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The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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The Ancient World Online: Video: The Man who Discovered Egypt

The Ancient World Online: Video: The Man who Discovered Egypt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

***BBC Documentary*** Full-length video

 

Ancient Egypt was vandalised by tomb raiders and treasure hunters until one Victorian adventurer took them on. Most of us have never heard of Flinders Petrie, but this maverick genius underook a scientific survey of the pyramids, discovered the oldest portraits in the world, unearthed Egypt's prehistoric roots - and in the process invented modern field archaeology, giving meaning to a whole civilisation.

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Archaeological committee to inspect the looted El-Hibeh site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Archaeological committee to inspect the looted El-Hibeh site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
An archaeological committee from the Ministry of State for Antiquities (MSA) embarked today on an inspection tour at the El-Hibeh archaeological site in Beni Suef, as well as other sites that were subjected to looting after the 2011 revolution.
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Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News

Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
An ancient holy place in Egypt once known as the "Terrace of the Great God" reveals a wealth of new discoveries, from animal mummies and human remains to a...

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Ancient Egyptians used hair gel

Ancient Egyptians used hair gel | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Ancient Egyptians wouldn't be caught dead without hair gel. Style in the afterlife was just as important as it was during life on Earth – and coiffure was key.


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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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Ancient Egyptian tombs to be reopened | Gadling.com

Ancient Egyptian tombs to be reopened | Gadling.com | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A visit to the pyramids at Giza in Egypt has just become even more interesting with the imminent reopening of six ancient Egyptian tombs nearby. The.
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Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy

Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A professor from American University in Cairo says discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200-year-old mummy indicates the disease was caused by genetics, not environment.

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