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‘Screaming mummy’ to be displayed at Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is to display the “screaming mummy” this week along two other artefacts, as a part of its plan to spotlight three artefacts each week that are preserved in storage or that have not been showcased before. The mummy—found in what appears to be a constant scream of anguish—will be displayed with a …

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AUC opens new bookstore at Egyptian Museum

Celebrating the 115th anniversary of the Egyptian Museum, the American University in Cairo (AUC) took part in the he Egyptian Heritage Exhibition, and opened a branch of its bookstore at the museum. “AUC Press Bookstores regularly takes part in events and book fairs, but this is a unique and excellent initiative by the Ministry of Antiquities,” …

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Looters rip heads off 2 mummies at Egyptian Museum

By Maggie Michael / AP CAIRO: Would-be looters broke into Cairo’s famed Egyptian Museum, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging about 10 small artifacts before being caught and detained by army soldiers, Egypt’s antiquities chief said Saturday. Zahi Hawass said the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum’s antiquities, and …


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