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The newly released second part of the book “Ancient Egypt… Ruling System and Community Activities” by Dr. Muhammad Sāleh, previous Director of the Egyptian Museum, from the Cultural and Natural Heritage Center.
Background:This recording is of a press conference with Dr. Zāhī Ḥāwās, the-then Chief Inspector of the Giza Pyramid Plateau. He speaks about recent excavations the difficulties with promoting tourism and at the same time preserving historic sites and the future of the Giza plateau.
Side A:Dr. Zāhī...
Background: This recording is divided into two parts. The first part is mainly about the revival of the Ancient Library of the Alexandria Project, how the idea has started, the varying project phases, funds, the role of the UNESCO and the main features of the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The second...
Background: At an assembly at the American University in Cairo (AUC) on 22 November 1995, guest speakers Dr. ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Nūr al-Dīn, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA – 1993-1996) and Professor Kent R. Weeks, were invited. Since the discovery of Tutankhamun’s work, the...
Background: The tomb of the sons of Rameses II (KV5) was discovered in February 1994 by Professor Kent R. Weeks, an American Egyptologist in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor. The tomb had been briefly and superficially explored before, but due to all the debris in the tomb, the preceding...
Background: There is a short interview with a student of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) about Christian missionary work in Morocco. The major part of the recording is Zuzana Skalova, a Czech art historian speaking about the conservation of Coptic icons in Egypt. One of her central...
  When Khedive Isma`īl came to power in Egypt, he wanted to establish a modern, elegant and vibrant downtown for Cairo that would rival the urban down towns of Europe. After years of neglect, it seems that both private and government-led initiatives to revive Cairo’s downtown are finally making...
A hiker has discovered a 3,500-year-old Egyptian seal, which is shaped like a scarab beetle. It is thought to represent Pharaoh Thutmose III, who was considered the 'Napoleon of Egypt' as he captured 350 cities during his 54-year rule in the 15th century BC.
Researchers in Egypt using advanced scanning techniques to study the Pyramids said this week that they had detected “thermal anomalies” within the Great Pyramid of Giza that could indicate the presence of an undiscovered tomb.
At the very beginning of Islam’s arrival into Egypt, mosques were established first in what is now Cairo, and then throughout the country, and then throughout the continent of Africa.  

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