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Arts & Culture - Music
11/2/2022 2:00:38 PM
Carnival celebrations are a defining feature of the annual calendar in Brazil. During a massive street party over six days, scores of bands, often on big trucks, parade through the streets around the country. Every year, more than two million people come to Brazil’s northern state of Bahia to celebrate a particularly lively carnival.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
10/25/2022 7:22:00 PM
The Rosetta Stone, the basis for our understanding of ancient Egypt, is an important part of Egyptian identity and must be returned to Egypt, writes Zahi Hawass

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/19/2022 8:02:34 PM
Renowned Egyptologist and former minister of antiquities Zahi Hawass published on Wednesday on his website and Instagram account an international petition on Change.org calling for the return of the two iconic ancient Egyptian artefacts the Rosetta Stone, from the British Museum in London, and the Dendera Zodiac, from the Louvre Museum in Paris.

Life & Style - City Lights
10/13/2022 4:32:23 PM
To mark the 200th anniversary of deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs by Jean-François Champollion, the French ambassador to Egypt opened an art exhibition that displays the magnificent discoveries made by the French archaeologist during his research of ancient Egypt

Multimedia - In Pictures
10/12/2022 10:51:31 AM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
10/11/2022 10:08:39 PM
Did Arab scholars contribute to deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics years before Frenchman Jean-François Champollion

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/30/2022 3:06:44 PM
Egypt has successfully recovered an ancient wooden coffin cover from a Houston museum in the US.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/27/2022 9:33:43 PM
The Egyptian embassy in Switzerland has recovered a smuggled ancient Egyptian statue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/20/2022 5:09:41 PM
A burial site from ancient Egypt’s Ramses II era filled with dozens of pottery pieces and bronze artefacts has been unearthed on a beach in Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Sunday according to AFP.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/19/2022 6:21:29 PM
Last week, Egyptologist Fatma Keshk gave a lecture at the French Institute for Oriental Archaeology (IFAO) in Cairo on courtyards in ancient Egypt.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/12/2022 3:09:06 PM
Egypt has recovered on Sunday two ancient Egyptian statues that were smuggled to Belgium, as the country continues intensive efforts to retrieve thousands of artefacts found in the unlawful possession of museums and individuals around the world.

Multimedia - In Pictures
9/1/2022 9:20:58 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/1/2022 5:05:00 PM
Egypt is celebrating the bicentenary of the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and the creation of Egyptology with a batch of new events and a social media campaign

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
8/27/2022 6:12:09 PM
Federal agents in Memphis have seized a potentially 3,000-year-old ancient Egyptian artifact that was shipped in from Europe.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/23/2022 8:59:40 PM
The Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs exhibition is bringing the splendours of ancient Egypt to San Francisco on the second stop of a US tour, reports Nevine El-Aref

Heritage - Heritage special
8/14/2022 10:53:22 PM
Education has always been a cornerstone in Egyptian history. From the ancient Egyptians down to university halls, however, education took many forms back in the day according to the history of Cairo University book written by professor Raaouf Abbas Ahmed.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/19/2022 9:37:13 PM
East of the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings are the tombs of the officials, courtiers, and even workmen who once served the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/15/2022 2:35:10 PM
The shaft tomb of the ancient Egyptian dignitary Wahibre-mery-Neith - who commanded foreign soldiers in Egypt - that was uncovered by a Czech archaeological mission from Charles University in Abusir near Saqqara has shed light on "globalisation" in the ancient world.

Egypt - Tourism
6/29/2022 3:54:07 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has installed a collection of replicas of the ancient Egyptian protection goddess Selket at the airports of seven touristic cities to promote tourism.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/21/2022 9:41:04 PM
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square has organised an exhibition of ancient Egyptian musical instruments to celebrate this year’s World Music Day, reports Nevine El-Aref

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