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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…
Egypt’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague sells out
Archaeology

Egypt’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague sells out

Since its reopening in May, tickets for the “Kings of the Sun” exhibit in Prague’s National Museum have completely sold…
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,…
Photos: Egypt’s iconic Cairo Citadel undergoes extensive restoration
Archaeology

Photos: Egypt’s iconic Cairo Citadel undergoes extensive restoration

  On Thursday morning, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anani inspected the ongoing restoration work at the Mohammed…
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