Links to web articles about Mark Lehner and AERA

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

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, November, 2005)
Smithsonian Magazine profile of Dr. Lehner.

Egyptology’s New Frontier (Archaeology, May 23, 2005)
A documentary looks at an ambitious project to document the Nile’s ancient civilization.

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

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

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

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

(NOVA) Pyramids: The Inside Story (1997).

(NOVA) Raising the Obelisk (Mysteries of the Nile 1999).


Official web site of Dr. Zahi Hawass
Our longtime friend and colleague.

Giza Plateau Mapping Project
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.

The Giza Archives Project
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Harvard Semitic Museum
100 years at Giza.

The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh
Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie at Giza.

Middle and Upper Egypt

Amarna Project
Dr. Barry Kemp and the Egypt Exploration Society.

The Theban Mapping Project
Dr. Kent Weeks and KV5.

City of the Hawk.

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (in German)
Dr. Günter Dreyer’s team at Elephantine Island.

Institutions and organizations

The Archaeological Institute of America

The American Research Center in Egypt

American University in Cairo

International Association of Egyptlogists
Association Internationale des Egyptologues.

Giza Plateau Mapping Project (annual reports)
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.

Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire

University College London archaeology


Annual Egyptological Bibliography
(Subscription only)


Ägyptisches Museum
Egyptian collection in Berlin (German and English).

Museum of Fine Arts
Egyptian collection in Boston.

British Museum
Egyptian collection in London.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Egyptian collection in New York City.

Musée du Louvre
Egyptian collection at the Louvre (French and English).