AERA in the News

August 12th, 2022

Journeys of the Pyramid Builders
Archaeology Magazine, July/August 2022
The cover story of Archaeology magazine is about Pierre Tallet’s work at Wadi al-Jarf, AERA’s work on the Giza Plateau, and how these two sites together help to tell the story of how Khufu’s pyramid was built.

A Refreshing Look at Egypt’s Ancient Pyramids
New York Times, July 2022
Photographer Tanveer Badal came to visit our site last year as we started our excavations at the Lost City of the Pyramids.

Great Pyramid Temple Conservation Project
American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), 2020

Mark Lehner interviewed on Good Talk Minot
Good Talk Minot, 2019

Decoding the Great Pyramid
NOVA, 2019 video available online for PBS members or for purchase

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

This Old Pyramid: 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