history

Meet the ancient 'can-opener'

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 03:16 GMT

A recently published study explains for the first time the function of these enigmatic stone balls made by humans millions of years ago.

Modest dinosaur dubbed 'harbinger of doom' set stage for T. rex

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 10:59 GMT

No one would ever look at the huge and ferocious Tyrannosaurus rex as an underdog.

Graeco-Roman museum to be fully renovated in 2019

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 12:13 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities announced that Egypt's Graeco-Roman Museum will be fully renovated and scheduled to reopen at the end of 2019.

Two ancient limestone blocks discovered in Matariya

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 01:20 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological mission investigated the discovery of two limestone blocks north of Ramses II's statue at the RA temple in Matariya.

6 curious stories behind the origin of Egyptian dishes

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 02:56 GMT

Food plays a vital role in every country’s culture, so every country has its own unique dishes which make its cuisine special. The Italian cuisine is famous for pasta, England is known for fish and potatoes and Egypt is famed for Koshari, Molokhia and Aro

‘No’tet Talaky’ reviews our Egyptian origin

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 04:25 GMT

The short movie presented by the beautiful Egyptian actress Reem Moustafa takes us in a journey to search for the Egyptian roots and the origin of our different civilizations.

21 Scientists and Researches Analyze the Historical City: Cairo

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 11:45 GMT

Egypt’s bustling capital, Cairo, had always been the center of attention of most academics and historians around the world, analyzing and understanding the historical center of the most significant country in the MENA region.

How Egypt’s top 5 governorates got their names

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt has twenty-seven governorates. We live and travel within these governorates, but we rarely think about how these governorates got their names. We will explore the meaning of some Egyptian governorates’ names and who named them.

Yorkshire Ancient Egypt expert unwraps 6,000 year old mummy secret

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 03:36 GMT

The mummy was indeed drenched with some kind of plant oil with some kind of gum/sugar that had been mixed with it and used to fecundate the funerary textiles in which the body was encased.

A Medical Flash from the Past

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 09:00 GMT

A recent study published in History Extra by Caroline Rance discusses a number of interesting historical facts about medicine.

Westminster Abbey unlocks hidden area to show off historical treasures

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 08:28 GMT

Westminster Abbey is opening up an area to the public to show off 300 items including Prince William’s marriage license to chronicle its 1,000-year history.

The largest Islamic Museum deserves a visit

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 02:05 GMT

The Museum of Islamic Art, MIA, holds one of the world’s admirable collections of Islamic art and is Egypt’s most attractive museum.

Saudi archaeological treasure of Al-Ula to open to tourists for the 1st time

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 11:08 GMT

All of Al-Ula is an open air museum, which has so much history still waiting to be discovered.

Farnese blue diamond goes on sale after 300 years of royal history

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Expected to fetch between $3.7 and 5.3 million, the 6.1 carat, dark grey-blue stone from the Golconda diamond mines of India was first given to Elisabeth Farnese.

History of Egypt’s flags, national anthems

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Every morning, Egyptian students across the nation stand up straight, facing Egypt’s flag and singing the Egyptian national anthem.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes 'Islamic Art in China'

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 09:14 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina has published a book on the history of Islamic Art in China.

‘The World With a Spherical Vision’ to kick off on March 23

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 01:02 GMT

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum launches "The World with a Spherical Vision" exhibition organized by the French National Library, starting from March 23 - June 2.

Xenia Nikolskaya erases “Dust” from Egypt’s history.

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 11:11 GMT

Xenia Nikolskaya, the Russian-Swedish photographer known for the book “Dust”, in which she successfully documents various fascinating Egyptian architectural spaces.

‘The World of the Fatimids’ to exhibit in North America

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 - 12:43 GMT

‘The World of the Fatimids’ to exhibit in North America

Five places where you can show off photography skills

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Egypt is one of the best countries for photography, with locations that exhibit stunning landscape, history, or versatile architecture.

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