Monday, December 31, 2018

Top 2018 discoveries in Egypt

GOOD, BUT SOMETHING IS MISSING: Astonishing discoveries in 2018 Egypt announced a flurry of astonishing new discoveries, archaeological events and exhibitions abroad this year, writes Nevine El-Aref (Al-Ahram Weekly).

Not directly relevant to ancient Judaism, but you're probably interested in what's been happening in Egypt too.

Unfortunately, you will learn almost nothing pertaining to Coptic studies. The word "Coptic" appears only once in the article, in an uninformative context. The article gives no information about Coptic-related discoveries and exhibitions. It would have been good to have a section on Coptic Studies like the one on Islamic Monuments. It's too bad that this article ignores this important aspect of ancient Egyptian studies.

Cross-file under Coptic Watch.

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