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Egypt’s Heritage in Danger?

With tourists scarce, Egypt struggles to maintain heritage With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage. The golden mask of legendary Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun … Continue reading

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FINDING NEFERTITI’S TOMB WOULD BRING THE W0RLD BACK TO EGYPT

Yahoo News Digest <!– Egypt finds new clues that Queen Nefertiti may lie buried behind Tut’s tomb –> Science Egypt finds new clues that Queen Nefertiti may lie buried behind Tut’s tomb Scans of King Tut’s burial chamber have revealed … Continue reading

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EGYPT – WE ARE TOLD IT IS SAFE AGAIN

….Egypt Antiquities Showman Tells the World It’s Safe to Visit KRUGERSDORP, South Africa — Feb 1, 2015, 8:54 AM ET By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press Egypt’s best-known archaeologist is a passionate showman with an explorer’s fedora who joined the last, … Continue reading

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TUTANKHAMUN’S BAD LUCK!

yahoonewsdigest-intl posted this   Beard of Egypt’s King Tut hastily glued back on with epoxy The blue and gold braided beard on the golden mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after … Continue reading

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REPLICA OF TUTANKHAMUN’S TOMB OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

This is a very interesting article about how TUTANKHAMUN’S tomb was duplicated It appeared in the AL-TAHRIR NEWS IN May 2014 and was written by NEVINE ABDEL WAHAB Tutankhamun’s replica burial chamber (photo :Factum Arte) A replica of the tomb of Tutankhamun to aid … Continue reading

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AY WHO? PHARAOH WHO?

I knew nothing about Ancient Egypt before I visited the country — and when I did I was one of countless tourists who are shown the most impressive temples, and told about the most important pharaohs. Understandably,  because during a … Continue reading

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TUTANKHAMUN VISITING PARIS

If you can’t make it to Egypt to see Tutankhamun, maybe you can make it to Paris?  A new exposition, charmingly called “Smiles of Egypt” (Sourires d’Egypt) is showing the treasures and lifestyle of Tutankhamun. You can find it at … Continue reading

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TUTANKHAMUN

I would like to share the beautiful picture of this shabti, or funerary statuette that Tutankhamun was buried with in the belief that it could perform work in his stead in the afterworld. It is the cover of a book “TUTANKHAMUN” The … Continue reading

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TUTANKHAMUN AND I

 How could I ever have imagined that one day I would be alone with Tutankhamun  in his tomb – just the two of us – that is exactly what happened about a month ago, when I was visiting Luxor.  Walking into his … Continue reading

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EGYPT – IS IT SAFE TO BE A TOURIST?

Hello Everyone After my first visit to Egypt in 2010, I planned another visit soon. But due to the revolution in Jan of 2011 and unrest in November 2011, it was delayed until February 2012 Before leaving for Cairo my friends and family asked me with … Continue reading

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