Egypt’s prime minister promised to fight corruption as a new Cabinet was sworn in under pressure from protesters demanding faster change and the removal of those tied to the ousted regime of president Hosni Mubarak.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2011
A wave of strikes added to the chaos in Egypt tonight with thousands walking out of their state jobs in support of anti-government protests.
Wed, 09 Feb, 2011
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have unearthed the massive head of one Egypt’s most famous pharaohs who ruled nearly 3,400 years ago, the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities announced.
Mon, 01 Mar, 2010
EGYPT’S antiquities authority has announced the discovery of a new set of tombs which were erected for the workers who built the great pyramids.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2010
Achaeologists have discovered a new set of tombs for the workers who built the Great Pyramids, shedding new light on how the labourers lived and ate more than 4,000 years ago, Egypt’s antiquities department said today.
Sun, 10 Jan, 2010
Egypt’s antiquities czar took his campaign to recover the nation’s lost treasures to a new level today by cutting ties with one of the world’s premier museums, the Louvre, over disputed artefacts.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2009
The tombs of doomed lovers Cleopatra and Mark Anthony may have been discovered in Egypt, scientists announced today.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2009
Two mummified foetuses found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun are to be DNA tested to determine their link to the young pharaoh, Egypt announced today.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2008
Archaeologists have uncovered three wooden pharaonic sarcophagi, dating back to the 20th century BC, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities said in a statement today.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2007
A MASSIVE statue of one of Egypt’s greatest pharaohs, Ramses II, rolled through the streets of Cairo to a new home near the Pyramids yesterday to escape the corrosive pollution of its former spot in a crowded transit hub.
Sat, 26 Aug, 2006
Archaeologists today fully unveiled the first tomb discovered in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in over 80 years, and cracked open the last of seven sarcophagi inside to reveal embalming materials and jewellery.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2006
AN American team has found what appears to be an intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings, the first found in the valley since that of Tutankhamun in 1922, one of the archaeologists said on Thursday.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2006
American archaeologists have made the first discovery of a new tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings since King Tutankhamun’s was uncovered in 1922, Egypt’s antiquities chief announced.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2006
KING Tut had a pointy head, a prominent nose and a rounded forehead with large eyes. He was about 19 when he died, and apparently he was not murdered, as earlier research had suggested.
Thu, 12 May, 2005
A superbly maintained 2,300-year-old mummy bearing a golden mask and covered in brightly coloured images of gods and goddesses has been unveiled at Egypt’s Saqqara Pyramids complex south of Cairo.
Wed, 04 May, 2005
THE results of a CT scan done on King Tut's mummy indicate the boy king was not murdered, but may have suffered a badly broken leg shortly before his death at 19.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2005
Archaeologists have found four Pharaonic tombs that go back more than 4,000 years, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities said in a statement today.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2002
Ancient Egyptian ingenuity defeated 21st century technology in front of a world wide TV audience today when a toy train sized robot cut through a door inside the Great Pyramid and revealed for the first time in 4,500 years - another door.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2002
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