Prosthesis in ancient Egypt
Further evidence has come to light that prosthesis to make up for physical defects was a branch of surgery practised in ancient times. Nevine El-Aref looks at the big toe
of a noblewoman
Back where they belong
TWO TEAMS of archaeologists were in the United States and Italy this week to collect more objects stolen from Egypt and escort them back home, reports Nevine El-Aref.
Piece of the month
AN UDJET gold necklace belonging to the boy Pharaoh Tutankhamun, unearthed along with the rest of his funerary objects in an unprecedented find at his tomb in Luxor in 1922, is the Egyptian Museum's August Piece of the Month.
Chance new discovery
Coincidence often plays a role in the events leading to a magnificent discovery
Mummies in Chile
"Do you know that we have an Egyptian mummy in Chile?" The question was posed by Samuel Fernandez Illanes, the Chilean ambassador to Egypt,