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Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
12/17/2022 5:19:22 PM
World famous American comedian Kevin Hart has been trending on Egyptian social media this week, after some have called for a boycott of his first stand-up comedy show in the country over alleged claims he made that the kings of ancient Egypt were “black Africans.”

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/13/2022 12:17:00 PM
A British mission from Cambridge University working at Tell El-Amarna necropolis in Minya governorate in Upper Egypt discovered a small collection of gold and steatite (soapstone) jewellery in an 18th Dynasty (1550 to 1292 BC) cemetery.

World - Region
12/11/2022 7:06:29 PM
Hamas authorities in Gaza on Sunday announced the discovery of over 60 tombs in an ancient burial site dating back to the Roman era.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/6/2022 11:29:10 PM
This year marks the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun in what is still the most famous achievement of modern Egyptology, writes David Tresilian in the first of a series of articles

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/6/2022 11:27:53 PM
The main lines of today’s cultural diplomacy were laid down by the ancient Egyptians some three millennia ago, writes Gihane Zaki

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/6/2022 11:20:05 PM
Celebrated fashion house Christian Dior staged its first-ever show at Giza Pyramids, the last surviving wonder of the ancient world, reports Nevine El-Aref

Egypt - Tourism
12/5/2022 4:08:37 PM
Egypt is using the ancient grandeur of its pyramids as a backdrop for modern pop concerts and fashion shows, hoping to boost its image, tourism and the luxury brand sector beloved by its moneyed elite.

Life & Style - City Lights
12/4/2022 8:40:42 PM
Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilany met with Ambassador of Iraq to Egypt Ahmed Nayef Rashid Saleh on Thursday to discuss reinforcing cultural and artistic cooperation as well as Egypt's participation in the sixth edition of the Ancient Civilisations Forum in Baghdad from 4 to 6 December.

Life & Style - Style
12/3/2022 11:11:14 PM
French fashion house Dior on Saturday held its first show at Egypt's ancient Giza pyramids, presenting its 2023 fall men's collection in the shadow of the millennia-old tombs.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/24/2022 9:27:00 PM
The ancient Egyptians laid the foundations for sustainable development by protecting the environment, growing sustainable food, and preserving renewable and non-renewable natural wealth, said Zahi Hawass, former minister of antiquities and a well-known Egyptologist, in an interview with Al-Ahram Weekly.

Egypt - Tourism
11/24/2022 7:14:00 PM
In celebration of the National Day of Belgium, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Cairo is organising a month-long photo exhibition featuring the adventures of the legendary Belgian toon Tintin in an ancient Egyptian royal tomb

Egypt - Tourism
11/17/2022 1:17:48 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/11/2022 2:06:00 PM
Zahi Hawass reconstructs the background to the discovery of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun that took place 100 years ago this month.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/3/2022 4:34:40 PM
The Dominican-Egyptian expedition led by Kathleen Martinez unearthed a monumental tunnel-aqueduct system and various royal busts and statues, potentially dating to the Graeco-Roman period, near the Ptolemaic-period Taposiris Magna temple in Borg El-Arab, west of the city of Alexandria on the Mediterranean.

Heritage - Walks
11/2/2022 8:44:31 PM
In our second article on documenting the social history of historic districts of Egypt, Ahram Online walks with Mina Ibrahim, anthropology researcher, and founder of SARD Shubra Archive, a nonprofit initiative to document the oral history of the neighbourhood before it all fades out due to fast transformations of the urban fabric of the ancient district.

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

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