External Links

Egyptological Resources

Absolute Egyptology
Ottar Vendel’s site containing extensive text and more than 1000 illustrations on Ancient Egyptian history and religion

In French and English, by Robert Rothenfluq, this website is dedicated to the city of Abydos and contains very detailed descriptions with photographs and plans of the area, including temples and rituals.

A guide to information related to the study of the Ancient Near East on the web

A window into the ongoing work of Dr. Mark Lehner and the international team of the Giza Plateau Mapping Project

Amarna Project
The official website of the Amarna Project directed by Barry Kemp and Pamela Rose

Amarna Research Foundation
Dedicated exclusively to the advancement of interest and research in the Amarna Period

Ancient Egypt – History and Chronology
English language version of Polish website covering every aspect of Egyptian chronology

Ancient Egypta Mania
Useful website by Ijhoma to provide information and resources to anyone who wishes to learn more about their ancestral past.

Ancient Egypt Website
This site focuses on Egyptology information via images, with links to reports, pictures and articles

Antiguo Egipto
A photographic journey through Ancient Egypt by Juan de la Torre Suárez and Teresa Soria Trastoy

Antiquity News
Tour Egypt’s up-to-date listings of news and information on the ancient monuments of Egypt

Excellent resource site designed for students and others interested in archaeology, anthropology and ancient civilisations – includes many topics on Ancient Egypt

Brooklyn Museum: Mut Project
Brooklyn Museum’s website documenting their archaeological work at the Temple Precinct of Mut at South Karnak.

British Museum
Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at The British Museum in London

Deir el-Medina
Images of Deir el-Medina past & present by Lenka & Andy Peacock

Deir el-Medina Database
A survey of the New Kingdom non-literary texts from Deir el-Medina of Leiden University

Digital Karnak
Experience Karnak temple in many new ways with the Digital Karnak Project from UCA.

Egyptologists Electronic Forum – News and Mailing list for professional and amateur Egyptologists

Egypt Travel
Website of the Ministry of Tourism of Egypt – a complete Egypt guide

Egypt State Information Service
Egypt’s main information awareness public relations agency – many useful links

Greg Reeder’s Egyptology site and information on KMT magazine

Egyptology News
Andie Byrnes’s site for Egyptology news, updated daily, covering the Egyptian past from the Predynastic to Late Period

Egyptology Resources
Website of the Newton Institute, Cambridge to provide information on Egyptological resources

Eternal Egypt
A tri-lingual interactive website from the SCA offering a journey through Egyptian cultural history

Guardians Egypt
One of the most complete and inclusive websites on Ancient Egypt – with a bulletin board covering serious Egyptological news and topics

Hierakonpolis Online
Official website of the Hierakonpolis Expedition

Karnak Great Hypostyle Hall Project
Epigraphic survey in the Great Hypostyle Hall of Karnak Temple by the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, University of Memphis

The official excavation website for the newly discovered tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Late Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt
Francesco Raffaele describes the earliest periods of Egyptian history

Luxor Magazine Online
Luxor Magazine is a tourist information magazine providing opening times and news of the sites in the Luxor area

MFA Giza Archive
Providing integrated, online access to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Giza excavations

Mission Française des Fouilles d’Abou Rawach
French language site reporting on the excavations of the Dynasty IV pyramids and necropolis at Abu Rawash, including maps and panoramic views

Museums with online collections
General web presences of major museums with material on Ancient Egypt

Mysteries of the Nile
Nova Online website with Quicktime views of Egyptian sites

Online resources for Egyptology
Oxford’s recources on Egyptological websites for educators

Oriental Institute, Chicago
The Epigraphic Survey based at Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt

Thierry Benderitter’s French and English language site devoted to the tombs and mastabas of Ancient Egypt, with regularly updated news and a vast collection of photographs

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The Petrie Museum has one of the most inspiring collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world

Pyramid of Man – The House of Going Forth by Day
An illustrated discussion by Vincent Brown on the architecture of Old Kingdom pyramids

Pyramid Texts Online
An extension of Vincent Brown’s Pyramid site with interactive Pyramid Text translations

Richard & Angela Knisely-Marpole, archaeological surveyors, kite aerial photographers and members of the North Kharga Oasis Survey team.

Satellite Survey of Western Thebes
A Differential GPS Mapping Project of the Private Tombs of Sheikh Abd el-Qurnah

Saqqara Online
The Leiden Excavations in the New Kingdom necropolis at Saqqara

Ministry of State for Antiquities
Official website of the MSA (was the SCA)

Survey and Excavation Projects in Egypt
The official SEPE website detailing current excavations in the Eastern Delta and Sinai directed by Dr Gregory Mumford

The Ancient Egypt Site
Website created by Egyptologist Jacques Kinnaer containing excellent links to pages covering all aspects of Egyptology

Theban Tombs
Information on the owners of Theban tombs collected from different souces by Anneke Bart

Theban Mapping Project
Interactive version of the Atlas of the Valley of the Kings by Dr Kent Weeks

Theban Royal Mummy Project
Archaeological data about the royal mummies from the Theban cache tombs presented by William Max Miller

French and English language site by Dr Renaud de Spens covering all aspects of Egyptological study and research

Une promenade en Égypte
French language site by Alain Guilleux with almost 3,000 photographs with commentaries covering all sites in Egypt

UEE: Encyclopedia of Egyptology
Online information on publications by and for Egyptologists, and all other disciplines that are involved in research in Egypt.

Upuat Website
Rudolf Gantenbrink’s website reporting his findings in the Great Pyramid of Cheops

Valley of the Kings Foundation
The work of Dr Nicholas Reeves’s project 1998-2002 seasons in the Kings Valley

Waseda Insitute of Egyptology
 Excavations in Egypt by the Archaeological Mission of Waseda


Ancient Egypt and Middle East Society based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, UK

The American Research Center In Egypt, founded in 1948 to support research on all phases of Egyptian civilisation and culture – includes details of local chapters and upcoming events

ASADE – Asociación Andaluza de Egiptología Association to promote the study of Ancient Egypt in Spain

Egypt Exploration Society
Website of the EES – publications, news and events

Egypt Society of Bristol
Society based at University of Bristol

Manchester Ancient Egypt Society
MAES is one of the longest running Egyptology Societies in the UK

Egyptian appreciation society based in Prestwich, Manchester, UK

Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt
Society based around South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, UK

Southampton Ancient Egypt Society
Society to promote interest in all aspects of Ancient Egyptian civilisation, based in Hampshire, UK

Sussex Egyptology Society
Egyptology Society based in Brighton, Horsham and Worthing, UK

Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society
Society based at University of Reading, Berkshire, UK


Ancient Egypt
The history, people and culture of the Nile Valley – website of the British magazine researched and written by Egyptologists

A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt – the periodical devoted exclusively to articles on the culture, history, personalities, arts and monuments of ancient Egypt

Museum Books
New and out-of-print books in the fields of Egyptology, Ancient Near East, Classical World and selected archaeology


Archival Maps
Reproductions of old maps, illustrations and photographs, including Napoleon’s survey of Egypt between 1798 and 1801

Baciar Art
Photographic artworks in black and white, representing ancient and modern of Egypt

Bernice Williams – Fine Art Photography
Black and white images and Polaroid transfers of sacred sites, landscape and people of Egypt

Breasted Expeditions to Egypt and the Sudan 1905-1907
A photographic study by Professor James Henry Breasted and his colleagues

Beautiful travel photographs of Egypt and other fascinating countries by Steve Underwood

Huib Blom’s superb collection of around 1000 photographs taken on location in a number of African countries including Egypt

Griffith Institute Photographic Archive
Checklist of nineteenth-century studio photographs of Egypt at the Griffith Institute at Oxford

Journey to the Ruins of Ancient Egypt
Evocative panoramic black and white images by photographer Zbigniew Kosc

The Egyptian Theben Desert
Photographs taken 1993-2002 by Yarko Kobylecky

The Pyramids of Egypt
Frank P Roy’s collection of stunning images of the Pyramid Fields

Thebes Photographic Project
Tom Van Eynde’s panoramic photographs of Thebes

Travel & Tourism

Al-Moudira Hotel
An oriental dream boutique hotel on the West Bank of Luxor

Ancient World Tours
British tour company specialising in the highest quality adventures to out of the ordinary places in Egypt

Discover Egypt
Discover Egypt is a UK-based specialist tour operator offering value for money tours of Egypt

Egypt Property Sales
Property Sales and Rentals in Egypt

Nile Cruises4u
British based company offering Nile Cruise and combination holidays in Egypt

Zarzora, The Desert Travel Company of Egypt

%d bloggers like this: