Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Canopic lid, from the Funerary Equipment found in the Amarna Cachette – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 55 – Cairo, Egyptian Museum – Many scholars believe that Kiya was the mother of King Tutankhamun. This canopic…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Statue of Amenhotep III – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From Luxor Temple Cachette, Eastern Thebes – Luxor Museum – This huge statue (249 cm) made of pink quartzite was found in the Luxor cachet in 1989. The statue represents King Amenhotep III standing…
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Zahi Hawass lectures in Budapest, Hungary, on 18 May

With the support of the Embassy of Hungary in Cairo, OKAH Egypt and OKAH Hungary companies present the lecture "Pyramids, Mummies, and Cleopatra: Recent Discoveries" by renowned Egyptian archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass, with a welcoming speech by His Excellency István Íjgyártó, State Secretary for Cultural Affairs at the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.…
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Part of 5th Dynasty Royal Statue Found in Elkab by Belgian Mission

The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Mamdouh Eldamaty, declared the discovery of the lower part of a royal statue carved with the name of King "Sahure", second of the fifth Dynasty Kings of the Old Kingdom. The discovery was made during excavations by the "Royal Art Museum" Belgian Mission in the Elkab Area, northern Edfu (Aswan…
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