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Archbishop of Canterbury launches Province of Alexandria

Watani 13 Oct 2021
“the ancient centre of learning is a wonderful name for the Province ... Archbishop Welby started his Egypt visit on Thursday 7 October with a visit to St Macarius Monastery in Wadi al-Natroun in the Western Desert, some 90km northwest Cairo, where he got acquainted with the ancient churches of the monastery and spent time meditating and praying.

“Studio 88”: Where Cairenes Reimagine the Power of Art

Egyptian Streets 13 Oct 2021
Entering their space is like stepping into a parallel Cairo that offers you different lenses through which to look at the city ... “When I look at Cairo, I see patriarchy, colonialism, and ancient Egypt moving around as spirits contained in the physical space of the city,” he explains.

Ancient Egyptian statues found in English garden

Arab News 11 Oct 2021
Author. Mon, 2021-10-11 21.39 LONDON ... Auctioneer James Mander told Metro newspaper ... He added ... “Opinion was that they were genuine Ancient Egyptian examples, which had somehow passed through recent history as 18th century copies.” ... Egypt Sphinx Egypt recovers two ancient statues from BelgiumTransfer of sphinxes to Cairo square stirs controversy ....

Discover Egypt’s underwater diving paradise at Sharm El-Sheikh

Metro UK 11 Oct 2021
Patrick Welch learned how to scuba dive in the sparkling waters of the Red Sea (Picture. Bassam Hassan/ Picasa). It’s not been an easy few years for Egypt ... Getty Images) ... In truth, Sharm is a resort in the desert surrounded by a massive metal security fence – if you want temples, museums and ancient history, you’re better off in Cairo, Luxor or Aswan.

Autumn sun: The best destinations you can travel to from the UK for a hit ...

The Independent 08 Oct 2021
Relax on a beach in Ayia Napa town, Cyprus. (Getty/iStock). Cyprus ... (Getty) ... Egypt ... But you could also fly to Cairo, take advantage of one of its luxury hotels with a pool, and nip out of town for day trips to ancient wonders ... Cairo is a couple of degrees cooler – though still balmy by British standards – with highs of 30C in October and 25C in November.

Cyclone Shaheen Damages Cultural Heritage Buildings in Yemen - Source

Urdu Point 07 Oct 2021
Ancient buildings in Yemen's Hadhramaut ... CAIRO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 07th October, 2021) Ancient buildings in Yemen's Hadhramaut province were damaged by intense rainfall and flooding caused by Cyclone Shaheen, a source in the local authorities told Sputnik on Thursday.

Faces of three ancient Egyptian mummies recreated using DNA technology and thermal meshing

Phys Dot Org 04 Oct 2021
A team of workers at Parabon Nanolabs has digitally recreated the faces of three mummies from ancient Egypt using DNA technology and thermal meshing ... The three mummies were found at a site in Egypt called Abusir el-Meleq, an ancient city located south of modern Cairo ... … rom-ancient-dna.html.

Egypt recovers two ancient statues from Belgium

Arab News 03 Oct 2021
CAIRO. Belgium has returned two ancient Egyptian artefacts that had been illegally taken from Egypt. The artefacts were returned to Khaled El-Baqly, Egypt’s ambassador to Belgium, during a ceremony held on Saturday by Belgium’s ministry of economy ... ....

The return of the mummy! Faces of three ancient Egyptian men who lived up to ...

The Daily Mail 28 Sep 2021
The faces of three ancient Egyptian men who lived up to 2,797 years ago have been reconstructed using genetic data extracted from their mummified remains ... The trio came from Abusir el-Meleq, an ancient city on a floodplain to the south of Cairo, and are estimated to have been buried some time between 780 BC and 5 AD.

Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art to launch new cultural program in October 2021

Egypt Today 28 Sep 2021
CAIRO – 28 September 2021. The Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art will launch a new cultural program in October entitled "The Museum's Cinema ... by a discussion with a specialist in the ancient Egyptian civilization.

Egyptian mummy faces reconstructed with genetic data for first time

New York Post 27 Sep 2021
Researchers get new look at ancient Egyptian animal mummies ... New DNA sequencing technology is giving us a first glimpse at what ancient men looked like — before they were mummies ... The digital reconstructions show the men at age 25, who were unearthed in the vicinity of the ancient Egyptian city of Abusir el-Meleq, in the south of Cairo.

Archaeologists in Egypt's 'Hill of the Pharaohs' discover pure gold eye of Ra and limestone ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2021
Widely worshipped in ancient Egypt, Hathor was a sky deity associated with femininity, love, marriage and childbirth who was often depicted as a cow or hearing a headdress with cow horns. The instruments were found earlier this month on the site of Buto, an ancient city in modern-day Kafr El-Sheikh, about 80 miles north of Cairo in the Nile Delta.

Coffin of Psamtik arrives to Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai

Egypt Today 23 Sep 2021
CAIRO. 23 September 2021.  The Ministry of Trade and Industry announced that the archaeological coffin of ancient Egyptian priest Psamtik, Son of Pediosir, arrived to the Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 in Dubai.  .  .   ...  .  .   ... .

Ancient religious ritual tools unearthed by Egyptian archaeologists

The Jerusalem Post 23 Sep 2021
Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed a collection of ancient tools that were used in religious practices from the Temple of the Pharaohs north of Cairo, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiques announced. .