Category Archives: Egypt
In doing so, they answered a long-standing historical question.
Archaeologists Have Unearthed More Than 100 Painted Sarcophagi—Some With Mummies Intact—in an Ancient Necropolis Near Cairo; Artnet
It’s the latest in a string of significant discoveries at the historic site this year—and was unveiled in a splashy ceremony.
Egypt discovers at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues in a vast necropolis south of Cairo.
Ahram Online looks back at the long history of Cairo’s historic cemeteries, which each hold up mirrors to the rich heritage of Egypt…
There are a lot of top 10 lists online but this one list can’t be missed. In it, every reader will understand why Egypt is on the bucket list.
As Egypt gears up to welcome tourists next month, the country’s Supreme Council of Antiquities and Sovereign Wealth Fund signed a contract to develop Cairo’s historical area of Bab al-Azab, where the imposing Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi Citadel is located.
How to make the most of a one-day visit to Egypt’s Valley of the Kings; Aryana Azari; Matador Network
Take time for more than 3,000 years of history on display.
Egypt’s Wealth Fund to Develop Cairo Citadel District Into Tourist Destination; Patrick Werr; Reuters
This desert oasis with a magical lake, cascading waterfalls, and a valley of ancient whales is one of Egypt’s hidden treasures.
The following is a list of ten most impressive examples of ancient Egyptian architecture that are a must-see while visiting the Land of the Pharaohs.
The first association of Egypt are Pyramids, which is natural since the Pyramids in Giza are part of the Seven World Wonders. However, Egypt has much more to offer besides the Pyramids and Sphinx near Cairo.
Celebrating World Heritage Day, Egypt Today will give its readers a list of the Egyptian archaeological sites that were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Inside the Pyramid of Djoser — the world’s oldest still-standing stone building — that reopened after 14 years of restoration; James Pressley; Business Insider
After 14 years, the oldest pyramid in the world, known as the Pyramid of Djoser, has reopened. Here’s what it’s like inside.
Egypt has reopened the 4,700-year-old Djoser pyramid after 14 years.
World Heritage: Egypt’s Wadi Al-Natroun Might be Joining These 7 Historic Sites for a Spot on UNESCO’s List; Mohammed Kotb; Scoop Empire
In a recent announcement, the Egyptian government has decided to put forth Wadi Al-Natroun as a potential Egyptian UNESCO World Heritage Site. If the World Heritage Committee at UNESCO decides to incorporate Wadi Al-Natroun, it is to become Egypt’s eighth UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wadi Al-Natroun is one of the holiest Egyptian sites of the…
Abu Simbel Temple is due to witness on Saturday a rare astronomical event which happens twice every year when the first rays of the morning sun illuminate the statue of King Ramses II.