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Ruins of ancient Roman villa reburied in Britain to preserve its features

Egypt Today 11 Aug 2022
CAIRO – 11 August 2022. Archaeologists reburied the ruins of a sprawling ancient Roman villa uncovered in the United Kingdom, just one year after its discovery was announced.  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .   ...  . .
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Egyptian Museum in Tahrir houses unique group statue of King Menkaure

Egypt Today 04 Aug 2022
CAIRO – 4 August 2022. Egyptian museums contain millions of rare artifacts from  various ancient Egyptian eras ... The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, located in the heart of Cairo, houses the largest collection of antiquities of ancient Egypt ... The museum’s first location was a small house at the ancient Azbakeya Lake.
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Remains of antidepressants discovered in prehistoric Greek city

Egypt Today 04 Aug 2022
CAIRO – 4 August 2022. It seems that even in ancient times people were prone to depression, as an archaeological discovery has highlighted the presence of antidepressant remains in the ancient Greek city of Bathonea, which dates back to the second century BC and is located in the Avcilar district of present-day Istanbul.
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All you need to know about the First Transitional Period of ancient Egypt

Egypt Today 04 Aug 2022
CAIRO – 4 August 2022. The First Transitional Period of ancient Egypt began when the centralized monarchy of the ancient kingdom weakened.  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .  . The dates of the First Transitional Period of ancient Egypt come from 2160-2055 BC ...  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .   ...   ... .
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All you need to know about ancient Egypt’s pregnant mummy

Egypt Today 02 Aug 2022
CAIRO – 2 August 2022. The life of ancient Egyptians remains the focus of researchers and scientists around the world ... A recent study conducted by Polish scientists on the ancient Egyptian mummy displayed in the Warsaw Museum, and known as the "Pregnant Mummy", revealed astonishing information.
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New discovery may be one of the four lost Ancient Egyptian “sun temples”

Heritage Daily 30 Jul 2022
Archaeologists excavating in Abusir, south of Cairo near Saqqara, Egypt, have discovered the ruins of what may be one of the four lost Ancient Egyptian “sun temples”. Abusir is a necropolis of the Old Kingdom period that served as one of the main cemeteries for the Ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis.
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Iraq’s archaeological treasures face looming threat of climate change

Arab News 30 Jul 2022
In Egypt, high temperatures, heavy rains and flooding are damaging the ancient stonework on monuments in Cairo, Luxor, Alexandria, and elsewhere ... In Cairo, at the Jameel School of Traditional Arts, the only school in Egypt dedicated to the study of traditional Islamic ...
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The work of Egyptian artist Hana Afifi reflects a generation in flux

Gulf News 26 Jul 2022
Torn between its ancient and Islamic past and desire to modernize, new and old Cairo, just like Afifi and her Condo-like half-human, half-animal teddy bears and representations of ancient Egyptian females, continues to grapple with how to marry its past, present, and future identity.
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Egypt’s singer Dina el Wedidi to perform in Alexandria on August 8

Egypt Today 26 Jul 2022
Wedidi and her band will present a performance that blends traditional arts and ancient folk singing with modern music. Wedid performed at Cairo Opera House on July 31 ... Wedidi performed in Cairo Opera House on April 23, 2021 at 9.30 p.m ...
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RMHF Plans Night At The Museum, Jewel Heist Gala

The Roundup 26 Jul 2022
The Egyptian Museum of Cairo. Priceless artifacts. Ancient antiquities. The unveiling of a rare, precious diamond ... .
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Meet Arsinoe III, one of ancient Egypt’s warrior women

Egypt Today 26 Jul 2022
CAIRO – 26 July 2022. Like other warrior women in ancient Egypt, Arsinoe III married her brother, the pharaoh Ptolemy IV, who wanted the throne so badly that he killed his mother and brother.  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .  . Arsinoe III served as queen from 223-203 BC, according to Discover magazine's website ...   ... .
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The work of Egyptian artist Hana Safi reflects a generation in flux

Gulf News 25 Jul 2022
Torn between its ancient and Islamic past and desire to modernize, new and old Cairo, just like Safi and her Condo-like half-human, half-animal teddy bears and representations of ancient Egyptian females, continues to grapple with how to marry its past, present, and future identity.
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463 tombs dating back to 221 B.C. discovered in Hebei Province, north China

Egypt Today 25 Jul 2022
CAIRO – 25 July 2022. A total of 463 ancient tombs have been unearthed during a comprehensive archaeological excavation in north China's Hebei Province, local authorities in north China's Hebei Province said.  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .   ... .
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Scientists Discover 2,700-Year-Old Ancient Egyptian Stroke Victim

Ancient Origins 23 Jul 2022
The Roots Of Modern Science In Ancient Kemetic Egypt Paid Sick Days and Physicians at Work. Ancient Egyptians had State-Supported Health Care ... “This is the first reported evidence of an ischemic stroke for a person from ancient Egypt,” said American University in Cairo Egyptologist and study co-author Salima Ikram, in an interview with Al-Monitor.

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