Monday, July 20, 2009

It has been estimated that only one-third of the Ancient Egyptian archaeological sites have been found so far, and new discoveries are being made almost daily. Many of those recent discoveries have been made on the Giza Plateau, in the shadow of the famous pyramids, and at nearby Saqqara and Abu Sir. Mahmoud Khodier’s illustrated lecture will discuss the work currently being done at these sites and their importance to our understanding of the history of the fascinating Ancient Egyptian civilization.

Mahmoud Khodier

Mahmoud Khodier is a renowned Egyptologist and tour guide. Born in Memphis, Egypt, he holds degrees from both Al Azhar University and Cairo University. His expertise, sensitivity, sense of humor and enthusiasm for Egyptian archaeology has put him in great demand as a popular lecturer throughout Egypt and the United States.

Tomb of Ancient Egyptian Princess Discovered in Unusual Spot

  • Posted on: 6 November 2012
  • By: mprythero

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The tomb of an ancient Egyptian princess has been discovered south of Cairo hidden in bedrock and surrounded by a court of tombs belonging to four high officials.