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Posts Tagged ‘Alexandria’
October has come and gone and it’s time to review our checklist of things Dr. Zahi Hawass had “promised, hinted, and suggested” would occur during—if not before—last month. So how did he do?
It is kind of hard to say someone had a bad month when they successfully reclaimed five artifacts from the Louvre and were appointed Vice Minister of Culture. So call me a taskmaster, but those two things were not on the list…
Tags: Alexandria, Ankhesenamun, Bust of Nefertiti, Carter House, Cleopatra VII, Forensic Mummy Studies, Genetic Mapping, Howard Carter, KV64, Louvre, Ludwig Borchardt, Queen Tiye, Ramesses VIII, Repatriation, TT15, Tetaki, Tombs of the Nobles, Tutankhamun, Zahi Hawass
If you already thought October was going to be exciting for Egyptology, then dig this! Dr. Zahi Hawass says that new work in the search for the tombs of Cleopatra and Mark Antony will begin this October.
The search for the famous queen of the Ptolemaic Dynasty has been tightening around Alexandria in recent years, and this year’s dig season could bring us even closer. Also, Dr. Hawass confirms an item from our October checklist!