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The Sun Festival at Abu Simbel Temple that nestles in darkness all-round the year. The temple is angled in such a way that only twice a year, on the birth anniversary (22nd of February) and coronation of emperor Ramses II (22nd of October), at the break of dawn, natural sunlight streams into the complex and throws light ...

 

On August 12, 30 B.C., the Egyptian queen Cleopatra took her own life inside a mausoleum in Alexandria. During more than two decades as Egypt’s last independent pharaoh, she engaged in ruthless power struggles with her ...

 

The Feast of Neyrouz marks the first day of the Coptic Calendar known as the Year of the Martyrs "ANO MARTYRUM, A.M." Its celebration falls on the 1st day of the month named Tut, the first month of the ...

 

Archaeologists have excavated the remains of a sprawling temple complex dedicated to the god Amun at the Sudanese site of Dangeil.

In its 3,000-year history as a ...

 

Tomb of Nubia Viceroy during the reign of King Tutankhamun opened in ...

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