27 Nov 2015
Pharaohs were the first to have discovered cosmetic surgery three thousand years ago and used cosmetics, said former Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Zahi Hawass.
Pharaohs used herbs for beauty purposes to...
08 Nov 2015
A menu from the last dinner served to first-class passengers aboard the Titanic before it sank in 1912 is among a few surviving artifacts from the ill-fated ship's journey that will be auctioned off on Saturday.
The menu will be...
05 Nov 2015
Guests at an international poetry festival in the city of Tanta, Gharbiya, made a brief visit Wednesday to the shrine of al-Sayyed al-Badawi, a saint-like figure popular among Muslims in the province.
Since many of the Egyptian...
31 Oct 2015
Local authorities in Alexandria have begun demolitions at a historical villa dating back to the early 1900s, as the current owners of the site are planning a new construction.
The villa, a 1930 construction attributed to a wealthy...
29 Oct 2015
The Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage, one of the research centers at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, will organize sessions to display documentary films produced by the center at the Opera House's Hanager Center...
21 Oct 2015
In a darkened gallery of the British Museum, where spotlights catch the intricate swirling decoration of Celtic Iron Age metalwork, visitors are confronted by a face from another world.
It belongs to a 2,500-year-old red...
30 Sep 2015
A museum dedicated to the evolution, history and science of food is set to open its doors in London next month, where visitors will be able to watch what happens to food once it enters the body and learn about the importance of butterflies...
02 Sep 2015
The Daily Mail published an article on August 31 which discussed fragments of a recently discovered Quran scientists believe may predate the Prophet Muhammad but which Muslim scholars emphatically deny.
Two months ago, pages of...
02 Sep 2015
Love Field airport in Dallas will install a brass plaque to mark the spot where Air Force One sat while Lyndon Johnson was sworn in on the plane as president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, officials said on Tuesday...
31 Aug 2015
The owners of the Eskandar Palace in Mansoura have put the 3-storey palace up for sale, angering several intellectuals and those interested in antiquities in Mansoura who believe the building should be renovated and protected.