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Looted Gilgamesh tablet returns to Iraq in formal ceremony
Middle East

Looted Gilgamesh tablet returns to Iraq in formal ceremony

BAGHDAD (AP) — A small clay tablet dating back 3,500 years and bearing a portion of the Epic of Gilgamesh…
Photos: Take a trip through Qubba Palace, a place of Egyptian history
Egypt

Photos: Take a trip through Qubba Palace, a place of Egyptian history

Al-Masry Al-Youm walks you through the history of the Qubba Palace, one of the most important and prominent historical palaces…
Renovations offer new view of ancient West Bank mosaic
Middle East

Renovations offer new view of ancient West Bank mosaic

JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Tourists are being offered a new glimpse at one of the largest ancient mosaics in…
Town dating back to Greek and Roman eras unearthed in Alexandria
Archaeology

Town dating back to Greek and Roman eras unearthed in Alexandria

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the discovery of a residential and commercial suburb dating back to the Greek…
Antiquities Minister discusses developments in Khufu Ship transfer, GEM progress
Egypt

Antiquities Minister discusses developments in Khufu Ship transfer, GEM progress

On Monday, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany held a meeting to discuss the latest developments at the Grand…
King Khufu’s First Boat to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum
Archaeology

King Khufu’s First Boat to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

The world’s longest and most modern Belgian-made trailer truck will transport King Khufu’s first sun boat from south of the…
Robert E. Lee statue removed in Charlottesville
World

Robert E. Lee statue removed in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Confederate monument that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been…
Photos: Remains of a Greco-Roman pottery workshop uncovered in Egypt
Archaeology

Photos: Remains of a Greco-Roman pottery workshop uncovered in Egypt

The Egyptian archaeological mission working in the area of Tel Kom Aziza in the Beheira governorate has discovered the remains…
As war destroys Yemen’s present, museums struggle to preserve its past
Middle East

As war destroys Yemen’s present, museums struggle to preserve its past

A bronze statue of the main god of the kingdom of Saba, located in what is now the Yemeni province…
GEM board makes plans to transfer King Khufu’s two archaeological boats
Archaeology

GEM board makes plans to transfer King Khufu’s two archaeological boats

The Board of Directors of the Grand Egyptian Museum Authority, headed by Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani, met on…
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