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Egyptian Pharaoh Statue of Ramses II Is 'Big Discovery'
Offbeat  (tags: Big Discovery, Archaeology, Ancient, Egyptian Pharaoh, Egypt )

Ray
- 193 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have said a figure found submerged in water in a Cairo neighbourhood may depict Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.
Giant 3,000-Year-Old Statue of Pharaoh Ramses II Found Buried in a Cairo Slum Is Hailed as One of the Most Important Discoveries
Offbeat  (tags: Ramses II, pharaoh, egypt, statue, relic, history )

Scooby
- 195 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive 26ft (8 metre) statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum. Researchers say it probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago
Great Pyramid Of Giza Is Slightly Lopsided
Offbeat  (tags: Giza Pyramid, Egypt, Pharaoh, Khufu, Death, Tomb, Afterlife )

Fiona
- 458 days ago - livescience.com
Built for the pharaoh Khufu about 4,500 years ago, the Great Pyramid at Giza is considered a wonder of the ancient world. Please note, comment, forward.
Nonhuman 'Hands' Found in Prehistoric Rock Art
Offbeat  (tags: hand paintings, hand stencils, rock wall art, Sahara Desert, Egypt, Wadi Sura, Cave of the Swimmers, prehistoric art )

Barbara
- 565 days ago - livescience.com
The roughly 8,000-year-old 'hands' painted on a rock wall in the Sahara Desert aren't human at all, as researchers originally thought, but are actually stencils of the 'hands' or forefeet, of the desert monitor lizard, a new study finds. <br /> Thes
Motorcycle Gunmen Open Fire on Tourists Boarding a Bus in Cairo on Road Leading to the Pyramids
Offbeat  (tags: Egypt, gunmen, Cairo, pyramids, tourists )

Scooby
- 625 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on tourists as they boarded a bus in Cairo, security sources said.
Lion Turns on Trainer During Circus Performance in Egypt - Video
Offbeat  (tags: video, attack, lion, cirus, trainer injured, Egypt )

Angie
- 958 days ago - nydailynews.com
A stunning 40-second video captured Faten El-Helw obliviously dancing and waving to audience members during a Thursday night performance as a massive cat begins crouching in the screen's corner.
Egypt Warns of Muslim Brotherhood Organizations in U.S.
Offbeat  (tags: Muslim Brotherhood, Islam, Muslims, Egypt, CAIR, government, protection, safety, society )

Gillian
- 978 days ago - clarionproject.org
An Egyptian government website features a warning that the Muslim Brotherhood has a lobby in the U.S. disguised as civil society organizations.
Egyptian Sumo Star Osunaarashi Focuses on Wrestling His Way to the Top
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Japan, sumo wrestling, Osunaarashi, egypt )

Naoko
- 985 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Kintaro Osunaarashi, whose real name is Abdelrahman Ahmed Shaalan, was raised in the suburbs of Giza, a city southwest of Cairo that's home to the famed ancient pyramids.
Million Mummy Mystery: Egyptian Cemetery With 1mn Bodies Stumps Scientists
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Egypt, History )

Ray
- 1009 days ago - rt.com
An ancient cemetery in Egypt contains 1 million bodies, according to a team of archeologists who discovered the burial ground. What the site represents remains a mystery, as the scientists are still puzzled about where exactly all the people came from.
Million-Mummy Cemetery Unearthed in Egypt
Offbeat  (tags: mummies, egypt, common people, buried, humans, interesting, odd, unusual )

Angie
- 1010 days ago - msn.com
The remains of a child, laid to rest more than 1,500 years ago when the Roman Empire controlled Egypt, was found in an ancient cemetery that contains more than 1 million mummies, according to a team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University in Provo
EGYPT: Close Down All 7 Governmental Zoos That Are Nothing Less Than Hell Holes!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Egypt, suffering, crime, ethics, protection, safety, wildlife )

Gillian
- 1109 days ago - change.org
The animals are starving and dying in the seven governmental zoos of Egypt and they need YOUR help! The animals in the zoos of Egypt are in dire need of medical attention and proper care, and the Egyptian activists need our help to put pressure on the
Egypt Votes To Dissolve The Obama-Supported Muslim Brotherhood
Offbeat  (tags: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood )

Beatrice
- 1139 days ago - beforeitsnews.com
Egypt's highest administrative court dissolved Saturday the political party of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its assets liquidated, in the latest move against the 86-year old Islamist group.
Egypt: Deadly Risks, But Female Genital Mutilation Persists
Offbeat  (tags: genital mutilation, Girl, Egypt )

Ray
- 1227 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A doctor will stand trial for the first time in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation after the death of a 13-year-old girl last year. The girl's father, who took her to the clinic, is also being tried in the landmark prosecution.
Egyptian Man Arrests Swan on Suspicion of Spying
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, Egypt, crazy, swan, arrest, spy, suspicion, funny )

Giana
- 1481 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
An Egyptian man has performed a citizen's arrest on a swan, taking it to police on suspicion of being a spy.
 

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