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Exhibition in Minnesota Brings to Life the Discovery of King Tutankhamun’s...

ST. PAUL, MINN.- Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, an exhibition featuring more than 100 authentic treasures from the tomb of the celebrated pharaoh and other notable ancient sites, made its debut at the Science Museum of Minnesota o...

Germany’s Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation Refuses to Return Nefertiti Bust to...

BERLIN (REUTERS).- A German foundation rejected Monday an Egyptian request to return the 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti, a sculpture which draws over one million viewers annually to a Berlin museum. Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA)...

Egypt: Missing Pieces of Colossal Statue Unearthed

CAIRO (AP).- Archaeologists have unearthed six missing pieces from a 3,400-year-old colossal double statue of a powerful pharaoh and his queen. The Supreme Council of Antiquities said in a statement Sunday the fragments of the statue of Amenhotep III ...

Egyptian Government Threatens to Take Back New York Obelisk Unless It...

NEW YORK, NY.- The Egyptian government official charged with protecting his country's ancient monuments is threatening to take back an iconic obelisk in Central Park unless New York City takes steps to restore it. The stone obelisk "has been severely w...

"Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" Headed to...

CINCINNATI, OH.- The world of Cleopatra VII, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface in Cincinnati on February 18, 2011 when “Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt” opens its doors. Cincinnati ...

King Tut NYC Exhibition at Discovery Times Square Exposition Extends to...

NEW YORK, NY.- At a sold-out lecture last evening in New York City, Dr. Zahi Hawass, secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, announced a two-week extension of the King Tut exhibition Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Ph...

Metropolitan and Egypt Announce Initiative to Recognize Egypt’s Title to Objects...

NEW YORK, NY.- Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, announced jointly today that, effective immediately, the Museum will acknowled...

Metropolitan and Egypt Announce Initiative to Recognize Egypt’s Title to Objects...

NEW YORK, NY.- Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, announced jointly today that, effective immediately, the Museum will acknowled...

Metropolitan and Egyptian Government Announce Initiative to Recognize Egypt’s Title to...

NEW YORK, NY.- Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, announced jointly today that, effective immediately, the Museum will acknowled...

King Tutankhamun’s Chariot Now on View at New York Exhibition

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- A royal chariot thought to have been used by Egypt's boy king, Tutankhamun, who died in around 1324 B.C. was unveiled in New York on Tuesday -- the first time it has been seen outside of Egypt. The chariot was one of several found ...

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