egyptian history

Who killed Hatshepsut?

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 10:42 GMT

Hatshepsut was a queen of the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt.

Why did the Rosetta Stone carry 3 different writing systems?

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 12:16 GMT

Without the Rosetta Stone, we would know nothing of the ancient Egyptians.

Unprecedented discovery of Egyptian mummy remains

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 02:12 GMT

The mummy belonged to a woman who lived in ancient Egypt and suffered from a stroke.

Meet Arsinoe III, one of ancient Egypt’s warrior women

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 02:08 GMT

Arsinoe III served as queen from 223-203 B.C.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to hold specialized educational workshops for students of restoration departments

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 12:46 GMT

This is held under the supervision of the Museum's Department of Restoration.

223 years-ago, Egypt’s Rosetta Stone was discovered

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 10:52 GMT

The Rosetta Stone is currently housed in the British Museum, after the British seized it in 1801 from the French campaign.

Half granite bust of ancient Egyptian king sold for £22,680 at Sotheby’s

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 12:07 GMT

The king’s identity is unknown, but it was determined that the bust spans back to the 12th/13th Dynasty.

10 timeless objects invented by ancient Egyptians

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 12:06 GMT

The legacy of the ancient Egyptian civilization lives on through the wealth of the majestic antiquities, written documents, and art it left behind.

Explore the world of essential oils, ointments in Ancient Egypt

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Written accounts indicate that the inhabitants of ancient Egyptian cities experienced a wide range of odors.

Mummification Museum in Luxor highlights art of mummification in ancient Egypt

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 01:47 GMT

Ancient Egyptians believed in the importance of preserving the body after death to ensure immortality in the afterlife.

Fun facts about ancient Egyptians

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 11:00 GMT

The ancient Egyptian civilization is one of the oldest, most fascinating civilization known to man.

Grand Egyptian Museum receives 68 ancient artifacts

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 01:29 GMT

The 68 artifacts include 16 pieces from the treasures of the Golden King Tutankhamun.

Russian University for Humanities grants honorary doctorate to Egyptologist Zahi Hawass

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 12:05 GMT

The university’s president handed Hawass two doctoral degrees in Russian and English.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities uploads video documenting transfer process of Khufu’s First Solar Ship to Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 01:54 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry Of Tourism & Antiquities uploads a video documenting the transfer process of Khufu’s Solar Ship to the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Egypt’s Ministers of Civil Aviation, Tourism & Antiquities discuss mechanisms to stimulate tourism, domestic aviation

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 02:26 GMT

Linking the tourist destinations nationwide with each other will create an integrated tourism product for the first time in Egypt.

Egypt receives its tourists with roses, souvenirs

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 02:05 GMT

On August 1, the office of the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion in Luxor received the first charter flights coming from France to Luxor.

Foreign site sheds light on hieroglyphics: Used until 4th century AD

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 02:59 GMT

Hieroglyphs were carved on stone walls more than 5,000 years ago, and were used until the 4th century AD.

Time magazine chooses Cairo among 100 greatest destinations worldwide

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The American Time magazine, in its annual classification, chose Cairo to be among the list of the 100 greatest destinations in the world for the year 2021.

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization continues to receive ministers, officials & public figures

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization continues to receive ministers, officials and public figures from Egypt and all over the world.

Egypt’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague extended to September 30

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 01:26 GMT

This is the second time that the duration of the "Kings of the Sun" exhibition has been extended at the request of the Czech side.

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