ancient egypt

Sun rays illuminate face of Ramses II in Aswan for 20 minutes
Archaeology

Sun rays illuminate face of Ramses II in Aswan for 20 minutes

Abu Simbel Temple witnessed on Saturday a rare astronomical event which happens twice every year when the first rays of…
Zahi Hawass requests Rosetta Stone return from British Museum
Archaeology

Zahi Hawass requests Rosetta Stone return from British Museum

Egyptian Egyptologist Zahi Hawass, announced that the document through which he requests the return of the Rosetta Stone from the…
Video: ‘WATCH IT’ to broadcast Egyptian documentary ‘Om al-Donya’ on Thursday
Egypt

Video: ‘WATCH IT’ to broadcast Egyptian documentary ‘Om al-Donya’ on Thursday

The historical documentary series “Om al-Donya” (Mother of the World), the first of its kind which follows the history of…
Egypt retrieves smuggled Isis statue from Switzerland
Egypt

Egypt retrieves smuggled Isis statue from Switzerland

  Egypt’s ambassador to the Swiss Confederation, Wael Gad, received, on Tuesday, an antique bronze statue of the goddess Isis,…
Ancient Egyptians invented first robot 4,000 years ago: study
Archaeology

Ancient Egyptians invented first robot 4,000 years ago: study

More than  4,000 years ago or seems that ancient Egyptians invented statues that mimic humans in the performance of their…
A sarcophagus of a high-ranking statesman during Ramses era uncovered
Egypt

A sarcophagus of a high-ranking statesman during Ramses era uncovered

The Egyptian archaeological mission of the Faculty of Archeology, Cairo University, headed by Ola al-Egezy, succeeded in excavating a pink…
Egyptologist Zahi Hawass comments on bizarre rumors of Hatshepsut’s marriage to UAE national
Egypt

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass comments on bizarre rumors of Hatshepsut’s marriage to UAE national

Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has slammed the spread of bizarre online rumors claiming that Ancient Egyptian  Queen Hatshepsut (1507–1458 BC)…
Restoration works resumes on the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak
Archaeology

Restoration works resumes on the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak

A team of restorers and archaeologists from the Supreme Council of Antiquities has resumed renovating the Great Hypostyle Hall of…
US authorities confiscate 3,000-year-old Egyptian artifact
Archaeology

US authorities confiscate 3,000-year-old Egyptian artifact

Federal agents in Memphis, Tennessee, have confiscated an ancient Egyptian artifact dating back 3,000 years, which was in a shipment…
Egypt discovers suspected remains of one lost solar temple
Egypt

Egypt discovers suspected remains of one lost solar temple

The joint Italian-Polish archaeological mission, working at the temple of King Niuserre in Abu Ghorab, north of Abu Sir, discovered…
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