Contents EEF Archives September - December 2004

September 2004
1. Castel Carter: the house Howard Carter lived in during his time as chief inspector of antiquities for Upper Egypt.
2. Erotic Art in AE: some literature on sexuality in ancient Egypt.
3. Isis Pharia: about Isis as goddess of the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
4. Mummy Dust: why do some mummified remains crumble to a black powder?
5. Narmer Palette, Some details of the: uncertainties surrounding the reading of the king's name, the fastening string on the Tjet figure, and the phallic objects with the prisonners.
6. OK Mortuary Cult: the length of survival of OK royal mortuary cults.
7. Physicians: the role of physicians in the Middle Kingdom, the origin of AE medicine, and the role of priests of Sekhmet in medicine.
8. Miscellaneous: PTs in private tombs, late dyn. 20 sources, Seti and "situs inversus", the chief of Asher, and some other (largely unanswered) questions and unsettled matters.
9. EEF NEWS: issues 318-322.
10. Administrativa: announcements by the moderator, by members (websites, personals or offtopics), by authors and publishers (new books), by institutes (jobs, lectures, exhibitions, etc.).

October 2004
1. Barber Scene in TT56: a rare scene of barbers shaving or trimming the hair of soldiers.
2. Ranks and Titles: bibliography on administrative titles in the OK/MK/NK.
3. Tutankhamun in Karnak: references for the memorial temple and priests of Tutankhamun in Karnak.
4. Optical Designs: "the eye-following illusion" in ancient Egyptian lens-like glass inlay eyes.
5. Wedding Ceremony: theories about the ancient Egyptian wedding ceremony.
6. Prostitution: commercial sex in ancient Egypt and its practical payment problems.
7. Miscellaneous: some other (largely unanswered) questions and unsettled matters.
8. EEF NEWS: issues 323-326.
9. Administrativa: announcements by the moderator, by members (websites, personals or offtopics), by authors and publishers (new books), by institutes (jobs, lectures, exhibitions, etc.).

November 2004
1. Rings: bibliography about finger rings and jewelry in general.
2. Douglas Derry: published reports by this Professor of Anatomy who examined AE human remains.
3. Egypt in Libya: bibliography about the connections between Egyptians and Libyans.
4. Djoser's Step Pyramid Texts: are there any texts in Djoser's Step Pyramid?
5. Restoration Stela: Tutankhamun's palace in Memphis.
6. Tomb of Ramose (TT55): some literature on the tomb of Vizier Ramose in Sheikh Abd el-Qurnah.
7. Bathing Re: texts that say that Re baths his face in Nun etc.
8. The Enemy of Akhetaten: attestations of Akhenaten after the Amarna Period.
9. Dutch and Ancient Egyptian: about a very special exercise in De Buck's Egyptisch Leesboek.
10. Miscellaneous: ostracon BM 5634, snakes with legs, and some other (largely unanswered) questions and unsettled matters.
11. EEF NEWS: issues 327-330.
12. Administrativa: announcements by the moderator, by members (websites, personals or offtopics), by authors and publishers (new books), by institutes (jobs, lectures, exhibitions, etc.).

December 2004
1. Akhenaten's Defamation: who was responsinble for the obliterations of the inscriptions and statuary of Akhenaten? Horemheb, Seti I or Ramesses II? Plus a discussion of related topics, like Horemhab's reign lenght.
2. Philae: some literature about the temples of Philae.
3. KV5 Human Remains: a mysterious pit burial in KV5.
4. Mansoor Collection: some literature about a contested collection of Amarna pieces.
5. Mehytenwesekhet and Seramun: about the wife of King Psamtik I and about the owner of a sarcophagus in the Museum of Besanšon.
6. Naming Pharaohs: on what basis were Throne Names chosen and by whom? Plus examples of name changes.
7. Tunnels in Menkaure's Pyramid: tunnels dug by explorers in this pyramid.
8. Cats in Ancient Egypt: a short bibliography.
9. Royal Tomb Decoration and Unfinished Royal Tombs: when where royal tombs decorated and how much time did it take to finish them? Examples of unfinished tombs and cases in which 'unfinishedness' might be intentional.
10. Hemp and Cannabis in Ancient Egypt: is there any archaeological evidence for marijuana (medicine) or hemp (rope) in ancient Egypt?
11. Missing Royal Tombs: yet-to-be-discovered tombs of Pharaoh's and Queens.
12. Miscellaneous: the wars of Ramesses III, a figure of speech in the Merneptah Stela, sexual puns in hunting scenes?, and some other (largely unanswered) questions and unsettled matters.
13. EEF NEWS: issues 331-335.
14. Administrativa: announcements by the moderator, by members (websites, personals or offtopics), by authors and publishers (new books), by institutes (jobs, lectures, exhibitions, etc.).


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