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New discovery in Alexandrea Egypt

The remains of the Temple of Queen Bernice: --------------------------------Was discovered on Tuesday, 19/1/2010 AD, Queen Bernice is the second wife of King Ptolemy III (246-222 BC). Was the discovery of the temple area of ​​Kom El-Alexandria and a large cache of statues, bringing together nearly six hundred statue from the Ptolemaic period in different sizes and typesDiscovered the remains of the temple with a length of sixty meters width of fifteen meters, and extends down the remains of the Temple Street Ismail Fahmy, and the temple Kmahgr use of lime, which led to the loss of parts of the stones.As such, it has been found on a large number of statues representing gods goddess Bastet fun and pleasure, which was a cat, and that the temple was built for it in the Ptolemaic period in the current region Kom bench, which is located within the territory of the Security Directorate of Alexandria today.Artifacts found in three places, each one a subject of cache for a large…

The First Restoter for ancient Egypt

A restorer of the first signs of the ancient world Prince "Kha M Wast," which gained fame among the great sons of King Ramses II and chosen by his father's crown prince, but died during his rule. He is best known its interest in restoring the effects of grandparents, where we see his name on a lot of the effects of Egypt, which he restored, as famous for his knowledge abundant in ancient Egyptian religion.
King Ramasses II built a huge impressive tomb in the valley of the kings for his kids known as kv5 ,consisting of 95 rooms and still under excavation .

About Luxor City-Egypt

About Luxor
Luxor is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings — consider printing them all.

Luxor (Arabic: أَلْأُقْصُر Al 'Uqṣur) is the premier travel destination in Upper (southern) Egypt and the Nile Valley. The dynastic and religious capital of Middle Kingdom and New Kingdom Egypt, Luxor has much to offer the traveller, from vast temples, to ancient royal tombs, via spectacular desert and river scenery and a bustling modern life.
Although a relatively small town by Egyptian population standards, Luxor is quite extensive and is best divided up into several 'districts' or areas that group the main attractions on their respective sides of the river Nile:

East Bank the town, the Luxor Temple, the Temple of Karnak, The Museum, trains, hotels, restaurants
West Bank the location of the major ruins including Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens and other important s…

The Mummies Guard

The Mummies Guard
A rare and very interesting image taken in 1890 appears in the picture supposed to be this mummies guard sleeping next to them in a way the photographer thought he is one of them .
Get a tour to the valley of the kings-click here

Khan ElKhallili Souqe

The souk dates back to 1382, when Emir Djaharks el-Khalili built a large caravanserai's (خان khan in Arabic) in Cairo under the Burji Mamluk Sultan Barquq; the eponymous khan is still extant. By the time of Barquq, the first Circassian Mamluk Sultan (1382–1399) much reconstruction needed to be done within the walls of the city in order to repair the damage incurred as a result of the Black Death. When Barquq started his madrassa in Bayn el-Qasrayn, markets were rebuilt, and Khan el-Khalili was established. It was also known Turkish bazaar during the Ottoman Empire.

Bustling doesn't begin to describe this souk, located in a dense network of twisting alleys. Every corner is jam-packed with stores and stalls that sell everything from Nefertiti busts to spices. This souk has been a center for craftsmen and trade since it was built in 1382 by Amir Jarkas al Khalili. The former Fatimid cemetery site was a place where caravans of traveling merchants could rest and engage in tra…