Interview: Prof. Aidan Dodson

Royal Tombs, Amarna, and Egyptology in 2020. My guest today is Professor Aidan Dodson. To those interested in ancient Egypt, Prof. Dodson needs no introduction. He is the Honorary Professor of Egyptology at the University of Bristol, and has worked in the field for over thirty years. Prof. Dodson has published dozens of books and articles…

128: True Crime KV55

DNA, CSI… etc. The Confounding Coffin. In this episode, we visit a historical crime scene: the mysterious sepulchre of KV55. Discovered in 1907, this grave is easily the most debated, analysed and controversial find in all Egyptology… Date: c.1350 BCE and 1907 CE Music by Ancient Lyric http://www.bettinajoydeguzman.com Music by Keith Zizza http://www.keithzizza.com  https://media.acast.com/egyptianhistorypodcast/128-truecrimekv55-dna-csi…etc-/media.mp3 Bibliography…

Kha and Merit

Mini Episode. In 1906 CE, a tomb came to light in the hills west of Luxor. On February 15, archaeologists Ernesto Schiaperelli and Arthur Weigall uncovered and opened the hidden burial of Kha and Merit. These middle-class Egyptians, who lived c.1450-1390 BCE, had gone to their afterlife in a well-furnished sepulchre full of items they…