Untouched for nearly 4,000 years, the ornately painted tomb in Egypt’s Saqqara region, is in nearly pristine condition.
In a photoshoot in front of the Egyptian pyramids, Melania Trump reminds us that fashion is political.
On this week’s art crime blotter: an art dealer was accused of flogging forgeries, Airbnb renters stole their hosts’ Banksy print, and Egyptian authorities arrested three men for selling chunks of the Giza pyramids to tourists.
The Presidential race isn’t exactly a showcase of the best and brightest in US society, but Republican candidate Ben Carson hit a new intellectual low with his claim that the ancient pyramids of Egypt were used to store grain.
For centuries, tourists have flocked to Cairo to behold the Pyramids of Giza firsthand.
Tourist photos are by now a centuries-old cliché, particularly in the case of those landmarks that have been photographed millions of times over. But a group of Russian photographers just found a way to spice up their shots of so cliché a subject as Egypt’s Great Pyramids — by climbing to the top of them.
LONDON — What will the future think of the world when they look back on the marks we have left? Will it be with the same reverence with which we gaze on the Acropolis hill and the Parthenon that sits upon it as a symbol of civilization and democracy or something less forthcoming?
Unreported Heritage News is quoting Dr. Gerry Scott, director of the American Research Center in Egypt, who provides an assessment of the damage sustained by a few major archeological sites in the protest-racked country. He says there is apparently damage at the Giza Pyramids and an attempt to loot the Temple at Karnak.