Tag Archives: Sudan

The El Kurru Heritage Project

BY SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator of Conservation, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology For the past several years, I’ve spent part of the winter in the small Sudanese village of El Kurru, and every year I fall a little bit more in love … Continue reading

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RTI at Kurru!

JANELLE BATKIN-HALL, Graduate Intern in Conservation I’ve just returned from a fantastic six-week field work experience at the El-Kurru archaeological site in North Sudan. There, Kelsey conservator Suzanne Davis and I documented ancient figural and geometric graffiti in a funerary … Continue reading

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From the Field: How tall was this pyramid?

BY GEOFF EMBERLING, Assistant Research Scientist, Kelsey Museum, blogging from his fieldwork site at El Kurru, Sudan Due to overwhelming demand, I am giving my answer to the question of how tall our pyramid would have been when first built. The … Continue reading

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From El Kurru to Ann Arbor: Q&A from the Field

BY GEOFF EMBERLING, Assistant Research Scientist, Kelsey Museum I received a nice note from Julie Donnelly, who teaches at Clague Middle School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her 6th grade students had a bunch of really good questions about the dig and … Continue reading

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