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Shabti of King’s Mother Tasheretenese

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A shabti of Tasheretenese, mother of King Amasis of the late Twenty-Sixth Dynasty, was recently identified in the collections of the National Museum - Náprstek Museum, Prague. The shabti belongs to the class of larger shabtis of the Late Period inscribed with the Chapter Six of the Book of the Dead. The text on the shabti provides the name of Tasheretenese’s father, Iretheriru.

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Jaroslav Šejnoha and Egypt

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In 2012, the National Museum – Náprstek Museum accessioned a collection of 13 Egyptian antiquities from the original ownership of Jaroslav Šejnoha, who served as the Czechoslovak Ambassador to Egypt between 1944 and 1946. The collection consists of 13 highly interesting pieces, dating of which spans from the Pre-Dynastic to Greco-Roman Periods.

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An Egyptian Tomb Inscription from Klapý

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Jiří Jan Zeman (1886-1934), a landowner from Sedlec (now Ústí nad Labem region), was buried in an Egyptianizing grave at the cemetery in Klapý. The gravestone was inscribed by an ancient Egyptian inscription containing the tomb owner’s biographical data which was with certainty composed by František Lexa.

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Preliminary Report on the Eleventh Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The eleventh excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on the rescue excavations around the rail track intersecting the western part of the archaeological site, excavations around the so-called Circular Building (WBN 50), conservation of the Palace of Queen Amanishakheto (WBN 100) and other minor projects.

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Preliminary Report on the Tenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The tenth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on the rescue excavations around the rail track intersecting the archaeological site, in the course of which the kom H (of Frederic Cailliaud) was explored. Another task of the season was the partial re-excavation of the Eastern Temple (WBN 500) focused on the earliest occupation of the location. Furthermore, another part of the cemetery WBN C200 was explored.

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Preliminary Report on the Fourteenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The fourteenth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on archaeological exploration of the Typhonium (WBN 200) and its immediate surroundings, exploration of cemetery WBN C200 and on conservation of structures located in Central Wad Ben Naga.

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Lubica Oktábcová (18 October 1959 – 30 April 2016)
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Preliminary Report on the Twelfth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The twelfth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on archaeological exploration of the Typhonium (WBN 200) and the Palace of Queen Amanishakheto (WBN 100), and on conservation of structures located in Central Wad Ben Naga.

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Preliminary Report on the Sixteenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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During its seventeenth excavation season, the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga continued with the exploration of the so-called Palace of Queen Amanishakheto at Wad Ben Naga (WBN 100), as well as with the excavation and protection of the kom located behind the rail track. During the season, the complex of the so-called Isis Temple at Wad Ben Naga (WBN 300) began to be explored. Based on the previous magnetometric survey, a Meroitic kiosk (WBN 390) was unearthed and documented.

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