Ancient Egypt

Heritage workshop on papyrus making & related arts held at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 12:32 GMT

The participants expressed their admiration of the various models of papyrus displayed to highlight the splendor of ancient Egyptian art throughout the ages.

Ancient Egyptian offering table housed in Hurghada Museum

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

The artifact is a stone slab where various food and drinks can be placed to be consumed by the deceased or the deity.

Korean researcher publishes book on miracle of Great Pyramid of Cheops

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 12:14 GMT

The Great Pyramids of Giza amazed the ancient and modern worlds.

'Beyond King Tut' exhibition in Canada highlights the history of Tutankhamun

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 12:35 GMT

The exhibition was developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society and commemorates the centenary of one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.

Mummified hunting dog rests in Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 11:28 GMT

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir contains a large collection of artifacts.

Ancient Egyptians proven the first to take shaving seriously

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 01:21 GMT

Men began shaving their beards nearly 30,000 years ago.

The mysterious tomb of the Valley of the Kings

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 11:19 GMT

The Valley of the Kings was a mass tomb in ancient Egypt, where some of the country's greatest rulers, including Tutankhamun, Seti I and Ramses II, were buried.

Archaeologist seeks to recreate ancient Egypt’s 'torsion method' for olive oil production

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Emlyn Dodd, an archaeologist who specializes in the study of ancient food and drink, seeks to recreate the ancient and original method of pressing Egyptian olive oil.

Enjoy a tour inside Cairo’s Airport Terminal 2 Museum

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 11:16 GMT

The two Cairo International Airport museums in Terminals 2 and 3 come among the important museums of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

Egyptian archaeological mission succeeds in unearthing largest bronze statue cache from Late Kingdom in Saqqara

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Waziri explained that the discovered cache includes 150 bronze statues of various sizes.

How varied were the treasures found in ancient Egyptian royal tombs?

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 11:17 GMT

When British archaeologist Howard Carter opened King Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922, he reported seeing "wonderful things."

Why did ancient Egyptians sleep on pillows made of stone?

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 11:11 GMT

Humans have known sleep on soft pillows 2000 years ago, but the ancient Egyptians used to rest their heads on pillows made of stone.

Believe it or not: Cleopatra VII spoke 8 languages & wrote medicinal prescriptions

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 10:44 GMT

Cleopatra VII was portrayed as the most powerful woman who took advantage of her position.

Why did ancient Egyptian King Pepi II Neferkare order slaves to be covered with honey?

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 10:37 GMT

Pepi II Neferkare of the Sixth Dynasty in the Old Kingdom of Egypt ruled from c. 2278 BC

Egypt’s Airport Museums to receive transit visitors free-of-charge on May 18

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The airport museums’ one-year-anniversary coincides with International Museum Day.

British exhibition traces identity of Egyptian workers in Tutankhamun's tomb discovery

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 11:49 GMT

A new exhibition in England is shedding light on the Egyptian workers who made the discovery possible.

American singer Amun Starr undergoes photo session with Tutankhamun’s belongings

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 11:33 GMT

Starr is fascinated by the pharaonic history, which prompted her to change her name from Elise Lebec to Amun Starr.

Study reveals Gebelein man died with a dagger

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 11:02 GMT

The distinctive thing about the six Gebelein mummies is that they are natural mummies from the late Predynastic period, about 3400 BC.

Egyptian-German archaeological mission restoring Esna Temple succeeds in revealing dazzling inscriptions, reliefs

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 10:18 GMT

Egyptian-German archaeological mission restoring Esna Temple succeeds in revealing dazzling inscriptions, reliefs.

Egypt’s GEM’s open spaces reflect the significance of nature in ancient Egypt

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 11:43 GMT

Egypt’s GEM’s open spaces reflect the significance of nature in ancient Egypt