Friday, 25.09.2020

Tag: Egypt

Business Model Cultural Property

A cultural event of superlatives: Egypt sends 166 objects of Tutankhamun around the globe. The revenues flowing back into the nation on the Nile are enormous. Whether Egypt makes best use of the money is an entirely different matter.

Do We Have to Predate the Beginning of Coinage by Half a Millennium?

Auction house Numismatica Genevensis SA offers in its auction 12 on 18 and 19 November 2019 an object that might revolutionize monetary history as we know it. Did the Egyptians of the 18th dynasty already use coins?

Early 19th-Century Photography Featuring Famous Monuments

Tourists standing in the middle of a huge crowd flocking to one of the UNESCO sites might wonder what travelling was like in the 19th century. Incredible daguerreotypes of Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey offer an answer at the Metropolitan Museum.

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.
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