Posts Tagged ‘egyptian’

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 […]

Ancient Egyptian Papyrus Reveals Secrets to Embalming the Face!

A newly translated papyrus from ancient Egypt dating back 3,500 years provides a rare insight into Egyptian embalming techniques. The ancient medical text details a procedure never identified before and reveals the process of wrapping a dead person’s face with bandages soaked in ointment to reduce swelling.  Ancient Egyptians are well-known for their art of […]

In Rare Visit to Jerusalem, Senior Egyptian Minister Meets With Israeli Premier to Discuss Regional Energy

Tarek El Molla, Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, arrives for a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus September 18, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou. JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Energy Minister Yuval Steintz met on Sunday in Jerusalem with Egyptian Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Tarek el-Molla, the first […]

The Mechanics Behind The Egyptian Revolution

Above photo: Protesters in front of the Nasr City police station. Cairo, Egypt – January 29, 2011. Hossam el-Hamalawy / Flickr. Seeing footage of widespread protests and strikes in the years prior to 2011 helped Egyptians to overcome their fears of the regime and start a revolution. The Egyptian revolution, which flared from early 2011 to […]

12-year-old Egyptian girl teaches neighbors during school closure

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Egyptian exiles look back 10 years after Arab Spring protests

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Roadside bomb kills Egyptian officer in Sinai, wounds three

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Erdan asks UN to censure former Egyptian envoy over anti-Israel remarks

Former Egyptian ambassador to the UN Mootaz Ahmadein Khalil should be barred from hosting UN training sessions in light of anti-Israel comments he made at a November event, according to Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan. “Ambassador Khalil’s comments, political agenda and blatant bias render him unfit to run a United Nations training session,” he recently […]

Two Egyptian women to stand new trial over TikTok dance videos

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Egyptian court orders to free two female TikTok stars jailed for posting ‘indecent’ videos

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Egyptian women give up on the law – and turn to the internet for justice

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Medicine Of The Gods: Egyptian Secret Book Of The Physician

As in many other areas of endeavor, the Egyptians had a very good reputation for their medical skills – diplomatic letters often made requests for remedies, including the seemingly miraculous, when even the Egyptians saw the joke as in the surviving reply of Ramses the Great to the Hittite king Hattusili who had requested a […]

Macron and Sisi at odds over free speech & Prophet Mohammed cartoons during Egyptian leader’s French trip

Egypt’s president has spoken of his belief in the “sacred” nature of religion during a discussion about free speech and the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed at a media event with France’s Emmanuel Macron. The French leader and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi held a joint press conference at the Elysee Palace during a […]

Rights group says ‘no grounds’ for Egyptian court extending activist’s detention

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