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Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/13/2023 3:29:44 PM
The sarcophagus of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II is to return to Paris in April for the first time in almost 50 years, in a rare loan of the relic outside Egypt.

Opinion - Opinion
1/13/2023 12:02:00 PM
The advice given by the ancient Egyptian writer Ptah Hotep in the third millennium BCE can still resonate in culture and politics today.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/10/2023 10:41:30 PM
In the second in a three-part series on the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun, David Tresilian describes the opening of the tomb

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
1/10/2023 10:40:45 PM
A new Paris exhibition explores the relationship between French sculptor Auguste Rodin and ancient Egyptian art, writes David Tresilian

Arts & Culture - Music
1/7/2023 1:00:12 PM
Egyptian soprano Amira Selim celebrated the New Year and the Egyptian Orthodox Christmas by releasing a music video for Merut Ek (“Your Love”), an ancient Egyptian love song.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
1/3/2023 10:14:12 PM
Three contemporary Egyptian designers are reviving the legacy of ancient Egypt through a set of new fashion designs, writes Sarah Elhosary

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/2/2023 1:49:09 PM
A recently recovered ancient Egyptian artefact known as the “Green Coffin” was returned on Monday from the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences in the United States after it had been smuggled illegally outside of Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/19/2022 4:50:37 PM
Many of Ukraine’s monuments and archeological sites have come under Russian gunfire, endangering the country’s cultural heritage as well as a collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts.

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.

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 - 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

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.

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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