary consul sentenced to 15 years in absentia" URL "Cairo Criminal Court sentenced in absentia former Honorary Italian Consul in Luxor Ladislav Otakar Skakal to 15 years in prison, as he has been convicted of attempting to smuggle 21,855 artifacts in a diplomatic container travelling from Alexandria to the Italian port of Salerno. (..)" -- Another English press report: URL -- German press report: URL -- French press report: URL --MISCELLANEOUS-- * New entry at the blog of the new season of work by the Ancient Egyptian Heritage and Archaeology Fund at Deir el-Ballas: -- "Deir el-Ballas 2019-2020, Week 7: 1/11-1/16" (Jan 19) URL * New entry at the blog "Field Diary 2020" of the North Abydos Expedition: -- "What's on Tap (literally) at Abydos this Season" (Jan 23) URL * New entry at the "Egypt Centre Collection" blog of Dr Ken Griffin: -- "Turns out you can have your goose and eat it, but only if you can cook it first! [ - a guest post by Sam Powell]" [concerning funerary models] (Jan 20) URL * New entry at the 'blog' of digitalEPIGRAPHY: -- "Taharqa Meets Wacom — A Case Study for Taharqa Gate and A Wacom Intuos Pro review" (Jan 15) URL * New entry at the blog of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology: -- "News from the Conservation Lab — Pretty in Pink" [concerning madder dye] (Jan 20) URL +++ (V) BOOK CORNER --NEW (PAPER) BOOK RELEASES-- * Jose Miguel Parra, La Gran Pirámide ¡vaya timo!. (¡Vaya Timo, 29). Laetoli, 2019. Pb, 424 pp. ISBN 978-84-949717-7-8. EUR 19 URL “En La Gran Pirámide ¡vaya timo! —escribe su autor, el conocido egiptólogo José Miguel Parra— pretendo mostrar la inconsistencia de las más extendidas paparruchas que se dicen sobre las pirámides egipcias, pero también responder, hasta donde alcanzan los datos históricos y arqueológicos, a las principales preguntas que la gente suele hacerse sobre ellas. Si fueron tumbas, ¿dónde están las momias? Silas construyeron los egipcios, ¿por qué son tan perfectas? ¿Cómo se las arreglaron para construirlas sin esclavos? ¿De dónde sacaban las piedras? Un avance para los más curiosos: todo es mucho más prosaico de lo que pudiera parecer. Fascinante, sí, pero nada misterioso”. Un avance para los más curiosos: todo es mucho más prosaico de lo que pudiera parecer. Fascinante, sí, pero nada misterioso”. El egiptólogo José Miguel Parra nos proporciona conocimientos sobre la deslumbrante civilización egipcia: ciencia en lugar de ocurrencias, saber en lugar de vacías invenciones, datos contrastados en lugar de sinsentidos." TOC (translated from Spanish): URL --DIGITIZED BOOKS & ONLINE THESES-- [Next two items submitted by Michael Tilgner] * New addition to "Ägyptologische Literatur - digital" of the University of Heidelberg: - Harvard African Studies, vols. 1-10 (1917-1932) -- vol. III: E. A. Hooton, Natica I. Bates (eds.), Varia Africana III, 1922. - 374 pp. - pdf-file (normal: 69 MB; large: 225 MB) URL * New addition to "Ägyptologische Literatur - digital" of the University of Heidelberg: -- George Andrew Reisner, The Development of the Egyptian Tomb down to the Accession of Cheops, Cambridge / London, 1936. - xxvii, 428 pp., 2 maps - pdf-file (normal: 103 MB; large: 400 MB) URL --NEW ISSUES OF (PAPER) JOURNALS & MAGAZINES-- * The TOC of the latest issue of Archéo-Nil, no. 29 (2019), is online at URL --DIGITIZED JOURNAL ARTICLES & ONLINE PAPERS-- * Anna Garnett, "Sudan and the Petrie Museum: Histories of Display, Scholarship and Engagement", in: Archaeology International, 22(1), pp.66–71. URL "Of the 80,600 objects in UCL’s Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, around 4000 are from Sudan.1 Flinders Petrie himself did not travel south of Aswan, and these items were acquired through different channels after his death. While many of these are on display in the Museum galleries—albeit tucked amongst the greater proportion of archaeological material from Egypt—much of the Sudanese collection remains in storage due to historic limitations of space. This paper presents an overview of the history of this collection, how it has inspired creative engagement projects targeting diverse museum audiences, and thoughts on future work." * Mythos: Rivista di Storia delle Religioni -- vols. 10-13 (2016-2019) - URL [With Egyptological articles in vols. 10, 11, and 13.] --MISCELLANEOUS-- * TBA +++ (VIA) JOBS AND GRANTS ---JOB OPENINGS--- [# = You may request from the editor the often longer announcement of an individual job opening on which the below summaries were based.] [New announcements are placed on top of the list.] * (&) The National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden, Netherlands, offers an Internship department collections (Egypt) from summer 2020 (June or later, at least two days a week). (..) Application deadline is 9th of March 2020. URL * (&) The Theban Mapping Project is looking for a Senior Coordinator TMP. (...) Position is open until filled. (#) * (&) The British Museum has an opening for a Project Curator: Egyptian Statues. (..) The successful candidate will have a degree in Egyptology or related subject and have knowledge of Egyptian hieroglyphs along with experience of object handling/ Egyptian material culture. (..) Application Deadline: 7 January 2020. URL * (&) The British Museum has two openings for two Egyptian PhD students to assist with the documentation of inscribed ostraca at the British Museum. Applications before 1 February 2020. URL * (&) The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for an open-rank tenure-track, or tenured, faculty position in Mesopotamian archaeology. The earliest date the appointment is anticipated to begin is July 2020; applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after January 15^th. (...) URL * (&) The Department of Art History of Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in the specialization of the arts and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East (ca. 3000 BCE-100 BCE), to complement areas already represented by faculty in the department. (..) The successful candidate will hold a PhD in art history or archaeology and have an appropriate level of teaching experience and scholarly research and publication. (..) Deadline of applications is December 15, 2019. URL * (&) The Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH) seeks a Postdoctoral Assistant Curator (PAC) to help realize “Egypt on the Nile,” the museum’s new permanent Egyptian installation scheduled to open in 2022. (..) Application Deadline is December 20, 2019. URL * (&) The IFAO offers one position as Egyptian Associate Researcher. The researcher is appointed for a term of one year from 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020, renewable twice, i.e. until 31st December 2022. (..) Applications must be sent (..) before 7 November, 2019. (..) Applicants must be Egyptian, less than 60 years old, and hold a position as lecturer, assistant professor or professor in an Egyptian university, or as researcher in an Egyptian research centre. They must have defended their PhD for three full years or more. They must have an experience in post-doctoral research, with at least five publications in scientific journals. (..)" URL * (&) The Department of Ancient History in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University is seeking a Lecturer with a strong research and teaching record in the area of Egyptology. The appointee will be expected to develop, teach and convene units in ancient Egyptian language in the hieroglyphic script at all levels (from beginners to advanced) and in Egyptology at all levels and will be required to contribute to other interdisciplinary undergraduate and/or postgraduate units offered in the Department. (...) Commencement date: February 2020. Applications close: 3 November 2019. URL * (&) The Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University is seeking an Assistant senior lecturer in Egyptology. (..) The successful applicant should participate in the development of the education in Egyptology with a focus on Ancient Egyptian culture such as history, religion, art, architecture and literature on both first- and second-cycle level. (..) The ability to teach in Swedish and English is required. (..) Application no later than 11 November 2019. URL * (&) The Department of Egyptology and Assyriology at Brown University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity, Assyriology, or Egyptology (including the material culture of Mesopotamia or Egypt). (...) Applications received by 10 January 2020 will be assured full consideration. (..) URL * (&) California State University, San Bernardino is currently accepting applications for the third annual W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence. It is a one semester visiting position that comes with housing, partial meal plan, and a stipend. This is a perfect position for sabbatical leaves and recent graduates. Applications are due on November 17, 2019. Please find the job ad here: URL And further information on the university website here: URL * (&) The Department of Middle East Studies (MES) at the University of Michigan invites applicants for the “Marjorie M. Fisher Professorship in Egyptology of the Pharaonic Period” at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), expected to begin September 1, 2020. This is a university-year (nine-month) appointment. (..) Applications must be received by November 1, 2019. URL Please apply via: URL * (&) The Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University (Sweden) wishes to accept two PhD candidates in Egyptology. The positions are funded, and the candidates will receive a four years' salary during their studies. For further details, see: URL and URL Please note that the entry requirements mean that a successful candidate should have a Masters degree in Egyptology. * (&) The project ‘Crossing Boundaries. Understanding complex scribal practices in Ancient Egypt’ is looking for a post-doctoral research fellow to work within the project’s scope under the direction of A. Loprieno (Basel) and S. Polis (Liège). This full-time position is set to start on January 1st, 2020. For further details, see the ’News’ section of our Website: URL * (&) The Egyptology Program in the Sociology, Egyptology and Anthropology Department (SEA), at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is seeking applications for a three-year position as Assistant or Associate Professor in Egyptology with a starting date in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. Candidates should have a research focus in Egyptian language (all levels from Old to Late, including hieratic; demotic and/or Coptic would be a plus), religion, and supporting interests chosen from digital humanities, art, archaeology, bio-archaeology, or history. (..) Open Until Filled. URL ---GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS--- [# = You may request from the editor the often longer announcement on which the below summaries were based.] * (&) ARCE Research Fellowship and Grant Opportunities: URL Deadline for all fellowship applications, including all references, is January 15, 2020. * (&) The Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten (NINO) offers new funding opportunities, for which applications are now welcome: -- NINO Fieldwork Subsidy for [Dutch] (archaeological) fieldwork in the Near East and Egypt. Every year two subsidies at € 5000 are available, as limited financial support to starting or smaller projects. The deadline is 15 August 2019. URL -- NINO Conference Subsidy, meant to help fund scholarly meetings such as conferences and workshops held at academic institutions in the Netherlands. Subsidies of max. € 2000 may be applied for as of now; the total budget is € 10,000 per year. The next deadlines are 15 August and 15 November 2019. URL -- NINO Incoming Mobility Grants, of max. € 1500 to graduate students and researchers (any level of seniority) from abroad, who wish to carry out research on the ancient Near East in the Netherlands. The next deadlines are 15 August and 15 November 2019. URL -- NINO Outgoing Mobility Grants, of max. € 1500 to MA, PhD, or early postdoctoral students in the Netherlands, to be used for study or research abroad. The next deadlines are 15 August and 15 November 2019. URL -- NINO Thesis Prizes, consisting of one BA Thesis Prize (€ 400) and one MA Thesis Prize (€ 600) to the best thesis on the ancient Near East (incl. Egypt) in the Netherlands. The deadline for theses written during the academic year 2018/2019 is 1 October 2019. URL * (&) Each year the Warburg Institute, London, offers a number of short-term fellowships, one of which is the Henri Frankfort Fellowship. The Fellowship, which will be for two or three months, may be held in any of the areas in which Professor Frankfort made his distinguished contributions to scholarship: the intellectual and cultural history of the ancient Near East, with particular reference to society, art, architecture, religion, philosophy and science; the relations between the cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt and the Aegean, and their influence on later civilizations. The Fellowship is not intended to support archaeological excavation. URL * (&) Apply for a fellowship at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research for the 2018-2019 academic year URL * (&) Bourses doctorales et postdoctorales attribuées par l’IFAO. (..) Les demandes doivent être déposées avant le 25 mai pour les séjours commençant entre le 1er janvier et le 30 juin et avant le 20 novembre pour les séjours commençant entre le 1er septembre et le 22 décembre. URL --AWARDS, PRIZES & CONTESTS-- * (&) Please find the announcement of the 19th Award “L’Erma” diBretschneider at: URL This award is granted to the author of an academic work. It is the first time that also publications in Egyptology can participate. The winner will be awarded with the publication of the work by the prestigious publishing house “L’Erma” di Bretschneider. An author may enter one or more unpublished works (monographies, no short articles; written in English, Italian, German, French, or Spanish) before November 30th, 2019. --VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-- * (&) The EES is looking for volunteers to assist Stephanie Boonstra, Collections Manager, in a number of digitisation projects including scanning object records from excavations at the Saqqara Sacred Animal Necropolis, fieldnotes from fieldwork at Armant, and working on a collection of historical Egypt travel magazines. Applications before 13th December 2019. URL * (&) The Circulating Artefacts project is looking for volunteers to help with digitising sales catalogues and documenting pharaonic artefacts advertised online: URL Volunteers are sought for the period of September - December 2019, for at least one month. Please register your interest before 5 August 2019 if you would like to volunteer with us for the period September-October. The call will then remain open until opportunities are filled for the period November-December. +++ (VIB) NEW: COURSES AND TRIPS --COURSES-- * (&) Bloomsbury Summer School is running 10 intensive short courses at University College London, in April to July 2020. Overview: URL * (&) A new course by Mercia Egyptology Society: "Pyramids of the Old and Middle Kingdoms", tutored by Angela Torpey Start date: Tuesday 7 Jan from 19:05 to 21:05 weekly for 9 weeks Start date: Friday 10 Jan from 11:00 to 13:00 weekly for 9 weeks Participants can attend either Tuesday or Friday and course notes are made available on-line after each week. Place: Xcel Centre, Mitchell Avenue, Coventry CV4 8DY Cost: £60.00 Email: email Info: URL * (&) New Master's programme in Egyptology at Uppsala University The Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University (Sweden) is now accepting applications for the new taught Master's programme in Egyptology starting in Fall 2020. The degree course is international and taught in English. Information about the courses included in the syllabus, admissions and the application process etc. may be found at URL Deadline for applications is 15 January 2020." * (&) Courses offered by Asociación Española de Egiptología: -- Curso de egiptología 2019– 2020 de la Asociación Española de Egiptología: El Imperio Egipcio. La Dinastía XVIII URL -- III Seminario Internacional de Arqueología Egipcia. Debod: Un templo de la antigua Nubia en Madrid. Historia y actualidad URL -- Cursos presenciales y cursos por Internet de lengua egipcia en caracteres jeroglíficos de la AEDE. Curso 2019-2020 URL * (&) Free on-line course of Manchester University Egyptology: "Yellow Symposium" With a series of online video lectures by experts (Dr Steven Snape, Dr Campbell Price, Taneash Sidpura, Dr Nicky Nielsen, Dr Lidija McKnight) on the symbolisms of the color yellow and of gold. URL * (&) Giulio Magli would like to inform you that on the "Open Knowledge" platform of the Politecnico of Milan the MOOC (massive open online course) entitled "Archaeoastronomy: the science of stars and stones" is now avaliable. The course is and will always be 100% free of charge and the lessons are avaliable at any time. It is based on "weeks" made up of short lessons (less than 10 minutes each). The level is undergraduate. Of course Egypt has a key role and an entire "week" is devoted to it. I hope that you will find it useful for your teaching acitivities and that it may contribute to spread a correct approach to this discipline in the general public. To see the promo and access the course: URL * (&) HieroEducation - offering online Egyptology courses: URL "(..) We’re offering an Introduction to Egyptian Hieroglyphs to begin with, and will be expanding our portfolio of courses from there. (..) The courses are entirely online, and are based around live classes where you can discuss what you’ve learned with your course tutor, and video lectures and other teaching materials (downloadable resources, quizzes and challenges and more) which you can access anytime you like. (..)" Tutor: Dr Joanna Kyffin * (&) A series of free, on-line classes in Egyptology are being offered by U. Manchester: URL --FIELD SCHOOLS-- * TBA --TRIPS&TOURS-- * TBA +++ (VII) (MULTI)MEDIA --TV&RADIO-- [Next two items submitted by Michael Tilgner] * Press report: "Docu télé – Arte : au Soudan, le royaume de Koush révélé" URL "À travers les fouilles archéologiques en cours au Soudan, le documentaire de David Starkev donne à voir et comprendre une civilisation africaine méconnue." -- Arte (French): "Le royaume des pharaons noirs" URL -- Arte (German): "Black Pharaos: Sudans vergessene Pyramiden" URL * German TV: -- Arte, January 25, 2020, 05:35-06:30 "Rätselhafte Hundemumien" [Tuna el-Gebel] -- 3sat, January 31, 16:20-17:00 "An den Ufern des Nil: Zwischen Assuan und Luxor" -- 3sat, January 31, 17:00-17:45 "An den Ufern des Nil: Zwischen Luxor und Wüste" -- 3sat, January 31, 17:45-18:30 "An den Ufern des Nil: Zwischen Wüste und Mittelmeer" --DVDs & CDROMS-- * TBA --SOFTWARE & APPS-- * (&) The Unicode font New Athena Unicode (URL) now supports the new Unicode 12.0 characters U+A7BC - LATIN CAPITAL LETTER GLOTTAL I U+A7BD - LATIN SMALL LETTER GLOTTAL I alias "Egyptological Yod" (URL). Cf. the table in Egyptological Transliteration in Unicode, PID: URL. --ONLINE AUDIO&VIDEO-- * Videos of the latest lectures at Institut français d'archéologie orientale: -- "La tomb of Général Iwrkhy and nouvelles découvertes", by Prof. Ola El-Aguizy (recorded 17 November 2019) [51 mins.] URL -- "The Karnak Hypostyle Hall Project (Field Seasons 2017-2019): Past and Current attempts at rebuilding Columns Inside the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak", by Prof. Jean Revez (recorded 17 December 2019) [56 mins.][in English] URL * For previously listed online videos, see the website Videos and Audio Files. --MUSIC & THEATRE--- * TBA +++ (VIII) WEBSITES [Next two items submitted by Michael Tilgner] * "MastaBase. Online database of Old Kingdom elite tomb scenes" URL "With the Leiden Mastaba Study Group, we are working to provide online access to the original MastaBase (published in 2008 on CD-ROM). Searchable data of 337 Old Kingdom private tombs containing 'scenes of daily life' will be available through this website." -- For example "market scenes" in the tomb of Niankh-Khnum and Khnumhotep [1] select the tomb of nyanxXnmw / XnmwHtp (no. 48) [2] select room II [3] search for "market" on the website (Register 07/6; 07/7; 07/8a) URL [That there is a market scene in room II of the tomb of Niankh-Khnum & Khnumhotep can be found on the following website:] * "Oxford Expedition to Egypt: Scene-details Database" URL "The OEE [Oxford Expedition to Egypt] Database covers all of the known Old Kingdom cemeteries simultaneously, and its narrower primary focus is the occurrence of scene types and their relevant scene details in tombs (scene details being mentioned only incidentally in PM). (...) Scene types and their scene details were selected as the primary subject matter of Phase One of the OEE Database because they are easily identified, and they constitute the most varied source of information for academic and non-academic research." -- See for example "11.1. Market scene" URL +++ [End of new weekly additions] ========================================================================= [Overview of still current older material follows below] +++ (IX) LECTURES AND SYMPOSIUMS --USA-- a) American Research Center in Egypt * 70th Annual Meeting of ARCE, 2019 Abstracts of papers are invited before January 11, 2019. date: April 12-14, 2019 place: The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, Virginia 22314-5700 USA info: URL info: Call for Papers at URL b) ARCE/New York Chapter * "The mystery of the "White Walls": The new discoveries at Memphis", by Dr. Galina Belova (Supervisor of the Centre for Egyptological Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Russian Archaeological Missions at Memphis, Fayum, and Luxor) date: October 24, 2019; 6:00 PM place: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 15 East 84th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues), New York, New York costs: free; RSVP required at URL c) ARCE/Oregon Chapter * "Continuity and Change in Egypt's "Great Land": Abydos under the Ptolemies", by Dr Thomas Landvatter (Reed College, Portland) date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 7:30 PM place: Urban Center Building, 2nd floor Gallery, 506 Mill St, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon costs: free and open to public info: email d) ARCE/ Northern California Chapter * TBA date: ..., 2019; 3 pm place: Room 20, Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley Campus info: email info: URL e) ARCE/Arizona Chapter * TBA date: ..., 2018; 5:30pm place: Bryant Bannister Tree-Ring Building, Rm 110, University of Arizona, 1215 E Lowell St, Tucson, AZ 85721 costs: free and open to the public; parking available at the nearby 6th St Garage. info: URL f) ARCE/Pennsylvania Chapter URL * TBA date: ...., 2019; 1pm - 5pm place: Classroom 2, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeoolgy and Anthropology, 3260 South St., Philadelphia, PA costs: $18 for the general public, $13 for museum members, $8 for ARCE-PA members and students info: URL g) Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago. * "Smellscapes in Ancient Egypt (with smell accompaniments)” by Dora Goldsmith (PhD candidate, Freie Universität Berlin) The speaker will present the results of her research in the form of a smellmap of an ancient Egyptian city. Each area discussed during the talk (palace, temples, gardens, streets, workshops, private houses, mummifcation chambers, and tombs) will be accompanied by the reconstruction of its smell. Event co-organized by the Oriental Institute and Graduate Council, The University of Chicago. Reception to follow at the Oriental Institute. date: Monday, November 12th, 2018; 3:00–4:00 pm place: Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021, 5757 South University Ave, Chicago, IL info: email h) American Oriental Society * 229th Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society date: March 15-18, 2019 place: Chicago Omni Hotel, Chicago, IL info: URL info: program and abstracts at URL URL i) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York * Colloquium: "Representation and Production in Ancient Egypt and Nubia" date: May 3, 2019; 10:00am-1:00pm place: Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Metropolitan Museum of Art costs: free and open to the public info: program and info at URL j) Brown University Providence, RI * "Egyptology & Assyriology Graduate Conference (EAGC)" Abstracts of papers are invited before August 1, 2019. date: 5th of October 2019 info: URL info: URL k) Scientific Papyri from Ancient Egypt (SPAE) URL * Conference: "Scientific Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East" Deadline for abstracts of papers is 30-04-2019. date: 19-20 September 2019 place: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 15 E 84th St, New York, NY 10028. info: email info: Call for Papers at URL l) Yale University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) * TBA date: ... 2018. place: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven m) Egyptological Seminar of New York * "Reusing Monuments and Reimagining Sacred Landscapes: The Ancient Egyptian Graffiti Project of the Oxford Epigraphic Expedition to Elkab", by Dr Luigi Prada (University of Oxford) date: Friday, September 20th, 2019; 6.30 pm place: The Art Study Room, Metropolitan Museum of Art costs: all are welcome info: abstract at URL n) ARCE/New England Chapter * TBA date: ..., 2018; 6:00 PM place: Boston University, College of Arts & Sciences Building, Room 224, 725 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215 info: email o) NACAL * 48th Annual Meeting of the North Atlantic Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics (NACAL 48) Abstracts of papers are invited before February 15, 2020. date: June 12-14, 2020 place: The Ohio State University - INALCO, Columbus, Ohio info: email p) Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111 * "Ask an Egyptologist" Four Kansas City-area Egyptologists (Stacy Davidson, Lisa Saladino Haney, Patrick Salland, and Julia Troche) will each give brief presentations on objects in the 'Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt' exhibition that relate to their individual research interests before opening up the floor for your questions. date: Thursday, 30 January 2020; 6-7pm costs: free; RSVP required info: URL * Adult/Youth Workshop "Discover Hieroglyphs" For ages 7-13 with adult. Instructor: Stacy Davidson date: Friday, 21 February 2020; 6:30-8:30 pm costs: $40 per adult/child pair info: URL q) Indiana University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Global and International Studies Building, Third Floor, 355 N Jordan Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405 URL * Conference: "Ancient Egypt and New Technology: The Present and Future of Computer Visualization, Virtual Reality and Other Digital Humanities in Egyptology" Abstracts of papers are invited before December 31 [was: November 15], 2018. date: March 29-31 [was: 19-20], 2019 place: School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, 700 N Woodlawn Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408 info: URL info: mailto r) Johnson County Community College Overland Park, Kansas * "Ancient Materials, Modern Analysis", by Stacy Davidson and Joseph Davidson Join Egyptologist Stacy Davidson and chemist Joseph Davidson for an evening exploring the materials science of the ancient Egyptians and how modern analytical chemistry techniques enhance our understanding of the past. In this interdisciplinary talk, they will explain what the ancient Egyptians knew about the matter that made up their world, highlight how the foundational scientific work of chemist Alfred Lucas advanced knowledge of Egyptian technology and techniques, describe the kinds of chemical analysis that lead to a greater understanding of the ancient Egyptians, shine a spotlight on natron and Egyptian blue from the perspectives of each of their fields, and show the links between common chemical compounds and ancient Egypt. This talk is co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Chemistry at Johnson County Community College and the Kansas City Chapter of the American Chemical Society. date: Wednesday, 29 January 2020; 6pm place: Carlsen Center, Room 211, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, USA 66210 costs: free and open to the public. info: email --CANADA-- a) La Société pour l'Étude de l'Égypte Ancienne Society for the Study for Egyptian Antiquities --SSEA Toronto Chapter-- * TBA date: .., 2018; 7 pm place: Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave., room 142 - University of Toronto St. George Campus info: URL --SSEA Calgary Chapter-- * TBA date: ..., 2018; 7:30 pm place: Room 162, Earth Science Building, campus of the University of Calgary, Calgary costs: free, all welcome info: email or URL --SSEA Vancouver Chapter-- * TBA date: ...2018; 7:00 PM place: Alliance for Arts & Culture, #100 - 938 Howe St, Vancouver, BC costs: SSEA Members free, General Public $5; RVSP at URL info: email or URL email or URL -- SEEA Chapitre de Montréal / SSEA Montreal Chapter-- society website * TBA date:... 2018; 10h - 16h place: UQAM, local PK-5115, Départ. de Mathématiques, 201 ave du Président-Kennedy (métro Place-des-Arts, sortie Jeanne-Mance), Montréal, QC H2X 3Y7 costs: 15$ membre-étudiant; 25$ membre; 30$ non-membre info: email * TBA date: ..., 2018; 6:30 pm place: Bureau des Affaires Culturelles et de l'Éducation (BACE) du Consulat Général d'Égypte, 1 Place Ville-Marie, 19ième étage, suite 1936, Montreal, Quebec costs: free; RSVP- to reserve your place please call: 514-353-4674 info: email * TBA date: ..., 2018; 18:00 place: The Espace culturel of Librairie Monet, 2752 de Salaberry in Montreal. costs: free for members, $12.00 for non-members. To confirm your place, please contact email info: email or tel. 514-353-4674 b) Friends of Ancient Egypt URL * TBA date: .., 2018; 7 - 9 pm place: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens' Park, Toronto costs: $20 General Public; $15 ROM members; $10 Students info: tel.: 416.586.5797; e-mail: email URL --UNITED KINGDOM--- a) British Museum Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG * BM Annual Egyptological Colloquium: "The Art of Embalming. Practice, evolution and materiality" Deadline for abstracts of papers is January 31, 2019 [extended!]. date: 10-11 September 2020 info: call for papers at URL * The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Egyptology: TBA date: TBA, September 2020; 18.00–20.00 place: BP Lecture Theatre b) Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology University College London Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT URL * TBA --Friends of the Petrie Museum-- * TBA date: ... 2019; 18.30 place: Lecture Theatre G6, Institute of Archaeology, 31 Gordon Square, London WC1 costs: free to members, guests welcome info: email c) The Egypt Exploration Society 3 Doughty Mews, London, WC1N 2PG society's website * TBA d) Egypt Society of Bristol. society's website * TBA date: .. 2018; 18:45 place: Lecture Room 1, Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, 43 Woodland Road, Clifton, Bristol 8 * TBA date: ... 2016; 18:00 place: Priory Road Lecture Theatre, 12 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU costs: free for members, £2.00 for non-members. info: URL e) The Southampton Ancient Egypt Society (SAES) Society's website * TBA date: .... 2019; 1.30pm, for a 2pm start - 4.30pm place: Main Lecture Theatre, Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill, Redbridge Lane Entrance, Lordshill, Southampton, SO16 0XN costs: Saturday Meeting fees - Adult Members £3.00, Adult non members £6.00 info: email info: abstract at URL f) The Friends of the Egypt Centre, Swansea University * "Conservation of Egyptian Artefacts," by Phil Parkes (Cardiff University) date: Wednesday 22nd January 2020; 7.00pm Phil Parkes has worked as a conservator based at Cardiff University for over 25 years. During this time, he has conserved a wide range of Egyptian artefacts for museums and private collectors. This talk will discuss the analysis and conservation of a number of these artefacts including coffin 118 from the Egypt Centre collection and the reconstruction of a doorway from beneath the Pyramid of Djoser. place: The Mall Room, Taliesin Create, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP costs: free for members, £3.00 non-members info: Telephone 01792 295960 g) Manchester Ancient Egypt Society (MAES) URL * The annual Bob Partridge Egyptology Lecture: "The Amarna Letters: The Canaan Correspondence", by Michael Tunnicliffe date: 9 December 2019; doors open at 6:30pm for a 7.00pm start place: Manchester Conference Centre / Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB. costs: everyone welcome h) British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology (BANEA) * Annual Conference BANEA: "Mind the Gap" The deadline for submission of papers (ANE incl. Egypt) has been extended to 14 January 2019 [was: 5 December 2018]. date: 22-24 February 2019 place: University of Liverpool info: email info: URL i) Kemet Klub * TBA date: ..., 2018 place: Bristol Grammar School, University Rd, Bristol BS8 1SR info: booking with email j) Durham University * Fifth British Egyptology Congress (BEC5) The Congress is being organised by Durham University in partnership with the Egypt Exploration Society. Abstracts of papers are invited before 28th February 2020. date: 4th to 6th September 2020 info: URL info: Call for Papers at URL k) Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB * The Glanville Lecture 2020: "Neferiti in the tomb of Tutankhamun", by Dr Nicholas Reeves date: 29 April 2020; 17:30 - 18:30 place: Lecture Room 9, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge costs: free, but booking is required; email to email info: URL l) Sudan Archaeological Research Society * Colloquium: "Recent Archaeological Fieldwork in Sudan" date: 13 May 2019; 11:00 - 18:00 place: Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum, London costs; pre-booked tickets only; SARS members £10, BM Friends £12.50, general public £15; booking at URL info: programme at URL m) University of Oxford * Colloquium: "Egypt's Heartland: Regional Perspectives on Hierakonpolis, Elkab and Edfu" date: 18-19 July, 2019; 9:00-18:00 place: Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College, Oxford and Ashmolean Museum, Oxford costs: £65.00; Concession Price Ticket £60.00; Friends of the Ashmolean Museum and Friends of Nekhen £55.00; booking required at URL info: URL URL URL info: programme and abstracts at URL URL * Special evening lecture: "New insights into relations between center and periphery: The evolution of the administrative quarter at Edfu from the Old Kingdom to the Second Intermediate Period", by Dr Nadine Moeller (Director of Tell Edfu Project, University of Chicago) date: 18 July, 2019; 18:30-21:00 place: Randolph Sculpture Gallery, Ashmolean Museum info: abstract at URL n) Essex Egyptology Group URL * Study Day: “Mummification in the Ancient Egyptian World”, by Prof Joann Fletcher and Dr Stephen Buckley date: Saturday 12 October 2019 place: Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE. costs: £35 (£18 for students). info: advance tickets required; to purchase tickets, contact email info: URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 3-5pm place: The Barn. Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE costs: non-members £5; members free info: URL o) Ta-wer Egyptology URL * Study Day "Mini-me to Menagerie - Ancient Egyptian magical objects in context" Four lectures delivered by Paul Whelan and Prof. Gianluca Miniaci. date: May 18th 2019; 10am - 5pm place: 15Hatfields Conference Centre, 15 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ. costs: £66 info: URL p) University of Birmingham * 7th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: "Biography in ancient Egypt" Abstracts must be submitted by 30th March 2020. date: 29th May 2020 info: URL q) Egyptian Society Taunton * TBA date: ... 2019; 2.00pm start, the door opens at 1.45 place: The Friends Meeting House, Bath Place, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4EP costs: £6 for members and £7.50 for non-members info: URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 2pm start. place: Devon Archaeological Society, Dix's Field, Exeter, EX1 1QA. costs: members £6, non-members £7.50 info: email * TBA date: ... 2018; 2pm start. place: St James Church, St James Street, Taunton, Somerset costs: admission for members £6, for non-members £8 info: URL r) West Midlands Egyptology Society (WMES) URL * TBA s) Egyptology Scotland URL * TBA date: ... 2020; 1:45pm place: Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (Lecture Room), Glasgow G3 8AG costs: £4 members, £6 non-members (membership can be taken out /renewed at the door or see website) info: email info: URL URL Twitter: @EgyptScotland t) Thames Valley ancient Egypt Society (Oxon, Berks, Bucks) URL * "Cleopatra: How much Egyptian?", by Prof. Alan Lloyd date: Saturday December 14th 2019; 2.00 pm place: Coronation Hall, Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4JB info: email info: abstract at URL u) The Old Dy’vorians’ Association (Association of former pupils of Dynevor School, Swansea) * "Ancient Memphis", by Dr David Jeffreys (retired senior lecturer at UCL) date: Thursday 21st November 2019; 7.00pm costs: admission free; no booking required. place: Samuel Roberts Lecture Theatre, Dynevor Campus, University of Wales Trinity St David, Swansea SA1 3EU (De La Beche St entrance) v) Interpreting Egypt’s Past in Wales and the World (InEPWW) * TBA date: ... 2018; 4.00–6.00 pm. place: SURF room, Fulton House, Swansea University, Singleton Park Campus costs: free entry; all welcome info: URL w) KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology Manchester University * 11th Annual Study Day: "The ‘Belfast’ Mummy" Study day devoted to the research being carried out on Takabuti, known as the Belfast Mummy; with nine presentations by Rosalie David, Konstantina Drosou, Tony Freemont, Roger Forshaw, Bob Loynes, Keith White, Caroline Wilkinson & other speakers. date: 25 January 2020 place: University of Manchester, Roscoe Building, Theatre B, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9PL costs: £40.00 info: booking at URL info: email x) University of Cambridge * The 3rd Lady Wallis Budge Egyptology Symposium: "Compulsion and Control in Ancient Egypt" date: August 27th - August 28th, 2020 place: Christ’s College, Cambridge info: URL y) Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt. URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 1.30pm place: Lecture Theatre, Chesterfield Library, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, S40 1QN costs: Members and Day-Visitors £4; all welcome. info: email z) North-East Ancient Egypt Society URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 2:00 – 4:00 place: Elvet Hill House, Oriental Museum, DH1 3TH Durham costs: members free; non members and visitors £5, concessions £3 info: email info: URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 2:00 – 4:00 place: Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, NE1 6RQ Newcastle costs: members free; non members and visitors £5, concessions £3 info: email info: URL za) Sudan: Ancient and Modern URL * TBA date: ..., 2018; 5 PM place: The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College High Street, OX1 4AW Oxford, Oxfordshire info: email --THE NETHERLANDS-- a) Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten (NINO) URL * 2nd NINO Annual Meeting: "Magic, rituals and cult in the ancient Near East” date: 30 January 2020; 9:45-17:30 place: University of Amsterdam info: provisional program at URL * TBA date: .. 2018 place: Leemans-zaal, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Rapenburg 28, Leiden info: email b) International Association of Egyptologists * Thirteenth International Congress of Egyptologists (ICE XIII) date: 6-12 August 2023 place: Leiden info: bid prospectus at URL c) Het Huis van Horus * TBA date: ..., 2019; 19:30 - ca. 20:45 place: Leiden, Lipsius Gebouw costs: € 8 for members of Huis van Horus, EUR 10, non-members please RSVP at email or 06-52008364 info: URL d) - e) Mehen URL * TBA --GERMANY-- a) Berliner Arbeitskreis Junge Aegyptologie * 9. Berliner Arbeitskreis Junge Aegyptologie (BAJA 9): "(Un)Sterblichkeit: Schrift – Körper – Kult" Abstracts of papers are invited before 15.09.2018 (at email). date: 30 November 2018 - 2 December 2018 place: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin costs: please register before 24.11.2018 with email info: programme [PDF] at URL b) Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Kairo * "Pharaonische Lebenswirklichkeiten - Neue Ausgrabungsmethoden des DAI auf der Insel Elephantine, Ägypten", by Dr. Johanna Sigl date: 13 December 2018; 18:00 place: DAI Berlin, Wiegandhaus, Peter-Lenné-Str. 28, 14195 Berlin info: abstract at URL c) Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz * International conference: "Beyond modern science I: Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Greek terms for scholarly practices", Organised by Prof. Dr. Tanja Pommerening (Mainz University) and Prof. Dr. Annette Imhausen (Frankfurt University). date: January 9-11, 2020 place: Erbacher Hof, Grebenstr. 24-26, 55116 Mainz info: URL info: program at URL * "'Gekommen um die schönen Tempel zu sehen' - Von Menschen, Tieren und Göttern in Assiut zur Zeit des Neuen Reiches", by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ursula Verhoeven-van Elsbergen date: January 14, 2020; 18:30 place: Alte Mensa, Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 5, Mainz (Univ. Mainz Campus) costs: free and open to the public info: lecture abstract at URL * "Environment and human activities in ancient Egypt: case studies on Asyut and Qantir", by Chiori Kitagawa, M.Sc. date: January 27, 2020; 18:15 place: Room 00-309, Ground Floor, Hegelstr. 59, 55122 Mainz costs: free and open to the public info: URL d) Ägyptisches Museum – Georg Steindorff – der Universität Leipzig * "52. Neue Forschungen zur ägyptischen Kultur und Geschichte" Abstracts of papers are invited before 15 April 2019. date: 23 May 2019 place: Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig, Bibliotheca Albertina, Beethovenstraße 6, 04107 Leipzig info: Call for Papers [PDF] at URL e) Institut für Ägyptologie und Koptologie, WWU Münster / Institute for Egyptology and Coptology, Muenster University * Workshop: "Bestattungen im griechisch-römischen Ägypten. Ein Vergleich zwischen Alexandria und der Chora" [Interdisciplinary workshop on burials in graeco-roman Egypt with special focus on Alexandria] date: June 28th, 2019; 9:00-18:00 place: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Hofhörsaal RS 2, Rosenstraße 9, 48143 Münster [Lecture hall RS 2, courtyard Rosentsrasse 9, 48143 Muenster] costs: free entrance info: program at URL f) Ägyptologisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg * 14th International Conference of Demotic Studies (ICDS) date: August 31, 2020 - September 4, 2020 info: email info: Erster Rundbrief at URL g) AKU – Altägyptische Kursivschriften * Conference: Ägyptologische “Binsen”-Weisheiten IV - "Hieratic of the New Kingdom: agents, forms and functions" date: 09th - 11th December 2019 place: Plenarsaal der Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 2, D-55131 Mainz info: URL info: program in PDF at URL --VATICAN CITY-- a) - --EGYPT-- a) Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC) 1, Dr Mahmoud Azmi Street P.O. Box 50, 11211 Zamalek - Cairo - Egypt phone: ++20 2 738.2522 / 738.2520 email; institute's website * TBA date: ... 2018 b) Egypt Exploration Society (EES) Cairo C/O British Council, 192 Sharei el-Nil St. Agouza -Cairo. Cell.pho.:010/6797508 * "Rameses III: King of Egypt", by Prof. Aidan Dodson (Honorary Professor of Egyptology, University of Bristol) date: ... 2020; 5 pm place: Garden Room, British Council, 192 El Nil Street, Agouza, Egypt. costs: free info: abstract at URL c) Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (IFAO) 37 rue al-Cheikh Aly Youssef, Cairo, Egypt 11441 * Colloquium: "Clamour from the Past: Graffiti, Rock Inscriptions and Secondary Epigraphy from Ancient Egypt" date: 15-17 June 2019 info: preliminary program at URL d) Supreme Council of Antiquities 3 el-Adel Abu Bakr Street, Zamalek, Cairo phone: +2/02 736-5645; fax: 735-7239 * TBA date: ... 2018; 6:00 PM place: Ahmed Pasha Kamal Hall, The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 3 Adel Abu Bakr Street, Zamalek info: email e) The t3.wy Foundation for Historical Research in Egyptology * TBA date: ... 2016; 7PM place: Marsam Hotel, Luxor West Bank info: URL f) The Patrons of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo URL * TBA date: ..., 2018; 5:30 pm place: Ahmed Pasha Kamal Hall, Ministry of Antiquities, 3 Adel Abu Bakr Street, Zamalek costs: free and open to all info: email g) Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo 31, Sharia Abu El Feda, 11211 Kairo - Zamalek URL email * Graduate Annual Research Discussions on Egypt and Nubia 7 (GARDEN VII) Abstracts of papers (by MA and beginning to mid-completion PhD students involved in the study of Egypt and Sudan from the Prehistoric Period through the 15th century AD) are invited before 20 December 2019. date: 22 February 2020 place: DAIK, Cairo info: URL URL * TBA date: ...January 2020; 6 pm info: email h) Writing and Scripts Center Bibliotheca Alexandrina 21526 El Chatby, Alexandria * TBA date: ... 2016; 11.00 -13.00 place: Lecture hall, Conference Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina costs: open to the public info: email i) Mummification Museum, Luxor * TBA date: ..... 2016; 7pm cost: admission free; NB: strictly NO cameras or recording devices please. info: email j) Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw Research Centre in Cairo 11 Mahalla st., Cairo –Heliopolis, Egypt * TBA date: ... 2018; 6:00 p.m. place: Research Centre in Cairo 11, Mahalla St., Heliopolis info: URL k) University of Mansoura * Sixth Delta Workshop 2019 Abstracts of papers are invited before 31st January 2019. date: 11-12 April 2019 info: email info: preliminary program at URL l) International Association of Egyptologists * XIIth International Congress of Egyptologists Deadline for abstracts of papers is 31 [was: 1] October 2018. date: 3-8 [was: 9-14] November 2019 place: Mena House Hotel Marriott, 6 Pyramids Road, Giza, Cairo, 12556 Egypt [was: Luxor] info: URL info: First circular (PDF) at URL info: Arabic press release (with logo) at URL info: email info: 3rd Circular and Program are now up at URL m) Luxor Public Library and Heritage Centre Karnak Temple St., Luxor, Egypt * TBA n) American University in Cairo * Conference: "Women in ancient Egypt: Current Research and Historical Trends" Deadline for abstracts of papers is 15 February 2019. date: 31 October 2019 - 2 November 2019 info: email info: Call for Papers at URL info: the preliminary program and paper/poster abstracts are now online at URL o) Czech Institute of Egyptology * Conference: "Abusir in a diachronic perspective" date: October 30, 2019; 9:00-17:00 place: Ministry of Antiquities, Ahmed Pasha Kamal Hall, 2 El-Adel Abu Bakr, Zamalek, Cairo info: preliminary program at URL --ITALY-- a) Museo Egizio Via Accademia delle Scienze 6, 10123, Torino * Conference “Human Remains. Ethics, Conservation, Display” [with a particular focus on mummies] date: 30 September 2019 - 1 October 2019 costs: EUR 30 (students EUR 15) info: email info: program and application form at URL * TBA date: ..., 2019; 6:00 p.m. place: Sala Conferenze, Museo Egizio di Torino costs: free and open to all info: URL b) World Congress on Mummy Studies * The 10th World Congress on Mummy Studies date: TBA, 2020 place: TBA, Bolzano, Italy info: source - URL c) Gruppo Egittologico "Khentyimentyu" * TBA date: ..., 2018; 17.45 place: Cinema teatro Cappuccini, via Clelia 18 - Imola costs: free info: email info: URL URL d) Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna * 12th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (12th ICAANE) Deadline for submission of papers and posters: July 31st 2019. Deadline for submission of Workshop Proposals: June 15th 2019. date: 14-18 April 2020 place: Bologna info: email info: Second Circular at URL info: Third Circular at URL e) University of Pisa * Seminar cycle "EST - Egyptological Seminars Under the Tower": -- "Antiquities Trade in Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th century", by Prof. Kim Ryholt (Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies – University of Copenhagen) date: 22 February 2019; 10.00 am place: Aula seminari Sal 3, Palazzo ex-Salesiani, (Via dei Mille 19, 3° piano) – 56126 Pisa -- "Provisions for the dead, ritual implements, luxury objects? Conceptualising burial equipment in New Kingdom elite contexts", by Dr. Claudia Näser (Institute of Archaeology – UCL London) date: 09 April 2019; 12.00 pm place: Aula D 1, Palazzo Carità (Via Pasquale Paoli 15) – 56126 Pisa -- "Alterations and appropriations. An examination of some curiously modified false doors and funerary stelae from Egypt’s First Intermediate Period", by Dr. Melanie Pitkin (Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge) This event had been funded by Associazione VOLO. date: 02 May 2019; 12.00 pm place: Aula seminari Sal 3, Palazzo ex-Salesiani, (Via dei Mille 19, 3° piano) – 56126 Pisa -- "A Human-like crocodile and vice-versa. Pharaonic metaphors and comparisons", by Dr. Isabelle Régen (Ingénieur de recherche à l’Université Paul Valéry –Montpellier 3) date: 08 May 2019; 12.00 pm place: Aula D 1, Palazzo Carità (Via Pasquale Paoli 15) – 56126 Pisa -- "The text of papyrus Leiden I 347: a genre yet to be determined – structure, content, and mistakes", by Dr. Susanne Beck (curator of the Egyptian Collection of the University of Tübingen) date: 15 May 2019; 12.00 pm place: Aula D 1, Palazzo Carità (Via Pasquale Paoli 15) – 56126 Pisa -- For all events: info: email info: URL f) Amici e Collaboratori del Museo Egizio di Torino (ACME) * TBA date: ... 2018; 18.00-19.30 place: Sala Conferenze, Museo Egizio di Torino costs: free and open to all info: email info: URL g) European Conference of Egyptologists * Ninth European Conference of Egyptologists (ECE IX): "Egypt 2020: Perspectives of Research" Co-organised by the University of Trieste, the Museo d’Antichità “J.J. Winckelmann” and the Institute of Mediterranean andOriental Cultures of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 31st December 2019. date: 22nd-27th June 2020 place: Auditorium of Museo Revoltella, Trieste info: URL info: Call for Papers at URL h) University of Naples "L'Orientale" * Sudan Studies Research Conference 2020 Abstracts of papers are invited before 31st January 2020. date: 8 May 2020 info: Call for Papers and abstracts form at URL --FRANCE-- a) Université Littoral Côte d’Opale * Conference "Mariette, deux siècles après" Abstracts of papers are invited before 30th of September 2019 (#). date: 20th-21st May 2021 place: Centre Universitaire du Musée, ULCO, 34 Grande Rue, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer info: email b) - c) Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) * "Origins.7: Seventh International Conference on Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt" Abstracts of papers are invited before 1st September 2019. date: 7th - 11th September 2020 place: Auditorium, Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA), 2 Rue Vivienne - 75002 Paris info: email info: First Circular at URL --SWEDEN-- a) Egyptological Society of Stockholm (EFIS) URL * "MORE SPECTACULAR DISCOVERIES IN THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS – after the Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun by Howard Carter in 1922", by Andreas Dorn (Egyptology Professor at Uppsala University) date: Wednesday 6th February 2019; 18:30 place: Östermalms Föreningsråd, Valhallavägen 148, (Metro station: Karlaplan), Stockholm cost: 50 SEK for members, and 80 SEK for non-members, info: abstract at URL --BELGIUM-- a) KU Leuven * The 21st Jan Quaegebeur Lecture: "Wadi el-Jarf: The harbour of king Khufu on the Red Sea Shore and its papyrus archive", by Pierre Tallet (Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)) date: 4 December 2018; 20.00h place: Justus Lipsiuszaal, Faculteit Letteren Blijde Inkomststraat 21, 3000 Leuven costs: free entrance info: abstract at URL --SPAIN-- a) Asociación Española de Egiptología URL * TBA date: ...2018 b) Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (UAH) Pza. San Diego, s/n, 28801 - Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) URL * International Workshop “I Taller Internacional de estudios interdisciplinares sobre el antiguo Egipto” [“First International Workshop of interdisciplinary studies on ancient Egypt”] In this one-day workshop (in Spanish), Carlos Gracia Zamacona (UAH), Josué Santos Saavedra (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Leire Olabarría (University of Birmingham), Jónatan Ortiz García(UAH), Iker Barriales Valbuena (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Antonio J. Morales (UAH) and Roberto Díaz (Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität München) will guide the participants through different approaches to ancient Egypt (Epistemology, Religion studies, Anthropology, Digital Humanities, Computational analysis, Philology, and Museum studies) to explore current trends and limits of the discipline. date: 17 September 2019; 09:00-20:00 h. place: Universidad de Alcalá (Alcalá de Henares, Madrid), Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Salón de actos info: URL info: programme and registration form at URL info: inquiries may be directed to Carlos Gracia Zamacona at email c) ALO Congress, S.L. Numancia, 73, 7ºC2, 08029 Barcelona * "Third International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt" Abstract submission deadline is 30 Juny 2018. date: 25-26 October 2018 place: Barcelona info: URL d) Universidad Complutense, Madrid * VI Congreso/Congresso Iberoamericano de Egiptología VI Iberoamerican Congress of Egyptology Papers are invited before 31 July 2018. date: 3-5 December 2018 place: Universidad Complutense, Madrid. info: URL info: email info: the provisional programme is now available at URL --AUSTRALIA-- a) - --DENMARK-- a) University of Copenhagen * "6th Egyptological Conference in Copenhagen (ECC 2020)" Abstracts of papers by postgraduate students and early career researchers are invited before 1 February 2020. date: 5-7 May 2020 info: email info: Call for Papers at URL b) Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen Karen Blixens Plads 8, DK-2300 Copenhagen S * Interdisciplinary workshop: "The colour blue in ancient Egypt and Sudan" Abstracts of papers are invited before October 31st, 2019. date: 3rd-4th of March 2020 info: email info: Call for Papers at URL --SWITZERLAND-- a) Ägyptologie-Forum an der Universität Zürich URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 18:30 place: Hörsaal KO2 F 150, Universität Zentrum, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich costs: open for members, students, and the general public. info: email b) Berliner Arbeitskreis Junge Aegyptologie * 10. Berliner Arbeitskreis Junge Aegyptologie (BAJA 10): "Formen kultureller Dynamik: Impuls - Progression - Transformation" date: 29 November 2019 - 1 December 2019 place: Universität Basel --GREECE-- a) Hellênnikon Institouton Aigyptiologias (Hellenic Institute of Egyptology) * Conference: "Quod est Superius est sicut quod est Inferius: The Cosmic Hypostasis and Earthly/Social Function of Women during Antiquity in Egypt and in the Mediterranean Basin" Abstracts of papers are invited before 30th April 2019. date: 10-14 February 2020 place: Hotel Titania, Athens info: email info: URL info: First Circular at URL info: Registration Form at URL info: preliminary programme at URL b) Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) URL * Conference: Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) 2020 Abstracts of papers/posters are invited before December 20th, 2019. Abstracts of papers/posters are invited before January 31, 2020 [deadline extension; was: December 20, 2019]. date: 26 - 30 September 2020 place: University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece info: Call for Papers at URL info: email info: URL --AUSTRIA-- a) ERC Advanced Grant ‘The Enigma of the Hyksos’ * Workshop: "Changing Clusters and Migration in the Near Eastern Bronze Age" date: 4–6 December 2019 place: Austrian Academy of Sciences, Hollandstrasse 11–13, 1st floor, 1020 Vienna costs: free, but registration required at email with the reference "ATTENDING WS12/19" info: URL --HUNGARY-- a) Szépmuvészeti Múzeum, Budapest [Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest] Collection of Egyptian Antiquities 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 41. * TBA date: .. 2018 b) Hungarian Egyptian Friendship Society (HEFS / MEBT) * Aegyptus et Pannonia 6: "Health and Life in Ancient Egypt. Mummies in Focus" Abstracts of papers are invited before 30 March 2019. date: 27-30 August 2019 place: TBA, Budapest info: Call for Papers at URL --ROMANIA-- a) Hyperion University of Bucharest * Conference: "Gods & Humans in Ancient Egypt. Current Research and Multidisciplinary Approaches" The deadline for abstract submission is 10th of March 2020. date: 12th-14th June 2020 info: call for papers at --CHINA-- a) - --CZECH REPUBLIC-- a) Czech Institute of Egyptology Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague * 7. Ptolemäische Sommerschule / 7th Ptolemaic Summer School Abstracts of papers are invited before May 10, 2019. date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - Friday, August 30, 2019 place: Green Lecture Hall (“Zelená posluchárna”), Celetná 20 (first floor), Prague 1 info: email info: URL b) World Archaeological Congress URL * 9th World Archaeological Congress (WAC-9 2020) The call for sessions is open until 15 November 2019, the call for papers/posters is open until 15 December 2019. date: 5–10 July 2020 place: Cubex Centrum, Prague info: URL --ARGENTINA-- a) - --JAPAN-- a) Kyoto University Interdisciplinary Unit for African Studies * Special Lecture: "A garden in the desert: Recent excavations at the Bent Pyramid in Dahshur, Egypt", by Dr. Felix Arnold (German Archaeological Institute) date: Thursday 31th January 2019; 17:30-19:00 place: Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall, Medium Conference Room, 3rd Floor info: poster at URL b) Comité international pour l’égyptologie (CIPEG) / ICOM International Committee for Egyptology * CIPEG Annual Meeting (as part of the 25th ICOM General Conference): "The Future of Traditions: Paving the Way for Egyptian Collections Tomorrow" date: 2 – 7 September 2019 place: Kyoto International Conference Center & Kyoto Prefectural University info: program and abstracts booklet at URL --SOUTH AFRICA-- a) The Egyptian Society of South Africa URL * TBA date: ... 2018; 19h30 place: St George's Grammar School in Mowbray info: email +++ (X) EXHIBITIONS Most info in this section was collected by Michael Tilgner and Ingrid van Sprakelaar. Ingrid maintains an exhibition calendar [in a complementary format, i.e. sorted by date (and country)] at the Dutch website of the Mehen Study Center. --USA-- a) Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007 URL * “Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities” date: May 23, 2020 - January 18, 2021 The exhibition will display 293 artefacts from Alexandria and Aboukir Bay, discovered during Franck Goddio’s underwater excavations, of which 18 from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, 22 from the Graeco-roman Museum, 31 from Alexandria National museum, 15 from Bibliotheca Alexandrina museum and 207 artefacts from the Sunken monuments department. Earlier venues were the Arab World Institute in Paris (8 September 2015 - 31 January 2016; "Osiris, mystères engloutis d'Egypte"), the British Museum in London (19 May 2016 – 27 November 2016; "Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds"), Museum Rietberg. Zürich (10 February 2017 - 13 August 2017; "Osiris - Das versunkene Geheimnis Ägyptens"), St. Louis Art Museum (March 25, 2018 - September 9, 2018), Minneapolis Institute of Art (“Egypt’s Sunken Cities”, November 4, 2018 - April 14, 2019). info: URL b) Museum of Fine Arts Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 URL * “Ancient Nubia Now” date: October 13, 2019 - January 20, 2020 Exhibition of more than 350 artefacts (sculpture, relief carvings, pottery, gold and enamel jewelry, cosmetic items, furniture and religious offerings) from Nubia (Gebel Barkal, Kerma, Napata, and Meroe). info: URL "(..) The MFA’s collection of ancient Nubian art is the largest and most important outside Khartoum (..). “Ancient Nubia Now” features more than 400 highlights from the collection, many never before exhibited. Among the highlights are the exquisite jewels of Nubia’s queens, the nearly lifesize statue of Senkamanisken from the sacred mountain of Gebel Barkal, the army of funerary figurines from the tomb of King Taharqa, the gold and silver treasure of King Aspelta, and the stele of King Tanyidamani, bearing the longest known inscription in the still untranslated Meroitic language and script. (..)" info: URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL Interview with curator Denise Doxey. info: English press report at URL c) - d) - e) Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052 URL * "A Woman's Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt" date: December 15, 2016 - long-term [was: till March 24, 2017] Exhibition with 25 ancient Egyptian artefacts that explore the differences between male and female access to the afterlife. info: URL info: press release [PDF] at URL info: English press report at URL "(..) Egyptian medicine taught that an entombed woman faced a biological barrier to rebirth. The ancient Egyptians believed that in human reproduction it was The Man who created the fetus, and transferred it to the woman during intercourse. This ultimately made rebirth impossible for a woman alone. To overcome this perceived problem a priest ritually transformed a woman's mummy into a man long enough to create a fetus. The ritual for this transformation required representing a woman with red skin on her coffin--- the color normally assigned to a man. Furthermore, artisans inscribed the coffin with spells that addressed the woman in masculine pronouns for a priest to recite. The use of "male" color and strategically inflected language had the power to change her gender in the coffin. A woman later returned to her original female state and incubated herself for rebirth into the afterlife as a woman. (..)" URL URL info: English press report at URL "(..) The show demonstrates this concept with a coffin from the museum’s collection (around 1292-1190 BC), which portrays the deceased with male skin (conventionally red) on the coffin’s exterior—addressed by four gods using a masculine pronoun—and with female skin (conventionally yellow) on the mummy’s mask. Around 25 objects from the museum’s collection are on view, including pieces never before exhibited, like a collar with Atum, a male god who created the world all on his own. There is also a statuette of Atum holding his erect phallus in his hand, which is a feminine word in Egyptian. “This is the way [he created the world]—quite literally, masturbating,” Bleiberg says. Other objects, like two wooden statues, show that females are once again treated as women when they enter the afterlife, despite their portrayal with male attributes on their coffins. There are also statues of Osiris and Isis. (..)" URL info: English press report at URL * "Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt" date: May 22, 2020 - TBA Exhibition that explores the history of iconoclasm in relation to ancient Egyptian art, via nearly forty masterpieces from the Museum's collection. Earlier at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis (March 22, 2019 – August 11, 2019) and the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville (January 31, 2020 – April 26, 2020). info: press release at URL f) Kelsey Museum of Archeology University of Michigan, 434 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1390. (The public entrance is on Maynard Street.) URL * “Graffiti as Devotion along the Nile” date: August 23, 2019 - March 29 [was: January 5], 2020 This exhibition explores the times and places in which Kushite graffiti were inscribed (on temples, pyramids, and other monumental structures), through photos, text, and interactive media presentations. At the heart of the show are the hundreds of Meroitic graffiti recently discovered in a rock-cut temple by the Kelsey expedition to El Kurru. info: URL info: URL info: the accompanying book is available for free in Open Acces - Geoff Emberling, Suzanne Davis (eds.), Graffiti as Devotion along the Nile and Beyond. (Kelsey Museum Publications 16). Ann Arbor: Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, 2019. URL info: English press report at URL "[The exhibition] highlights the usage of graffiti by the people of Kush and demonstrates the role Kushite graffiti played in temples, pyramids and other monumental structures within the Meroitic period.The graffiti, which includes religious images such as rams, horned altars and boats, tells how those making pilgrimages gathered at certain parts of the temple and pyramid structures at El-Kurru in northern Sudan. The exhibition will be made up of photos, interactive media and texts about Kushite and Meroitic graffiti that has been discovered in an archaeology project by the Kelsey Museum at El-Kurru. (..)" info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL info: URL * "Kelsey Contemporaries: Randal Stegmeyer" date: May 1, 2020 – January 3, 2021 Exhibition of photographs of Kelsey Museum artefacts, made by U-M photographer Randal Stegmeyer. info: URL g) North Carolina Musem of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607 URL * "What in the World Is a Grain Mummy?" date: July 20, 2019 – January 5 [was: 8], 2020 Exhibition spotlighting NCMA's only mummy: a grain mummy and its falcon-shaped coffin. place: West Building, Gallery 241 (Mesoamerican gallery) info: URL h) Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum 40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA. 93065 URL URL * "Egypt’s Lost Cities" date: October 5, 2019 - April 12, 2020 The exhibition will display 293 artefacts from Alexandria and Aboukir Bay, discovered during Franck Goddio’s underwater excavations, of which 18 from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, 22 from the Graeco-roman Museum, 31 from Alexandria National museum, 15 from Bibliotheca Alexandrina museum and 207 artefacts from the Sunken monuments department. Earlier venues were (after an earlier tour in Europe, 2016-2017) the St. Louis Art Museum (March 25, 2018 - September 9, 2018, "Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds") and Minneapolis Institute of Art (“Egypt’s Sunken Cities”, November 4, 2018 - April 14, 2019), and will travel to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond ("Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities", May 23, 2020 - January 18, 2021). info: URL URL info: English press reports at URL [Here the title is given as "Sunken Cities: The Enchanting World of Egypt".] URL URL URL URL URL URL With a video of some displays (incl. an interview with Goddio). info: English press report at URL With a video of a TV report. i) - j) Carnegie Science Center One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 URL * "Mummies of the World: The Exhibition" date: October 5, 2019 - April 19, 2020 The travelling exhibition with ca. 40 human and animal mummies and ca. 85 funeral artifacts from many cultures, incl. Egypt. It was at many venues in the USA (2015 - 2017) and Europe (2018), and most recently at the Arizona Science Center, Phoenix (February 10, 2019 - September 2, 2019). info: URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL info: English press report at URL k) Penn Museum 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 URL * "Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display" date: February 23, 2019 - December 31, 2019 Exhibition of more than 200 objects, many of which have never been on view before, and that will become a part of the re-envisioned Ancient Egypt and Nubia Galleries. info: URL info: URL info: source - URL info: URL "(..) This roughly 6,000-square-foot exhibition introduces visitors to the history of ancient Egypt—many from the Lower Egypt Gallery that is currently under renovation—and includes elements of open artifact storage as well as active object conservation, offering an inside look into where objects come from, how they are researched and cared for, and how they are prepared for display." info: press release at URL With details on the exhibition's three galleries. info: English press report at URL info: English press reports at URL "Senior curator Margaret Maitland reveals the stories behind some of the key exhibits in the new Ancient Egypt Rediscovered gallery (..)." With photos. URL info: English press reports at URL with video. URL URL URL URL URL With many photos (Photo Essay). * Opening of the Ancient Egypt and Nubia Galleries date: TBA, 2023 [was: 2022] info: English press report at URL "(..) The museum’s lower Egyptian gallery (..) closed last summer [2018] for extensive renovations. The upper Egyptian gallery is expected to close late this year [2019]. (..)" * Opening of the Sphinx Gallery date: 16 November 2019 - Ongoing Several redesigned galleries will (re)open, with hundreds of objects going on public display for the first time: the new Mexico and Central America Gallery and the Africa Galleries, the renovated Harrison Auditorium performance hall, and the Sphinx Gallery (with the monumental Sphinx of Rameses II in a renewed Entrance hall). The new Ancient Egypt and Nubia Galleries will follow in 2023. info: URL info: URL [new] info: Sphinx Gallery info page - URL info: URL info: URL "Our Main Entrance will be completely transformed as we open up staircases and windows that have been sealed for decades, and create a new, adjacent gallery space—with our 25,000-pound sphinx of Ramses II at its heart—that will be visible as soon as you set foot inside. (..)" URL "The new Sphinx Gallery, created by removing and covering the 1915 stairs to the Harrison Auditorium, will also house objects from each curatorial section, regularly rotated displays of a single highlighted object in an elegant small circular space, and a comfortable visitor seating and orientation area, as well as a new passenger elevator." info: English press report at URL l) - m) - n) Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology University of California, 103 Kroeber Hall #3712, Berkeley, CA 94720-3712 URL * “Sacred Deities of Ancient Egypt” date: October 2, 2019 - January 8, 2020 Exhibition of photographs from the book 'Sacred Deities of Ancient Egypt' (2019) by Jacqueline Thurston. info: URL o) - p) - q) The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Met Fifth Avenue 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 URL * “Art and Peoples of the Kharga Oasis” date: October 11, 2017 – June 7, 2020 [2nd prolongation; was: till October 21, 2019, was: till September 30, 2018] The exhibition will feature some 30 works from the excavations of the MMA in the Kharga Oasis, at sites dating to the third and seventh centuries A.D., a time of transition between the Roman and early Byzantine periods. On view will be ceramics, ostraca (pottery shards used as writing surfaces), jewelry from burials, glassware, coins, copies of frescoes with early Christian images, and early 20th-century site photography. info: URL info: press release at URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL r) The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum 210 Parkside Drive, West Branch, Iowa, 52358 * "Written in Stone: The Treasures of Eden and the Rosetta Stone" date: canceled [was: April 13, 2019 - October 27, 2019] Exhibition with an exact replica made from a cast of the original Rosetta Stone -- among other objects from the ANE and Antiquity. info: URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL "This exhibit has been canceled due to questions about the authenticity of some of the items loaned to the museum." s) Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, New York 14211 URL * "Golden Mummies of Egypt" date: February 8, 2020 - June 21, 2020 Exhibition with 100 artefacts from Graeco-Roman Egypt, on loan from Manchester Museum. It will travel to North Carolina Museum of Art and other US venues untill 2022. info: URL info: blog report at URL info: English press reports at URL [Not accessible from Europe] URL [Not accessible from Europe] info: English press report at URL t) The Saunders Castle at Park Plaza 130 Columbus Avenue, Boston MA 02116 URL * "Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" date: June 13, 2020 - TBA Exhibition to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb, with over 150 authentic[!] artifacts from KV62, 60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt. Currently at the Saatchi Gallery, London (2 November 2019 - 3 May 2020), and will also travel to Australia, Japan, Canada, South Korea, and two other unnamed countries, as part of a 10-city international tour. info: URL info: English press report at URL "(..) Initially Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts was approached to host Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, but it lacked sufficient display space at the appropriate time. (..)" info: English press reports at URL With video of TV report. URL With video of TV report. URL With video of TV report. URL With audio-file of radio report. URL URL URL URL u) North Carolina Museum of Art West Building, Gallery 241 (Mesoamerican Gallery) 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607 * “What in the World Is a Grain Mummy?” date: July 20, 2019 – January 8, 2020 Exhibition that focusses on NCMA’s only Egyptian mummy (a grain mummy in a falcon coffin), and delves into the concept of grain mummies in general. info: URL v) Oriental Institute Museum 1155 E 58th Avenue, Chicago Illinois 60637 URL * “We Start Here: The OI at 100” date: September 14, 2019 – June 13, 2020 info: URL info: the catalogue is available for free downloading at URL van den Hout, Theo, ed. Discovering New Pasts: The OI at 100. Pp. 428. The Oriental Institute, Chicago 2019. w) The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111 URL * "Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt" [was: “Queens of Egypt”] date: November 15, 2019 - March 29, 2020 [was: October 1, 2019 - March 1, 2020] Exhibition with over 350 artefacts dealing with royal women (e.g., Nefertari, Ahmes-Nefertari, Tawosret, Hatshepsut), on loan from several museums, notably the Museo Egizio di Torino. Also includes a reconstruction of a room of Nefertari's tomb. Earlier at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco ("Reines d'Egypte", July 12, 2008 - September 10, 2008), the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden ("Koninginnen van de Nijl", 18 November 2016 - 17 April 2017), Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal (10 April 2018 - 4 November 2018), and National Geographic Museum, Washington DC (“Queens of Egypt”; March 1, 2019 - September 2, 2019). info: URL info: source - URL info: English press report at URL x) Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204 URL * “Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt” date: January 31, 2020 – April 26, 2020 Exhibition that explores the history of iconoclasm in relation to ancient Egyptian art, via nearly forty masterpieces on loan from the Brooklyn Museum. Earlier at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis (March 22, 2019 – August 11, 2019); will return to the Brooklyn Museum for display in May 2020. info: URL URL y) Glencairn Museum 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 URL * “Sacred Adornment: Jewelry as Belief in Ancient Egypt” date: February 29, 2020 – November 1, 2020 Exhibition with ancient Egyptian jewelry in the Museum's collection, exploring how it was used by both the living and the dead to adorn, to protect, and to express devotion to the divine. info: URL z) Kimbell Art Museum 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 URL * “Queen Nefertari’s Egypt” date: November 15, 2020 – March 28, 2021 Exhibition with over 350 artefacts dealing with royal women (e.g., Nefertari, Ahmes-Nefertari, Tawosret, Hatshepsut), on loan from several museums, notably the Museo Egizio di Torino. Also includes a reconstruction of a room of Nefertari's tomb. Earlier at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco ("Reines d'Egypte", July 12, 2008 - September 10, 2008), the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden ("Koninginnen van de Nijl", 18 November 2016 - 17 April 2017), Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal (10 April 2018 - 4 November 2018), National Geographic Museum, Washington DC (“Queens of Egypt”; March 1, 2019 - September 2, 2019) and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City ("Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt", November 15, 2019 - March 29, 2020). info: URL "(..) some 230 exceptional objects, including statues, jewelry, vases, papyrus, steles, mummies, wooden coffins, and stone sarcophagi, as well as tools and various items of daily life from the artisan village of Deir-el-Medina (..)" [It is not clear if the exhibition has been slimmed down. AKE] za) Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way, Stanford, CA 94305-5060 URL * “The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford” date: September 18, 2019 – Ongoing Exhibition of over 700 items from the Stanford Family Collections, chosen by artist Mark Dion; including a fair number of ancient Egyptian objects (a fragment of the Great Pyramid, canopic jars, amulets, ushabtis and statues, a crocodile mummy). info: URL zb) - zc) - zd) - --CANADA-- a) Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal / Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 1380, Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC, H3G 1J5 URL * "Momies égyptiennes : Passé retrouvé, mystères dévoilés" / “Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives” date: September 14, 2019 - March 29, 2020 [was: February 2, 2020] Travelling exhibition featuring six mummies from the British Museum and ca. 200 artefacts that illustrate their lives. Earlier in Australia (2016/2017), Hong Kong and Taiwan. info: URL info: URL info: French press reports at URL URL info: French press report at URL info: English press report at URL "Nestawedjat, a wealthy, married "lady of the house," died in the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes sometime around 700 BC. Now she's set to be on public display at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts starting Sept. 14. (..)" With photos of a press presentation focussed on the mummy. info: English press reports at URL With a video [1:50 min.] of a TV report about a press presentation focussed on the mummy. URL info: English press report at URL info: French press reports at URL URL "Le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (MBAM) accueille dès samedi, et pour la première fois, six invités de marque qui ont vécu en Égypte ancienne entre l’an 900 avant J.-C. et l’an 180 de notre ère. À travers les bandelettes qui recouvrent leurs corps, on a surtout cherché à savoir qui étaient ces hommes et ces femmes momifiés. (..)" info: English press reports at URL URL info: French press reports at URL URL info: French press reports at URL URL info: English press reports at URL URL With photos of some of the highlights. info: French press report at URL b) Musée canadien de l’Histoire / Canadian Museum of History 100, rue Laurier, Gatineau (Québec) K1A 0M8 URL URL * “Reines d’Égypte” date: 10 April 2020 - 4 November 2020 Exhibition with over 350 artefacts dealing with royal women (e.g., Nefertari, Ahmes-Nefertari, Tawosret, Hatshepsut), on loan from several museums, notably the Museo Egizio di Torino. Also includes a reconstruction of a room of Nefertari's tomb. Earlier at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco ("Reines d'Egypte", July 12, 2008 - September 10, 2008), the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden ("Koninginnen van de Nijl", 18 November 2016 - 17 April 2017), Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal (10 April 2018 - 4 November 2018), the National Geographic Museum, Washington DC (“Queens of Egypt”; March 1, 2019 - September 2, 2019), and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City ("Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt", November 15, 2019 - March 29, 2020). info: source - URL Uitleen internationaal Egyptische afdeling Jubelparkmuseum. c) Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 URL * "Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries" [was: "Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives"] date: May 16 [was: March 7], 2020 - September 7, 2020 Travelling exhibition featuring six mummies from the British Museum and ca. 200 artefacts that illustrate their lives. Earlier in Australia (2016/2017), Hong Kong and Taiwan, and most recently at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (September 14, 2019 - February 2, 2020). info: URL d) Musée de la Civilisation de Québec 85 Rue Dalhousie, Québec city (Québec) G1K 8R2 URL * "Pharaons superstars" date: May 6, 2021 – March 6, 2022 Exhibition about the role of the pharaons in history and popular culture, with 300 objecs on loan from many museums. Earlier at Mucem, Marseille (29 April 2020 - 17 August 2020) and Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa (29 October 2020 - March 2021). info: source - URL --UNITED KINGDOM-- a) Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology University College London Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT URL * Temporary closure date: 18 December 2019 - 1 February 2020 info: URL "The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology is delighted to have been awarded £110,250 by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Wolfson Foundation to transform the entrance to the museum. In order to facilitate this project the museum will be closed to visitors and researchers between Wednesday 18 December 2019 - Saturday 1 February 2020. For enquiries during this time please contact museums@ucl.ac.uk." URL "The new entrance will provide an introduction to the world-class Petrie collection of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology, and celebrate the life and work of the museum’s founders, Flinders Petrie and Amelia Edwards. (...) b) - c) Manchester Museum Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL * Closure of the Ancient Worlds Galleries (including the Ancient Egypt galleries) date: 1 October 2018 - early 2021 info: URL URL Lists some 'farewell' events (Sept. 20). URL "(..) Manchester Museum will also be lending Egyptian artefacts to a larger number of external exhibitions on a temporary basis such as Bolton, Liverpool, and Wakefield and at several venues around Europe. While the Ancient Worlds galleries are closed, access to stored collections will continue for researchers. Upon re-opening in 2021, a larger number of the museum’s Egyptology collections will be on display, including never-before-seen stonework. (..)" d) Perth Museum & Art Gallery 78 George St, Perth PH1 5LB URL * "Conservation in Action: Saving the Perth Mummy" date: 14 January 2020 - 19 April 2020 Exhibition that will include the live conservation of the mummy of Ta-Kr-Hb that will go on permanent display at the redeveloped City Hall. info: URL * “Discovering Ancient Egypt” date: 25 January 2020 - 30 April 2020 OR 3 May 2020 Touring exhibition of the National Museums Scotland, about the contribution Scotland has made to Egyptology. Most recently at Montrose Museum (8 June 2019 - 7 Sept 2019) and Baird Institute, Cumnock (14 Sept 2019 – 14 Dec 2019). info: URL info: URL URL info: English press reports at URL URL "(..) Complementing these fascinating pieces from National Museums Scotland’s collections will be a selection of objects from Perth Museum and Art Gallery’s collections. (..)" URL e) Saatchi Gallery Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London SW3 4RY * "Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" date: 2 November 2019 - 3 May 2020 Exhibition to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb, with over 150 authentic[!] artifacts from KV62, 60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt. Earlier at the California Science Center, Los Angeles (March 24, 2018 - January 13, 2019) and La Grande halle de la Villette, Paris (23 March 2019 - 15 September 2019). info: URL info: URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL info: English press reports at URL URL "(..) Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Wednesday May 15 via seetickets.com. (..)" info: English press reports at URL URL URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL With photos and a video of the transport of objects to London. info: English press reports at URL URL URL With brief video of transport. info: Italian press report at URL Includes a slideshow info: English press reports at URL URL info: English press reports at URL With some photos of the displays. URL URL [BIG SNIP of many URLs about the opening] URL "The Saatchi Gallery has been criticised for charging people up to £37.50 for its highly publicised Tutankhamun show, making it Britain's most expensive exhibition. (..)" info: English press reports at URL Interview with John Norman, Managing Director, IMG Exhibitions. URL info: French press report at URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL "Wealthy residents have become embroiled in a row with the Saatchi Gallery over plans to erect a giant statue of Tutankhamun to drive more tourists to the landmark. Millionaire homeowners in Chelsea, west London, have criticised an application to site a 25ft-high bronze depicting the Egyptian pharaoh. (..)" info: English press report at URL * “Artists-in-residence to respond to Tutankhamun” date: 2 November 2019 – 3 May 2020 Exhibition in which modern artists Cyril de Commarque and Kate Daudy will respond to the key themes explored in 'Tutankhamun: Treasure of the Golden Pharaoh'. info: URL f) Silk Museum Park Lane, Macclesfield SK11 6TJ URL * “Macclesfield and the World: Marianne Brocklehurst's Egyptian collection” [working title] date: 21 January 2019 - TBA, 2020 info: URL info: English press report at URL "Tutankhamun's ring, a statuette of Queen Tiye and a mummy case can all be viewed again as Macclesfield's treasured Egyptian collection goes on display at its new home. The exhibits will be unveiled at the Silk Museum, on Park Lane, at a launch event on Saturday, February 16. Previously the items had been at West Park Museum but its dilapidated state meant a new location was needed and some had been withdrawn because the poor conditions were causing them damage. The new display will explore connections between Marianne Brocklehurst’s collection and Macclesfield’s silk industry. (...)" g) - h) - i) - j) Montrose Museum Panmure Place, Montrose DD10 8HF URL URL * "Real or Replica?" date: 8 June 2019 [?] - 23 November 2019 Exhibition with real objects and fakes/replicas, teaching some basics of how to spot a genuine ancient Egyptian artefact. info: source - blog report at URL k) - l) - m) Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery * Closure for redevelopment date: 3 September 2016 - Spring 2020 info: English press report at URL "(..) The History Centre project will see the Museum and Art Gallery, Central Library and St Luke’s Church buildings transformed into a brand new cultural and heritage attraction. (..)" --THE NETHERLANDS-- a) Rijksmuseum van Oudheden Rapenburg 28, L2311 EW Leiden URL * "Sakkara: Leven in een dodenstad" [Saqqara: Living in a necropolis] date: 9 March 2020 - 2 August 2020 Exhibition about religious traditions in ancient Egypt; with, e.g., papyri, a bronze cat sarcophagus, and coffin fragments, all found in Saqqara. info: URL info: URL * “Glas” date: 24 April 2020 – 30 August 2020 Exhibition with the best pieces of historical glass from the Museum's collection; originating from ancient Egypt, classical Greece & Rome, and the Netherlands. info: URL "(..) In de tentoonstelling ziet u een aantal van de vroegste glazen voorwerpen uit het oude Egypte, zoals cosmeticaflessen en amuletten. (..)" * “Textiel uit Egypte” [Egyptian textile] date: 23 April 2020 – 30 August 2020 Exhibition with 100 objects that illustrate 600 years of Egyptian textiles (ca. 400-1000 AD). info: URL b) - c) - d) Allard Pierson Museum Oude Turfmarkt 127 1012 GC Amsterdam URL * "Mijn vriend Bes. Kleine god in het Oude Egypte" [My Friend Bes. A little god in Ancient Egypt] [was: “In de ban van Bes”] date: 18 October 2019 - 8 March 2020 Exhibition about the role of the god Bes in the lives of the common people. Will, apparently, travel to Copenhagen and Hannover later. info: URL info: URL info: Dutch press report at URL info: Spanish press report at URL info: Dutch press report at URL info: Dutch press report at URL --GERMANY-- a) Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte Rathausstraße 75-79, 66333 Völklingen URL * "PharaonenGold - 3.000 Jahre altägyptische Hochkultur" [was: “PharaonenGold. 3000 Jahre altägyptischer Kultur aus internationalen Privatsammlungen”] date: 18 May 2019 - 26 April 2020 [prolongation; was: till 24 November 2019] Exhibition with 140 objects on loan from international private collections. info: URL info: URL info: German press release at URL info: German press reports at URL URL URL URL info: German press report at URL info: German press report at URL "(..) Die Ausstellung (..) zeigt mit 160 Exponaten aus dem Alten Ägypten herausragende Goldschätze. In dieser Form sind die Exponate zum ersten Mal zu sehen. Die Ausstellung eröffnet einen besonderen Blick auf das Gold, das für die alten Ägypter außergewöhnlich große religiöse und symbolische Kräfte besaß. Gold ist nicht vergänglich und nicht zerstörbar. Gold ist das Symbol der Ewigkeit und das heiligste Metall der alten Ägypter. Sie bezeichneten Gold deshalb auch als das Fleisch der Götter. Die Ausstellung spannt einen Bogen von der 3. Dynastie (...) bis zur Ptolemäischen Periode (...)." info: German press reports at URL URL "(..) 'Wir präsentieren herausragende Exponate des Alten Ägypten, die so noch nie gezeigt wurden', verspricht Generaldirektor Meinrad Maria Grewenig. Von der dritten Dynastie (ca. 2.680 v. Chr.) bis zur Ptolemäischen Periode (306 bis 30 v. Chr.) reichen die Schätze der Ausstellung (..)." info: German press reports at URL URL Includes a slideshow. info: German video report "Ausstellung zeigt das Gold der Pharaonen im alten Ägypten" [1:32 mins.], at URL info: French press report at URL Includes a slideshow. info: German press reports at URL URL URL URL URL "(..) Bei allen gezeigten Stücken sei man sich jedoch sicher, dass es keine Kontroversen wegen ihrer Herkunft gebe, betonte der Generaldirektor der Völklinger Hütte, Prof. Dr. Meinrad Maria Grewenig. Viele der 160 Exponate sind das erste Mal in der Öffentlichkeit ausgestellt. Wenn auch ein großer Teil davon aus staatlichen Museen wie dem Ägyptischen Museum aus Wien und der ägyptisch-orientalischen Sammlung aus Hildesheim (D) stammt, so kommt die Mehrzahl der Ausstellungsstücke aus privaten Sammlungen. (..)" URL URL info: French press reports at URL URL info: German press report at URL info: German press report at URL info: German press report at URL "(...) Der Großteil der Exponate stammt von privaten Leihgebern, die nicht namentlich genannt werden wollen. Feiner, eleganter, zierlicher und schmückender können Armbänder, Ketten, Ringe und Pektorale nicht sein als jene, die zwischen den zyklopischen Maschinen der Industriekultur des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts in der Gebläsehalle der Völklinger Hütte so Bewunderung auslösend glänzen. (...)" info: French press report at URL info: German press report at URL "Die Ausstellung „Pharaonengold“ im Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte wird um fünf Monate bis zum 26. April 2020 verlängert. Grund sei das große Besucherinteresse (..). In der seit Mitte Mai laufenden Schau seien bereits mehr als 90 000 Besucher gezählt worden. (..)" info: German press reports at URL "Die Ägyptologin Heidi Köpp-Junk führt durch die Ausstellung und erklärt in kindgerechter Form, was das Besondere am 'Gold der Pharaonen' ist und warum man am Ring der Nofretete erkennen kann, dass im Alten Ägypten auch die Königinnen wichtig sein konnten." URL info: German press reports at URL URL b) - c) Neues Museum Bodestraße, 10178 Berlin URL * “Cinderella, Sindbad & Sinuhe. Arabisch-deutsche Erzähltraditionen” date: 18 April 2019 - 18 August 2019 The exhibition explores the shared themes of Near Eastern and German storytelling traditions, including ancient Egyptian stories. info: URL "(..) Zum ersten Mal werden in Deutschland gemeinsam unverwechselbare Meisterwerke präsentiert: die altägyptische Erzählung des Sinuhe; die Klagen des Beredten Bauern; die älteste Version der Achikar-Geschichte aus Elephantine; (...)" info: Italian press report at URL info: German press report at URL * “Momentaufnahmen – Nubien um 1900” date: 6 March 2020 – 30 August 2020 Exhibition about the journey of Georg Steindorff, Ludwig Borchardt, Heinrich Schäfer, Hermann Thiersch, and Curt von Grünau to the region between the 1st and 2nd Nile cataracts, illustrated by 300 photos. info: URL d) Schule des Sehens Jakob-Welder-Weg 18 auf dem Campus der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 55099 Mainz URL * “Asyut's Fourteen. 14 Kampagnen in einem ägyptischen Gräberberg” date: 16 October 2019 - 19 December 2019 and 7-30 January 2020 [was: 16 October 2019 - 30 January 2020] Exhibition about the research project "Die altägyptische Nekropole von Assiut: Dokumentation und Interpretation", with photos and short movies about the excavations (2003-2019), complemented with replicas of archaeological finds. info: URL info: press release at URL info: flyers at URL URL URL e) - f) James-Simon-Galerie Eiserne Brücke, 10178 Berlin URL * Opening date: 12 July 2019 - ongoing info: German press reports at URL "Dem Mäzen James Simon verdankt Berlin 10.000 Kunstwerke - unter anderem die Nofretete. Der erste Neubau auf der Museumsinsel nach rund 90 Jahren ist ihm gewidmet. Mit einem Festakt ist die James-Simon-Galerie am Freitag eröffnet worden." Includes a slideshow. URL "Rede von Bundeskanzlerin Dr. Angela Merkel zur Eröffnung der James-Simon-Galerie am 12. Juli 2019 in Berlin" URL Includes a video report [1 min.] URL info: (with a virtual tour) URL info: German press report at URL "Die neue James-Simon-Galerie entwickelt sich zu einem Anziehungspunkt auf der Berliner Museumsinsel. Seit der Eröffnung des Baus von Stararchitekt David Chipperfield Mitte Juli lockte das als zentraler Empfang und Servicestation konzipierte Gebäude bereits mehr als 180 000 Besucherinnen und Besucher an. Zudem geht die Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz von einem deutlichen Plus bei den bereits direkt angeschlossenen Museen aus. Dafür liegen noch keine konkreten Zahlen vor. (..)" info: English press report at URL "(..) James Simon donated thousands of items to Prussian museums, which in time became the Berlin State Museums: Italian Renaissance paintings and sculptures, German medieval sculptures, an extremely impressive collection of coins and medals from the Renaissance, and of course antiquities, among them the famous bust of Queen Nefertiti, the “Mona Lisa” of the museums. (..)" With a photo of part of the original James Simon Cabinet in 1904. * "Nah am Leben. 200 Jahre Gipsformerei" [Near Life. 200 Years of Casting Plaster at the Gipsformerei] date: 30 August 2019 - 1 March 2020 "The Gipsformerei, Berlin’s plaster casting workshop, celebrates this year the 200th anniversary of its foundation in 1819. Rising to the occasion, the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin lay on a special exhibition, "Near Life", to showcase the technique of taking casts from life or nature. Handed down since the days of antiquity, this technique has been in use throughout the centuries to achieve close sculptural approximations to life." info: (in German) URL info: (in English) URL info: German press report at URL "Anlässlich ihres 200-jährigen Jubiläums zeigt die Gipsformerei als älteste Einrichtung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin vom 30. August an erstmals einen Auszug ihrer Bestände und eröffnet damit die James-Simon-Galerie. (..)" info: German press report at URL "Fast 200 Jahre hat es gedauert, bis die traditionsreichste Sammlung der Staatlichen Museen, die sogar noch älter ist als die Königlichen Museen, eine eigene Sonderausstellung bekommt. Die Gipsformerei mit ihren 7000 Objekten aus allen Kulturbereichen galt als zweitrangig, denn sie hatte 'nur' Reproduktion zu bieten. Jetzt zeigt sie zum ersten Mal in der neu eröffneten James-Simon-Galerie im Raum für Sonderausstellungen ihre Schätze." * "James Simon. Die Kunst des sinnvollen Gebens" [James Simon. The Art of Giving Well] date: 7 May [was: 9 April] 2020 - 12 July [was: 14 June] 2020 info: URL info: URL URL g) - h) Museum Quintana - Archäologie in Künzing Osterhofener Str. 2, 94550 Künzing * "Diese Katze ist die Sonne selbst" [This cat is the Sun itself] date: 15 November 2019 - 19 April 2020 Exhibition devoted to the cat and its influence on culture. It focuses mainly on the time of Ancient Egypt. Bronze statuettes from the Egyptian Museum - Georg Steindorff - of the University of Leipzig will show the adoration of the cat as the goddesses Bastet and Sakhmet. info: URL info: German press report at URL "'Die Menschheit lässt sich grob in zwei Gruppen einteilen: In Katzenliebhaber und in vom Leben benachteiligte', befand einmal der italienische Literat Francesco Petrarca. Für die erste Gruppe ist die neue Sonderausstellung im Museum Quintana einfach eine Wonne, denn sie dokumentiert die jahrtausendealte Beziehung Mensch- Katze, besonders anhand der Verehrung, die Katzen und katzengestaltige Gottheiten im alten Ägypten genossen. Und für die zweite Gruppekann das Leben durch einen Besuch eigentlich nur besser werden. (..)" info: German press report at URL Includes a small slideshow. info: German press report at URL i) Martin von Wagner Museum Würzburger Residenz, Südflügel Residenzplatz 2, Tor A, 97070 Würzburg URL * “Mus-ic-on! Klang der Antike” date: 10 December 2019 – 12 July 2020 Exhibition of ca. 100 replicas of musical instruments used in Antiquity, including ancient Egyptian sistrums. info: URL URL info: German press report at URL info: video of a German TV-report at URL j) Ägyptisches Museum – Georg Steindorff – der Universität Leipzig Goethestraße 2, 04109 Leipzig * "Heliopolis – Kultzentrum unter Kairo" date: 17 January 2020 - 3 May 2020 Exhibition about the results of the work (since 2012) of the Egyptian-German team excavating in Heliopolis, headed by Dr. Aiman Ashmawy (Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities) and Dr. Dietrich Raue (University of Leipzig); incl. original objects from Heliopolis, on loan from the Egyptian Museum Berlin. info: URL info: German press report at URL "(..) In der Ausstellung (..) werden der Öffentlichkeit ab dem 16. Januar erstmals aktuelle Grabungsergebnisse präsentiert, die Aufschluss über das Aussehen und die Geschichte des Sonnentempels geben. Im Zentrum stehen Originalobjekte aus Heliopolis, die vom Ägyptischen Museum Berlin als Leihgaben zur Verfügung gestellt wurden. Dazu zählen Statuetten heliopolitanischer Priester und Beamter sowie Bauteile aus dem Inneren des Tempels. (..)" k) Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst Gabelsbergerstraße 35, München URL * “Voll ent-wickelt. Die Münchner Ochsenmumie” date: 24 November 2019 – 31 January 202 Exhibition about a bovine mummy and the research conducted on it. info: URL * “Das getragene Wort” date: 10 January 2020 – 21 February 2020 Exhibition of modern art/design by Hans M. Bachmayer and Susanne, inspired by/interacting with ancient Egyptian art. info: URL l) Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Bonn Regina-Pacis-Weg 7, 53113 Bonn URL * "Sinnüberschuss und Sinnreduktion von, durch und mit Objekten. Materialität von Kulturtechniken zur Bewältigung von Außergewöhnlichem" date: 14 January 2019 - TBA [prolongated; was: till 31 May 2019] Opening exhibition of a new transdisciplinary project that explores the use of objects and symbols to invoke good luck and repel bad fortune, accross different cultures and time periods. With a section about ancient Egypt. info: URL * "Kaiserliche Pharaonen – Pharaonische Kaiser. Die Herrschaft der römischen Principes zwischen Republik und ägyptischem Königtum" date: 18 June 2019 - 29 February 2020 [prolongation; was: till 30 November 2019] The exhibition illustrates how the Roman emperors are depicted on monuments in Roman Egypt and how they employ Egyptian culture at home, in Rome, to present their claim to power over Egypt. info: URL m) Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum Am Steine 1-2, D-31134 Hildesheim URL * “Begegnungen: 5 Kulturen – 5000 Jahre” date: 1 November 2019 - 31 May 2020 Exhibition of ceramics from different cultures and time periods (including ancient Egypt). info: URL n) Museum August Kestner Trammplatz 3, 30159 Hannover URL * “Für die Ewigkeit! Altägyptische Steingefäße” date: 4 June 2020 - 27 September 2020 info: URL * “Guter Dämon Bes - Schutzgott der Ägypter” date: 5 November 2020 - 11 April 2021 Exhibition about the role of the god Bes in the lives of the common people. Earlier at the Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam ("Mijn vriend Bes. Kleine god in het Oude Egypte", 18 October 2019 - 8 March 2020) and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen ("Bes. Demon god – Protector of Egypt", 30 April 2020 - 20 September 2020). info: URL o) Historisches Museum der Pfalz in SPEYER (Duitsland) Domplatz 4, 67346 Speyer URL * "Medicus – Die Macht des Wissens" date: 8 December 2019 - 21 June 2020 Exhibition of ca. 500 artefacts that illustrate 5000 years of medicine; including sections on ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, and ancient Greece and Rome. info: URL info: URL info: German press reports at URL About the arrival of a 500 kilo heavy granite statue of Sekhmet. With photo. URL URL URL URL URL URL URL info: German press report at URL info: German press reports at URL URL p) - q) - r) - s) - t) - u) - v) - w) - x) Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen - Museum Zeughaus C5, 68159 Mannheim URL * "Tutanchamun – Sein Grab und seine Schätze" [Tutankhamun - His tomb and his treasures] date: 30 May 2020 - 31 January 2021 A travelling exhibition with ca. 1000 replicas of objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. info: URL info: German press report at URL "(..) Im Mittelpunkt steht die Rekonstruktion der Ausgrabungen von Howard Carter im Jahr 1922. Insgesamt werden etwa 1000 Exponate nach Mannheim kommen. Die Ausstellung stammt von SC Exhibitions und war gerade fünf Jahre auf Amerika-Tournee. Nun wird sie mit Hilfe der Ägyptologen des Mannheimer Museums 'völlig neu konzipiert und präsentiert', sagte Generaldirektor Alfried Wieczorek. (..)" info: German press report at URL * "Marc-Erwin Babej: Yesterday – Tomorrow" date: 15 March 2020 - 28 June 2020 Exhibition of the photographic artist Marc Erwin Babej who adapts the defining feature of Egyptian art (showing figures from multiple perspectives simultaneously) to photorealistic media. It was earlier at the Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim ("Marc Erwin Babej. Yesterday - Tomorrow"; 30 March 2017 - 17 September 2017) and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo ("Between Yesterday and Tomorrow, Art from a Realistic Perspective", September 2, 2018 - October 2, 2018). info: URL --AUSTRIA-- a) - b) Papyrusmuseum der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek Neue Burg, Heldenplatz, 1010 Wien URL * "Halbmond über dem Nil. Wie aus dem byzantinischen das arabische Ägypten wurde" date: 17 June 2020 – 10 January 2021 Exhibition of original texts that illustrate the transition after the Arabic conquest of Egypt in 640-642 AD. info: URL --EGYPT-- a) Museum of Egyptian Antiquities Maydan El Tahrir, Cairo * "French excavations in Egypt, Research, Cooperation and Innovation" / "Archéologie française en Egypte : recherche, coopération, innovation" date: 18/19 December 2019 - 18 February 2020 Exhibition of ca. 100 artefacts unearted by French missions. info: English press reports at URL "(..) Among the most important exhibits are king Khufu’s Wadi Al-Jarf Papyri, considered the oldest papyri found in the world. (..)" URL URL info: promo-video at URL b) Luxor Museum Corniche El-Nil, Luxor * “South Asasif Necropolis: Journey Through Time” date: 8 September 2019 - TBA Exhibition that commemorates the long journey of the South Asasif necropolis through the millennia as uncovered by the South Asasif Conservation Project. info: English press reports at URL URL info: English blog report at URL With photos of the installation and the opening. --ITALY-- a) Musei Civici di Modena Largo Porta S.Agostino, 337 - 41121 Modena URL * “Storie d’Egitto. La riscoperta della raccolta egizia del Museo” [Stories from Egypt. The rediscovery of the Egyptian collection of the Museum] date: 16 February 2019 - 7 June 2020 Exhibition about the Museum's collection, with as centrepiece a child mummy and its facial reconstruction. info: URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL Includes several photographs. URL "Una piccola mummia, quella di un bambino di tre anni, sarà protagonista di una mostra che si aprirà al Palazzo dei Musei di Modena il 16 febbraio. E verrà restaurata in pubblico (per tutta la prima settimana di febbraio), dando la possibilità a tutti i curiosi di vedere all’opera la restauratrice Cinzia Oliva, fra i massimi esperti italiani nel restauro di tessuti archeologici e mummie egiziane. (..)" With a video [4:07 mins.] about the research on the child's mummy & coffin. info: Italian press reports at URL With photos and video of the research on the child mummy. URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL Includes a video report [4:21 mins.] info: Italian press reports at URL A Saitic faience ushabti, that was stolen in 1964 and recently recovered, was added to the ca. 80 exhibits. URL URL b) Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze Piazza Santissima Annunziata 9 B, 50121 Florence * "Mummie. Viaggio verso l'immortalità" [Mummies. Journey into immortality] date: 16 July 2019 - 2 February 2020 Exhibition with more than hundred objects, many thusfar kept in the museum's warehouses and not previously on display. The objects, which illustrate the relation of the Ancient Egyptians and life after death, were shown in several exhibitions abroad and are now returning to the museum. Among the artefacts are the sarcophagus of Padimut and the statue of the priest Henat. info: URL info: Italian press report at URL "Dopo Germania, Austria, Finlandia e Cina, oggi le opere, appartenenti alla sezione museo egizio di Firenze tornano nella loro sede. L'esposizione è organizzata in due parti: una dedicata al concetto di sopravvivenza dell'anima e alla mummificazione del corpo del defunto e l'altra incentrata sugli oggetti che accompagnavano il morto nel suo viaggio dopo la vita." info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL info: Italian press report at URL c) - d) Ex Convento dei Crociferi Catania * "Missione Egitto 1903-1920. L’avventura archeologica M.A.I. raccontata " [Mission Egypt 1903-1920. The archaeological adventure M.A.I. (will be) told] date: TBA (was: Autumn 2017) The exhibition tells the story of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Egypt between 1903 and 1920, under the guidance of Ernesto Schiaparelli. Currently at the Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino (11 March 2017 - 10 September 2017). info: source - Italian press reports at URL "(..) "La Mostra Missione Egitto, che attualmente e' aperta al Museo Egizio di Torino - ha aggiunto Leon - proseguira' a Catania. La tappa di Catania risulta propedeutica a un'eventuale apertura di una sezione egizia, ma e' altresi' strategica per incrementare la visibilita' del brand Museo Egizio e per diffondere la conoscenza delle proprie collezioni. (..)" URL "(..) La prima scadenza fissata è per ottobre, mese in cui le stanze dovranno ospitare i primi manufatti del Museo Egizio." info: Italian press reports at URL "Il Museo Egizio è sempre più vicino a Catania. Nella sede del Mibact, è stato firmato il protocollo d’intesa per la realizzazione a Catania della mostra temporanea ‘Missione Egitto 1903 -1920’ e dell’esposizione museale ‘Egizio e Catania’ che ufficializza la collaborazione tra le tre istituzioni per lo sviluppo di un nuovo progetto culturale. (..)" URL URL info: Italian press report at URL "(...) In attesa che il nuovo polo museale apra definitivamente i battenti, il Comune di Catania e la Fondazione per dare avvio al progetto hanno programmato una mostra temporanea dal titolo 'Missione Egitto 1903-1920', della durata massima di nove mesi, che verrà allestita nel corso del 2018 sotto la responsabilità del Comune negli spazi del Nuovo Museo e nell’ambito della quale la Fondazione effettuerà un prestito di determinati reperti. (..)" * "Egizio e Catania" [Opening of an annexe of the Museo Egizio di Torino] date: TBA - Ongoing info: Italian press reports at URL "Ora è ufficiale: la sezione distaccata del Museo Egizio di Torino aprirà ad Aprile 2017. (...) L’apertura di una sezione staccata del Museo Egizio di Torino a Catania sarà concretizzata in un’ala vasta circa mille metri quadrati del Convento dei Crociferi, che ancora oggi necessita delle ultime migliorie per essere pronto all’ allestimento del museo entro i primi mesi del 2017, dato che già in primavera si apriranno i battenti. (..)" info: Italian press reports at URL URL Things seem to be much more uncertain than was announced before... URL URL info: Italian press release at URL info: Italian press report at URL "(..) La mostra sarà allestita in uno spazio espositivo di circa 530 mq, ricavato all’interno del Palazzo dei Crociferi. Il progetto è nato con il Protocollo d’Intesa firmato il 24 novembre 2017 tra la Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino, la Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la Città Metropolitana di Torino ed il Comune di Catania. Per dare avvio al progetto il Comune di Catania e la Fondazione hanno programmato una mostra temporanea dal titolo “Missione Egitto 1903-1920”, della durata massima di 9 mesi, che verrà allestita nel corso del 2018 sotto la responsabilità del Comune di Catania negli spazi del Nuovo Museo e nell’ambito della quale la Fondazione effettuerà un prestito di determinati reperti. (..)" info: Italian press report at URL "Dovrebbe aprire i battenti a settembre del 2018. Tra qualche mese, dopo un lungo dibattito corredato da polemiche, la succursale catanese del Museo egizio di Torino dovrebbe vedere la luce all’interno di quello che è uno dei complessi architettonici più belli di Catania, l’ex convento dei Padri crociferi, nell’omonima via, un tempo sede di un sindacato e oggi recuperato al pubblico. (...) In attesa che il nuovo polo museale apra definitivamente i battenti, il Comune di Catania e la Fondazione per dare avvio al progetto hanno programmato una mostra temporanea dal titolo 'Missione Egitto 1903-1920', della durata massima di nove mesi, che verrà allestita nel corso del 2018 sotto la responsabilità del Comune negli spazi del Nuovo Museo e nell’ambito della quale la Fondazione effettuerà un prestito di determinati reperti. (..)" info: Italian press report at URL "(..) L'assessore comunale Barbara Mirabella risponde: «I lavori di restauro stanno finendo, entro fine anno si dovrà affidare la gara per l'allestimento per iniziare a lavorarci entro il 2020. Ma siamo avanti, contiamo di aprirlo prima della fine del 2019. (..)" e) Pincacoteca dell’Accademia dei Concordi e del Seminario Vescovile Palazzo Roverella, Via Laurenti, 8, 45100 Rovigo URL URL * “Archeologia - Con il favore degli dei” [Archaeology - with the favor of the gods] date: 28 September 2019 - 26 January 2020 Exhibition dedicated to excavated artefacts and ancient cults in Greek and Roman antiquity -- including Roman-Egyptian objects. info: URL info: Italian press report at URL After being loaned to China for a temporary exhibition, the two mummies Meryt and Baby have returned home to be the centerpieces of this exhibition. f) Biblioteca civica “Natalia Ginzburg” via Cesare Lombroso 16, 10125 Torino URL * "Papiro Tour. L’antico Egitto in Biblioteca" [Papyrotour: Ancient Egypt in the Library] date: 10 January 2020 - 31 January 2020 Traveling exhibition, dedicated to ancient Egyptian writing and the Book of the Dead, that will be in 12 Italian cities (10 April 2019 - 29 March 2020). info: "PapiroTour. L’antico Egitto in Biblioteca" URL URL info: Italian press report at URL g) Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco corso Vittorio Emanuele 166/A - 00186 Roma URL * “Il Leone e la Montagna - Scavi Italiani in Sudan” [The lion and the mountain: Italian excavations in Sudan] date: 4 October 2019 - 19 [was: 12] January 2020 Exhibition on the 50th anniversary of Italian excavations in Sudan; some objects which have been found in Napata will be shown for the first time outside Sudan. info: URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Italian press report at URL h) Basilica Palladiana Piazza Dei Signori, 36100 Vicenza * "Tebe nel Nuovo Regno" [Thebes in the New Kingdom] date: 11 December 2021 - 18 April 2022 Exhibition with items on loan from the Egyptian Museum of Turin. info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL info: Italian press report at URL i) Biblioteca provinciale Antonio Mellusi corso Giuseppe Garibaldi, 47, 82100 Benevento * "Mitologica – divinità e storie dell’antico Egitto" [Mythology - divinity and stories from Ancient Egypt] date: 18 November 2019 - 6 December 2019 [prolongation; was: till 29 November 2019] Bibliographic exhibition especially designed for children; the explanatory captions are written in easy-to-understand language. info: Italian press reports at URL About the opening ceremony; includes several photographs. URL "(..) La mostra, promossa dalla Coop. Epsilon, è un viaggio nella cosmogonia dell’Antico Egitto, e dunque, nel mondo del fantastico della poesia e della pittura di un popolo antico. (..)" info: Italian press report at URL j) Centro culturale Altinate/San Gaetano via Altinate, 71, Padova * "L’Egitto di Belzoni. Un gigante nella terra delle piramidi" [Belzoni's Egypt. A giant in the land of the pyramids] date: 25 October 2019 - 28 [was: 20] June 2020 Exhibition dedicated to the life and work of Giovanni Battista Belzoni, with ca. 200 objects from the collections of the British Museum, the Egyptian Museum of Turin, the Vatican Museums, and others. info: URL info: Italian press report at URL "Noto al mondo per le sue imprese al limite dell’impossibile, il padovano Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778-1823) e’ curiosamente poco noto in patria. Eppure e’ a lui che si deve la nascita della moderna egittologia. A far luce su questa singolare figura sara’ la mostra 'L’Egitto di Belzoni. Un gigante nella terra delle piramidi', da ottobre 2019 a giugno 2020 al Centro culturale Altinate/San Gaetano." info: Italian press report at URL With a video (interview with Andrea Colasio ("l'assessore alla cultura“)) info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Itlian press report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL "Nel primo week end di apertura, infatti, oltre 2.500 visitatori hanno ripercorso fra piramidi e sarcofagi la grande epopea di Giovanni Battista Belzoni." info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL With some photos. info: Italian press report at URL k) Museo Archeologico - Sezione Egizia [Egyptian Collection of the Milanese Archaeological Museum] Castello Sforzesco Piazza Castello, 20121 Milano URL * Closed for renovation date: 5 June 2017 - 30 June 2020 [was: 5 June 2018 - June/July 2019] info: URL info: Italian press reports at URL "(...) il museo egizio, che invece aveva molti appassionati in particolare fra le scolaresche, è chiuso per ristrutturazione da oltre un anno e la riapertura è prevista solo per giugno 2019." URL "Da giugno 2017 a giugno 2019 il Museo Egizio sarà chiuso per rinnovo del percorso espositivo." l) Museo Egizio Via Accademia delle Scienze 6, 10123, Torino * "Archeologia invisibile" [was: "Archeologia dell’invisibile"] date: 13 March 2019 - 7 June 2020 [was: 6 January 2020] [opening: 12 March 2019] The exhibition illustrates the way in which sciences (chemistry, physics, radiology, etc) reveal hidden information about the objects of the collection and helps with their conservation. info: URL info: trailer video at URL info: Italian press reports at URL "(..) Fulcro dell’esposizione è infatti l’archeometria, l’insieme delle tecniche adottate per studiare i materiali, i metodi di realizzazione e la storia conservativa dei reperti. (..)" URL info: Italian press report at URL "Le mummie mai violate fino ad ora potranno essere analizzate a fondo e le tac saranno in grado di far emergere particolari non visibili dall'occhio umano.I volti di Kha e di Merit, le due mummie ritrovare dall’egittologo italiano Ernesto Schiapparelli ed esposte al Museo Egizio di Torino, saranno svelati con i loro gioielli grazie ad uno ‘sbendaggio virtuale’. (..)" info: Italian press report at URL "(..) L’archeometria – insieme delle tecniche adottate per studiare i materiali, i metodi di produzione e la storia conservativa dei reperti – rende così possibile “interrogare” gli oggetti, domandare chi siano davvero e perché oggi si trovino al Museo Egizio. La tecnologia aiuta cioè a documentare, con la massima precisione, lo scenario e il contesto degli scavi e a visualizzare gli “strati invisibili”, le diverse storie “intermedie” dalla creazione all’arrivo del reperto nel museo, permettendo di definire gli interventi di restauro. (..)" With a slideshow (19 pics, of displays and of scans). info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL URL info: Italian press report at URL m) Museo Archeologico Corso Magenta, 15, 20123 Milano * "Sotto il cielo di Nut" [Under the heavens of Nut] date: 11 March 2020 - 20 December 2020 info: source - Italian press report at URL "Attraverso una varietà di reperti (bronzi, sarcofagi, mummie) verrà illustrato il tema della molteplicità delle divinitàegizie, uno degli aspetti più caratteristici dell’antica civiltànilotica. L’idea del divino e la sua rappresentazione in forme ibride umaneanimali, il culto degli animali sono aspetti affascinanti e spesso difficili da decifrare. La mostra intende illustrare il significato delle immagini divine e la relazione tra l’uomo e il divino, nella vita quotidiana e nell’Aldilà, di questa straordinaria civiltà" n) Palazzo Royale Piazza del Duomo, 12, Milano * "Viaggio oltre le tenebre. Tutankhamon Realexperience" date: 20 February 2020 - 2 June 2020 info: source - Italian press report at URL "La mostra si propone di raccontare il viaggio “oltre le tenebre” del più famoso dei faraoni. Una selezione di preziosi oggetti originali provenienti da collezioni pubbliche e private ruota attorno al capolavoro assoluto della mostra: la statua del giovane Tutankhamon. Attraverso anche una avvincente esperienza multisensoriale si ripercorrono i tratti della civiltà egizia, per poi rivivere, con Howard Carter, la scoperta della tomba di Tutankhamon." o) Museo Archeologico agli Eremitani a Padova Piazza Eremitani 8, Padova * “Belzoni and Egypt” (preliminary title) date: 2019 info: source - Italian press report at URL p) - q) Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche [The International Museum of Ceramics] Viale Baccarini n. 19 , 48018 Faenza (RA) URL * Opening of the redesigned installation "Vicino Oriente ed Egitto antichi" date: 18 Januari 2020 – ongoing info: URL URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Italian press report at URL --FRANCE-- a) - b) musée Antoine Lécuyer 28 rue Antoine Lécuyer, 02100 Saint-Quentin URL * “Sur les traces de l'Egypte millénaire. Voyage dans les collections du musée Antoine Lécuyer” date: 4 July 2019 - 22 September 2019 Exhibition about ancient Egypt and Egyptomania. info: URL info: French press report at URL With a video of a tour of the exhibition. info: French press report at URL "Photos, faïences, pierres sculptées et autres objets issus de la réserve du musée sont rassemblés dans la rotonde." c) Musée du Louvre Cour Napoléon, 75001 Paris 1 URL * “Moi, Taharqa, Pharaon des Deux Terres “ date: 29 October 2020 – 8 February 2021 Exhibition dedicated to king Taharqa. info: source - Fremch pres report at URL d) Mucem - Musée des civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée 7 promenade Robert Laffont (esplanade du J4), 13002 Marseille URL * “Pharaons Superstars” date: 28 April 2020 - 17 August 2020 Exhibition about the role of the pharaons in history and popular culture, with 300 objecs on loan from many museums. Will travel to Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa (29 October 2020 - March 2021) and Musée de la Civilisation de Québec (May 6, 2021 – March 6, 2022). info: URL info: source - URL Uitleen internationaal Verzameling Egypte Jubelparkmuseum. info: French press report at URL "L’égyptomanie s’empare du Sud de la France. Ramsès, Néfertiti, Toutânkhamon et Cléopâtre sont les rois et reines du Mucem.... L’exposition cherche à comprendre comment, de l’Antiquité à nos jours, certains pharaons de l’Égypte ancienne sont devenus des icônes tandis que d’autres sont tombés dans l’oubli. Une postérité déclinée avec un ensemble de sculptures et de reliefs antiques, mais aussi d'objets médiévaux ou d'œuvres classiques et contemporaines." e) Musée des Ponts et Chaussées Ferme de la Chesnaye, RD 34, 36150 Guilly URL * "Le Canal de Suez: Un Rêve d'Ingénieurs" date: 1 May 2019 - 6 October 2019 Exhibition at the occassion of the 150th anniversary of the Suez Canal. info: URL info: French press report at URL "(..) Pourcette expo, le muséographe Michel Labrousse lance d’ailleurs un appel à la population locale. « Nous savons que Ferdinand de Lesseps a emmené des habitants d’ici participer avec lui à la construction du canal. Nous sommes preneurs de témoignages ou de documents (courriers, photos) conservés par les familles. »" f) Musée Champollion 45 rue Champollion, 38450 Vif * Opening of the new museum date: TBA, Summer 2020 The family home of Champollion will (re)open as a museum. info: URL info: French press reports at URL "(..) la maison des Champollion sera dès 2020 un nouveau musée départemental devant accueillir 50 000 visiteurs par an. Il exposera plus de 500 objets. (..) Au premier étage, l'exposition expliquera le déchiffrement des hiéroglyphes, la découverte de la pierre de Rosette, la redécouverte de l'Egypte, et étendra la présentation aux autres recherches des frères. Grâce à des outils numériques interactifs, les visiteurs pourront même s'essayer à la lecture de hiéroglyphes. Enfin, le troisième et dernier étage évoquera le retour de Jean-François en France, à Grenoble et à Vif, après son unique voyage en Egypte, sa nomination au collège de France et sa mort à 41 ans. Un événement tragique et prématuré, qui a poussé l'aîné àfaire connaître et à poursuivre l'œuvre du cadet, en publiant ses études. Les dépendances accueilleront les bureaux, la boutique, les espaces pour les ateliers pédagogiques, et surtout les expositions temporaires, axées autour de l'égyptologie moderne et des recherches en cours. (..)" With slideshow. URL With slideshow. URL info: older French press report [see EEF NEWS (956)] at URL With two video reports and slideshow. info: French press reports at URL "En 1994, la famille Chateauminois, propriétaire des locaux, confirme officiellement qu'elle est disposée à céder la propriété Champollion sous conditions. Sur place, Alain Faure et Cardin passionné d’égyptologie et Denis Bonzy, Conseiller Général du Canton de Vif. Le lancement de l’opération intervenait. Puis, au fil des évolutions, deux écoles s'opposent. (...)" info: French press report at URL "(..) Objectif de ce nouveau musée ? Parler de l’Égypte, mais aussi et surtout de l’égyptologie au travers des figures des frères Champollion. Car si Jean-François est resté dans les mémoires comme le père de l’égyptologie moderne, son frère aîné Jacques-Joseph a pesé de tout son poids dans l’aventure. Et a contribué à forger le 'mythe' Champollion, nous rappelle la conservatrice du musée. (..)" g) Musée de Ménard 71 Place Martyrs de la Résistance, 34400 Lunel URL * “Du papyrus à la photographie: l‘Égypte en volumes et en images date: 6/7 November 2019 – 5 April 2020 Exhibition of books from travelers in Egypt from the 18th century and later as well as the _Description de l'Égypte_ with the results of Napoleon's expedition to Egypt, Champollion's study of hieroglyphs in 1822 and other books on Ancient Egypt from the library of the museum. info: URL info: French press report at URL "L’objectif de cette exposition est de mettre en avant les riches échanges artistiques et intellectuels entre les deux pays, tout en célébrant les 150 ans de l’inauguration du canal de Suez, qui a permis de relier la mer Méditerranée à la mer Rouge. C’est grâce aux livres, vecteurs de transmission de connaissances, que le monde occidental a découvert la civilisation égyptienne. Dans la bibliothèque de Louis Médard seront présentés une multitude d’ouvrages historiques évoquant cette mystérieuse et fascinante Égypte. En complément de ces livres, l’exposition propose au public un parcours jalonné d’images, de reconstitutions et objets typiquement égyptiens : sphinx, pyramides, scribes, momies, papyrus, etc." info: French press report at URL * “David Huguenin: Voyage en Égypte date: 6/7 November 2019 – 5 April 2020 Exhibition with b/w photos by David Huguenin (Centre franco-égyptien d’étude des temples de Karnak), of scenes of daily life, architecture and antiquities of Ancient Egypt. info: URL h) - i) Musée Boulogne-sur-Mer 1, Rue Bernet, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer URL * “La momie dorée d’Antinoé, De Dunkerque àBoulogne-sur-Mer” date: 1 February 2020 – 29 November 2020 Exhibition featuring Ounnout, "The golden mummy of Dunkirk", originating from Antinopolis. info: source - URL URL With photos/history of the mummy. j) - k) Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon Palais des ducs et des États de Bourgogne CS 73310, 21033 Dijon URL * "Le Grand Tour, voyage(s) d'artistes en Orient" date: 22 November 2019 - 9 March 2020 info: URL info: URL l) Musée Magnin 4 rue des Bons Enfants, 21000 Dijon URL * "Auguste Bartholdi en Orient (1855-1856)" date: 22 November 2019 - 16 February 2020 info: URL info: URL m) Le Musée de Picardie Palais de Malte, place Saint Jean de Malte, 13100 Amiens URL * Reopening of the Museum date: 1 March 2020 - onging info: URL The Museum has an ancient Egyptian collection of ca. 350 artefacts. n) Musée Granet Place Saint Jean de Malte, 13100 Aix-en-Provence URL * "Pharaon, Osiris et la momie : l’Egypte ancienne à Aix-En-Provence" [Pharaoh, Osiris and the Mummy: Ancient Egypt in Aix-En-Provence] date: 17 April 2020 - 20 September 2020 Exhibition with some 150 objects from the collection of the museum, supplemented by objects from the Louvre and other museums (Glasgow, Copenhague, Turin) and from private collections. A reconstruction of the tomb of Merenptah will also be on display. info: URL info: French press release at URL info: source - URL With slideshow. info: French press report at URL "Bas-reliefs de la grande pyramide de Khéops, stèles de premierordre, sarcophage et momie, colosse royal de la lignée des pharaons Ramsès... L'exposition du musée Granet revient, avec 200 objets de l’Égypte antique dont une partie prêtée par le musée du Louvre, surcette période faste dont le musée possède l'une des plus grandescollections d'art égyptien ancien." --VATICAN CITY-- a) Museo Gregoriano Egizio Musei Vaticani, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City URL * “Collezioni in dialogo - rilievo della tomba di Ptahmose”.. date: 3 October 2019 - 15 May 2020 Exhibition of a loan from the National Archaeological Museum of Florence, namely the relief of the tomb of Ptahmose (13th c. BC) at Saqqara. info: Italian press report at URL --BELGIUM-- a) Bois-du-Luc. Musée de la Mine et du Développement Durable / Bois-du-Luc. Het Museum van Mijnbouw en Duurzame Ontwikkeling Rue Saint-Patrice, 2b, 7110 La Louvière URL * “Made in Belgium. Industriels belges en Égypte (1830 – 1953)”* date: 5 September 2020 – 4 December 2020 Exhibition about Belgian interactions with Egypt during the 19th c. info: source - URL "(..) L'exposition présente le double impact de ces chantiers belgesen Égypte : depuis la création de ponts et de bijoux technologiques dans la Vallée du Nil à la naissance et constitution des grandes collections égyptologiques en Belgique. (..)" b) - c) - d) Musée du Chat et du Cartoon 6 rue Royalle, Bruxelles [yet to be build] * “Le chat dans l’Égypte ancienne” date: 2023 Exhibition about the cat in ancient Egyptian culture, with artefacts on loan from the Musée Art & Histoire du Cinquantenaire, the Louvre, and the British Museum. info: French press report at URL e) - f) Europa Expo TGV Station Luik Guillemins / Gare TGV Liège Guillemins * "Toutankhamon: A la découverte du pharaon oublié" / "Toetanchamon: De Ontdekking van de Vergeten Farao" [Tutankhamun: The discovery of the forgotten Pharaoh] date: 14 December 2019 - 31 May 2020 Exhibition dedicated to the dicovery of KV62, with more than 350 objects, plus a reconstruction of KV62. info: URL URL info: French press reports at URL [Only the beginning of the article is for free.] URL info: French press report at URL "Pendant que les décors pharaoniques sont encore en cours de créations, on distingue parfaitement le souci d'exactitude qui anime l'équipe d'Europa Expo. Le travail des artistes se fait à l'aide d'images originales du tombeau de Toutankhamon reproduites sur ordinateur. Précision et réalisme sont des maîtres-mots en ce moment dans ces ateliers. Un dizaine de personnes sont à l'œuvre pour fabriquer les panneaux de bois et réaliser les décors. Parmi ceux-ci, la reproduction d'espaces du palais d'Armana où le roi Toutankhamon a grandi il y a 34 siècles demande un travail particulier vu qu'il n'en reste plus que des ruines." info: Dutch press reports at URL URL info: French press reports at URL URL With photographs. info: French press reports at URL Includes a video report [2:06 mins.]. URL Article with four sections: [1] "La découverte de la tombe de Toutankhamon"; [2] "Toutankhamon, un pharaon peu commun"; [3] "L’exposition Toutankhamon à Liège"; [4] "Infos pratiques pour l’exposition Toutankhamon à Liège" URL Includes a video report [2:15 mins.]. info: French press reports at URL URL info: German press report at URL info: Dutch press reports at URL URL --SPAIN-- a) - b) CaixaForum Tarragona Carrer Cristòfor Colom, 2, 43001 Tarragona URL * "Faraón. Rey de Egipto" [Pharaoh. King of Egypt] date: 13 February 2020 – 31 July 2020 Exhibition that explores, through nearly 130 objects on loan from the British Museum, the ideals, symbolism and ideology of the pharaohs, as well as the realities of life in Egypt. Earlier at the CaixaForum Barcelona (7 June 2018 - 16 September 2018), the CaixaForum Madrid (17 October 2018 - January 20, 2019), the CaixaForum Girona (20 February 2019 - 25 August 2019),and the CaixaForum Sevilla (27 September 2019 - 12 January 2020); will also travel to the CaixaForum Lleida. info: URL c) Deusto Expo Center Blas de Otero, 54, Deusto * “Reyes y Dioses de Egipto” [Kings and Gods of Egypt] date: 30 December 2019 - 2 February 2020 [there have been several prolongations] Exhibition of replicas and models of ancient Egyptian artefacts and monuments, made by Egyptian craftsman Hany Mostafa. info: URL info: Spanish press report at URL With a video of a TV-report. URL d) CaixaForum Valencia Àgora, Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, Valencia [opens in 2020] * "Momias egipcias. Explorando vidas antiguas" [Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives] date: 2022 The travelling exhibition of six mummies from the British Museum and their 3D CT scan visualisations, plus ca. 200 objects of funerary use and daily life. Currently in Australia. info: Spanish press reports at URL URL e) - f) - g) Espacio 5.1 de IFEMA Avenida del Partenón, 5, 28042 Madrid URL * “Tutankhamón - La Tumba y sus Tesoros" [Tutankhamun - His Tomb and his Treasures] date: 23 November 2019 – 19 April 2020 One of the three travelling exhibition with ca. 1000 replicas of objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. info: URL info: URL info: source - URL info: Spanish press report at URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL URL info: Spanish press report at URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL info: short promo-video at URL info: Spanish press report at URL h) Museu Egipci de Barcelona / Museo Egipcio de Barcelona Carrer de València, 284, 08007 Barcelona URL * "Dones i Homes de l’antic Egipte” / "Mujeres y Hombres del Antiguo Egipto” [Women and Men of ancient Egypt] date: 23 October 2019 - 24 May 2020 Exhibition of a selection of 50 works from the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona, spotlighting commoners ("ordinary people" rather than gods and kings) from ancient Egypt. info: (in Catalan, Spanish, and English, resp.) URL URL URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL info: Catalan press report at URL Audio-file of a radio report. * "Tutankhamón. Historia de un descubrimiento" [Tutankhamun. History of a discovery] date: 30 November 2012 - TBA [was: till 31 December 2015] [several times prolongated] info: URL i) - j) Museo Etnológico by de las Culturas del Mundo-Montcada C Montcada, 12, 08003 Barcelona URL * "Udjat, el exotismo del Antiguo Egipto en Barcelona" [Udjat, the exoticism of Ancient Egypt in Barcelona] date: early 2020 Exhibition that addresses the fascination in Catalonia, since the 19th century, for the civilization of ancient Egypt (and in general for Orientalism), via paintings, perfumes, jewels, architectural projects, and artistic designs. info: source - Spanish press report at URL k) Museo Casa de la Ciencia Avda. María Luisa, Sevilla URL * “Descifrando Antiquo Egipto - Tutankhamón [Revealing Ancient Egypt - Tutankhamon] date: 19 September 2019 - 19 July 2020 Exhibition with original artefacts and replicas that illustrate several aspects of ancient Egypt; with a section on the discovery of KV62. info: URL URL English - URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL --AUSTRALIA-- a) Chau Chak Wing Museum University of Sydney Museums * Opening date: July 2020 The new musuem will bring together the Macleay Museum, Nicholson Museum, and University Art Gallery under one roof. The Art Gallery and Macleay Museum are now closed but the Nicholson Museum will remain open until early next year. info: URL URL info: English press reports at URL "(..) Featuring 30,000 artefacts of artistic and archaeological significance from Egypt, Greece, Italy, Cyprus and the Middle East, the Nicholson Museum Collection is the largest collection of antiquities in the Southern Hemisphere. (..)" [For the collection, see: URL] URL "(..) The new museum will have a dedicated mummy room, where Inside Explorer will be used to allow both students and other visitors to interact with a digital copy of one of their Egyptian mummies. (..)" URL b) Australian Museum 1 William Street, Sydney, NSW 2010 URL * "Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" date: TBA, early 2021 (for six months) Exhibition to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb, with over 150 authentic[!] artifacts from KV62, 60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt. Currently at the California Science Center, Los Angeles (March 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019), and will travel to Europe in January 2019 as part of a 10-city international tour (Sidney is the 5th city). info: URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL URL info: English press report at URL info: English press reports at URL URL info: English press report at URL info: English press report at URL "The NSW government plans to spend $57.5 million to expand Australia's oldest museum so it can stage the blockbuster Tutankhamun exhibition and accommodate peak predictions of nine new visitors every minute. (..)" info: English press report at URL c) State Library of South Australia North Terrace & Kintore Ave, Adelaide SA 5000 * "Egyptian Images from Australia" date: 12 July 2019 - 4 August 2019 Exhibition of photographs made by Australians en route to the First World War. info: URL info: English press report at URL “(..) The exhibition displays 65 images of street vendors, monuments, a vast military camp in front of the pyramids, palaces converted into hospitals, and Australians and Egyptians working together. (..)" d) Perth Museum & Art Gallery * "Conservation in Action: Saving the Perth Mummy" date: 14 January 2020 - 19 April 2020 Exhibition that will include the live conservation of the mummy of Ta-Kr-Hb that will go on permanent display at the redeveloped City Hall. info: URL --LIECHTENSTEIN-- a) Liechtensteinisches Landesmuseum Städtle 43, 9490 Vaduz URL * “Diese Katze ist die Sonne selbst – Am Anfang gegenseitiger Begegnung” date: 20 June 2019 - 20 October 2019 info: URL info: German press report at URL ---SWITZERLAND--- a) Talmuseum Engelberg Dorfstrasse 6, 6390 Engelberg URL * “Engelwelten” date: 14 December 2019 – 13 April 2020 Exhibition of 100 objects from ancient Egypt and classical Greece & Rome, illustrating protecting/guiding spirits (incl. 40 scarabs, a winged Isis, Thoth). info: URL info: German press report at URL --FINLAND-- a) Amos Rex (Lasipalatsi) Mannerheimintie 22–24, 00100 Helsinki and Kumu Art Museum Weizenbergi 34 / Valge 1, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia * "Egyptin loisto" [Egypt of Glory] date: 8 October 2020 - 17 January 2021 Exhibition of over 500 objects on loan from the Museo Egizio, Turin. It will be shown in two locations simultaneously: Helsinki and Tallinn. info: (in Finnish:) URL (in English:) URL info: Italian press report at URL "Museo Egizio, il museo Amos Rex e l’Art Museum of Estonia annunciano una collaborazione unica. È stata infatti formalizzata in questi giorni un’intesa tra i tre enti che permetterà, a ottobre 2020, di inaugurare una mostra inedita dal titolo Egypt of Glory, costruita a partire dalle collezioni del Museo Egizio e che sarà suddivisa in due sedi: il museo Amos Rex di Helsinki e il Kumu Art Museum di Tallinn, sede principale dell’Art Museum of Estonia." info: English press report at URL --ESTONIA-- a) Kumu kunstimuuseum (Kumu Art Museum) Weizenbergi 34 / Valge 1, 10127 Tallinn and Amos Rex (Lasipalatsi) Mannerheimintie 22–24, 00100 Helsinki, Finland * "Egiptuse hiilgus" [Egypt of Glory] date: 9 October 2020 - 31 January 2021 OR 14 February 2021 Exhibition of over 500 objects on loan from the Museo Egizio, Turin. It will be shown in two locations simultaneously: Helsinki and Tallinn. info: (in Estonian:) URL (in English:) URL info: English press report at URL ---DENMARK--- a) Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Dantes Plads 7, 1556 Copenhagen URL * "BES. Dæmongud – Ægyptens beskytter” [Bes. Demon god – Protector of Egypt] date: 30 April 2020 - 20 September 2020 Exhibition about the role of the god Bes in the lives of the common people. Earlier at the Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam ("Mijn vriend Bes. Kleine god in het Oude Egypte", 18 October 2019 - 8 March 2020) and later at the Museum August Kestner, Hannover ("Guter Dämon Bes - Schutzgott der Ägypter", 5 November 2020 - 11 April 2021). info: URL --RUSSIA-- a) - --CZECH REPUBLIC-- a) Národní muzeum/National Museum Václavské nám. 68, 115 79 Prague 1 URL * “Ríša slnka: Abú Sír v dobe stavitelov pyramíd” [Empire of the Sun: Abusir at the time of the pyramid builders] date: 30 June 2020 - TBA, 2020 Exhibition about the work in Egypt by the Czech Institute of Egyptology, with about 60 artefacts from Abusir and 50-60 artefacts on loan from European museums. info: source - Czech press report at URL info: source - Czech press report at URL info: Czech press report at URL Lack of finances may hamper the organizing of the exhibition. info: Czech press reports at URL "(..) Rozpocet výstavy je stanoven na 43 miliony korun, z toho osm milionu korun na prípravné práce v roce 2018 a 35 milionu korun na samotnou realizaci výstavy v roce 2019, peníze by mely jít pres rozpocet ministerstva kultury. (..)" URL info: Czech press reports at URL URL info: French press report at URL "C’est une exposition unique en son genre qui marquera la réouverture du bâtiment historique du Musée national après sa rénovation complète. Pour sa réalisation, le ministère de la Culture demande un budget exceptionnel de 50 millions de couronnes (environ 2 millions d’euros)." info: Czech press report at URL info: Czech press report at URL b) - c) - d) Náprstkovo muzeum asijských, afrických a amerických kultur [Náprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures] Betlémské námestí 1, Praha 1 URL * "Na brezích Nilu" [On the banks of the Nile] date: 24 July 2019 – 28 [was: 29] February 2020 Exhibition with more than 500 ancient Egyptian artefacts from Czech and foreign collections. info: URL (in English - ) URL info: Czech press reports at URL With a slideshow. URL URL With a video of a TV report. info: Czech press report at URL e) Narodni muzeum - Historická budova [National Museum - Historical Building] Václavské námestí 68, 115 79 Praha 1 URL * "Tutanchamon - RealExperience" date: 21 August 2019 - 31 January [was: 2 February] 2020 Exhibition with multimedia displays (video-projections and modern technological devices), accompanied by archaeological finds from the museum collections in Prague and Hanover; focus is on Tutankhanun's tomb (seen through the photography of Sandro Vannini), on West Thebes, and on the Afterlife. At the end of the exhibition there will be a section ("In the Garden of Sennedjem") dedicated to Professor Jaroslav Cerný (1898–1970). info: URL URL info: Czech press release at URL With photos of several displays. info: English press report at URL info: Czech press reports at URL URL URL URL --HUNGARY-- a) Hungarian Museum of Natural History Ludovika tér 2-6, 1083 Budapest URL * “A Világ Mumiái” [Mummies of the World] date: 16 August 2018 - 20 January 2019 [prolongation; was: till 31 December 2018] The travelling exhibition with ca. 45 human and animal mummies and ca. 150 funeral artifacts from many cultures, incl. Egypt. It was at many venues in the USA during the past years (2015 - 2017), and recently in Europe (as “Mumie sveta”) at the Výstavišti Holešovice in Prague (1 February 2018 - 30 June 2018). info: URL info: URL info: Hungarian press report at URL info: English press report at URL b) Szépmuvészeti Múzeum [Museum of Fine Arts] Dózsa György út 41, H-1146 Budapest, URL URL * “The Discovery of Pharaoh’s Tomb date: 17 April 2020 - 29 July 2020 info: source - URL c) Komplex Király utca 26, Budapest URL * "Tutanhamon rejtélye és kincsei" [Tutankhamun's Mystery and Treasure] date: 8 November 2019 - 1 March 2020 [was: 9 November 2019 - 22 March 2020] One of the three travelling exhibition with ca. 1000 replicas of objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. info: URL info: source - URL info: Hungarian press report at URL info: English press report at URL i --POLAND-- a) - --JAPAN--- a) National Museum of Nature and Science 7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718 URL * "Search of Eternal Life: Mummies of the World" date: November 2, 2019 - February 24, 2020 Traveling exhibition with 50 animal and human mummies from the world's cultures, plus the results of mummy research. Most recently at the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen - Museum Zeughaus, Mannheim (“MUMIEN – Geheimnisse des Lebens”, 16 September 2018 - 31 March 2019). After Tokyo it will travel to Kumamoto, Fukuoka, Niigata and Toyama. info: URL info: German press release at URL info: (in English) URL b) TBA * “Egypt, Land of Discoveries” date: Spring 2020 - end of 2022 An exhibition touring eight Japanese cities, with 270 artefacts on loan from the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden. info: source - URL c) Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum 8-36 Ueno-Park Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007 URL * “Art & Power: From Pharaohs to Daimyos. Masterworks from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston date: April 16, 2020 – July 5, 2020 Exhibition that will feature some 60 artworks from Egypt, Europe, India, China, Japan, and other regions, illustrating the history of art’s relationship with power. info: URL d) Fukuoka Art Museum 1-6 Ohori Koen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka city, Fukuoka prefecture, 810-0051 URL * “Art and Power: From Pharaohs to Daimyos. Masterworks from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” date: July 18, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Exhibition that will feature some 60 artworks from Egypt, Europe, India, China, Japan, and other regions, illustrating the history of art’s relationship with power. Earlier at okyo Metropolitan Art Museum (April 16, 2020 – July 5, 2020). info: source - URL --PORTUGAL-- a) MuseuCalouste Gulbenkian Av. de Berna 45A, 1067-001 Lisboa URL URL * “ Pharaons superstars” date: October 29, 2020 – March 1, 2021 Exhibition about the role of the pharaons in history and popular culture, with 300 objecs on loan from many museums. Earlier at Mucem, Marseille (29 April 2020 - 17 August 2020) and later at Musée de la Civilisation de Québec, Québec city (May 6, 2021 – March 6, 2022). info: source - URL --BRAZIL-- a) Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) Rua Primeiro de Março, 66, Rio de Janeiro URL * "Egito Antigo: Do Cotidiano À Eternidade" [Ancient Egypt: From everyday life to eternity] date: 12 October 2019 - 2 February 2020 [prolongation; was: till 27 January 2020] Exhibition with 140 objects on loan from the Egyptian Museum in Turin, including a mummy from the 25th dynasty. The exhibition will later travel to CCBB São Paulo (February 19 to May 11, 2020), CCBB Brasilia (June 2 to August 30, 2020) and CCBB Belo Horizonte (September 16 to November 23, 2020). info: URL info: Portuguese press report at URL info: Portuguese press report at URL info: English press reports at URL URL info: Italian press report at URL info: Portuguese press reports at URL URL info: English press report at URL info: Portuguese press report at URL info: Italian press reports at URL "A Rio de Janeiro è 'egittomania': in 17 giorni sono stati superati i 200 mila visitatori alla mostra allestita con i reperti del Museo Egizio nel Centre Cultural do Brasil." URL URL info: Italian press reports at URL URL info: Portuguese press report at URL "Há um mês em cartaz no Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, a mostra “Egito Antigo: do cotidiano à eternidade” recebeu 450 mil visitantes, "número recorde", segundo a direção do espaço, considerando o mesmo período para as outras exposições. (..)" info: Portuguese press report at URL Includes a video report [2:18 mins.]. info: Portuguese press reports at URL The free show has been seen by over 970,000 people in just over two months after its opening. URL --MEXICO-- a) Parque Guanajuato Bicentenario Carretera de Cuota Silao, Guanajuato * "Tutankamón: La tumba, el oro y la maldición" [Tutankhamon: The tomb, the gold and the malediction] date: 26 September 2019 - March 2020 Exhibition (travelling through Mexico since 2014) with more than 200 replicas of KV62 objects. info: URL info: Spanish press report at URL "La muestra se integra de 200 piezas, réplica de las encontradas, las cuales fueron elaboradas por expertos en reproducción de la región de La Toscana, quienes utilizaron materiales como oro, plata, cobre y piedras semipreciosas." info: Spanish press report at URL ---ISRAEL-- a) Israel Museum Davidson Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Archaeology Wing Derech Ruppin 11, Jerusalem URL * "Emoglyphs. Picture-Writing from Hieroglyphs to the Emoji" [was: “iGlyph - Hieroglyphs from the Pyramids to Cyberspace”] date: 16 December 2019 - 12 October 2020 Exhibition about the metamorphosis of picture-writing from antiquity to modern times through a wealth of finds from ancient Egypt, displayed against the background of contemporary emoji use. info: URL info: Spanish press reports at URL URL URL info: French press reports at URL URL URL URL URL URL info: English press reports at URL URL URL URL --KOREA-- a) National Museum of Korea 137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul URL * "World Culture Gallery - Egypt Gallery: "Egypt: Life, Death and Rebirth"" date: December 16, 2019 - November 7, 2021 Exhibition of 94 Egyptian artifacts on loan from the Brooklyn Museum, including mummies, coffins and sculptures dating from 4100 B.C. to 2 A.D. info: URL info: English press report at URL "(..) One of the highlights is a relief of Ramses II in limestone. It is suggested it came from the temple of Ramses II at Abydos and was carved within the first two years of his reign. The exhibition also shows the mummy and wooden coffin of priest Thothirdes. Carbon-14 dating, a scientific method used to determine the date of archaeological samples, indicates that Thothirdes died between 768 B.C. and 545 B.C., supporting the 26th Dynasty date suggested by the style of his coffin. (..) The World Culture Gallery, according to Bae, will showcase a rotation of artifacts from other parts of the world every one or two years after the Egypt exhibition." ---PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA--- a) - b) Hubei Provincial Museum No. 160, East Lake Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan City, Hubei Province URL * "Egyptian collection of the Accademia dei Concordi" [working title] date: TBA Travelling exhibition of part of the ancient Egyptian collection of the Accademia dei Concordi; among the 500 artefacts are two mummies (Meryt and Baby). Earlier at the Pallazo Roncale, Rovigo (14 April 2018 - 29 July 2018; "Egitto ritrovato"); will travel to three other museums in China. info: Italian press reports at URL URL URL URL c) Tianjin Museum No. 31, Youyi Road, Hexi District, Tianjin City (No. 62, Pingjiang Road, Hexi District, Tianjin City) URL * "The Land of the Pharaohs: An Exhibition of Ancient Egypt" / "Pharaoh's Kingdom: Exhibition of Ancient Egyptian Civilization" date: 18 May 2019 - 18 August 2019 Exhibition of 180 artefacts on loan from 7 (or 8) Italian museums. Earlier at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Hangzhou (22 January 2019 - 5 May 2019); will travel to Jiangsu Province and Guangdong Province. info: URL info: English press reports at URL URL info: English press report at URL "(,..) Human mummies, crocodile and cat mummies, painted gold-plated mummy boxes, scarab-shaped artifacts, painted tombstones and painted human coffins of priests from the Temple of Thebes are on the display. 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