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 The Ministry of Antiquities and the Tourism Promotion Authority agreed to open an Ottoman-era fort in El Quseir to tourists. The fort was built in the Red Sea town in 1799 under Sultan Selim’s rule.

The first officially registered settlement in Hurghada goes back to 1905. At this time a part of the old port was already existing and alive.

The Spanish Archaeological Mission in Qubbet El-Hawa, west Aswan, has discovered an intact structure where the brother of one of the most important governors of the 12th Dynasty, Sarenput II, was buried.

Dating to the 4th century, the Coptic Orthodox monastery of St Paul began as a grouping of hermitages in the cliffs around the site where St Paul had his hermitage.

The face of a young Egyptian woman who lived at least 2,000-years-ago has been reconstructed from a 3D print out of her skull. The forensic techniques used revealed surprising facts about the beautiful woman, who has been named Meritamun,