Akhenaten

Artist uses an army of 60K bees to create a magical sculpture of Egypt’s Queen Nefertiti

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

Tomas Libertiny was interested in working with beeswax because the notion of demise and the temporary nature of things was so appealing to him.

Secrets of Luxor’s ‘Lost Golden City’ continue to dazzle the world

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The city is dubbed the “Rising of Aten” and was discovered by the renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, head of the Egyptian mission in the west of Luxor Governorate.

Incest marriage among ancient Egyptians between reality & myth

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 02:13 GMT

Bassam al-Shamaa, a researcher in Egyptology, confirmed that the common people of ancient Egypt did not know "incestuous marriages", indicating that this was not a common practice during these ages.

60K bees help Dutch artist in creating statue of Nefertiti

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 01:58 GMT

Recently, a Dutch artist used 60,000 bees, along with their beeswax and honeycomb, to recreate the bust of Nefertiti.

Dec. 7 marks the 108th anniversary of discovering Nefertiti’s head statue

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 - 12:05 GMT

Today marks the 108th anniversary of the discovery of the head statue of the Pharaonic Queen Nefertiti, the wife of King Akhenaten, precisely on December 7, 1912 by the German archaeologist Ludwig Borchard.

Did Egypt send an official letter to retrieve Nefertiti's head statue?

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 02:40 GMT

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that what was reported by Brigitte Goebzel regarding Nefertiti’s head statue is far from the truth.

Incestuous marriages did not prevail in Ancient Egypt

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 03:38 GMT

It is proven that the ancient Egyptian traditions of marriage avoided “incest” marriage by its instinct or its laws, from an early period in its distant history.

Did Nefertiti’s tomb disappear because of her Separation from Akhenaten or a sinister plot for the throne?

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 03:11 GMT

Although the search did not reach a conclusion, a team of Egyptologists still believe that the ancient queen could be buried in a secret room inside the tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Horemheb, the first to develop legislation & laws to regulate public life in history

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 02:35 GMT

Pharaoh and military commander Horemheb was the last pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty in ancient Egypt.

Hawass promotes Egyptian tourism in Spain

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 12:56 GMT

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass spoke about Cleopatra, Tutankhamun and Akhenaten during a lecture on Egyptian tourism in Madrid.

Zahi Hawass inaugurates King Tut’s archaeological model museum in Brazil

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 01:09 GMT

The inauguration was attended by the Mayor of the city and Egyptian Commercial Advisor Mohammed al-Khatib.

The partial opening of GEM in 2019

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 - 01:06 GMT

The general supervisor of Grand Egyptian Museum Tarek Tawfik (GEM) revealed that the partial opening of the museum will be in the first quarter of 2019.

Ancient Egyptian Queens: Ankhesenamun; royal sister and wife

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 - 03:42 GMT

Ankhesenamun is one of the most celebrated queens in Ancient Egyptian times; she was Ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun’s wife.

Children may have built archeological city of Amarna

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 - 11:44 GMT

Recent excavation implied the possibility that the Ancient Egyptian city of Amarna was built mostly by children, teenagers and youth.

3-day Tutankhamun conference kicks off in Cairo Saturday

Thu, 04 May 2017 - 06:00 GMT

third annual conference on King Tutankhamun will be held Saturday-Monday at the Ministry of Antiquities headquarters in Cairo’s Zamalek district.

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