Egyptian archaeology an overview
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Archaeology in Egypt has the major function of exploring, excavating, conserving, protecting the monuments and sites. Here we have presented the information on Egyptian archaeologist, monuments, archaeological sites, and archaeological museums.

 

Museums in Egypt

The museums are mostly historical museums which house the monuments belonging to different periods, ranging from the prehistoric period to the colonial period and are located in different geographical settings. Here are the lists of museums that are present all over Egypt.

Grand Egyptian Museum

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be built by 2011 to 2012 at the cost ...

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Denshway Museum

The Denshway Museum is a museum in Al-Minufiyah, Egypt, 100 kilometers north of Cairo. The ...

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Nubian Museum

The Nubian Museum harbors the history of the "Land of Gold" as the word Nubia ...

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Heritage sites in Egypt

Egypt has an extraordinarily rich, vast and diverse cultural heritage in the form of built heritage, archaeological sites and remains since prehistoric times. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous heritage sites in Egypt.

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Pioneering archaeologists in Egypt

The Archaeologists in Egypt have contributed a lot to the Indus valley civilization and in the underwater Archaeology of the shore temples. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous Archaeologist in Egypt.

James Henry Breasted

Breasted was in the forefront of the generation of archeologist-historians ...
Goneim, Muhammad Zakaria

He is best known for determining the Step pyramid of ...
Arthur Mace

Dr. Arthur Mace, Assistant Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New ...
Giovanni Caviglia

Giovanni Caviglia discovered some of the more recognized artifacts from ...
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Monuments in Egypt

Monuments in Egypt mainly include temples, mosques, tombs, churches, cemeteries, forts, palaces, step-wells, rock-cut caves, and secular architecture as well as ancient mounds and sites which represent the remains of ancient habitation. Here you could browse through the famous monuments found in Egypt.

Akhmim

Archaeologists found several statue fragments of Rameses II during excavations, as well as a beautiful colossal statue of the king’s ...



El-Hiba

Near the modern village of el-Hiba, on the east bank of the Nile about 32km south of Beni Suef, is ...



El-Lahun

The region of el-Faiyum thrived during the Middle Kingdom when the fertile area around Birket Qarun began to be developed ...



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Archaeological Organizations in Egypt

Archaeological organizations of Egypt are professional bodies operating either for commercial or non- commercial purpose providing information about each and every minute aspect in the field of archaeology. This page acts as illustrative resource that provides a list of the archaeology organizations existing throughout the world. You can also have access to the contact details, history and other details about the professional archaeological organizations.