One teenager’s daredevil stunt to procure aerial photographs and video of the Egyptian desert has earned him a lifelong ban from the country.
A team of archaeologists in Egypt has discovered six rock cut statues inside two adjoining shrines, previously believed to be completely destroyed by an earthquake that shook the region centuries ago.
Constructed from stacked rocks and carved into remote mountainsides, the desert hermitages of Egypt and Sudan are barely perceptible in the arid landscape.
In the late 19th century, many publishing companies produced stereoscopic photographs as a way to commercialize images of foreign lands as people began to travel more frequently and as tourism as an industry boomed.
It sounds like the beginnings of a detective tale: researchers in the UK recently scanned 300 animal mummies from Egypt only to discover that a full third held no bodies.
Re-photographing (or re-purposing) the news media began for me as a healing ritual, a kind of laying-on-of-hands, to purge my despair over news events around the world.
For centuries, tourists have flocked to Cairo to behold the Pyramids of Giza firsthand.
Egyptian customs officials in Alexandria have reportedly seized a shipment of 400 copies of the art book Walls of Freedom: Street Art of the Egyptian Revolution, over fears that it might incite rebellion.
Archaeologists are one step closer to piecing together an ancient family tree after discovering the 4,500-year-old tomb of an unknown Egyptian queen named Khentakawess, AFP reported.
After Egypt was conquered by Persia in 525 BCE, many of its beloved tomb painters were scattered across the empire.
In 1922, the Egyptologist Howard Carter asked the Metropolitan Museum of Art to lend him the services of Harry Burton, a photographer then working for the Museum’s Egyptian expedition.
Finnish street artist Sampsa and Egyptian street artist Ganzeer are being labeled as “terrorists” by various Egyptian media outlets, but why?