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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to play Horus In ‘Gods Of Egypt’

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (AKA Jamie Lanister from 'Game of Thrones') has signed on to be Horus in a movie about avenging the death of Osiris.

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Conference: Palaces and Residences in Ancient Egypt: Reaching Beyond the State of the Art (London, UK)

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A two-day conference bringing together recent research into the archaeology, symbolism, context and place of palaces and residences in all periods of Ancient Egyptian culture.

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Exhibition: Echoes of Egypt - Conjuring the Land of the Pharaohs

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The Peabody Museum hosts an exhibition of the power of ancient Egypt and its impact on western society.

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Conference: Nubia in the New Kingdom - Lived experience, pharaonic control and local traditions

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The 2013 Birtish Museum's annual colloquium. Focussing on ancient Nubia during the New Kingdom

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Protests in Cairo despite Curfew

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The Egyptian government set out a curfew in several cities across the country. Despite these restrictions, there have been reports of protests. In particular, the situation in Cairo may seem to escalate.

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Five Tombs found on Luxor's West Bank

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Dating mainly to the Third Intermediate Period (1,069 to 664 BC), five tombs are unearthed in the mortuary complex of Amenhetep II by an Italian mission. Several canopic jars are among the finds.

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Dahshur Under Threat

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The site of Egypt's first ever complete pyramid is under threat as organized looters keep pillaging the site in search of precious objects.

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Two Arrested in Faiyum for Possession of Artifacts

Two renown suspects have just recently been arrested in the Faiyum in Middle Egypt for the possession of artifacts. Objects seized included around 25 Graeco-Roman coins and 10 statues.

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8 Million Dog Mummies uncovered at Saqqara

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Over eight million dog mummies have been uncovered at the dog catacomb at Saqqara. Several breeds have been distinguished but await further study.

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Oldest Known Depiction of Pharaoh Discovered near Aswan

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A recent research insight by scholars from Yale University yielded a new discovery at Nag el-Hamdulab near Aswan of a representation of a king.

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