AERAGRAM Newsletter

AERAGRAM is the official newsletter of Ancient Egypt Research Associates.

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Volume 16

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Spring 2015
• Discovery 2015: House of a High Official
• What Was the Original Size of the Great Pyramid’s Footprint?
• The Gallery Complex Gives Up Its Secrets
• Hidden Details Come to Light with Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)
• Jon Jerde: The Space In Between

Volume 15

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Download Spring/Fall 2014
• On the Waterfront: Canals and Harbors in the Time of Giza Pyramid-Building
• Did Egyptians Use the Sun to Align the Pyramids?
• A Change of Address: Funerary Workshop Priests Move to New Quarters
• A Return to Area AA: Informal Seals and Sealings of the Heit el-Ghurab
• Construction Hub to Cult Center: Re-purposing, Old Kingdom Style

Volume 14

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Download Spring 2013
• The Lost Port City of the Pyramids: Heit el-Ghurab reveals a new role as part of a major port of the Nile
• How the Pyramid Builders Found True North
• The First Photos Taken from the Great Pyramid Summit
• Weeds & Seeds: On the Trail of Ancient Egyptian Agriculture

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Download Fall 2013
• “PEAKIT” Punches Up 3D Laser Scanning, Adds Accurate Surface Relief
• The Lost City is Named One of the Top 10 Field Discoveries
• An Ancient Egyptian Insect Repellent
• A Small Clay Label, a Bundle of Linen, and an Ancient Economic Network
• Securing AERA’s Legacy: Data Curation

Volume 13

Download Spring 2012
• Memphis, A City Unseen
• Field School Grads Take The Lead
• North by Northwest: The Strange Case of Giza’s Misalignments
• GPMP Full Circle
 

Download Fall 2012
• New Angles on the Great Pyramids
• Fifth Dynasty Renaissance at Giza
• The Silo Building Complex
• Living on a Slope in the Town of Queen Khentkawes
• Egypt’s Oldest Olive

Volume 12

Download Spring 2011
• The OK Corral
• The Luxor Study Field School
• Bringing an Ancient House Back to Life
• The Buried Basin and the Town Beyond

Kindle Edition Now Available For Purchase

Download Fall 2011
• Solar Alignments of Giza
• GIS Brings It All Together
• Stews, Meat and Marrow
• The Mit Rahina Field School
 
 

Volume 11

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Download Spring 2010
• Called Back to Luxor: AERA-ARCE Field School
• Ascending Giza on a Monumental Ramp
• Analysis and Publication Field School
• A New Field Season: A New Home

Download Winter 2011
• Digging Again
• Training Egypt’s Archaeological Scientists
• Double-Decker Dorms
• On The Cusp Of A New Dynasty

Volume 10

AERAGram 2009 10:1

Download Spring 2009
• 10, 20, 30 Years: Mark Lehner Reflects on a Career in Archaeology
• In Memoriam: Mahmoud Kirsh
• Daily Life of the Pyramid Builders
• AERA’s New Home

AERAGram 2009 10:2

Download Fall 2009
• The 2009 Field School
• Teaching Ceramics
• A Priest’s Home in Khentkawes Town
• Dog Burials Discovered at Giza
 

Volume 9

AERAGRAM 2008 9:1
Download Spring 2008
• Impressions of the Past
• Lost City Site, Flooded
• AERA Membership Program
• Digging Old Luxor
• Rescue Dig, SAFS

AERAGRAM 2008 9:2
Download Fall 2008
• Deciphering Ancient Code
• Small Finds, Big Results
• Egypt’s Oldest Olive
• Two Royal Towns
• Giza: Overviews

Volume 8

AERAGRAM 2006 8:1
Download Fall 2006
• Class of 2005
• GIS: Digitizing Archaeology
• Conservation Pilot Program
• Rescue Archaeology
 

AERAGRAM 2007 8:2
Download Fall 2007
• Enigma of the Pedestals
• Ideas to Reality
• A High-Class Dump
• Class of 2006
• Mapping Khentkawes

Volume 7

AERAGRAM 2003 7:1
Download Spring 2004
• Remote sensing
• Glen Dash
• Egyptian labor organization

AERAGRAM 2004 7:2
Download Fall 2004
• Western Town
• Eastern Town house
• Microscope photography

Volume 6

AERAGRAM  2002 6:1
Download Fall 2002
• Millennium Project
• Gallery revealed
• Pharaoh’s storeroom

AERAGRAM 2002 6:2
Download Fall 2003
• Pyramid city
• Peter Norton
• Mapping Aswan quarries

Volume 5

AERAGRAM  2001 5:1
Download Fall 2001
• Footprint of the state
• Desert in flood
• Wall of the Crow

AERAGRAM  2001 5:2
Download Spring 2002
• Unfinished Giza
• David Koch
• Fabric of a pyramid

Volume 4

AERAGRAM  2000 4:1
Download Fall 2000
• Unveiling a royal plan
• Jon Jerde
• Magnetic anomaly surveying

AERAGRAM  2000 4:2
Download Spring 2001
• Giza galleries
• Matthew McCauley
• Khafre’s galleries

Volume 3

AERAGRAM  1999 3:1
Download 1999
• Capturing Area A
• Bruce Ludwig
• The older phase

AERAGRAM  2000 3:2
Download 2000
• Drawing Giza
• The Millennium Clock
• Millennium Project

Volume 2

AERAGRAM  1998 2:1
Download Winter 1998
• Microarchaeology
• Sealings from Giza
• Pots to pyramids
 
 

AERAGRAM  1998 2:2
Download Summer 1998
• A workman’s house
• Sphinx restoration
• Sand, wind, and heat
• Late period burials
• Copper workshop

Volume 1

AERAGRAM  1996 1:1
Download Fall 1996
• Introducing AERAGRAM
• Pyramid-age bakery reconstructed
• Radiocarbon dating

AERAGRAM  1997 1:2
Download Spring 1997
• Director’s diary
• GPMP database
• 1997 field season