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The television series Egypt, and its accompanying book by Liverpool academic Joyce Tyldesley, show the colourful characters who rediscovered the ancient world. It is hard to believe the world of ancient Egypt lay mostly hidden and almost forgotten for 2,000 years after the last Pharaoh ruled.

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Mystery Mummy
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Mystery Mummy

A mystery surrounding the death of one of the Hancock Museum's ancient residents is under investigation following a visit from world renowned Egyptologist Dr Joann Fletcher.

Egypt to build first prehistoric museum
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Egypt to build first prehistoric museum

Egypt will build its first museum for prehistoric relics, the Egyptian Gazette daily reported on Tuesday.

5,000 tourists observe sun on Ramses face
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5,000 tourists observe sun on Ramses face

Head of Aswan and Nubia monuments Mohamad El Beyali said some 5,000 tourists of various nationalities arrived in Aswan to watch the sun perpendicularity on the face Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel.

Egyptian Crackdown - Looters and Tomb Robbers
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Egyptian Crackdown - Looters and Tomb Robbers

The secretary general of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities is building legal cases against museums and scholars who handle looted objects.

150,000 Americans visit Hatshepsut in one week
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150,000 Americans visit Hatshepsut in one week

San Francisco Mayor Newsom Gavin attends Monday an Egyptian cultural night organized by the Egyptian consulate.

Mummy Dearest
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Mummy Dearest

IN 1817, the showman and engineer Giovanni Battista Belzoni discovered the Egyptian tomb of Pharaoh Seti I in pristine condition.

Museums treasure hunt starts at home
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Museums treasure hunt starts at home

Egyptian archaeologists, who normally scour the desert in search of treasures of the past, have discovered that one of the greatest caches of antiquities may well be in the basement of the Egyptian Museum.

Lancaster Museum Art Gallery showcases Egyptian display
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Lancaster Museum Art Gallery showcases Egyptian display

Lancaster Museum Art Gallery opens Saturday an Egyptian display of its own with more than a millennium's worth of sculpture, jewelry, cosmetic objects and funerary equipment.

Tutankhamun Drank Red Wine, Researcher Says
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Tutankhamun Drank Red Wine, Researcher Says

King Tutankhamen drank red wine, says a researcher who analyzed very dry traces of the vintage found in his tomb.

Pyramids of Egypt demoted to eighth place
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Pyramids of Egypt demoted to eighth place

But the oldest and sole survivors of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids of Egypt, only secured eighth place in an updated list of modern marvels revealed yesterday.

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