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World - Region
3/31/2024 9:14:38 PM
The main Catholic Easter Sunday service at the Holy Sepulchre Church in the Christian quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem, built on what is said to be the tomb of Jesus, was not full.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/21/2024 3:39:52 PM
An Old Kingdom mastaba tomb adorned with painted decorations was uncovered during excavations by a team from the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo.

Books - Reviews
2/20/2024 10:55:42 PM
At its Heliopolis branch on Saturday, Diwan hosted a book signing for one of its most recent publications, Treasures from the Egyptian cemeteries: The Marvelous Things on the Tombstones (Konouz makaber Masr – Agaeib alomour fi shawahed alkobour).

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/11/2024 5:35:22 PM
After more than two decades of restoration, the tomb of Neferhotep, the great 18th Dynasty (1550-1292 BC) scribe of Amun, was officially opened on Sunday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/8/2024 10:58:56 AM
Spanish archaeologists made a ground-breaking discovery of rock-hewn Ptolemaic and Roman tombs, mummies, coffins, golden masks and terracotta statues in the historic city of Al Bahnasa in the Minya governorate.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/4/2024 6:17:51 PM
The joint archaeological mission from Waseda University, in collaboration with the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), has unveiled a rock-cut tomb and a myriad of artefacts spanning different historical periods during its current excavation season in Saqqara Necropolis.

World - Region
1/3/2024 4:33:00 PM
At least 103 people were killed, and 141 wounded in Iran Wednesday as two bombs in quick succession struck a crowd commemorating slain general Qasem Soleimani on the anniversary of his killing, state media reported.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/3/2023 8:00:00 PM
The tomb of a Late Period royal scribe has been uncovered in Abusir necropolis, unveiling more secrets of the site during the fifth and sixth centuries BC.

Egypt - Defence
10/3/2023 1:15:58 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi laid wreaths at the Memorial of the Armed Forces Martyrs in Nasr City on Tuesday as well as the tombs of late presidents Anwar El-Sadat and Gamal Abdel-Nasser to mark the 50th anniversary of the 6th of October War 1973.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/5/2023 10:34:57 PM
The tombs of Ramses IX, Seti II, and Siptah in the Valley of the Kings are under restoration or have been recently reopened, writes Nevine El-Aref

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/2/2023 9:18:00 AM
The demolition of tombs in Cairo’s City of the Dead has sparked dismay among some Cairenes.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
8/29/2023 5:35:10 PM
Cairene authorities denied on Tuesday demolishing the tomb belonging to legendary Egyptian poet laureate Ahmed Shawqi (1868-1932), nicknamed the Prince of Poets, after photos depicting debris at his tomb in Historic Cairo sparked uproar on social media.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
8/7/2023 10:27:00 AM
Thousands of years before cookbooks were written elsewhere in the world, the ancient Egyptians were documenting recipes on the walls of tombs, like the one found in the tomb of Rekhmi Ra, a minister, that depicted the stages of preparing tiger nut cake.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/4/2023 6:43:00 PM
Despite recent claims to the contrary, there is little evidence that the ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti is buried behind the walls of the tomb of Tutankhamun.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
6/24/2023 2:05:39 PM
The new tombs, ordered by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to be built for historic figures, will serve as a much-needed substitute for those of Cairo's Salah Salem, said Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Saturday.

Heritage - Heritage special
6/20/2023 10:36:53 PM
The new national cemetery, which is set to be a new burial ground for the most iconic figures of Egypt, heralds a new page in a rich history based on respect to those who left us and meticulous attention to details in visiting the places where their souls rest..

Egypt - Society
6/12/2023 11:22:19 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has ordered the establishment of a cemetery in a distinguished location to be a new home for the remains of iconic Egyptians whose current tombs would be moved due to urgent development needs.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/30/2023 9:36:02 PM
Zahi Hawass describes work underway to excavate the tomb of King Ramses II in the Valley of the Kings and elucidate its pictorial programme

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/23/2023 8:04:24 PM
An exhibition of archival material relating to the discovery of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun is being held at the the British Embassy in Cairo

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