Latest News about the Tell Timai Archaeological Project

Dr Jay Silverstein joins Past Preservers' team of presenters

Past Preservers is thrilled to announce the latest addition to our team of presenters: Dr Jay Silverstein! Find out more….

Project Co-Director, Dr. Jay Silverstein
Cover of Archaeology Magazine showing the Rosetta Stone

In the Time of the Rosetta Stone - Archaeology Magazine

Turbulent events surrounding the Rosetta Stone are being revealed by new excavations in the ancient Egyptian city of Thmuis.

University of Hawaiʻi professor leading excavation in Egypt receives national archaeology award - Kaunānā

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Professor Robert Littman has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award.

Project Director, Dr. Robert Littman
Picture of the nilometer by Greg Bondar from National Geographic News

Ancient Device for Determining Taxes Discovered in Egypt - National Geographic News

The nilometer at ancient Thmuis was used to predict harvest (and taxes) linked to the rise and fall of the Nile River.