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Ancient Egypt
Hawass receives honourary doctorate from Lisbon
Egypt's head of Egyptology is honoured in Portugal
Swiss collector returns four ancient mummies to Chile
Two of the mummies date back to the Chinchorro period (5,000-1,500 B.C.), making them older than the mummy of Tutankhamun
Archaeologists brought together in celebration
The fifth annual Archaeologists Day took place yesterday at the Cairo Opera House, with many figures honoured and Egyptian heritage celebrated
A Don Quixote statue for Hawass
Hawass named as the "personality of the year" by Spanish cultural organisation
Peru recovers artifacts from Yale University, thanks Egypt
With the support of Egypt, Peru succeeds in repatriating some of its artifacts from Yale University
Ancient Egypt's Book of the Dead in London showing
The delicate details of the afterlife written down on papyrus by the ancient Egyptians have been unfurled in public at a British Museum exhibit
Secrets of Egypt
World-renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass reveals two secret moments he has shared with the Sphinx.
New York museum to return Tutankhamun relics
Egypt's antiquities council announces agreement to return Tut relics from New York
Egypt requests return of Queen Nefertiti bust
Nearly 100 years after its discovery, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities sends formal request to have priceless Nefertiti bust returned, citing UNECSO convention  
Exhibition: Seafaring Expeditions to Punt
A photo exhibition marking ten years of American-Italian excavations at Mersa Gawasis ancient Egyptian harbor opens today

Valley of the Kings
World-renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass recalls one of his earliest visits to the Valley of the Kings, which led him to archaeology

Parts of Amenhotep III’s double statue uncovered in Luxor
Six missing pieces belonging to the double statue of 18th Dynasty's King Amenhotep III were uncovered at his funerary temple in Luxor

More ancient statues revealed
Two red granite statuary fragments of King Amenhotep III and the god Hapi have been unearthed on Luxor's west bank

Lights on for Luxor
Luxor’s new west bank lighting system is now operational, providing a dramatic night view of the city's monuments

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