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In Photos: Human remains with golden tongues unearthed in archaeological site in southern Egypt

Archaeologists have unearthed two Saite tombs with human remains with golden tongues at El-Bahnasa archaeological site in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said on Sunday.

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Rosetta’s Citadel of Qaitbay is safe, open after heavy rainfall: Egyptian official

Rosetta’s Citadel of Qaitbay, commonly known as Fort Julien, is safe and open to visitors in the Egyptian city of Rashid after its vicinity was flooded by rainwater, a senior antiquities official said Saturday.

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Egypt illuminates Salaheddin Citadel On International Anti-Corruption Day

In celebration of International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December), Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities illuminated the façades of Salaheddin Citadel in Cairo and Qaitbay Fortress in Alexandria with the words “International Anti-Corruption Day.”

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Luxor’s unsung heroes: Behind the scenes in the Avenue of Sphinxes

Behind every piece of art exhibited at the ceremony marking the opening of the Avenue of Sphinxes, there were scientific studies, artistic skills, and many stories to tell.

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'Live Heritage, Live Communities' in Historic Cairo and Luxor kicks off

The “Live Heritage, Live Communities” workshop, a project that engages the local communities of Historic Cairo and Luxor in crafting a program for cultural heritage and sustainable tourism, was launched earlier in the week.

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The Journey exhibition wraps up in Alexandria

The Bab Masr local intangible heritage and culture platform held its art exhibition Al-Rehla (The Journey) over the past week in Alexandria.

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Exalted Spirits: A tribute conference to Egypt’s intangible heritage

The American Research Centre in Egypt (ARCE) held a most inspiring conference titled ‘Exalted Spirits, The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt throughout the Ages’ from 10 to 12 November.

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The 12th edition of Alexandria's Heritage Days Festival announced

The French Cultural Centre in Alexandria announced in a press conference held on Monday that the 12th edition of Alexandria’s ‘Heritage Days Festival’ will be returning in a physical, offline form soon.

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Positivity: So you think you could smile?

Ahram Online sat down with a panel of experts on mental wellness to discuss the effects of positive thoughts and language on morale and productivity.

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Norway ambassador hosts performance to raise awareness against FGM

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Ambassador of Norway to Egypt Hilde Klementsdal hosted a theatrical performance of A Paper Kite to raise awareness of the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Creations of skilled artisans from Upper Egypt

The Association of Upper Egypt for Education and Development (AUEED) held the annual Akhmim and Hagaza exhibition at its headquartering in Daher neighborhood in Cairo. It opens 10am to 8 pm daily. It will last until 12 December.

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Japanese drugmaker Shionogi mulls developing vaccine for Omicron

Japanese pharmaceutical firm Shionogi & Co is considering developing a vaccine for the new Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, one of its officials said as quoted by Sky news.

Miroslav Zikmund, a legendary Czech travel writer, has died. He was 102.

Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died.

Some of the world's biggest literary awards, including the Nobel, Booker and Goncourt, have gone to Africans this year.