Author Archives: Kathleen Sheppard

Trust Falls and #Discovery in #Archaeology

GIFSoup I hesitate to say trust falls, but it seemed like a catchy title (and this gif from Mean Girls is great).  I will be talking about falling into discoveries of the archaeological kind, however.  They may have actually looked … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Book Review: Wonderful Things, Vol. 2 — HARN Weblog

ICYMI: I wrote this book review over at HARNgroup.  Check it out! Book Review: Jason Thompson, Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology, Volume 2: The Golden Age: 1881-1914 (Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2015). The second installment of … Continue reading

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The #Archive: Women Administrators as Network Hubs

A little over a year ago, I wrote this post about Emily Paterson, the General Secretary for the then-Egypt Exploration Fund (now Society) from 1892-1919.  I won’t rehash that post for you, but the main point was that there are … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Writing about Correspondence

I contributed another post to the HARN blog.  It was about 10 days ago, but I’d love your thoughts on how you use correspondence in your research. https://harngroup.wordpress.com/2016/08/19/the-immortality-of-letters/  

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Writing Elsewhere

I have too been working!  To prove it, look at this.  Two weeks ago, I did a book review for HARN Towers.  It was a review of Andrew Humphreys book On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel. This … Continue reading

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The Tomb of Perneb at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

It has been almost 6 weeks since I’ve posted anything, but that doesn’t mean no work is getting done.  I’m busy writing a paper for the HARN/Swedish Institute Conference in October; working on a volume of edited correspondence (more on … Continue reading

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ICYMI: @HistoricEngland’s Martyn Barber is #Serious

Very serious things happening over at HARN Towers: https://harngroup.wordpress.com/2016/06/02/enviable-minds-extraordinary-turnips/

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