At Sakkara the oldest complete stone building complex known in history was built.

Zoser was eventually buried in his famous pyramid at Saqqara in Lower Egypt. A pharaoh from the 2nd dynasty, was the last pharaoh to be buried at Abydos, this pyramid was originally built as a nearly...

Twice a year, on 21 February and 21 October, the sun shines directly into...

Abu Simbel is located 280 km southwest of Aswan in a remote part of Lower Nubia. In 1290 B.C., Ramesses the Great carved two unique temples into the region’s rocks but neolithic rock drawings...
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Tourist nights hike 96.5% YoY in January 2019

Tourist nights increased 96.5% YoY in January 2019, reaching 8.5m, compared to 4.3m in January 2017, a report from the state statistics agency CAPMAS said. The Middle East occupied the largest portion of the...

Egypt’s Last Queen Stolen Magnificent Jewel

*STOP SALE AT SOTHEBY'S...!* ======================== From the legendary collection of Egypt's Last Queen, Nariman, King Farouk's wife, this piece was 'stopped' by authorities while on sale at the famous "Sotheby's" of New York, at...

Former King of Egypt becomes grandfather for the first time.

Former King of Egypt, Fuad II of Egypt, has become a grandfather for the first time. He announced the news on his Facebook page. “With pride and joy I announce the birth of my...

“Flying Table” is the largest vulture in Africa

As tall as a small child and with a wingspan of close to three meters, the lappet-faced vulture, sometimes called the “flying table,” is the largest vulture in Africa. Today it is still found...

Scientists discover Egyptian dinosaur with ties to Europe

An elephant-sized dinosaur called Mansourasaurus sheds new light on Afro-European dinosaur ties, scientists said A long-necked dinosaur unearthed in Egypt has yielded the first evidence of contact between African and European dinosaurs shortly before the...

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