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Egypt is challenging a British museum's planned sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that is expected to fetch up to 6 million pounds ($10 million) at a London auction. Former antiquities minister Zahi Hawass told the BBC Wednesday that the
The 30-metre-high, 60-metre-long structure in northern Hebei province has provoked outrage from Egypt's ministry of antiquities, which has voiced its displeasure to Unesco. A Chinese official has said the replica, which is made from steel bars and
Residents in Hebei Province gathered to take photos of the bizarre addition to their skyline, which is 20 metres high and over 60 metres long. Modern replica: The statue in China appears to have been built using reinforced concrete The original
The example of the Great Pyramids, though, shows that projects with enormous scale can be accomplished without the help of modern machinery. We may never know exactly how the pyramids were built, but it's fun to try to re-create some of the methods
A photo received from a citizen journalist in Egypt on March 20 speaks volumes on the plights of mothers. The photo shows two siblings standing on a windowsill apparently to escape the daily routine while their helpless mother, not fooled by her kids'
Mar 4, 2014 The Great Pyramid of Khufu is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence...It may take a long time, as the article below describes, but it's a bit chilling, if you'll forgive the pun, to realize that in
A worker walks near his camel as he waits for tourists at the Giza pyramids area, south of Cairo, February 20, 2014. The bombing of a coach carrying Korean holidaymakers in the Sinai peninsula on Sunday has dealt Egyptian tourism a hammer blow, just
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German prosecutors say they're investigating two self-styled researchers who have admitted chipping off a piece from a pyramid's burial chamber in their attempt to prove a theory the structure was built by people pre-dating the ancient Egyptians.
He has just scored an all-expenses-paid trip around the world for a year...Egypt: a step pyramid that's some 4600 years old, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza...Find out why this surprising destination should definitely be on your bucket list.