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Zahi Hawass meets with Saudi officials to discuss excavations at Ramses III site in KSA
Archaeology

Zahi Hawass meets with Saudi officials to discuss excavations at Ramses III site in KSA

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with the head of the Heritage Authority of the Saudi Ministry of Culture, Jasir al-Herbish,…
Schoolmaster in Sohag uncovers Ptolemaic temple beneath house
Archaeology

Schoolmaster in Sohag uncovers Ptolemaic temple beneath house

A school headmaster on Sunday uncovered a Ptolemaic temple beneath his house at al-Mansha in Sohag, after he and another…
The Little Mermaid: How one Egyptian girl became an underwater welder
Egypt

The Little Mermaid: How one Egyptian girl became an underwater welder

Do you remember the story of the Little Mermaid? How Ariel used to spend all her time under water and…
AUC hands over 5,000 artifacts from 1964 Fustat excavation
Archaeology

AUC hands over 5,000 artifacts from 1964 Fustat excavation

The American University in Cairo (AUC) handed over 5,000 historical artifacts to Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities, a collection which it…
Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro
Archaeology

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro

The center of a powerful ancient civilization, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world’s earliest cities — a Bronze Age…
Egyptian archaeologist aims to lead her first excavation this year in Sharqiya
Archaeology

Egyptian archaeologist aims to lead her first excavation this year in Sharqiya

For many people, a visit to the Nile Delta can be all about recreation, but not for Egyptian archaeologist Nora…
Ramses II excavation to be completed using more advanced techniques: ministry sources
Egypt

Ramses II excavation to be completed using more advanced techniques: ministry sources

The Ministry of Antiquities is gearing up to complete the remainder of the excavation of the Ramses II statue using newer and…
Middle Kingdom wall unearthed in Sharqiya
Archaeology

Middle Kingdom wall unearthed in Sharqiya

A huge wall, probably dating back to the Middle Kingdom (before 1400 BC), was discovered at Tel al-Dabaa (Avaris) in…
Police thwart illegal excavation of artifacts in Aswan
Archaeology

Police thwart illegal excavation of artifacts in Aswan

Tourism police in Aswan said they thwarted an illegal attempt by a citizen to dig for antiquities beneath a house…
Update: Luxor sites reopened after authorities meet protesters
Egypt

Update: Luxor sites reopened after authorities meet protesters

Tourism Police in Luxor have managed to reopen the Valley of the Queens and Deir al-Madina for tourists after the…
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