The Lost Golden City of 3000 years discovered in Luxor Egypt

The Lost Golden City 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…

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The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is now open!

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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…

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The 22 Royal Mummies Parade in Cairo Egypt

Mummy King Segenenre Ta 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…

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The New Grand Egyptian Museum (The GEM) Opening Late 2021

The New Grand Egyptian Museum-The GEM- The Largest Archaeological Museum in the World- Egypt New Museum- The GEM opening 2021

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be Opening late 2021, however the project will be completed late 2020. The delay in opening the GEM is due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. Egypt will welcome yet another Jewel of the Nile. The Grand Egyptian Museum, aka the GEM.  Currently, many artifacts await their debuts in the…

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The Hanging Church | Coptic Cairo | Egypt

Tour inside the Hanging Church

The Hanging Church or Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church is one of the oldest churches in Cairo, Egypt. It is located in Old Cairo, they built this Basilican-styled church atop a gatehouse of the Babylon Fortress. The name Hanging Church is because its suspended nave over a passageway, so it appears to be hanging in…

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St.Simon Monastery | The Cave Church | Cairo | Egypt

St. Simon Monastery at Cairo

Heading to church in a cave is most likely a unique experience.  However, over 20,000 Christians gather weekly to worship at Cairo’s Cave Church.  The cave is also known as the Monastery of Saint Simon, and it is located in the Mokattam Mountain.  Who is Saint Simon? Before we add any details, let’s first talk…

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THE GREAT PYRAMIDS OF GIZA were NOT the first to be constructed!!!

The Great Pyramids in Giza, Egypt

When people think of Egypt, they usually think about the Egyptian Pyramids.  And, when they think about pyramids, they usually think about the Great Pyramids of Giza.  However, these pyramids were not the first to be constructed. To find that pyramid, we have to go back even further to the time of the vizier Imhotep…

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