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Egyptology and Archaeology
The latest news from the world of Egyptology, archaeology, and cultural heritage in Egypt from the New Orleans Interest Group of the American Research Center in Egypt. For more news and event announcements, visit us on the web: www.arce-nola.org, Facebook: www.facebook.com/arcenola, Twitter: www.twitter.com/arcenola, and Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/arcenola
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Replica tomb set to open in Egypt

Replica tomb set to open in Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Egypt Supreme Council of Antiquities commissioned carefully-crafted replicas of the tombs of Seti I, Nefertari and Tutankhamun back in 2009.
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Visitors to choose between original or replica Tutankhamun tomb

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10 Photos To Remind You How Beautiful Egypt Is - Scoop Empire

10 Photos To Remind You How Beautiful Egypt Is - Scoop Empire | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
We wake up every morning bombarded by crappy news, from bombs being defused in the metro station, to protests, traffic, and the list goes on.
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Lest anyone be tempted to forget, here are 10 images showing off the beauty of Egypt
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Curfew will not affect tourism industry: tourism officials - Daily News Egypt

Curfew will not affect tourism industry: tourism officials - Daily News Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Officials in the tourism sector argue that the extension of the curfew will not affect the already damaged tourism industry.
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Visiting Egypt in political crisis means fewer crowds but more uncertainty - Washington Post

Visiting Egypt in political crisis means fewer crowds but more uncertainty - Washington Post | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Washington Post Visiting Egypt in political crisis means fewer crowds but more uncertainty Washington Post CAIRO — The lone tourist bus curved through the desert past the limestone-topped Pyramid of Khafre, leaving the camel handlers and postcard...
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Meet the only tourist visible in the heart of Sinai

Meet the only tourist visible in the heart of Sinai | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Daytrippers no longer come to where Moses got the Commandments since an Islamist insurgency in Sinai's distant north is pounding the life out of tourism in the peninsula's scenic south.
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Tourism slumps 80% since August: tourism minister - Daily News Egypt

Tourism slumps 80% since August: tourism minister - Daily News Egypt | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Hisham Zaazou says Egypt has lost a possible $1bn due to the crisis since July
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Note how many countries have lifted their travel alerts.

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200 Years of Tourism in the Holy Lands – From Mark Twain to the Digital Age | The ASOR Blog

200 Years of Tourism in the Holy Lands – From Mark Twain to the Digital Age | The ASOR Blog | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
A look at how archaeology is intertwined in today's culture and tourism.
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A look at tourism in Egypt and "the Holy Land" from the Grand Tour tradition.

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Jay Talking Travel Series: Egypt - CBS Boston

Jay Talking Travel Series: Egypt - CBS Boston | Egyptology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Ladies and gentleman, Jay Talking presents the ancient city of Cairo. (Jay Talking Travel Series: Egypt - CBS Local http://t.co/jsxJ4jxEWs)
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A look at Cairo and its markets.

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