The history of archaeological research into Ancient Egypt. This category is for descriptions of the process of discovery in the past, not for presentations of current knowledge of the history of Ancient Egypt.
Related categories 1
The story of Alexander the Great's death and the events leading to the final location of the tomb in ancient Egypt. Page includes antique maps, engravings and quotes from contemporaries of the time.
At the Tomb of Tutankhamen
Maynard Owen Williams describes the opening of the tomb of King Tutankhamen for National Geographic in this online version of the famous first article from 1923.
Kahun, Gurob, and Hawara
An electronic copy of excavation reports published by W.M. Flinders Petrie in 1890.
Pharaohs Fellahs and Explorers
Online version of the 1891 volume by Amelia B. Edwards.
Scholars, Scoundrels, and the Sphinx
Explores the Nile River Valley between 1850 and 1930, at a time that saw the birth of Egyptology as a science and the flowering of photography.
Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation
Project to publish online the records in the Archive of the Griffith Institute of Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.
Last update:February 29, 2016 at 2:53:37 UTC