08 janvier 2011

The tomb of Tutankhamun will be closed to tourists

CAIRO.- The Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced that the tomb of Tutankhamun will be closed to tourists due to the deterioration that is caused. In this image: A Tutankhamun mask is on display in the exhibition rooms of the Event Arena at Olympiapark in Munich. EPA/PETER KNEFFEL. CAIRO.- Workmen remove an object from the tomb of King Tut in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt, Feb. 1923. AP Photo. CAIRO.- This undated file photo shows Howard Carter, the archaeologist who discovered King Tutankhamuns tomb,... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2010

Massive Head of Famous Pharaoh Amenhotep III Unearthed in Egypt

The newly unearthed 3,400-year old red granite head, part of a huge statue of the ancient pharaoh Amenhotep III, at the pharaoh's mortuary temple in the city of Luxor. Egypt's Culture Ministry says a team of Egyptian and European archaeologists has unearthed a large head made of red granite of an ancient pharaoh who ruled Egypt some 3,400 years ago. AP Photo/ Supreme Council of Antiquities. CAIRO (AP).- Archaeologists have unearthed a massive red granite head of one Egypt's most famous pharaohs who ruled nearly 3,400 years... [Lire la suite]
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