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NEWS From Dr. Hawass:
News from the Valley of the Kings
(March 28, 2009)
In November, 2007, a new chapter in the history of the Valley of the Kings began when the first all-Egyptian team ever to work at the site began excavations under the direction of Dr. Zahi Hawass. Hawass announced today that the team has recently made many important and exciting discoveries, which are revolutionizing our understanding of one of the most mysterious and fascinating places in Egypt.
Queen’s Pyramid Discovered at Saqqara
(November 19, 2008)
Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, announced today that he and his team have discovered the pyramid of a 6th Dynasty queen at Saqqara. Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni was present for the announcement, which took place today at the site of the discovery
The Discovery of the Mummy of Hatshepsut
(June 27, 2007)
Dr. Zahi Hawass formerly announces the discovery of the mummy of Hatshepsut and reveals the exciting clues that led to the discovery.
Wonders Never Cease
The pyramids of Giza are removed from the list of the NEW Seven Wonders of the World.
Germany Continues to Refuse to Loan Nefertiti Bust Back To Egypt
In attempts to reduce damage by tourism the tombs in the Valley of the Kings get hi resolution conservation.
Egypt Tombs Paintings Imaged In High Res
After many years of controversy the tension still continues between Germany and Egypt over the return, even as a loaner, of the Nefertiti bust to Egypt.
New Tombs Discovered in Saqqara! (MAR 2007)
Three new finds demonstrate that Saqqara still has much more to reveal about Egyptology.
The Butler and The Scribe (FEB 2007)
Two new finds at Saqqara shed light on the people who surrounded the ancient kings of Egypt.
Uncovering a new stelae reveals new information about a 20th Dynasty king.
Shows King Tut Died of Leg and Not Head Injury
New medical testing challenges and old theory about the death of King Tut.
in Ain Shams (MAR 2006)
New discoveries at the site of ancient Heliopolis.
TOMB DISCOVERED IN THE VALLEY!!
Read about the newly discovered cache found in the Valley of the Kings near King Tut's tomb!
RELEASE: New Discoveries at Luxor!! (May 2005)
Life-size statue uncovered, monument of Amenhotep I, and more!!
Discoveries at Abydos!! (May 2005)
An exciting discovery including a collection of 200 rough ceramic beer and wine jars dating back to the second Dynasty that are contemporary with the reign of Khasekhemwy.
RELEASE: New Discovery at Saqqara!! (May 2005)
This exciting discovery includes a beautiful Late Period mummy, as well as two false doors.
King Tut Returns to the U.S.
For the first time in 26 years pieces from the King Tut cache are dipslayed in American Museums!
Amateurs Allowed -9/04
Dr. Hawass refuses a request from amateurs to prove their speculation about the Great Pyramid.
Gathering the pieces - 9/04
Egypt's stolen antiquities continue to be repatriated. Here's a report on the return of a 30th dynasty granite relief from Christie's New York auction house.
Mummy Found In Tomb Near King Tut - 1/04
For the first time, archaeologists have discovered a preserved lion skeleton in an ancient Egyptian tomb.
The Mummy of Nefertiti -7/03
Has the mummy of Nefertiti finally been found? Dr. Hawass does not believe that it has.
Ramesses I Mummy to Return to Egypt! -4/30/03
The Michael C. Carlos Museum in Atlanta will return this famous mummy to its homeland.
Dynasty Mummy Found! -6/02
Dr. Zahi Hawass announces the discovery of a new intact mummy recently found in the Bahriya Oasis.
Pyramid Count Climbs -5/30/02 - 6/5/02
New pyramid discovery in Abu Roash!
Pharaonic Bust Unearthed in Delta - 3/31/02
Read about this rare find - the discovery of a rare 12 foot high bust thought to be that of Nerfertari!
Recovery of a Precious Coffin Trough - 2/02
Finally, the bottom of the coffin discovered in KV 55 is returned to its rightful place in Egypt.
Egyptian Tomb Found - 11/18/01
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a 2,500-year-old limestone tomb in a densely populated area of apartment blocks in Cairo.
News - Archaeologists Say Hidden Cavities Found in Cheops Pyramid -
This report features possible cavities found in the Great Pyramid by a French team of archaeologists
Exploring Ancient Egyptian Perception of Human Form - 10/8/99
Read about this exciting Old Kingdom Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City!
CNN - Researchers Find
Health Secrets in Ancient Egyptian Eye Shadow - 9/22/99
In ancient Egypt, everyone wore eye make up -- men, women and children of all castes, according to historians. Scientists now think the cosmetics may have had as much to do with health as with beauty or style.
SCA News Bulletin - 9/99
Here's the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities recent news bulletin.
Press Release From Egypt - 7/99
Here's the latest news straight from Egypt, as reported by Dr. Zahi Hawass, Undersecretary of the State for the Giza Monuments.
News and Gossip -
Here's some recent news from the Egyptology Resources website.
Millenium Pyramid Celebration - 4/18/99
Learn out about the upcoming celebration of the new millenium to take place at the pyramids in Giza.
Guardian's Late Breaking News - 6 Royal Tombs Open in
Valley of Kings - 3/28/99
Read about the six royal tombs in the Valley that are being again opened to the public!
Opening The Lost Tombs: FOX TV Special -
Learn about the recent live ancient Egyptian tomb opening on Fox television.
Find New Treasures of Ancient Egypt - 1/9/99
Learn about well preserved statues recently found at Saqqara.
Sphinx of Cleopatra's Father Emerges from Waves - 10/29/98
Read news of a granite sphinx with the head of Cleopatra's father that emerged recently from the choppy waters of Alexandria harbor after 1,600 years of submersion.
Guardian's Late Breaking Egypt News
'Gifts of the Nile' A
Brilliant Showcase of Ancient Egyptian Art
Enjoy an ancient Egypt exhibit at the the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Archaeologists Open Ancient Tomb In Egypt
Read about the recent opening of the first intact tomb uncovered in Egypt since the discovery of the tomb of King Tut, found at Abu Sir, Egypt.
BBC - Sphinx
Finally the scaffolding falls away from the Sphinx as the restoration winds down.
King Tut's Nurse Found Near Cairo
French archaeologists announced that they have found the tomb of the wet nurse of Tutankhamen!
- Officials Seek to Reassure Tourists After Attack
The Egyptian government are taking steps to restore faith in travel to Egypt after the recent tragedy at Luxor.
CNN - The Sounds of Ancient
Read about the violinist that believes music is key to understanding how the pharaohs may have spoke.
Enjoying Tourism Boom
Read about the recent upswing in tourism in Egypt over the past few years.
News from Luxor,
News from Nigel Strudwick about his work at Luxor!
- The Secrets of Snefru July 22, 1996
Here's an article about the opening of the pyramids at Dahshur, which were built by King Snefru, father of King Khufu.
CNN - Tombs of the
This article features the Workman's Village for the builders of the Pyramids at Giza!
Powerless Against Theft of Egypt's Artifacts
Beginning in ancient times, looting and theft of valuable artifacts are still prevalent in Egypt today.
CNN - Egyptologists
Stumble Upon Huge Ramses II Statue
This article highlights a surprising recent find - a statue of Ramesses II at Giza!
CNN Report - New Corridor
Found In Tomb!
Here is a CNN online article about a new find in the latest tomb to be found in the Valley of the Kings!
Confounding Experts, an Ancient Culture Thrives in Egypt
This article explores how the Nubian people have thrived since the building of the High Aswan Dam.
CNN - New Plateau
Read about the exciting opening of the pyramids at Dahshur, which have been closed to the public for many years!
CNN - The Great
Pyramids Take a Breather
This explains about the temporary closing of the pyramid of Khafre at Giza.
CNN - The Race
To Save Egyptian Relics
Here is a CNN online article about the growing concern to save ancient artifacts before they're plowed under during construction.
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