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Rowing on the Nile: A haven for Cairenes in the post-lockdown era

The National 04 Mar 2021
Dawn can be a magical time in Cairo, especially if you’re fortunate enough to be looking at the Nile’s banks at the time. Few know this as well as Cairo’s rowers, who have made the river a second home, one that they visit routinely as an escape from the noise pollution normally emanating from either side of the river.

Egypt's 'Scorpion King' turns venom into moneyBiomedical researchers are studying the pharmaceutical properties of scorpion ...

Deccan Herald 04 Mar 2021
"So I thought to myself ... Abu al-Seoud is from the Dakhla oasis, located in Egypt's vast New Valley province and around 800 kilometres (500 miles) southwest of the capital Cairo. Also Read . Ancient mass production brewery uncovered in Egypt ... The liquid is refrigerated and transported to Cairo, where it is dried and packaged for sale as powder ... Egypt.

AU official presents activities undertaken in 'Art and Culture Year'

Egypt Today 03 Mar 2021
CAIRO – 3 March 2021 ...   ...   ...   ...  . One of those is natural and that is Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley). The rest are cultural, and they are Abu Mena, Ancient Thebes, Historic Cairo, Memphis including Pyramids from Giza to Dahshour, Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae, and Saint Catherine Area, according to UNESCO website ... .

4,600-year-old painting dubbed the 'Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt' depicts an extinct species of GOOSE ...

The Daily Mail 24 Feb 2021
An extinct and previously-unknown species of goose has been identified within a 4,600-year-old painting that has been dubbed the 'Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt'. The painting, now held in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, once adorned part of the north wall of a chapel in the Mastaba (or tomb) of Nefermaat and Itet at Meidum.

CT scans of Egyptian mummy reveal new details about the death of a pivotal pharaoh

Phys Dot Org 17 Feb 2021
Modern medical technology is helping scholars tell a more nuanced story about the fate of an ancient king whose violent death indirectly led to the reunification of Egypt in the 16th century BC ... Sahar Saleem, a professor of radiology at Cairo University who specialises in paleoradiology ... Egypt unveils ancient funerary temple south of Cairo ... Citation.

Briefs 2/15/21

News-Press Now 15 Feb 2021
Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos. CAIRO ... Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said the factory was found in Abydos, an ancient burial ground located in the desert west of the Nile River, over 280 miles south of Cairo.

Egypt: Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos

Springfield News-Sun 14 Feb 2021
CAIRO (AP) — American and Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed what could be the oldest known beer factory at one of the most prominent archaeological sites of ancient Egypt, a top antiquities official said Saturday ... Nile River, over 450 kilometers (280 miles) south of Cairo.

Archaeologists in Egypt unearth ‘world’s oldest’ beer factory at archaeological site

South China Morning Post 14 Feb 2021
American and Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed what could be the oldest known beer factory at ...

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Ancient Origins 14 Feb 2021
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed the earliest known “Beer Mega-factory,” an ancient beer factory that was producing mind-altering brews at least 5,000-years-ago ... Now, also dating back 5,000 years, a massive ancient beer factory has been found at the ancient city of Abydos, near the River Nile, about 450 kilometers (280 miles) south of Cairo.

Egypt uncovers possible ‘world’s oldest brewery’ in ancient city

Sandhills Express 14 Feb 2021
An American-Egyptian archaeological mission rediscovered the lost brewery in Abydos in the Sohag province, about 500 kilometers south of Cairo, and uncovered its secrets ... Last month, Egypt uncovered a funerary temple and the oldest coffins ever found in Saqqara, another ancient necropolis south of Cairo.

Egypt city spooked by 'jinn haunting' of ancient mosque well urges authorities to intervene

The New Arab 12 Feb 2021
The jinn, a supernatural creature in Middle Eastern tradition and Islamic belief which can either be a benevolent spirt or a malevolent demon, is said to be hiding in the well of the al-Zahir Baybar Mosque, which was constructed in the 13th century and has a similar name to another ancient mosque in central Cairo.

‘Catastrophic’: Outrage grows over Egypt’s new tourist attraction

Al Jazeera 10 Feb 2021
Spanning 20,000 square metres (215,000 square feet), the Cairo Eye promises visitors a panoramic view of the ancient city from what will be Africa’s largest observation wheel, according to the governor ... Plans for a new highway through Cairo’s City of the Dead, an ancient burial ...

Can Addis Ababa stop its architectural gems being hidden under high-rises?

The Observer 10 Feb 2021
The collateral damage is the city’s heritage ... It is impossible to imagine Athens without the Parthenon, Cairo without the pyramids, Rome without the Colosseum. While Ethiopia’s national heritage of dramatic, ancient sites is valued and mostly protected, conserving urban heritage appears to be at best an afterthought, and at worst an inconvenience.