Posts by Egypt for Americans
The Lost Golden City of 3000 years discovered in Luxor Egypt
I want to tell you about a city that has just recently been unearthed in Egypt. This city, dubbed “The Lost Golden City”, is likely the second most important archaeological find in Egypt after the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb of 1922 in Luxor. The leader of this discovery is none other than Egypt’s renowned archaeologist Zahi…Read More
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is now open!
Millions of people tuned in on April 3, 2021 to witness the Golden Pharaohs’ Parade. Twenty-two ancient Egyptian pharaohs and royal mummies moved from the Cairo Museum to their new home in the ancient Islamic capital of Egypt—Al-Fustat. These mummies, along with hundreds of thousands of other artifacts are now on display at the New…Read More
The 22 Royal Mummies Parade in Cairo Egypt
Today is a spectacular day for an Egyptian Royal Mummy parade. Why such a parade? Well, the Egyptian Royal mummies are moving through the streets of Cairo from their current home the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. They are moving to their new home, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) . Paralleling the Nile River…Read More
The World’s oldest known beer factory discovered in Egypt
Abydos beer factory: Ancient large-scale brewery discovered in Egypt. Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed what could be the world’s oldest known beer factory, dating back about 5,000 years. A joint Egyptian-American team discovered the brewery in Abydos, an ancient burial ground in the desert. This recent discovery in Egypt has landed upon an ancient beer factory. Archaeologists from both America and Egypt have sponsored this dig. The joint mission…Read More
New Discovery in Saqqara Egypt
Be prepared for an updated history book! New discovery in Saqqara Egypt was released this week, and they will forever change the way people interpret the 18th and 19th dynasties of the New Kingdom. An Egyptian mission working in the Saqqara antiquities area next to the pyramid of King Teti (first king of the Sixth…Read More
5,000-year-old Relic from the Great Pyramid of Giza uncovered in cigar box in Scotland
Have you ever forgotten where you placed something? For me, it is usually something that I had just been holding in my hand. Well, just recently a curatorial assistant at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland made an amazing discovery–or rediscovery as the case may be—of something that was hiding in plain sight. The 5,000 years…Read More
The New Grand Egyptian Museum (The GEM) Opening soon
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be Opening most likely in 2023, but they have not determined a date yet, however the project is %99 completed. The delay in opening the GEM was due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, and Egypt wants to pick a perfect time as it is probably the most important achievement…Read More
Women in Egypt | Female Traveler | What to wear in Egypt?
Okay, let’s talk fashion—women’s fashion(clothes to wear in Egypt). Surely you’ve heard that women in Egypt cover up when they are out and about. Maybe you’ve heard that their clothing is restrictive, and they only show their eyeballs and their hands. It could be, that as a woman, female traveler and tourist, you might be…Read More
Khan El Khalili Bazaar | Cairo, Egypt | Mingle with real local Egyptians in the region’s oldest Souk dates back to 1382.
If you truly want an Egyptian shopping experience and mingle with real Egyptian locals, you must visit the heart of Cairo at the Khan El Khalili Market and Bazaar. The History of Khan El Khalili Market This souk, begun between 1382 and 1389, houses hundreds of shops filled with souvenirs, trinkets and traditional crafts. Sure,…Read More
Egypt Group Tours vs Private Egypt Tours | The Better way to visit Egypt.
Private Egypt Tours versus Egypt Group Tours; Today I went to a training session. One of the perks for the day came in the form of two words—LUNCH PROVIDED. I was a little excited to see what I was going to eat, and when it arrived, I was indeed mostly pleased. We had boxed lunches. …Read More