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70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed

70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old
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Daily life in Nubia (Egypt and Sudan), the impact of living near the Nile river, Nubian traditions, cultural heritage and archaeology.
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Empowering Upper Egypt's Women - CairoScene

The Egypt Network for Integrated Development, supported by the UNDP and the Sawiris Foundation, has rolled out a new initiative designed to quite literally put power in the hands of women living in Upper Egypt's impoverished areas.
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Egypt: to Aswan and back. Nice photo impression, from Kom Ombo to Abu Simbel

Egypt: to Aswan and back. Nice photo impression, from Kom Ombo to Abu Simbel | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
My last blog post about Egypt and the Nile Valley
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Tourists Watch Solar Alignment in Egypt Temple - ABC News

Tourists Watch Solar Alignment in Egypt Temple - ABC News | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year.
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Qufādah: The Story of a Village in Upper Egypt

Qufādah: The Story of a Village in Upper Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
“A man named ‘lantern’ finds a buried treasure" - read the story of Qufādah village in Minya, Upper Egypt http://t.co/AQN0wUaJvZ
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New generation of archaeologists takes ancient Egypt into 21st century

New generation of archaeologists takes ancient Egypt into 21st century | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Young experts bring fresh ideas to help reform institutions in charge of likes of Tutankhamun’s tomb and Giza pyramids
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Aswan celebrates the unique event in Egypt – The sun passes over the face of Ramses II in Abu Simbel

Aswan celebrates the unique event in Egypt – The sun passes over the face of Ramses II in Abu Simbel | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Today ... Aswan celebrates the unique event in Egypt – The sun passes over the face of Ramses II in Abu Simbel .
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Shock revelations as Egypt's King Tut unmasked - Al-Arabiya

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King Tutankhamun, an icon of Ancient Egypt, reportedly had buck teeth, wide hips and a severe limp, digitally recreated images have shown.
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Sudan: 50 Years On - Remembering Sudan's October Revolution - AllAfrica.com

Sudan: 50 Years On - Remembering Sudan's October Revolution - AllAfrica.com | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Many Sudanese intellectuals watched on with wry amusement as, in 2011, the global media announced that the popular uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya were the first civilian movements to overthrow military autocracies in the Arab world.
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Abu Simbel complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments”

In convoy under military escort to Abu Simbel, a few hours drive through the desert. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel in Nub...
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Warsaw upgrades exhibit of saved Sudanese art - Visual Art - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online

Warsaw upgrades exhibit of saved Sudanese art - Visual Art - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
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Germany tones down travel warning for Aswan and Luxor | Egypt Independent

Germany tones down travel warning for Aswan and Luxor | Egypt Independent | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Germany has toned down its travel warning for citizens taking Nile cruises between Aswan and Luxor, now allowing trips to ancient touristic sites south of the Nile Valley. A press statement by the Egyptian embassy in Berlin attributed the decision...
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A delicate dance of history and modernity in Sudan

A delicate dance of history and modernity in Sudan | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Our second report on Cairo-based architecture firm ARCHiNOS looks at the firm’s work on the frontlines of conserving Sudan's remarkable ancient treasures.
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An Ancient Egyptian city named Heracleion or Thonis was unexpectedly discovered near Egypt’s modern coastline. It was a surprising discovery as the city was dismissed as a legend or folklore.

An Ancient Egyptian city named Heracleion or Thonis was unexpectedly discovered near Egypt’s modern coastline. It was a surprising discovery as the city was dismissed as a legend or folklore. | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
An Ancient Egyptian city named Heracleion or Thonis was unexpectedly discovered near Egypt’s modern coastline. It was a surprising discovery as the city was dismissed as a legend or folklore.
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5 awesome things to do in Aswan (West bank) and Abu Simbel

5 awesome things to do in Aswan (West bank) and Abu Simbel | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
There are way more than 5 awesome things to do in Aswan and Abu Simbel but these 5 will give you a great start as you explore the best part of the Nile!
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Wanna see ancient art and artifacts from the Nubia region in the Nile River Valley? Then come to #Warsaw!

Wanna see ancient art and artifacts from the Nubia region in the Nile River Valley? Then come to #Warsaw! An incredible exhibit re-opened this week at...
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A new way to discover Aswan, one of most Beautiful Provinces In Egypt

Welcome to Aswan, One of the most Beautiful Provinces In Egypt and in The World. Most of the best Parkour Athletes in Parkour Egypt Go there to Explore this Province and it's surroundings....
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Africa & the Nile Valley: Looking at the great civilisations of Egypt and Kush and assessing the links between the Nile Valley and other parts of Africa

Looking at the great civilisations of Egypt and Kush and assessing the links between the Nile Valley and other parts of Africa. *** http://www.bbc.co.uk/...
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Egypt Travel: Tourism after revolution - Asharq Alawsat English

Egypt Travel: Tourism after revolution - Asharq Alawsat English | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Asharq Alawsat English Egypt Travel: Tourism after revolution Asharq Alawsat English Then again, it is peaceful on the top deck while we have a nightcap by the pool in our gowns following an evening's entertainment of Nubian dancing and Macarena...
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The #Nile river is at its best in #Aswan by granite rocks and with palms and tropical plants covered islands in the river #nubia #Egypt

The #Nile river is at its best in #Aswan by granite rocks and with palms and tropical plants covered islands in the river #nubia #Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Aswan - Egypt <3<3 pic.twitter.com/tBf67P9Bcj
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Women's co-op changing lives in Egypt-UN - Indian Cooperative

Women's co-op changing lives in Egypt-UN - Indian Cooperative | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
A cattle-raising cooperative in Luxor has secured decent jobs and working conditions where 26 women earn an income and are the primary decision-makers on land
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Aswan celebrates sun falling on face of King Ramsis II statue - Egypt

Aswan celebrates sun falling on face of King Ramsis II statue - Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Aswan celebrates on Tuesday 21/10/2014 the phenomenon of the sun rays falling perpendicularly on the face of King Ramsis II statue at Abu Simbel Temple.
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New opportunities for women artisans in Upper Egypt | UNDP

New opportunities for women artisans in Upper Egypt | UNDP | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
A UNDP project is helping improve food security and enhance basic and public services for the marginalized communities and people of Upper Egypt.
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upper Egypt wedding folklore dance and music show - YouTube

cultural center of luxor folklore wedding dancing and music show very attractive
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Ancient Egypt: Pharaoh Sneferu's Broken Meidum Pyramid Being Restored to ... - International Business Times UK

Ancient Egypt: Pharaoh Sneferu's Broken Meidum Pyramid Being Restored to ... - International Business Times UK | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Sneferu's partially collapsed Meidum step pyramid is to be restored and turned into a tourist attraction.
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Nile at Aswan #egypt *amazing* pic.twitter.com/Zjdrpvb5hM

Nile at Aswan #egypt *amazing* pic.twitter.com/Zjdrpvb5hM | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Nile at Aswan #egypt *amazing* pic.twitter.com/Zjdrpvb5hM
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