Egyptian party in London
Egyptian antiquities were in the spotlight as the British Museum's celebrations of its 250th anniversary got underway. Nevine El-Aref attended the week-long event
Threads of history
Weaving technology and techniques were established early on in Egypt, but we know little about the development of the industry, writes Jill Kamil
Dig Days: Immortal in Texas
I recently visited Fort Worth, Texas for the opening of an exhibit of Egyptian antiquities entitled, "The Quest for Immortality". While I was en route, I couldn't stop thinking of the horrible destruction of the Mesopotamian monuments...
By Zahi Hawass