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For the 1st time, DNA used to identify mummy of Queen Nefertiti
Egypt

For the 1st time, DNA used to identify mummy of Queen Nefertiti

  Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass attended a symposium at the 19th Italian International Film Festival, which is called Magna Graecia…
Egypt retrieves smuggled artifacts from Switzerland
Archaeology

Egypt retrieves smuggled artifacts from Switzerland

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced that it is making arrangements to return several ancient Egyptian artifacts that had previously been…
Photos: Egypt uncovers the largest cache of bronze statues in Saqqara animals Necropolis
Science

Photos: Egypt uncovers the largest cache of bronze statues in Saqqara animals Necropolis

  The Egyptian archaeological mission working in the cemetery of the sacred animals Necropolis in Saqqara Archeological Area uncovered the…
Grand Egyptian Museum to be ready for inauguration on September 30
Archaeology

Grand Egyptian Museum to be ready for inauguration on September 30

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that all works related to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)…
Maroon 5 visits Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square
Archaeology

Maroon 5 visits Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square

On May 3, the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square hosted the famous rock band Maroon 5. This comes on the…
Gold jewelry from Queen Nefertiti era found in tombs in Cyprus
Archaeology

Gold jewelry from Queen Nefertiti era found in tombs in Cyprus

Stunning gold jewelry, made under Queen Nefertiti’s reign, has been discovered inside two Bronze Age tombs hidden for 3,000 years…
‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition to open in Houston for 6 months
Archaeology

‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition to open in Houston for 6 months

“Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs” exhibition is scheduled to open at the Houston Museum of Natural…
GEM receives 52 huge artifacts and 16 pieces of King Tut’s treasures
Archaeology

GEM receives 52 huge artifacts and 16 pieces of King Tut’s treasures

The Grand Egyptian Museum received 68 artifacts, including 16 pieces from the treasures of the golden king Tutankhamun announced the…
Photos: Egyptian authorities foil attempt to smuggle archaeological manuscripts
Egypt

Photos: Egyptian authorities foil attempt to smuggle archaeological manuscripts

Egyptian authorities at Cairo International Airport seized 13 archaeological manuscripts belonging to the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The seizure…
Mentally unstable man attempts to destroy ram statue in Tahrir Square
Egypt

Mentally unstable man attempts to destroy ram statue in Tahrir Square

Judicial authorities have launched intensive investigations after a man climbed the obelisk of Tahrir Square and attempted to destroy one…
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