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2014-10-20 03:00:01

Ankylosing spondylitis is a systemic disease that causes inflammation in the spinal joints and was thought to have affected members of the ancient Egyptian royal families.

2011-02-21 00:00:49

The current events in Egypt which stemmed from the people’s desire for open information sources parallel the frustration felt by many scientists and researchers who have worked in Egypt for many years.

2011-02-17 15:23:00

New Segments Each Night Introduce Best of Egypt Lineup to Add Context to Current Events, Include Exclusive Interview with Zahi Hawass Hosted by Fox News Channel's Bill Hemmer, Five Nights Begin Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at 8 p.m. ET/PT Plus Marathon Begins 2 p.m. ET, Saturday, Feb.

2011-02-16 15:20:00

GAINESVILLE, Mo., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ongoing developments in the Egyptian revolution and its reverberations in the Middle East have the world riveted on this historical event.

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2011-01-25 08:40:00

Despite a request from Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), officials at a German historical group are refusing to return a 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti to her homeland.

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2011-01-18 08:05:00

Time is running out to visit the tomb of Tutankhamen, as officials with Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities have announced plans to close it to tourists by the end of the year.

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2010-12-16 12:33:03

The Antiquities Council of Egypt said on Thursday that archaeologists have found fragments of a statue of an ancient god and a pharaoh in a site that once housed ancient Egypt's largest funerary temple.

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2010-10-03 15:50:00

Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said on Saturday that Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed part of a 3,000 year-old statue of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, which is thought to be the grandfather of the young King Tutankhamun.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.