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Even Egypt's Ancient Rulers Suffered From Hunger And Disease
2013-03-07 06:24:19

A long-standing belief that ancient Egyptian governors and rulers lived the high life is being called into question. A recent excavation of the Qubbet el-Hawa necropolis, in the region of Aswan, has offered up evidence that not even the wealthy rulers of the time could avoid hunger and disease.

2011-04-08 10:15:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Expeditions, the world leader in engaging travel, is resuming their Wings Over the Nile journey through Egypt and Jordan as travelers clamor to absorb both current events and ancient history. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100525/CL10696LOGO) "We feel the rest of this year presents a rare opportunity for discerning travelers to experience the energy of Egypt without the crowds that can be found at more popular sites,"...

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2010-03-29 13:32:20

The Egyptian antiquities authority said Monday that archaeologists have unearthed a 3,500-year-old door to the afterlife from the tomb of a high-ranking Egyptian official near Karnak temple in Luxor.

2009-05-29 07:45:00

Monday, June 15, 2009, 7:00pm until 10:00pm, Sonoma Meritage Restaurant, 165 West Napa Street (patio tent-side entrance), Sonoma, CA, 95476 SONOMA, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma-Aswan Committee of Sonoma Sister Cities Association will bring together the Bay Area's international community leaders for its second annual benefit reception celebrating Egyptian culture and the special relationship between Aswan, Egypt and Sonoma, California.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

Parks and beaches opened its doors since early morning to welcome visitors and the good weather as well as moderate temperature help people to spend a nice time.

2008-08-04 15:00:29

"The Ministry of Irrigation is adopting an all-out policy to be implemented until 2017 with the objective of achieving the utmost benefit of available water resources," said Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mahmoud Abu Zeid Saturday 1/8/2008 during ameeting with Egyptian university youths at the Leaders Preparation Institute in Helwan.

2008-07-20 03:00:25

By Golia, Maria Maria Golia reports from Cairo WHEN WINTER COMES to the northern lands, people steel themselves for long months of darkness, damp and bitter cold.

2006-03-23 22:50:00

Egypt is close to eliminating elephantiasis -- one of the world's most disfiguring diseases -- which has plagued the country since the time of the pharaohs, scientists said on Friday.


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