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The Ministry of State for Antiquities is restoring its copy of La Description de L’Egypte, the first comprehensive study of ancient and modern Egypt, first published in 1809  
In the Parque del Oeste in Madrid tourists can visit the Temple of Debod, which originally stood on land that was flooded after the building of the Aswan High Dam

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Following year of exhaustive restoration work, the Hathor temple on Egypt's island of Philae will reopen to public next month

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A St Louis art museum can keep hold of a 3,200-year-old mummy’s mask, a US federal judge ruled, saying the US government failed to prove that the Egyptian relic was stolen

Animal mummies found in Abydos shine light on religious rituals of ancient Egyptians

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The archaeological team took samples Monday from King Khufu’s second solar boat to determine the exact causes of its deterioration and the best restoration methods

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First phase of project to restore St. Catherine’s library - home to world-class collection of ancient manuscripts, icons - will begin next month

Iconic landmark on Cairo's outskirts will soon be reopened to public after planned restoration work, conversion into international culture centre


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