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Egyptian villagers struggle to keep art of papyrus-making viable
Egypt

Egyptian villagers struggle to keep art of papyrus-making viable

AL-QARAMOUS, Egypt (Reuters) — A village keeping the ancient Egyptian craft of papyrus-making alive has seen demand for the paper…
Minister of Antiquities inaugurates new exhibition at Egyptian Musuem
Archaeology

Minister of Antiquities inaugurates new exhibition at Egyptian Musuem

Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany inaugurated a temporary exhibition showcasing artifacts unearthed by the French-Italian mission at Hall #44 at…
Papyrus paper: A craft on the verge of collapse
Egypt

Papyrus paper: A craft on the verge of collapse

Mohamed Saeed, a 23-year old man, complained to Al-Masry Al-Youm about the decline of the papyrus craft in Qaramous village,…
Satirical criticism is Pharaonic heritage: Archaeologist
Archaeology

Satirical criticism is Pharaonic heritage: Archaeologist

Pharaonic rulers of Egypt were subjected to satirical criticism using words and pictures, according to Archaeologist Ahmed Salah, the head…
Rare Book of the Dead fragment found in Australian museum
Archaeology

Rare Book of the Dead fragment found in Australian museum

A British historian said Saturday he had unearthed a trove of Egyptian Book of the Dead fragments by a top…
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