Monthly Archives: February 2015

Adventure in Dahshur with Vice Media

Vice Media came to Egypt to make a TV documentary on the looting of antiquities that happened all over Egypt after the revolution. With the presenter Gianna we went to Dahshur, where looters excavated extensively in search of antiquities. We visited together Dahshur’s Red Pyramid and entered also the burial chamber. I have entered all…
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Pic of the Day

  Hermann Junker with archeologists and visitors - German Egyptologist Hermann Junker was a Catholic priest before deciding to dedicate his life to archaeology. Here, he stands (far right) in front of the Saqqara Inspectorate with a group of associates and visitors, including Jean-Philippe Lauer (center, back). All information and media on this website, unless…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Suemnut, Royal Butler Clean of Hands – Reign of Amenhotep II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 92, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna - Suemnut was the ‘Royal Butler Clean of Hands’ in the Temple of Amenhotep II in…
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Dr Zahi Hawass lectures in Cincinnati, Ohio, on 5 March

The Mystery of the Pyramids and the Sphinx: Recent Discoveries a lecture presented by Dr. Zahi Hawass Who built the Great Pyramids of Giza? And why? Are there any secrets tunnels and hidden doors inside the Great Pyramid of Khufu? What is mystery of the so-called the Osiris shaft? What is the story of the…
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