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Heritage - Heritage special
8/14/2022 10:53:22 PM
Education has always been a cornerstone in Egyptian history. From the ancient Egyptians down to university halls, however, education took many forms back in the day according to the history of Cairo University book written by professor Raaouf Abbas Ahmed.

Arts & Culture - Film
8/6/2022 3:57:25 PM
Submissions have been opened for the twelfth edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), scheduled to be held at the ancient Upper Egypt city of Luxor between 3 and 9 February 2023.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/19/2022 9:37:13 PM
East of the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings are the tombs of the officials, courtiers, and even workmen who once served the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/15/2022 2:35:10 PM
The shaft tomb of the ancient Egyptian dignitary Wahibre-mery-Neith - who commanded foreign soldiers in Egypt - that was uncovered by a Czech archaeological mission from Charles University in Abusir near Saqqara has shed light on "globalisation" in the ancient world.

Egypt - Tourism
6/29/2022 3:54:07 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has installed a collection of replicas of the ancient Egyptian protection goddess Selket at the airports of seven touristic cities to promote tourism.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/21/2022 9:41:04 PM
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square has organised an exhibition of ancient Egyptian musical instruments to celebrate this year’s World Music Day, reports Nevine El-Aref

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/21/2022 9:35:28 PM
There have been new developments in the investigation into the former director of the Louvre Museum in Paris charged with conspiring to hide the origin of ancient Egyptian artefacts

Life & Style - Style
6/19/2022 9:59:33 AM
Having opened the magical box of heritage, Mahinaz El-Messiery captured inspirations to create her recent collection, with the charm of designs from Ancient.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/4/2022 2:24:14 PM
The Egyptian Embassy in Switzerland is arranging the repatriation of a collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts after receiving them from the Swiss Federal Cultural Office in August 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
5/31/2022 10:25:11 PM
A new exhibition at the Louvre in Paris focuses on ancient Egypt’s Kushite Dynasty that originated in today’s Sudan.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/30/2022 4:05:00 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission in the Bubastian Cemetery at the Saqqara Necropolis unearthed a collection of 250 wooden painted coffins and the biggest ever bronze cachette containing a collection of 150 bronze statues of ancient Egyptian deities of different sizes.

Arts & Culture - Music
5/26/2022 3:20:27 PM
Many Egyptians associate the tabla drum with belly dancers and seedy nightclubs but, despite its image problem, percussionists are giving the ancient instrument a new lease of life.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/24/2022 9:57:58 PM
Zahi Hawass continues his four-part series of articles with the search for the tomb of the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra and her Roman lover Mark Antony.

Arts & Culture - Music
5/17/2022 3:47:11 PM
For nearly 30 years, his music has made its way to every young Egyptian's ringtone -- but it's the country's ancient history that recently propelled composer Hesham Nazih to the realm of superheroes.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/13/2022 5:25:26 PM
The Egyptian-German archaeological mission has uncovered original reliefs and engravings on the walls and ceilings of Temple of Esna in Luxor, Upper Egypt during ongoing restoration work.

World - Region
5/4/2022 6:14:59 PM
A retired British geologist accused in Iraq with collecting small archaeological fragments had no criminal intent, his family said, expressing hopes the charges _ potentially punishable by death _ could be avoided.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
4/30/2022 5:46:00 PM
A new Paris exhibition is celebrating Jean-François Champollion, the French decipherer of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics at the beginning of the 19th century and one of the founding figures of modern Egyptology.

Egypt - Society
4/21/2022 12:27:58 PM
The past frequently collides with the present in Cairo, with traffic snarling next to ancient sites.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/19/2022 9:55:01 PM
Zahi Hawass continues his four-part series of articles on the world of the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/7/2022 12:41:00 PM
As Egypt rightfully celebrates its ancient heritage, this must be accompanied by innovative and imaginative attempts at understanding its greatness, writes Tarek Osman

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