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That Time Beyonce Was Booted From The Pyramids For Being 'Rude'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.28.2013 | Travel

It's hard to believe Beyonce would be kicked out of anything or anywhere, but that's reportedly what happened when an infamous archaeologist booted he...

Huge Pyramid Holds Hidden Treasure, Real-Life 'Indiana Jones' Says

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science

TORONTO — Zahi Hawass is back. The famous, and at times controversial, Egyptologist is free of legal charges, free to travel and is launching a wo...

Zahi Hawass FIRED

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts

CAIRO -- Egypt's antiquities minister, whose trademark Indiana Jones hat made him one the country's best known figures around the world, was fired Sun...

Hundreds Of 3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Inscribed Blocks Unearthed

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | World

CAIRO -- French archaeologists have unearthed hundreds of 3,000-year-old colored limestone blocks believed to have been used to build the sacred lake ...

PHOTOS: Egypt Excavates 4,500-Year-Old Boat

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Archaeologists have begun excavating a 4,500-year-old wooden boat found next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of Egypt's main t...

PHOTOS: 7 Egyptian Tombs Open To Tourists

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts

CAIRO -- The tombs of seven men, including several who served King Tutankhamen and his father, the pharaoh Akhenaten, were opened to tourists on Monda...

Egypt Art Chief Zahi Hawass To Be Imprisoned

Ahram Online | Posted 06.18.2011 | Arts

Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs Zahi Hawass has been sentenced to one year in jail on Sunday for refusing to fulfill a court ruling over a l...

Stolen King Tut Artifacts Found

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts

At a press conference on Tuesday, recently re-appointed Egyptian antiquities minister Zahi Hawass showed looted artifacts which had been recovered. Th...

Zahi Hawass Officially Reappointed As Egypt's Antiquities Chief

Ahram Online | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts

Five days after his meeting with Egypt Prime Minister Essam Sharaf renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has been officially reappointed to the post of Eg...

Egyptian Antiquities Chief, Zahi Hawass, Resigns

nytimes.com | KATE TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Zahi Hawass, Egypt's powerful and controversial antiquities chief, resigned on Thursday along with the prime minister, after posting on his Web site f...

Key Statue Of King Tut's Father Found In Trash, Returned To Egyptian Museum

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

CAIRO — Egypt said it will reopen historical sites to tourism on Sunday as it sought to revive a key industry shattered in the turmoil that oust...

Credibility Gap: Two Gilded King Tut Statues Among 18 Objects Purloined From Egyptian Museum

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

We need more transparency from Egypt's Minister of Antiquities. If Hawass didn't know the full extent of the vandalism and looting, he should have acknowledged that, rather than giving blanket assurances that all was well.

Archaeologist's Detailed Firsthand Report About Saqqara Looting

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Contradicting the claims of Egyptian antiquities chief Zahi Hawass, a member of a French archaeological expedition reports that the ancient burial ground of Saqqara has been vandalized by would-be robbers.

Zahi Hawass for Prime Minister

Robert Eisenman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Eisenman

Let Zahi Hawass now save his country. He is the only one with the international stature and reputation to do it. He will be able to accomplish this in Mubarak's last six months.

A Glimpse of the Real Egypt

Lisa Haisha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lisa Haisha

From my experiences, the Egyptians are a group of smart, talented, and proud people who simply want a better life for themselves. They are a tolerant people -- looking back, maybe they are a bit too tolerant, especially of injustices done to them.

Egyptian Museum Scare Settled As Antiquities Czar Lands Promotion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the aftermath of this weekend's security crisis at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Zahi Hawass, Egypt's newly-appointed Minister of Antiquities, told...

Egyptian Museum's Zahi Hawass On The Antiquities Looting Crisis

Zahi Hawass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

On Friday, January 28, 2011, when the protest marches began in Cairo, I heard that a curfew had been issued that started at 6.00pm on Friday evening u...

Kin Tut's Grandfather, Pharaoh Amenhotep III, Carved In Statue Discovered In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Exactly eighty-eight years after another historic Egyptian discovery, archaeologists conducting a routine dig Thursday unearthed the top half of a red...

Egypt's Top Archaeologists Discover Nearly 4,500 Year Old Tomb

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top archaeologist showed off the newly discovered tomb of a pharaonic priest on Tuesday, a find he said could point the way to a...

Interview With A Pissed Off Queen

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
SaraKay Smullens

An absolutely brand-new scientific breakthrough allowing communication with the spirit of those who have passed on was used yesterday by the Huffington Post in a penetrating interview with 3,500 year old Queen Nefertiti.

Cleopatra's Tomb Believed To Be At 1 Of 3 Egyptian Archaeological Sites

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Archaeologists will begin excavating sites in Egypt next week in an attempt to solve a mystery that has stymied historians for hundreds ...