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Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”
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Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered upgrading tourist attractions nationwide, in a way that reflects the history and civilization of ... Read More

Zahi Hawass promotes torism to Egypt in US
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Zahi Hawass promotes torism to Egypt in US

editor editor- June 10, 2011

Dr. Zahi Hawass, the Minister of State for Antiquities, went to the United States to give a series of public ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 23, 2009

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

Discoveries at Naqlun
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Discoveries at Naqlun

editor editor- December 14, 2009

A mission from the Polish Center of the Mediterranean Archaeology of Warsaw University unearthed a decorated clay vessel from a ... Read More

Do mummies sweat?
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Do mummies sweat?

editor editor- August 12, 2009

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has said the tomb of Haremhab, in the Valley of the King’s on Luxor’s West ... Read More

Archaeological cachette found in Egypt
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Archaeological cachette found in Egypt

editor editor- July 24, 2009

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2009

In Cairo, a day before President Obama arrives to deliver his most important speech to the entire Arab World, the ... Read More

Necropolis found in Faiyum village
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Necropolis found in Faiyum village

editor editor- April 24, 2009

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

Valley of the Kings’ never-ending digs and surprises
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Valley of the Kings’ never-ending digs and surprises

editor editor- March 30, 2009

In November, 2007, a new chapter in the history of the Valley of the Kings began when the first all-Egyptian ... Read More

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New digs in Dahshur

editor editor- February 27, 2009

Four anthropoid wooden coffins, three wooden canopic jars, and four washabti boxes have been unearthed inside an unidentified burial shaft ... Read More

Nobleman mummy found inside limestone sarcophagus
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Nobleman mummy found inside limestone sarcophagus

editor editor- February 13, 2009

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

Oldest mummies unearthed in Egypt
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Oldest mummies unearthed in Egypt

editor editor- February 10, 2009

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

Lebanese antiquities smuggler nabbed in Egypt
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Lebanese antiquities smuggler nabbed in Egypt

editor editor- January 20, 2009

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

Giza Plateau facelift
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Giza Plateau facelift

editor editor- August 14, 2008

On August 11, the Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni inaugurated the first phase of the site management project for the ... Read More

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

editor editor- June 20, 2008

An American archaeological mission from the University of Chicago has unearthed an administrative building and silos dating back to Dynasty ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 12, 2008

(eTN) - An American archaeological mission from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) unearthed an almost intact Neolithic settlement ... Read More

Ancient cat relic returns to Egypt
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Ancient cat relic returns to Egypt

editor editor- January 23, 2008

(eTN) - The University Museum at Southern Illinois University in the United States handed over a Ptolemaic bronze cat reliquary ... Read More

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