Egyptology and Archaeology in Video Games with Megan Kumorek - Ruins 92

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In this episode, we are joined by Megan Kumorek who is a writer and creative partner for the Middle East, North Africa, and Mediterranean Archaeology Publication Group and Promotional and Academic Partner for the Save Cultural Heritage Group. We start off by talking with Megan about her educational background in Archaeology, beginning with her undergraduate in Anthropology at Northern Arizona University and then Megan's M.A. program in Egyptology at the University of Liverpool in the U.K. We then dive into Megan's experiences in working on graffiti in Egyptian archaeology and what the transition was like from researching North and South American archaeology to studying the Egyptian Archaeological Record. We tie up the episode with a very fun and entertaining conversation about depictions of archaeology in video games. Turns out, Megan is a huge gamer! We cover a gambit of video games and how they represent archaeology. The video games that we cover include Tomb Raider, the Assassin's Creed games, World of Warcraft, Sims 4, Zelda, Jedi Fallen Order, Dragon Age Origins, and more!

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