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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Archaeologists in Luxor, Egypt, piece together two more pharaoh statues

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by AFP

    ... of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, adding to existing attractions. The two monoliths in red quartzite were raised on Sunday at what European and Egyptian ... of Amenhotep III whose reign archaeologists say marked the political and cultural peak of ancient Egyptian civilisation. "The world until now knew two Memnon colossi, but from today it will know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456332/archaeologists-luxor-egypt-piece-together-two-more-pharaoh-statues
  9. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Egyptian balloon tragedy company confirms victims had insurance cover

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:11am by Lana Lam

    ... of the nine Hongkongers who died in a hot-air balloon tragedy in Egypt have won a small but crucial victory, with confirmation that their loved ones were covered by an insurance policy. The news comes ... Cruises, the hot-air balloon company in the ancient temple city of Luxor that chartered the ill-fated flight. All nine victims had bought insurance specifically for the hot-air balloon ride. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433556/egyptian-balloon-tragedy-company-confirms-victims-had-insurance-cover
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Spirits conjured in search for ancient bell beneath Myanmar's Yangon River

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Science has failed to locate massive copper prize beneath Yangon River Spirits conjured in search for ancient bell Divers stood on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lowered their masks and plunged into the Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580126/spirits-conjured-search-ancient-bell-beneath-myanmars-yangon-river

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