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Supreme Court hears arguments in claim against Iranian antiquities

Can a collection of Persian antiquities held at a Chicago museum be used to pay damages to the American victims of a terrorist bombing...

Bronze sculpture of Hellenistic rider found in London home for sale...

LONDON.- Bonhams next sale of Antiquities on April 25th in New Bond Street features an important piece of Classical bronze sculpture, believed to depict a Hellenistic warrior of the 1st Century B.C., discovered in a London home. After conservation it w...

Desroches Noblecourt, French Egyptologist, Dies

PARIS (AP).- Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, a pioneering French Egyptologist who prodded Gen. Gamal Abdel Nasser to help salvage Nubia's vaunted antiquities, has died. She was 97. Desroches Noblecourt died Thursday at a hospital in Epernay, east of P...

French Archaeologists Unearth Hundreds of Large Inscribed Limestone Blocks in Egypt

CAIRO (AP).- French archaeologists have unearthed hundreds of 3,000-year-old colored limestone blocks believed to have been used to build the sacred lake walls of a temple dedicated to the goddess Mut. Egypt's minister of antiquities, Zahi Hawass, say...

Egyptian Archaeologists to Restore Ancient Boat Found Near Pyramid of Giza

CAIRO (AP).- Archaeologists have begun excavating a 4,500-year-old wooden boat found next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of Egypt's main tourist attractions, Egypt's top antiquities official said Thursday. The boat is one of two buried next to the p...

Egypt to Restore Ancient Boat Found Near Pyramid

CAIRO (AP).- Archaeologists have begun excavating a 4,500-year-old wooden boat found next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of Egypt's main tourist attractions, Egypt's top antiquities official said Thursday. The boat is one of two buried next to the p...

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass Cleared in Appeal, Avoids One Year...

CAIRO (AP).- An appeals court cleared Egypt's antiquities minister on Wednesday of failing to implement a court order, sparing the international face of Egyptian archaeology from a year in prison. The earlier ruling had ordered Zahi Hawass to stop bid...

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass Cleared in Appeal, Avoids One Year...

CAIRO (AP).- An appeals court cleared Egypt's antiquities minister on Wednesday of failing to implement a court order, sparing the international face of Egyptian archaeology from a year in prison. The earlier ruling had ordered Zahi Hawass to stop bid...

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View...

RENO, NV.- Explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife in To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum, while celebrating the birthday of the Nevada Museum of Art – commemorating the 80th anniversary in 20...

Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View at Nevada Museum...

RENO, NV.- Explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife in To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum, while celebrating the birthday of the Nevada Museum of Art – commemorating the 80th anniversary. The ...

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