A Society of its time: SPMAE

The Society for the Preservation of the Monuments of Ancient Egypt. By Carl GravesRead more

Amelia Edwards: Writer. Adventurer. Explorer.

This International Women's Day, Fern Riddell celebrates the role of women in Egyptology by taking a look at the fascinating life of Miss Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards, co-founder of the EES and driving force during its early yearsRead more

The Egypt Exploration Society and the Bristol Museum

Archive volunteer Alix Robinson has been tracing object distribution from sites in Egypt to museums in the UK as part of the Artefacts of Excavation project - read more here.Read more

Some detective work, and a real-life murder mystery

Rediscover one character from SPMAE, a few familiar names and a murder mystery! By Brigitte Balanda.Read more

Buhen: A site submerged

The massive Middle Kingdom fortress of Buhen was excavated by the EES from 1957-64. By Carl GravesRead more

The Umbarak family

An (as yet) untold story from the Tell el-Amarna sub-archive about a family of Egyptian workers in the 1930s. By Susan BiddleRead more

Artwork and Egyptian Archaeology

Explore our watercolour collections. By archive intern Urška FurlanRead more

Amelia Edwards: The Grand Tour

Join Society founder, Miss Amelia Edwards, "A thousand miles up the Nile" in her own words. By Hazel GrayRead more

Hilary Waddington: Lights, camera, action

Experience and practicalities of excavating at Tell el-Amarna between the wars with Society volunteer, Susan BiddleRead more