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Coins from the time when the Israelites moved to Egypt found in the basement of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo?
The online edition of the Mideast Jerusalem Post from September 25th, 2009, reported that in the archives of the Egyptian Museum, among a multitude of unsorted artifacts, coins were ... more ]

Egypt and Alexandria. A brief numismatic survey

In this series Ursula Kampmann invites you to a trip though the history of Egypt and its capital Alexandria by its coinage. more ]

British Museum presents major Egypt exhibition

Under the title “Egypt: faith after the pharaohs”, the British Museum presents a fascinating exhibition until February 7, 2016. Dealing with 1,200 years of Egyptian history, it provides unparalleled insight into the lives of different religious communities. more ]

ANS launches online catalogue with Egyptian National Library

The American Numismatic Society announced the digital publication of the non-hoard numismatic collection of the Egyptian National Library, in collaboration with the universities of Washington and Cairo. more ]

Sunken Cities: British Museum’s first major exhibition of underwater archaeology

‘Sunken cities: Egypt’s lost worlds’ is the British Museum’s first large-scale exhibition of underwater archaeological discoveries and runs through 27 November 2016. It tells the story of two lost Egyptian cities and their recent rediscovery beneath the Mediterranean seabed. more ]

Egypt's former minister says antiquities should stay abroad

Most Egyptian artefacts held abroad were exported legally, says Egypt’s former Antiquities Minister and argues that it is in his country’s interests to leave them where they are. more ]

Antiquities trade in Egypt

There are books we have been anticipating for years. This is one of them. It paints a detailed picture of the Egyptian antiquities trade, not black, not white, but with many shades of grey. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look at the book. more ]

German scenographer redesigns Egyptian Museum

The famous Egyptian Museum will be replaced by the Grand Egyptian Museum at Gizeh featuring the most important exhibition of Egyptian objects. A German scenographer has won the competition of designing the exhibition. more ]

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