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Rare 3rd Dynasty Mastaba Found in Quesna

The site of Quesna situated on a large sand gezira in the Central Nile Delta was until recently best known for its Late Period to Roman remains. It is the location of a Late Period to Ptolemaic Mausoleum, as well as a contemporary sacred falcon necropolis, with an extensive Roman cemetery, some of the burials…
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Dr Zahi Hawass lectures in Munich on 5 & 6 May 2015

Discovering Tutankhamun – From Howard Carter to DNA An evening with Dr Zahi Hawass Dates:    5 & 6 May 2015 Time:     20h - 22h Venue:  Allerheiligen-Hofkirche, Residenzstr. 1 | 80333 Munich, Germany Tickets: http://www.eventim.de/Tickets.html?affiliate=SEM&referer_info=tut-ausstellung.com?location=muenchen&erid=1349229&doc=erdetaila&fun=erdetail&language=en Website: http://www.tut-ausstellung.com/tutanchamun/rahmenprogramm/zahi-hawass?location=muenchen There is probably no other historic culture that is so closely associated in the public mind with…
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Zahi Hawass in Manila on 27 & 28 April for ASPAC Conference 2015

The Asia Pacific Network of Science & Technology Centers (ASPAC) is an association of science centers, museums and related organizations, with a regional focus on the Asia Pacific region. This year The Mind Museum in Manila, in the Philippines, is going to host ASPAC’s annual conference. Dr Zahi Hawass will be joining this science camp…
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Two tombs discovered in Saqqara by IFAO

Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty, Minister of Antiquities, announced the discovery of two tombs in the site of Tabbet El Geish, in south Saqqara. The discovery was made by the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology (IFAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Antiquities. The tombs still contained remains of the skeletons of their owners, priest “Ankhti”…
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