The Suez National Museum opened in Egypt last week with more than 2,500 antiquities on display.
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced that a restoration project for Meidum will begin immediately in order to improve the site for tourists.
The smallest of the three Giza pyramids will open next month to tourists after a two-year renovation
The Hanging Church is again open after 16 years of renovation.
The Sesostris Canal that linked the Nile River to the Red Sea never existed.
A giant sphinx has been discovered in the sand dunes of California. This plaster figure was built for Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 movie “The Ten Commandments.”
And a recent study shows that Hollywood does not portray archaeologists fairly.
HT: Explorator, Agade
Photo from Egypt volume of the Pictorial Library of Bible Lands
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I wrote the exact same thing about the Sesostris canal at my blog over three years ago.