AERA in the News

Links to articles and videos about Mark Lehner and AERA

AERA’s 2019 season at the Menkaure Valley Temple
CNN’s Inside Africa 2019

Mark Lehner interviewed on Good Talk Minot
Good Talk Minot (on Facebook Live) 2019

Decoding the Great Pyramid
NOVA 2019

Two 4,500-Year-Old Homes Found Near Giza Pyramids
Live Science 2018

The Long-Hidden ARCE Sphinx Mapping Project Is Unveiled
American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) 2018

Sphinx Mapping Digital Database: Unlocking the archive of the Great Sphinx
American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) 2018

Giza Pyramids: Stairways to heaven
Discover Magazine 2018

How the Pyramids built Egypt, Taking a New Look at Life and Death in Giza
Current World Archaeology 2018 (print only)

Unlocking the ‘Lost City of the Pyramids,’ and other Giza mysteries
CNN 2017

Did the Egyptians create a canal and a port to bring stone to the Great Pyramid?
Boston Globe 2017

The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids
Smithsonian 2015

How Egypt’s Great Pyramid Changed Civilization
Scientific American 2015 (subscription required)

People Ate Pork in the Middle East Until 1,000 B.C.—What Changed?
Smithsonian 2015

New Research Reveals Why Pig-Use in Middle East Declined
New Historian 2015

The Pig and the Chicken in the Middle East: Modeling Human Subsistence Behavior in the Archaeological Record Using Historical and Animal Husbandry Data
Journal of Archaeological Research 2015 (subscription required)

35 Who Made a Difference
Smithsonian Magazine profile of Dr. Lehner, November 2005

Egyptology’s New Frontier
A documentary looks at an ambitious project to document the Nile’s ancient civilization. Archaeology, May 2005

Who Built the Pyramids
The question of who labored to build the Giza Pyramids, and why, has long been part of their fascination. Harvard Magazine, July-August 2003

Dig Days: Meeting Mark Lehner By Zahi Hawass
You can sometimes have a brother who is not of your blood. Al-Ahram, September 2002

This Old Pyramid (transcripts)
The great pyramids of Egypt, just how were they built? NOVA, 1999

Raising the Obelisk (Mysteries of the Nile)
NOVA 1999

Pyramids: The Inside Story
NOVA 1997

Dating the Pyramids
Radiocarbon dating the pyramids. Archaeology, September-October 1995