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Egyptian Museum of Civilization to Open Next Year

Egyptian Museum of Civilization to Open Next Year December 30, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
According to this report by Al Masry Al Youm, Farouk Hosni – Egyptian Minister of Culture – recently announced that the new Egyptian Museum of Civilization will be opened in September 2011. The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is situated in Fustat, not far from the Religion Compound...

Two Ancient Egyptian Tombs Found in Saqqara, Cairo

Two Ancient Egyptian Tombs Found in Saqqara, Cairo July 15, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Two tombs believed to date back to the 6th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom were discovered last week in Saqqara. They were found not far from the Step Pyramid of Djoser by an Egyptian team of archaeologists that has been excavating the site since the 80′s. According to Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt’s...
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