Dr. Zahi Hawass will be back in the US in the second half of October as part of a tour organised and sponsored by the Egyptian Tourism Authority in the US to promote Egypt as a tourist destination. Dr Zahi will visit many cities across the US to hold a series of private lectures, aimed…Read more
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The time I have spent in Cortona, Italy, is unforgettable. I was invited by Mayor Francesca because the town of Cortona decided to confer on me the award of Man of the Year. I was accompanied in my trip by a group of Egyptians, including Emad, the head of the Egyptian Tourist Authority in Rome,…Read more
Zahi Hawass has launched an international petition to save the statue of Sekhemka, a masterpiece of ancient Egyptian art sold by the Northampton Borough Council to an unknown buyer at an auction at Christie's in London. Trading in antiquities is a cultural crime. It is an unforgivable act that should never be committed by a…Read more
[caption id="attachment_3975" align="alignright" width="232"] Letter of Howard Carter to Percy Newberry, 12th September 1928 Newberry MSS. 1.8.74 Reproduced with permission of the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.[/caption] In the archives of the Griffith Institute, there is a lot of correspondence between various Egyptologists. Among their collection, there is this 1928 letter, written by Howard…Read more
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