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Excavation Reveals Regular Citizens Who Really Ran Ancient Egypt

A team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University has uncovered an Egyptian cemetery that may have upwards of 1 million graves. NPR's Scott Simon explains they were commoners — not pharaohs.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>And now in seventh century news - a team of archaeologists from Brigham …

News, Luxor: Winter solstice celebrations to light up Karnak Today

<b>CAIRO</b>: The sanctuary of the ancient Egyptian solar God Amun at the Karnak temples in Upper Egypt will witness its yearly sun alignment phenomenon on …

Kings & Queens: Nefertari - A Queen at rest in eternity

<b>The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism joined forces with the Italian Embassy in Egypt to mark the 110th anniversary of the discovery of Queen Nefertari’s</b> …

The ancient stone quarries in Egypt as a new, serial World Heritage Site?

<i>Stone quarries were extremely important in ancient cultures, yet they are hardly represented on the World Heritage List. This might be due to</i> …