An over-5,000-year-old linen dress was recently confirmed as the world’s oldest woven garment.
Over 50 examples of textile garments and furnishings are on view in Designing Identity: The Power of Textiles in Late Antiquity at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World.
Two guards at the Dayr al-Barsha archaeological site in Middle Egypt were killed by looters during a foiled robbery this weekend.
We recognize the Temple of Dendur today as a monochromatic sandstone structure, but its walls, like those of most ancient Egyptian temples, were originally painted bright colors.
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.