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The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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Egypt police move to protect Merneptah's pillar in Matariya - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egypt police move to protect Merneptah's pillar in Matariya - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
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Dwarfs in ancient Egypt

Dwarfs in ancient Egypt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The Manchester Museum holds two examples of an unusual category of object, peculiar to the Middle Kingdom (Acc. nos: 279-280). These take the form of two figures of dwarfs, supporting a vessel for ...
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Met Costume Institute Construction Displaces 18,000 Egyptian Artifacts

Met Costume Institute Construction Displaces 18,000 Egyptian Artifacts | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Without any public announcement, the Metropolitan Museum has taken a whopping 18,000 objects off view in its legendary ancient Egyptian public displays.

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Djehuty funeral collection on display for first time in Luxor.

Djehuty funeral collection on display for first time in Luxor. | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Collection of artefacts unearthed at Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank to be exhibited for first time.  Curators at the Luxor National Museum are preparing a special area to hold ob...

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Seventy Egyptian artefacts found in illegal possession are authenticated - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Seventy Egyptian artefacts found in illegal possession are authenticated - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
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Egyptology News (2012) - Police recover pharaonic artefacts stolen in wake of revolution

Egyptology News (2012) - Police recover pharaonic artefacts stolen in wake of revolution | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
23-05-2012 Police recover pharaonic artefacts stolen in wake of revolution. A collection of 35 ancient Egyptian artefacts stolen in the wake of last year’s Tahrir Square uprising was recovere...

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Judge rules 3200-year-old Egyptian mask can remain in St. Louis - STLtoday.com

Judge rules 3200-year-old Egyptian mask can remain in St. Louis - STLtoday.com | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Jakarta PostJudge rules 3200-year-old Egyptian mask can remain in St. LouisSTLtoday.comLOUIS • A federal court judge has ordered that a 3200-year-old mummy mask remain with the St.
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New stone inscription shows list of offerings to ancient gods - Ahram Online

New stone inscription shows list of offerings to ancient gods - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A section of a New Kingdom stele listing offerings made to ancient Egyptian gods was discovered today by chance at Matariya in northern Cairo
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First Dynasty funerary boat discovered at Egypt's Abu Rawash - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

First Dynasty funerary boat discovered at Egypt's Abu Rawash - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
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Luxor court sentences 11 people for stealing antiquities | Egypt Independent

Luxor court sentences 11 people for stealing antiquities | Egypt Independent | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The Luxor Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced in absentia six people to life imprisonment and five others to 10 years in prison for armed robbery of the antiquity storage area belonging to the German mission in Luxor and the theft of two ancient...

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Talisman of ancient Egypt's googly-eyed god uncovered

Talisman of ancient Egypt's googly-eyed god uncovered | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A newly identified googly-eyed artifact may have been used by the ancient Egyptians to magically protect children and pregnant mothers from evil forces.
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Attempt to steal Pharaonic artifact in Aswan foiled | Egypt Independent

Attempt to steal Pharaonic artifact in Aswan foiled | Egypt Independent | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Security guards foiled an attempt to steal an antique panel depicting King Merenptah, the fourth ruler of the 19th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, in the Selsela mountain quarries 20 kilometers north of Kom Ombo, Aswan.
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Beyond the Pharaohs: Met exhibition and catalogue explores the surprising origins of Ancient Egyptian art

Beyond the Pharaohs: Met exhibition and catalogue explores the surprising origins of Ancient Egyptian art | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The groundbreaking exhibition The Dawn of Egyptian Art opened at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this week. The show explores the origins of Egyptian art and includes rare and ancient images of peop...
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