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Zahi Hawass promotes torism to Egypt in US

Egypt's Minister of State for Antiquities Visits US Zahi Hawass promotes torism to Egypt in US

Hazel Heyer, eTN

Dr. Zahi Hawass, the Minister of State for Antiquities, went to the United States to give a series of public lectures and to hold several press conferences in five different states.

Egypt's First Revolution Museum to come up on Zamalek Island

Egypt Revolution Egypt's First Revolution Museum to come up on Zamalek Island

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni approved the Supreme Council of Antiquities’ (SCA) request to build a museum to commemorate the Egyptian revolution of July 1953.

Discoveries at Naqlun

Uncovered Treasures in Egypt Discoveries at Naqlun

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

A mission from the Polish Center of the Mediterranean Archaeology of Warsaw University unearthed a decorated clay vessel from a room in the Deir Malak Gubrail monastery in Naqlun, a site in ...

 Do mummies sweat?

King Tut and Egyptian Mummies Do mummies sweat?

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has said the tomb of Haremhab, in the Valley of the King’s on Luxor’s West Bank, has been reopened following the installation of the state-of-the-art ...

Archaeological cachette found in Egypt

Egypt Artifacts Archaeological cachette found in Egypt

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

A new archaeological cachette was found early this week in the western area of the Egyptian museum.

Necropolis in Luxor yields 18th Dynasty tomb, mummies and figurines

Egypt Artifacts Necropolis in Luxor yields 18th Dynasty tomb, mummies and figurines

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

An Egyptian archaeological mission led by Dr.

Egyptian  museum opens exhibit on eve  of Obama’s arrival

Egyptian Museum Egyptian museum opens exhibit on eve of Obama’s arrival

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

In Cairo, a day before President Obama arrives to deliver his most important speech to the entire Arab World, the Egyptian museum opens a grand exhibition.

Necropolis found in Faiyum village

Egytpian Artifacts Necropolis found in Faiyum village

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

An ancient necropolis consisting of 53 rock-cut tombs dating back to the Middle (ca. 2061-1786 BC) and New (ca. 1569-1081 BC) Kingdoms and the 22nd Dynasty (ca.

Valley of the Kings' never-ending digs and surprises

Egyptian Artifacts Valley of the Kings' never-ending digs and surprises

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

In November, 2007, a new chapter in the history of the Valley of the Kings began when the first all-Egyptian team ever to work at the site began excavations under the direction of Dr. Zahi ...

New digs in Dahshur

Egyptian Artifacts New digs in Dahshur

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Four anthropoid wooden coffins, three wooden canopic jars, and four washabti boxes have been unearthed inside an unidentified burial shaft located in the northern area of the Ramesside tomb of Ta ...

Nobleman mummy found inside limestone sarcophagus

Egypty Tourism Nobleman mummy found inside limestone sarcophagus

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Another important discovery was made Wednesday after Egypt's top archeologist unearthed a shaft tomb that held the remains of 30 ancient dwellers.

Oldest mummies unearthed in Egypt

Oldest Mummies Unearthed Oldest mummies unearthed in Egypt

Hazel Heyer

Archaeologists with Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) have discovered a shaft tomb containing the remains of some thirty individuals at Saqqara.

Lebanese antiquities smuggler nabbed in Egypt

Egypt Archeology Lebanese antiquities smuggler nabbed in Egypt

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Egypt's Interpol apprehended antiquities trader Ali Aboutaam last week, said Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni. Aboutaam was accused of smuggling Egyptian antiquities out of the country. ...

Giza Plateau facelift

Giza Pyramid Giza Plateau facelift

Hazel Heyer, Special to eTN

On August 11, the Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni inaugurated the first phase of the site management project for the Giza Plateau which includes the installation of electronic entrance ...

Chicago university discovers ancient Egyptian building at Edfu in  Thebes

Egypt Artifacts Chicago university discovers ancient Egyptian building at Edfu in Thebes

Hazel Heyer l Special to eTN

An American archaeological mission from the University of Chicago has unearthed an administrative building and silos dating back to Dynasty 17 (c. 1665-1569 BC), as well as an older columned ...

American archaeologists stumble upon Neolithic and Graeco-Roman finds in Fayoum, Egypt

Egypt Artifacts American archaeologists stumble upon Neolithic and Graeco-Roman finds in Fayoum, Egypt

Hazel Heyer

(eTN) - An American archaeological mission from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) unearthed an almost intact Neolithic settlement and the remnants of a Graeco-Roman village in ...

Ancient cat relic returns to Egypt

Egyptian Antiquities Ancient cat relic returns to Egypt

Hazel Heyer

(eTN) - The University Museum at Southern Illinois University in the United States handed over a Ptolemaic bronze cat reliquary to the Egyptian embassy in New York earlier this week.

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