Ancient Egypt

"Naked scanners" being used to research mummies

A new use for airport screening technology

“This mask belongs to Egypt”: Zahi Hawass demands repatriation of ancient Saqqara mask

Hawass, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, is asking the St Louis Art Museum to return an supposedly looted antiquity

Mask on display at St Louis Art Museum "belongs to Egypt”

Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, is asking the museum to return an antiquity he says was looted from Saqqara

François Pinault loses Egyptian antiquity case

Controversy over statue which dates from 1850-1720 BC

Agatha Christie and the Orient: Adventures on the Nile.

With over 200 objects on loan from the British Museum an exhibition which charts Agatha Christie’s travels in the Orient.

The search for ancient Alexandria goes underwater

The greatest city of the Hellenistic age has been neglected by archaeology for decades. Now underwater survey techniques have provided us with glimpses of the centre’s greatness. But many decry the techniques being used

Womens’ rights campaigner, Mme Sadat, supports an Egyptian show with a pc twist

"Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven” is at the Brooklyn Museum 20 October - 5 January 1997

Grand designs for Cairo Egyptian Museum include expansions and virtual restitution

After many set backs a new building is finally in the works, as well as plans for a modern solution to the dispersal of Egypt's treasures