Posts Tagged ‘egyptian’

Posters of Egyptian dictator Sisi raised in Gaza

Posters of Egypt’s dictator Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi have been placed around Gaza to thank him for reconstructing part of the Strip. The display is reminiscent of 2017 when his image appeared across Gaza, as gratitude for Egypt’s role in reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas. Following the 11-day Israeli bombardment on Gaza in May, an Egyptian […]

‘Major find’ as long lost Egyptian sun temple unearthed

‘Major find’ as long lost Egyptian sun temple unearthedNovember 14, 2021 The altar of the first sun temple discovered at the site. Image Credit: Jon BodsworthArchaeologists believe that they have discovered the location of one of the six Egyptian sun temples.Built thousands of years ago, each sun temple was constructed for a specific pharaoh while […]

Lost Egyptian Sun Temple Found Near Cairo: ‘Biggest Find in 50 Years’

In a thrilling new find, archaeologists have found the remains of what they believe is one of six sun temples ever built by the Fifth Dynasty pharaohs. The discovery made in Abu Gorab, south of Cairo and north of the archaeology site of Abusir, is being hailed as one of the most important in several […]

Echoes of Eternal Egyptian Art: Masters of Form and Finesse—Part I

The ancient Egyptians were pioneers of various forms of art and architecture. Down the millennia, the world has been left awestruck by the design and purpose of their grandiose monuments, their lavishly decorated tombs; and the landscape filled with paintings and sculptures that are rich in symbolism. This glorious civilization was without doubt in the […]

New Research Rewrites History of Egyptian Mummification Process!

There is new research to show that the ancient Egyptians started using their complex mummification process a good 1000 years before previously believed. This startling revelation will be made in National Geographic’s new season of its documentary series called ‘ Lost Treasures of Egypt ’. The mummy that is behind this discovery was found in […]

Egyptian Coptic Christians Disappear in Libya

Friends and Families Concerned About a Repeat of ISIS-Styled Executions      10/22/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that since September 30, 2021, at least 17 Egyptian Coptic Christians have gone missing in Libya. They were living in an Egyptian neighborhood in Tripoli; it is unknown who took them and why. […]

Egyptian Sphinx Statues Found In English Garden Fetch £200,000

A pair of 5,000-year-old Egyptian sphinx statues have sold for just under £200,000 ($270000) at auction. The owner was “shocked” having paid only £300 ($407) for the “garden ornaments”. Sphinxes are mythical creatures from the Ancient Egyptian religious imaginarium. Illustrated in arts with the head of a human, falcon, cat or a sheep, sphinxes all […]

Egyptian Mountain of the Dead (Documentary)

Documentary film by ASHRAF EZZAT Embrace yourself for the afterlife Like the book of the dead, the Mountain of the Dead stands out as one of ancient Egypt’s mesmerizing mysteries. Both the book & the Mountain have one theme in common and that is death. Were ancient Egyptians obsessed with death? Did they fear it, […]

Three 2000-year-old Egyptian Mummy Faces Reconstructed!

You can now see what three Egyptian men living more than 2000 years ago in the ancient Egyptian city of Abusir el-Meleq really looked like thanks to forensic DNA phenotyping and other advance forensic methods. The reconstructed mummy faces were partially recreated using ancient DNA samples taken from the mummies of the three men who […]

Four-Legged Whale Found in Egypt Named after Egyptian God Anubis

Egyptian paleontologists have identified a new four-legged whale species that walked on land more than 43 million years ago. The fossilized partial skeleton of this exotic creature was discovered in Egypt, west of the Nile, in 2008. After 13 years of intensive study, the paleontologists have concluded that this particular walking whale was unique to […]

Geography and history defeated America in Afghanistan: Egyptian professor

Geography and history defeated America in Afghanistan: Egyptian professor – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A professor of political science at Beni Suef University says the Taliban succeeded to force the U.S. to pull out of Afghanistan because of the strategic location of the country and the tribal nature of the society. “The strategic location and the […]

4,600-Year-Old Egyptian Solar Boat is Paraded to New Gaza Museum

Designed after the life-sustaining daily cycle of the Sun, the famous “Solar Boat” is one of ancient Egypt’s most iconic depictions of how this culture viewed the afterlife. Now, the famous divine transportation vessel, that represented a Pharaoh’s journey to the afterlife, has itself been transported 7.5 kilometres (5 miles) to Egypt’s much anticipated new  […]

The Disc of Sabu: Ancient Egyptian Water Pump or Alien Hyperdrive?

There is no doubt that the Ancient Egyptian civilization is filled with wonders and mysteries beyond our comprehension. An exceptionally old culture that reaches far back to the early dawn of man’s advancement, Egypt left behind it many man-made wonders. From the enormous pyramids, the giant statues, and the sprawling mortuary temples, their monuments are […]

Two Egyptian Book Of The Dead Shroud Fragments Have Been Reunited!

Thanks to researchers on opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean two ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead shroud fragments, one in New Zealand, and the other one in Los Angeles, have been reunited. The two fragments were part of a linen death shroud made for Petosiris or Ankhefenkhons, who was the high priest of Thoth at […]

Italian Researchers CT Scan Egyptian Priest Mummy

A known Egyptian priest mummy, from over 3,000 years ago, has recently been transferred from Italy’s famous Museum of Civil Archeology in Bergamo to the Policlinico of Milan hospital to conduct a mummy CT scan. Researchers at Milan’s prestigious Mummy Project are hoping to learn more about the ancient priest’s life, health, and mummification, according […]

Widow of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat dies in Egypt’s capital, aged 87

Jehan Sadat, widow of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, the first Arab leader to make peace with Israel, died in Egypt on Friday. She was 87. In recent weeks, Egyptian media press reported that she had been hospitalized and was battling cancer. Last year, she received medical treatment in the United States but was hospitalized […]

Egyptian Demons and Magic: Exorcising Evil Spirits

Most of us are familiar with the images of the deities, kings and queens of Egypt; but for every one of the famous scenes reproduced from those times, smaller, more obscure supernatural figures are far more numerous. Many of these entities fall into a category of supernatural beings known as demons or daemons. They also […]

Farmer Digs Up Stone Egyptian Stele Saluting Sixth Century BC Pharaoh

Recently, a farmer ploughing his field in Egypt’s Ismailia Governorate dug up something massive and historically significant. The unnamed farmer was shocked to realize the heavy object he’d uncovered was not a large rock. It was actually a huge stone Egyptian stele that contained hieroglyphic writing in an ancient language. Suspecting he’d found something important […]

Ramses III in Arabia? Hunt for Egyptian Artifacts in Saudi Arabia Is On

Plans have now been finalized for a joint Egyptian-Saudi Arabian archaeological mission that will explore a long-distance trade route that likely connected ancient Egypt and the Arabian Peninsula. Excavations will center on a well-known archaeological site in northwestern Saudi Arabia known as Tayma, where evidence has emerged suggesting that Egyptian traders under the authority of […]

Ancient Egyptian Presence in North America: The Mysterious Fawn Hoof Mummy

This fascinating mummy was found over 200 years ago in one of the largest cave systems in America: The Mammoth Cave. Mammoth Cave Mummy, Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky There, miners discovered an extremely well-preserved mummy with red hair prepared and embalmed in an eerily similar way as the ancient Egyptians. After examining the mummy […]

Egyptian Mediators Try to Build on Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

Palestinians shake hands after returning to their destroyed houses following Israel-Hamas truce, in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip, May 21, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem Egyptian mediators sought to reinforce a day-old ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants on Saturday, and aid officials appealed for a period of calm to start tackling a humanitarian […]

Egyptian mediators try to firm up Israel-Hamas cease-fire

Egyptian mediators held talks Saturday to firm up an Israel-Hamas cease-fire, as Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip began to assess the damage from 11 days of intense Israeli bombardment. Saturday marked the first full day of a truce that ended the fourth Israel-Hamas conflict in just over a decade. Separately, a 130-truck convoy with […]

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Holds, Egyptian Mediators Shuttle Between the Two Sides

Palestinians walk at the compound that houses Al-Aqsa Mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City May 21, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held on Saturday as Egyptian mediators pressed […]

The Big Egyptian Sphinx Cover Up: Hidden Chambers, An Unexcavated Mound and Endless Denial

In 1935, Egypt was still the main draw for archaeologists digging for answers. It was hardly more than a decade since the British Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen on November 4, 1922, that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years. Yet that is another amazing story still to be investigated. However, right […]

Ancient Egyptian Painter Left Behind His Palette and the Paint Has Survived!

When compared to later, more naturalistic Classical art of the Greeks and Romans, ancient Egyptian art has been described as blocky, static, abstract, and formal. But that doesn’t mean that the ancient Egyptians didn’t value artistic creations, their art was just meant to serve different purposes. One of the best examples of this alternative perspective […]

World First! 2,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Was Pregnant

When archaeologists conducted X-ray scans of a woman’s mummified body they made a remarkable discovery. The remains of the woman who died 2,000 years ago contained a surprising secret – making her mummy unlike any others found to date. What did the scans reveal? The world’s first known  pregnant mummy. Who was the Pregnant Mummy? A […]

Egyptian Mummies Paraded Through Cairo on Way to New Museum

Vehicles are seen during a parade at a ceremony of a transfer of Royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, in Cairo, Egypt April 3, 2021, in this screen grab taken from a video. Photo: Host Broadcaster/REUTERS TV via REUTERS A grand parade conveyed 22 […]

Shocking Truth Behind Death of Ireland’s Egyptian Mummy Exposed

Researchers have established that Northern Ireland’s most famous Egyptian mummy was murdered. The mummy, which is the cadaver of a woman called Takabuti who lived 2,600 years ago, is now known to have been stabbed in the back with an axe. A team of experts has also made a number of other discoveries about the […]

Turkey asks Istanbul-based Egyptian opposition to tone down criticism, TV network owner says

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Therapies, Pseudo-Science And Bizarre Remedies Of Egyptian Medicine

Everything known about ancient Egyptian medicine comes from four different types of sources: works of art, the writings of ancient historians, palaeopathology and papyri. Medical papyri can be regarded almost as recipe books, detailing individual cases and their treatment and covers various topics. One can find, among other things, gynecological, ophthalmological and veterinary prescriptions; prescriptions […]

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