Monday 26 April 2021
M.A. Lebedev's Report "Egyptian Archaeology in the 21st Century: Challenges, Issues, and Prospects"
The second Nepomninsk seminar was held on the 26th of April, 2021. The event was dedicated to the Eastern history theoretical issues.
M.A. Lebedev, the head of the Nile Valley Archeology Center, made a report “Egyptian Archaeology in the 21st Century: Actual Challenges, Issues, and Prospects”.
The report highlighted the main challenges that the Egyptian archeology faces today: integration into world science, theoretical and methodological base development, uneven study state of monuments and the country regions, training.
The main directions of modern Egyptian archeology development were also outlined. Despite the continuing lag in Egyptology in theory and in the latest field practices usage, a comprehensive study of the archaeological context may become an important growth point for Ancient Egypt science in the 21st century.