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Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Image Gallery: Egypt's Valley of the Kings | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered the oldest Egyptian sundial and amazing mummies and tombs at the royal burial site.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, May 1, 2014 12:22 PM

Even more photos of discoveries in the Valley of the Kings

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3,300-Year-Old Tomb with Pyramid Entrance Discovered in Egypt

3,300-Year-Old Tomb with Pyramid Entrance Discovered in Egypt | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The tomb, built for a scribe named Horemheb, contained the bones of more women than men, begging the question of whether Horemheb and his father or brother Ramesu had multiple wives at the same time.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, March 31, 2014 10:38 AM

One of the many things scholars will be talking about at the ARCE Annual Meeting this weekend.

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ARCE Qurna Site Improvement project update

ARCE Qurna Site Improvement project update | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, January 23, 2014 5:13 PM

ARCE Luxor's Qurna Site Improvement (QSI) project continues with clearing areas Q03 and Q11.

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Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings

Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
British archaeologist John Romer, 72, believes he has discovered the site where three ancient Egyptian priest kings - Herihor, Piankh and Menkheperre - were buried in Luxor, Egypt, almost 3,000 years ago.

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12 Photos That Show a Different Side of Egypt

12 Photos That Show a Different Side of Egypt | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it

When people hear the name "Egypt," they immediately think about gold plated treasure, towering monuments and pyramids, strong and mystical Pharaohs, camels and their riders in the vast open deserts...


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a different side of Egypt, with me on the left side!!

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Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum - video - Channel 4 News

Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum - video - Channel 4 News | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Ancient Egyptian artefacts including jewellery, pottery, coins, sculptures were stolen and two mummies set on fire during unrest across the country, says an archaeologist.

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another bad news... :(

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