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Temple of Queen Hatshepsut safe despite nearby fire - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut safe despite nearby fire - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

A fire broke out on Tuesday morning at a shop near the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Luxor. The wooden shop was lost in the fire, and several nearby shops were also damaged in the area, which includes around two dozen shops selling souvenirs and local goods.The temple is located in the Deir El-Bahari site on the west bank of the Nile.

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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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Lost and found: Ancient shoes turn up in Egypt temple

Lost and found: Ancient shoes turn up in Egypt temple | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
More than 2,000 years ago, at a time when Egypt was ruled by a dynasty of kings of Greek descent, someone, perhaps a group of people, hid away some of the most valuable possessions they had — their shoes...
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