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Antiquities ministry to move 39 ancient mummies from Egyptian Museum
Archaeology

Antiquities ministry to move 39 ancient mummies from Egyptian Museum

The antiquities ministry is preparing for the transfer of 39 royal mummies and their sarcophagi from their current exhibition at…
Tourism Minister visits Queens of Egypt exhibition in Washington
Archaeology

Tourism Minister visits Queens of Egypt exhibition in Washington

Egypt’s Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat visited the Queens of Egypt exhibition in Washington DC on Friday at the invitation of…
Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?
Features/Interviews

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum’s Egyptian art galleries is a…
Brooklyn Museum holds first exhibition on iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt
Archaeology

Brooklyn Museum holds first exhibition on iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

In collaboration between the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and Brooklyn Museum, an exhibition titled “Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt” will…
National Geographic to host ‘Queens of Egypt’ exhibition in Washington DC
Archaeology

National Geographic to host ‘Queens of Egypt’ exhibition in Washington DC

The National Geographic Museum in Washington DC is preparing to host the “Queens of Egypt” exhibition on Friday to allow…
Floor tiles of Karnak Temple are not ‘ancient’ as rumored: official
Egypt

Floor tiles of Karnak Temple are not ‘ancient’ as rumored: official

In response to photos circulating on Egypt’s social media outlets that have alleged the removal of the archeological tiles of…
Luxor witnesses stunning winter sun alignment in Karnak Temple
Archaeology

Luxor witnesses stunning winter sun alignment in Karnak Temple

Hundreds of keen tourists and Egyptians braced the cold breeze to watch the Thursday morning sunrise at the sanctuary of the…
Rare inscriptions of Queen Hatshepsut found on Elephantine Island
Egypt

Rare inscriptions of Queen Hatshepsut found on Elephantine Island

Stone blocks showing inscriptions of Queen Hatshepsut in the form of a woman — as opposed to the usual male…
Ancient Egyptian trade route desperate for attention
Archaeology

Ancient Egyptian trade route desperate for attention

One hundred and eighty kilometers between Qena’s city of Qeft and the Red Sea’s coastal city of Quseir stretches the…
Satirical criticism is Pharaonic heritage: Archaeologist
Archaeology

Satirical criticism is Pharaonic heritage: Archaeologist

Pharaonic rulers of Egypt were subjected to satirical criticism using words and pictures, according to Archaeologist Ahmed Salah, the head…
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