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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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/25/2023 8:38:18 PM
According to modern Egyptologists, women in ancient Egypt had many rights and privileges, writes Mai Samih

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/11/2023 6:38:40 PM
Germany repatriated 40 Ancient Egyptian statuettes to Egypt on Monday after they had been stolen and illegally smuggled out of the country, in the first step to returning them home.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/4/2023 3:12:58 PM
More than 30 years after its theft, Switzerland handed back to Egypt on Monday a fragment of a 3,400-year-old statue of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/2/2023 8:32:12 PM
From a display of Egyptian handicrafts to the permanent home of the ancient Egyptian royal mummies, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation has quite a story to tell on its second anniversary, writes Nevine El-Aref

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/30/2023 9:40:22 PM
Two ancient Egyptian human and animal embalming workshops are the latest discoveries to be made at Saqqara, reports Nevine El-Aref

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

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/22/2023 3:34:21 PM
This year marks 111 years since the German archaeologist Ludwig Borchardt discovered the beautiful limestone bust of the ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti in Tel El-Amarna, Upper Egypt, and secreted it out of the country.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/19/2023 5:28:10 PM
The oldest records showing kissing as an element of romance date back 4,500 years, a full millennia earlier than previously believed, researchers said Friday.

Heritage - Heritage special
5/11/2023 10:20:05 PM
The Tablyat Masr Initiative is a series of talks initiated by The National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC), and it focuses on Egyptian cuisine as a key element of intangible cultural heritage.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
5/9/2023 9:24:11 PM
David Tresilian visits a major exhibition on decipherer of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics Jean-François Champollion at the Louvre Lens Museum in northern France

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/8/2023 3:02:52 PM
Four ancient Egyptian artefacts that were illegally smuggled to Italy have found their way home. The artefacts were handed over to the Egyptian Embassy in Rome some time ago and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Egypt received them from the foreign ministry Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/6/2023 10:40:00 PM
There is no evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra had African features.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/3/2023 5:51:22 PM
Egypt has taken all necessary steps to verify the export certificate of a mummified head and hand currently on display at the Swan Fine Arts Auction house in London.

Heritage - Heritage special
5/3/2023 9:48:31 AM
The discovery of a marble statue of the Buddha at a temple in Berenike on the Red Sea proves that cultural exchange among various civilizations, such as Ancient Egypt and India, occurred naturally due to trade between nations.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/2/2023 9:20:36 PM
The Netflix docudrama on the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra is a clear case of ideologically motivated cultural appropriation, writes Ioannis E Kotoulas

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/19/2023 11:03:00 AM
The ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, one of the New Kingdom’s greatest kings, has touched down in Paris as part of an international blockbuster exhibition

Egypt - Society
4/18/2023 8:45:54 PM
Netflix's upcoming historical documentary miniseries, Queen Cleopatra, has drawn criticism from Egyptians with former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass criticising the series for providing inaccurate information about ancient Egypt.

Heritage - Folk Arts
4/10/2023 10:18:00 AM
Ahram Online looks into the intangible heritage that Egyptians hold dearly during the week that leads to the ancient Egyptian celebration

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