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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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/24/2023 8:43:23 PM
In the last 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 afterlife of the discovery

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/17/2023 10:08:39 PM
An ancient royal tomb from the Thutmosid period has been discovered on the West Bank of the Nile at Luxor

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/14/2023 5:03:09 PM
The joint Egyptian-British archaeological mission from the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) and the New Kingdom Research Foundation discovered a royal tomb while working in the Western Valley of the Theban Mountain on Luxor’s West Bank.

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

World - International
1/8/2023 12:26:01 PM
The public can now visit the tomb of Pope Benedict XVI in the grottoes under St. Peter's Basilica.

Heritage - Heritage special
1/6/2023 1:43:34 PM
For the past few weeks, Cairo's historic cemeteries have been in the limelight after an idea was floated in local media to rebury iconic Egyptian figures in a new site to be called “A Garden for the Immortals” has received pushback from affected communities.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/19/2022 7:57:29 PM
The Egyptian archaeological mission working at Tel El-Deir in Damietta uncovered 20 Late Period tombs that are either made of mud brick or are simple burials.

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.

World - Region
12/11/2022 7:06:29 PM
Hamas authorities in Gaza on Sunday announced the discovery of over 60 tombs in an ancient burial site dating back to the Roman era.

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

Life & Style - Style
12/3/2022 11:11:14 PM
French fashion house Dior on Saturday held its first show at Egypt's ancient Giza pyramids, presenting its 2023 fall men's collection in the shadow of the millennia-old tombs.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/26/2022 10:43:00 AM
The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb 100 years ago stirred worldwide curiosity, with Tutmania later taking the world by storm.

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
11/15/2022 6:33:28 PM
Did Howard Carter, the discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun, take objects from the tomb during its excavation 100 years ago, asks Zahi Hawass

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/8/2022 9:30:46 PM
Visits to the tomb of the golden boy king, the reopening of Howard Carter’s house, and an operatic performance at the Luxor Temple commemorated the centennial of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in Luxor last week.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/4/2022 7:15:59 PM
The newly re-restored Carter House on the West Bank in Luxor reopened on Friday to mark the centenary of the greatest archaeological find ever made: the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb by British Egyptologist Howard Carter (1874–1939) and his team on this day in 1922.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/4/2022 6:49:25 PM

Egypt - Defence
10/3/2022 3:00:45 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Monday laid a wreath at the Unknown Soldier Memorial to mark the 49th anniversary of the October War victory.

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