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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...

Recently Discovered Masterpiece of Islamic Art to Go on View at...

BERLIN.- The discovery of this intricately crafted rock crystal ewer recently caused a sensation on the British art market. The priceless object first made a stir in the press for being a 'sleeper', after being originally priced between ₤100 to &...

Imaginary Visions of the Land on the Nile from the Biedermeier...

VIENNA, AUSTRIA.- In the early part of the nineteenth century, Norbert Bittner (1786–1851) executed 57 views of a journey to Egypt – without ever having set foot in the country himself. Using French and German volumes of engravings, he made i...

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...

Statue of Ancient Egyptian King Amenhotep III Found at His Funerary...

CAIRO (AP).- A team of Egyptian and European archaeologists has unearthed a statue of the ancient Egyptian king Amenhotep III at his funerary temple in Luxor. The 2.5-meter alabaster head of the 18th dynastic king remains intact, Zahi Hawass, antiquiti...

Library of Birmingham Boosted by Important 19th Century Photography Collection

BIRMINGHAM.- A collection of rare photographs from the first photography commission for a Royal trip abroad has been purchased by Birmingham Library and Archive Services. Taken by the pioneering British photographer Francis Bedford (1816-1894), they ch...

Library of Birmingham Boosted by Important 19th Century Photography Collection

BIRMINGHAM.- A collection of rare photographs from the first photography commission for a Royal trip abroad has been purchased by Birmingham Library and Archive Services. Taken by the pioneering British photographer Francis Bedford (1816-1894), they ch...

Gagosian Gallery in London Present Photographs from Vera Lutter’s Egypt Series

LONDON.- Gagosian Gallery presents photographs from Vera Lutter’s Egypt series, on view from April 12 through May 21, 2011. In Lutter’s conceptual approach to the camera obscura, the apparatus records the outside world in a direct and immedia...

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