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Ramses II Reached His Final Resting Home

      In a wonderful ceremony, Ramses II's colossal statue was paraded to its new location at the entrance hall of the Grand Egyptian Museum, where it will remain standing to welcome the visitors to the museum that is expected to be open in 2018. The statue used to stand in the heart of…
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Bringing Saudi Cultural Heritage to Egypt

On an incredible night at the embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Cairo, Dr. Hawass was invited by HE Ambassador Ahmed Kattan, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Egypt, to give a lecture titled, "The Archaeological Heritage of Saudi Arabia and Egypt: Recent Discoveries." This is the first public lecture…
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Valley of the Monkeys Excavations

In January 2018, Zahi Hawass launched his own excavations at the Valley of the Monkeys, a side valley in the area of the Valley of the Kings. The focus of the excavations is in the area in close proximity to the tomb of Ay, Tutankhamun's successor. The radar scans in the area detected the presence…
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