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The Egyptian ‘Labyrinth’ at Hawara

Herodotus (fifth century B.C.) and other Greek and Roman writers described a magnificent labyrinth in Egypt, containing three thousand rooms on two levels. Pliny the Elder (first century A.D.) related that the Egyptian labyrinth was already 3600 years old in … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Ship-builders and Pharoah(ess) Hatshepsut

Excavations at an ancient Egyptian shipyard have unearthed remains of the world’s oldest seafaring ships. The 4,000-year-old timbers were found alongside equally ancient cargo boxes, anchors, coils of rope and other naval materials just as old, at what archaeologists are … Continue reading

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Abd’el Hakim Awyan, Mystical Wisdom-Keeper

Dr. ABD’EL HAKIM AWYAN ‘HAKIM’ (for short), was a wisdom-keeper of the Ancient Egyptian Mysteries, and was born and lived in the village beneath the Giza Plateau; he grew up with the great pyramids of Giza as his playground. He … Continue reading

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News 23rd May ’11: Seven New Tombs ‘Open for Business’

The Minister for Egypt’s Antiquities, Mr Zahi Hawass, has announced the opening of seven new sites (tombs) to the public. This has been seen as a move to boost Egypt’s struggling tourist industry and a positive step to help all … Continue reading

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