Other On-Line Resources Related to Egypt
Resources on pyramids, temples, kings/queens,
hieroglyphics, and other links.
The index has been created by The Norwegian
Council for Africa, as part of its comprehensive
effort to strengthen the knowledge of Africa
and African affairs. The projects has been developed
in cooperation with the information company
Gazette, and wit h financial support from the
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Updated resources on Egyptian archaeology, arts,
music, news, etc.
Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt
Although fully integrated into the body of the
Egyptian nation, the Copts have survived as
a strong religious entity who pride themselves
on their contribution to the Christian world.
Network Archives and Newsletters
Copt-Net is a Christian fellowship dedicated
for the service of the emigrant Coptic Orthodox
Pyramid Comples at Saqqara, Copyright- Holly
The Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser The Step
Pyramid Complex of Djoser (also spelled Zozer)
was built during the Third Dynasty (ca. 2800
B.C.) in what is now Saqqara, Egypt. Djoser's
Step Pyramid is generally considered the first
tomb in Egypt to be built entirely of stone.
- Egypt: ABZU Regional
ABZU is an experimental guide to the rapidly
increasing, and widely distributed data relevant
to the study and public presentation of the
Ancient Near East. This section includes an
index of resources for the study of ancient
Egypt, including the territory under the control
of the modern states of Egypt and Sudan, and
part of Libya.
Energy Information (US.EIA)
The Country Analysis Briefs (CABs) provide an
overview of the energy situation for Egypt which
has current interest to energy analysts and
- Egyptian Universities
EUN, being the gateway to Internet and EARN,
connects academic and research centers and institutes
as well as other governmental and nongovernmental
organizations. The site includes information
on conferences, job opportunities, seminars,
bulletins, a nd related web links.
This page is set up with the kind assistance
of the Newton Institute in the University of
Cambridge to provide a World Wide Web resource
for Egyptological information.
of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
The Institute's collection of antiquities resides
in the Art Museum of the University of Memphis.
Over 150 objects range in date from 3500 B.C.E.
to 700 C.E. There are mummies, religious and
funerary items, jewelry, and objects from everyday
- Highlights on the Egyptian Collection
The Oriental Institute Museum (University of
Chicago) houses nearly 30,000 Egyptian artifacts
that were acquired through a combination of
purchases and archaeological excavations. Today,
the Oriental Institute Museum's Egyptian collection
is one of the largest and most complete in the
United States. It is particularly strong in
artifacts that illustrate aspects of ancient
Egyptian daily life, religion, and funerary
Languages of Egypt
The Ethnologue is a catalog of the world's languages
including information on alternate names, number
of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation,
and other sociolinguistic and demographic information.
This database represents the 12th edition of the
Ethnologue, published in 1992.
East Photograph Archive (U of Chicago)
These are scanned photographs that dates back
to the second half of the 19th Century of monuments
of the Middle East's medieval and ancient past,
as well as scenes of daily life. The photographs
are classified according to subject. These photographs
are from: Egypt, Palestine, Turkey, Tunisia,
Morocco, India, Syria and Lebanon.
With over 7,000 inventory numbers and more than10,000
individual fragments, the University of Michigan
is home to one of the largest collections of
papyri in the world. Through this webpage it
provides the public with access not only to
its own papyrological collections but to many
other papyrological resources as well.
Site of Karanis
The university of Michigan has sponsored excavations
at Karanis from 1926 to 1935 and the objects
recovered during these are the largest component
of our collection. As shown by the images below,
a tremendous range of material had been preserved
at the site.
el Amarna Collection
The site includes a history of this collection
of ancient Egyptian limestone carvings and reliefs,
as well as scientific reports and photographs.
- Tour Egypt
This is the official internet web site of the
Ministry of Tourism, Egypt. It includes information
on travel-related issues (hotels, visas, airlines,
etc), Egyptian antiquities, and official bulletins.
- Um Kalthoum - Star
of the East (Borre Ludvigsen)
This is a home page for the famous Egyptian
vocalist Um Kalthoum, who was unquestionably
the most gifted singer and musician of this
century in the Middle East.
This illustrated "Pilgrimage to Abydos", tries
to retrace for the user the very perception
and emotions of the pilgrimage undertaken by
Seti I himself and his people some 3300 years
ago, and which is at the origin of the temple
of Abydos, a grandiose ex-voto open once and
then closed for ever.
- Absolute Egyptology
Extensive resources on Egypt with pictures,
diagrams, short essays that cover pictures of
82 gods, detailed coverage of the ruling dynasties
from 1-17, and essays on foregin rule.
- Focus on Egypt
This page provides many Egyptian musical examples and other such links.
- Brown's Department of Egyptology
This page provides information about Brown's program in Egyptology and links to major research links.
Dr. Ali B.