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Egypt's Meidum Pyramid site ready for tourist-friendly transformation

In a bid to capitalize on its prosperous tourism industry, Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Mamdouh El-Damaty recently announced that the Meidum Pyramid site in Beni Suef will be part of a systemic restoration project to make the area more tourist friendly.    308 more words


What Happened To The Oldest Egyptian Footprint Ever Discovered?

In 2007, Egyptologists might have found the oldest human footprint ever discovered in Egypt. It was imprinted in mud and then hardened into rock. Zahi Hawass, at that time secretary general of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, stated that considering the age of the rock, the footprint, found during the exploration of the prehistoric site of Siwa, might turn out to be millions of years old – in any case the oldest footprint that has ever been discovered in Egypt. 119 more words


Treasure in Great Pyramid Awaits Discovery, Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' Says


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TORONTO — Zahi Hawass is back.

The famous, and at times controversial, Egyptologist is free of legal charges, free to travel and is launching a worldwide lecture tour with the aim of getting tourists back to… 1,193 more words


Egyptian Government Restores Antiquated Church

From Ahram Online, official promotion of Egypt’s Christian heritage:

On Wednesday, Mostafa Amin, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), inaugurated the Abbey Church of the Apostles in Atfih town in Giza governorate after the completion of its restoration with a budget that reached LE6 million.

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Howard Carter's Egyptian Alien Children

After years of searching and his resources dwindling, the British explorer Howard Carter opened a sealed door of a lost pharaoh’s tomb that would change the history forever. 702 more words

Unidentifiable And Unexplained

In Egypt turmoil, thieves hunt pharaonic treasures.

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Tutankhamun : The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs - Denver Art Museum

We attended a private party at the Denver Art Museum for the opening of the grand

 Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs Exhibit. 112 more words