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Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/21/2024 3:29:51 PM
A 3,400-year-old head from a statue of King Ramses II, stolen and smuggled out of Egypt, has finally returned home this week from Switzerland.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
2/13/2024 9:38:37 PM
Zahi Hawass reviews ancient Egyptian sites dating from the Old to the Middle Kingdom in the first of two articles.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/1/2023 1:17:31 PM
An Egyptian-German-Austrian archaeological mission working in the tomb of Meret-Neith -- a possible woman of significance of the 1st dynasty -- in Um Al-Qaab archaeological site in Abydos in Sohag Governorate has made discoveries that shed further light on this mysterious figure in ancient Egyptian history, including finding 5000-year-old wine jars.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
6/23/2023 12:29:28 AM
The sacred archaeological site of Abydos in Upper Egypt is one of the most fascinating sites in the country- rich in its ancient ruins spanning the entire Ancient Egyptian era.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/25/2023 6:31:00 PM
Excavation work carried out by an American mission from New York University at the temple of Ramses II in Abydos has stumbled upon a menagerie of mummified animals that provides previously undocumented evidence of cultic worship through the ages.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
3/2/2022 4:25:27 PM
The great Upper Egyptian ancient city of Abydos in Sohag will be hosting three successive concerts starting Thursday 10 March as part of the Abydos Music Festival, with prominent Islamic chanter Yassin El-Tohamy and his ensemble set to open the event with a repertoire of their memorised traditional Sufi chants.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/9/2021 12:46:00 PM
The renowned Egyptologist continues his tour of Pharaonic monuments, this time at Abydos and Denderah in Upper Egypt

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/16/2021 9:28:20 PM
The world’s oldest industrial-scale brewery may have been uncovered at Abydos in Upper Egypt

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/13/2021 6:27:54 PM
The brewery consists of at least eight large semi-subterranean installations and was built on the edge of the desert in Abydos at the dawn of ancient Egyptian history

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/15/2020 3:13:57 PM
Some openings lead to one chamber, while others lead to groups of two, three and five chambers, thought to be of ancient religious significance

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/8/2020 3:36:59 PM
Twelve sacrificial votive bulls’ heads and bones dated to the Ptolomaic period were found in niches cut into the walls of the storerooms

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/18/2019 12:25:31 PM
Zahi Hawass writes about the ancient Egyptian site of Abydos and how it became known as the “land of sacred sands”

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/29/2019 1:00:41 PM
'The new discovery will change, for the first time, the plan of the temple more than 160 years since its discovery,' said the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/18/2017 3:04:18 PM
The block is engraved with the cartouche of the 30th Dynasty King Nectanebo II, who is known for his construction projects

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/24/2016 2:02:20 PM
A necropolis and residential settlement were uncovered in Abydos in Sohag, almost 400 km south of the temple of King Seti I

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
7/2/2014 2:28:06 PM
A well preserved limestone chapel from the reign of the 11th Dynasty king Mentuhotep II has been unearthed in Sohag

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
1/15/2014 2:00:00 PM
A name of an ancient Egyptian king who was not known before was revealed in Abydos ancient Egyptian necropolis in the Upper Egyptian town of Sohag

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
1/8/2014 8:20:00 AM
The tomb of the founder of the 13th dynasty of the Second Intermediate Period was discovered in Abydos at the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
3/14/2012 12:02:52 PM
Animal mummies found in Abydos shine light on religious rituals of ancient Egyptians

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
12/6/2011 6:41:56 PM
The protest over the local shortage of gas cylinders was suspended when officials promised to meet their demands

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