While working on al-Kabbash road in Luxor, construction workers have discovered a mysterious statue with a lion’s body and a human’s head – believed to be a second sphinx. Continue reading Second Sphinx Discovered in Luxor
Discover the marvels of ancient Egypt as part of Egypt Explorers at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery on Wednesday 8th August 2018.
Aimed at older kids between 8 and 11, the event will be an immersive, hands-on workshop full of enthralling stories and educational nuggets about the ancient Egyptians, the pyramids, pharaohs and intriguing (if slightly macabre) minutiae of mummification. Continue reading Egypt Explorers at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
In Egypt, the words “street food” and “gourmet” don’t often go hand in hand.
Street food is not about style; it’s meant to be quick, cheap and filling. However Chris Khalifa, a 30-year-old owner of Zooba cafe in Cairo, has tried to change that. FULL STORY Continue reading Can Cairo Street Eats be the Next Global Foodie Phenomenon?
Egypt‘s revolution in 2011 gave birth to an explosion of new creativity, especially street art.
No longer confined to exhibit their works in galleries, more and more artists are turning humble streets into open-air studios and outdoor museums. Their canvas of choice is a bare, dusty wall on which they spray cheeky graffiti and paint colorful murals. FULL STORY Continue reading Cairo Artists Take Creative Energy to the Streets
Japanese archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of an ancient beer brewer in the city of Luxor that is more than 3,000 years old, Egypt‘s minister of antiquities said. FULL STORY Continue reading Archaeologists Discover 3,000-Year-Old Tomb of Brewer to the Gods in Egypt