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Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/21/2024 3:29:51 PM
A 3,400-year-old head from a statue of King Ramses II, stolen and smuggled out of Egypt, has finally returned home this week from Switzerland.

Egypt - Tourism
2/22/2024 1:27:03 PM
The sun aligned on the statue of Ramses II in Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple on Thursday morning in a rare astronomical phenomenon that occurs biannually -- on 22 October and 22 February.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/9/2024 11:42:23 AM
A massive crowd of mostly barefoot Catholic worshippers marched Tuesday in an annual procession in the Philippines' capital, carrying a centuries-old black statue of Jesus. Many said they were praying for peace in the Middle East, where tens of thousands of Filipinos work, as fears rise of a spread of the Israeli war on Gaza, now in its fourth month.

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.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
10/21/2023 3:30:02 PM
A gigantic statue of a woman warrior representing Ukraine towered once again over the capital Kyiv Friday but with its Soviet hammer and sickle emblem replaced with the Ukrainian trident.

Sports - World
10/2/2023 10:01:33 PM
Saudi Arabia's Ittihad Jeddah and Iran's Sepahan match in the Asian Champions League was cancelled on Monday after the Saudi team refused to play in a stadium that displayed a statue of Iranian slain general Qassem Soleimani.

Sports - Omni sports
8/24/2023 9:33:40 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers will unveil a statue of Kobe Bryant outside their downtown arena on Feb. 8.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/1/2023 8:42:30 PM
This week the largest statue of the Holy Mother to date to grace the Virgin Mary Monastery in Dronka, near Assiut, was installed atop a 15 metre-high pedestal there.

Sports - World
7/28/2023 8:22:16 PM
A bronze statue of former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lifting the Premier League trophy was unveiled Friday outside the club’s Emirates Stadium.

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.

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.

Antiquities - Greco-Roman
4/26/2023 8:33:27 PM
A newly discovered marble statue of the Buddha at a temple in Berenike on the red sea shows a connection between Egypt and India during the Roman Empire.

Sports - World
3/28/2023 12:45:08 PM
The tributes continue to pour in for Lionel Messi following Argentina's World Cup triumph.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/26/2023 3:33:40 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed a group of rich fifth and sixth dynasty tombs from the Old Kingdom in the Saqqara necropolis. Signs indicate the site, Gisr Al-Mudir, comprised a large ancient Egyptian cemetery.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/10/2023 10:57:56 PM
Egypt’s Public Prosecution has ordered the detainment of three people pending investigation for attempting to loot a 10-ton colossus depicting pharaonic era king Ramses II after they sneaked into the southern quarry area in Upper Egypt governorate of Aswan to illegally excavate for antiquities.

World - International
12/12/2022 5:33:15 PM
The city of Richmond - the capital of the Confederacy for most of the Civil War - has removed its last public Confederate statue.

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.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/23/2022 2:41:24 PM
The Nuweiba port’s archaeological unit on Saturday successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle a 15 centimetre tall bronze statue of Greek deity Aphrodite and a collection of 1,752 coins and weights.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/27/2022 9:33:43 PM
The Egyptian embassy in Switzerland has recovered a smuggled ancient Egyptian statue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday.

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