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Podcast by American Research Center in Egypt Podcast

    The Egyptian Priests of the Graeco-Roman Period- Marina Escolano-Poveda

    The Egyptian Priests of the Graeco-Roman Period- Marina Escolano-Poveda

    In this episode:
    Dr. Escolano-Poveda discusses her new book, The Egyptian Priests of the Graeco-Roman Period (Harrassowitz 2020), in which she examines the representations of Egyptian priests in Egyptian and Greek literary and paraliterary texts, in order to determine the role of these important figures in the historical and intellectual context of the first centuries before and after the change of era. She also discusses the important Hermetica and early alchemical texts, and the knowledge exchange between the Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean world through Egypt. In conversation with Dr. Fatma Ismail, ARCE's US Director for Outreach and Programs.

    For more information please go to www.arce.org/podcast
    Photo Credit: Marina Escolano-Poveda

    • 23 min
    Al Amasili Project in Rosetta- Mohamed Kenawi

    Al Amasili Project in Rosetta- Mohamed Kenawi

    In this episode: This is the first podcast in the series “Scribe, Behind the Scenes”, In this podcast we talk with Dr. Kenawi about the Amasili Project: the multidisciplinary conservation of an Ottoman-period house in the center of Rosetta. In addition to learning about its novel approach to heritage conservation, we discuss threats to heritage sites and consider some unanswered questions about Egypt's last Ptolemaic rulers. In conversation with Dr. Fatma Ismail, ARCE's US Director for Outreach and Programs.

    The project is directed by C. Mondin, M. Asolati and M. Kenawi and includes conservators: Luciana Carvalho, Sergio Calò, an architect, Maurizio Trevisan and an archaeologist, Nunzia Larosa. Assistance is provided by Mr. Mohamed Salah.

    For more information please go to www.arce.org/podcast

    Also check out the Amasili House Project in Rosetta FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/Amasili-House-Project-in-Rosetta-123517982382266/?modal=admin_todo_tour

    Photo Credit: Amasili Project in Rosetta

    • 20 min
    Aftermath of Tutankhamun's Reign- Maggie Bryson

    Aftermath of Tutankhamun's Reign- Maggie Bryson

    In this episode: Dr. Maggie Bryson discusses the aftermath of the Reign of Tutankhamun, what happened after his death as well as the lasting impacts of the Amarna period on Egypt. Bryson discusses the role of the general Horemheb and the transition to the next Dynasty. In conversation with Dr. Fatma Ismail, ARCE's US Director for Outreach and Programs.

    For more information please go to www.arce.org/podcast

    Photo Credit: Maggie Bryson

    • 36 min
    Tutankhamun's Court - Nozomu Kawai

    Tutankhamun's Court - Nozomu Kawai

    Photo Credit: Nozomu Kawai

    Professor Kawai discusses the political situation during the reign of King Tutankhamun and highlights the most important women and men in his court. He also details the vast building program of the king and what could be his motives behind it- In conversation with Dr. Fatma Ismail, ARCE's US Director for Outreach and Programs.

    For more information please go to www.arce.org/podcast

    • 23 min
    Inside the Tomb of Tutankhamun- Salima Ikram

    Inside the Tomb of Tutankhamun- Salima Ikram

    Photo Credit: HARRY BURTON (C) THE GRIFFITH INSTITUTE, OXFORD.

    Professor Salima Ikram discusses mysteries of King Tutankhamun’s tomb- treasures, his mummy, and the possibility of additional hidden chambers. In conversation with Dr. Fatma Ismail of ARCE.

    For more information please go to www.arce.org

    • 24 min
    Lineage Of Tutankhamun - Aidan Dodson

    Lineage Of Tutankhamun - Aidan Dodson

    Photo Credit: HARRY BURTON (C) THE GRIFFITH INSTITUTE, OXFORD.

    Professor Aidan Dodson discusses what Egyptologists knew about King Tutankhamun prior to his tomb discovery, and sheds light on the parental lineage of King Tutankhamun, Amarna family portraits and the complicated DNA studies done on the mummy of the king. Professor Dodson also sheds light on the objects that were discovered in the tomb of King Tutankhamun, including those that were actually intended for someone else!

    For more information please go to www.arce.org

    • 38 min

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