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Egyptologist Zāhī Ḥawwās unveiled a 2500-year-old mummy of a priest at an ancient cemetery in Minya, south of Cairo, in a live broadcast on Discovery Channel on Sunday.
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...
It must have been more than ten years ago now, that my friend, the Egyptologist Zāhi Hawwās and myself watched the movie The Last Temptations of Christ in Washington DC.  Entirely shot in Morocco, the film depicts Jesus Christ having given up his life of celibacy, married Maria Magdalena, and had...
The Egyptian Minister of Culture Dr. Fārūq Husnī and Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Dr. Zāhī Hawwās opened the very first exhibition of Coptic art at Prince Tāz’s palace in Cairo. The opening was attended by many leading Muslim, Coptic and prominent figures of Cairo’s...
The author discusses the need to preserve the Egyptian heritage, and how everybody should immerse themselves in this process, providing examples of how historical areas have been allowed to fall into disrepair.
The author presents an interview with Carolyn Ludwig, co-author of a new novel released by the American University in Cairo Press entitled, ‘The Churches of Egypt.’
Restoration works implemented in the Hanging Church and the Coptic area in Old Cairo are about to be completed. 96% of the works are finished and the rest is to come, according to officials at the Supreme Council of Antiquities.
Bilāl al-Dawwī reports on the legal problems facing the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies, and wonders the problems could lead to the closure of the center.
The author reviews the most daring and prominent groups that the Egyptian youth have launched on Face Book Web site.
The Egyptian-Polish archaeological mission unearthed three papyri containing Coptic inscriptions that date back to the sixth century during excavation works at one of the Middle Kingdom tombs in al-Karnak, Luxor.

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