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  1. Lifting lid on all that's Egyptian

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... back to ancient Egypt. The three actors bring an extra dimension to the show by directing questions to the audience. Their performance includes snippets from the era when the Egyptian pyramids ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997551/lifting-lid-all-thats-egyptian
  2. News - World

    Islamist governor of Egypt's ancient city of Luxor says he has resigned

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 07:26pm by AP

    ... CAIRO (AP) — Islamist governor of Egypt's ancient city of Luxor says he has resigned. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1267368/islamist-governor-egypts-ancient-city-luxor-says-he-has-resigned
  3. News - World - GREECE

    Ancient Greek tomb may offer secrets from the era of Alexander the Great

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Amphipolis Archaeologists hope the biggest structure of its kind found in Greece will contain a treasure trove from the era of Alexander the Great Ancient tomb set to give up its secrets To the villagers near the ancient Greek town of Amphipolis, archaeological treasure is nothing new. Many have lived off antiquity smuggling for decades. But a massive tomb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579444/ancient-greek-tomb-may-offer-secrets-era-alexander-great
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Assassin slit throat of Pharaoh Ramses III to alter line of succession

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... from about 1188BC to 1155BC, is described in ancient documents as the "Great God" and a military leader who defended Egypt, then the richest prize in the Mediterranean, from repeated ... in plot to alter line of succession An assassin slit the throat of Egypt's last great pharaoh at the climax of a bitter succession battle, scientists say in a report on the 3,000-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1107632/assassin-slit-throat-pharaoh-ramses-iii-alter-line-succession
  5. Comment - Blogs - TOURISM

    'I was here' Chinese carving on ancient Egyptian wall is decried on Weibo

    Posted May 26th 2013, 04:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Etched into a 3,000-year-old clay wall of Luxor's most fabled temple is now a strange inscription that looks nothing like what an ancient Egyptian might ... Temple spread quickly on Weibo at the weekend, the Beijing News reported on Sunday. They showed seven Chinese characters carved into the torso of a drawing of an ancient Egyptian. Shen’s post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1246598/i-was-here-chinese-carving-ancient-egyptian-wall-decried-weibo
  6. The rise of ancient Egypt's gods

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Red Pyramid Rick Riordan Published by Puffin ISBN 9780141384948 The ancient gods just can't leave the modern world alone. In Rick Riordan's popular Percy Jackson series, it is the Greek gods that emerge from the past to create problems for poor Percy in New York. Now it's the turn of ancient Egyptian gods to show up in London and New York, causing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736544/rise-ancient-egypts-gods
  7. Ancient Egypt

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 At what age did Tutankhamen become ruler of Egypt, according to most Egyptologists? 2 In which three cities would you find the Ancient Egyptian obelisks known ... believed to have been built as a tomb for which pharaoh? 6 Which feature is missing from the Great Sphinx at Giza? 7 Who played the pharaoh of Egypt in the 1956 film The Ten Commandments? 8 After ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/561786/ancient-egypt
  8. News - Hong Kong - CORONER'S COURT

    Inquest into Egypt balloon tragedy could start at end of year

    Posted May 29th 2014, 06:25pm by Amy Nip, LO WEI

    ... Amy Nip and Lo Wei Relatives of 9 Hongkongers killed in balloon crash attend court briefing Inquest to be held into Egypt deaths The Hong Kong Coroner's Court is to hold an inquest into last year's hot-air balloon tragedy in Egypt which cost the lives of nine tourists from the city. It is understood the inquest will not start until late this year at the earliest, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521221/inquest-egypt-balloon-tragedy-could-start-end-year
  9. News - China

    China’s fake Sphinx to be demolished after Egypt complains

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:40am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A replica of Egypt’s iconic Sphinx built in northern China will be dismantled after an Egyptian ministry complained about the structure, state media said on Sunday. A massive replica of the ancient statue was built in Hebei province, the official Xinhua news agency said. But Egypt’s ministry of antiquities complained to the United Nations Educational, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1519612/chinas-fake-sphinx-be-demolished-after-egypt-complains
  10. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Mummy mystery unwrapped: Egyptian burial custom began 6,000 years ago

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Egyptians created mummies '6,000 years ago' It has long been known that the practice of mummification of the dead in ancient Egypt- fundamental ... out in Egypt more than 6,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought. They said embalming substances contained in funerary textiles from the oldest-known Egyptian cemeteries dated from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573683/mummy-mystery-unwrapped-egyptian-burial-custom-began-6000-years-ago

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