Zahi Hawass's Articles

Zahi Hawass reviews the route taken by the Holy Family in Egypt after they fled the persecution of king Herod in the early years of the first century CE

Egyptology recently lost one of its greatest scholars with the death of Australian Egyptologist David O’Connor, writes Zahi Hawass

Did Howard Carter, the discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun, take objects from the tomb during its excavation 100 years ago, asks Zahi Hawass

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.

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

Zahi Hawass continues his description of the dramatic events at the Egyptian Museum in January 2011.

Zahi Hawass describes the dramatic events of 28 January 2011 and the attack on the Egyptian Museum.

Zahi Hawass writes on the history of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, including its foundation and early history

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.

Zahi Hawass describes the discovery of the satellite Pyramid of Khufu on the Giza Plateau, together with its pyramidion

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.

Zahi Hawass continues his four-part series of articles on the world of the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra

Zahi Hawass introduces the first in a four-part series of articles on the world of the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra

Zahi Hawass reports on work to restore the Step Pyramid of Djoser and the discovery of his sarcophagus

The use of new technology as part of the Egyptian Royal Mummy Project is revealing the secrets of the ancient Egyptian royal mummies, writes Zahi Hawass

Proper site management could go a long way towards solving the problems of conservation, restoration, and tourism at Egypt’s archaeological monuments,

How could the ancient Egyptians have brought together the architectural brilliance and technical skills required to build the Pyramids, asks Zahi Hawass

The only way to save our heritage is proper site management as a response to growing tourism, writes Zahi Hawass

The Great Pyramids at Giza were national projects of the ancient Egyptian state and are not evidence of a lost civilisation

The renowned Egyptologist continues his tour of Pharaonic monuments, this time at Abydos and Denderah in Upper Egypt

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