Earth Hour for the Great Sphinx.
When you wore this wig, you wanted EVERYONE to know.
Here you really can walk in the footsteps of the ancients.
Ipuy and his wife were clearly cat people.
Divine deity or earthly ruler?
Over 100 years after it was first unearthed, this sphinx still keeps its secret.
1,300 years after the Great Pyramid of Giza was built, a much smaller monument rose into the Theban sky.
The Third Pyramid at Giza reopens.
The layout of a short-lived capital captured by satellite.
Giza's melodramatic audio-visual gets a facelift.
How ancient Egypt's greatest city became just a few random ruins.
Another new tomb - and a very personal vendetta revealed.
35 years ago today, the mission to save the Nubian temples was declared a complete success.
How this little statuette could save Tutankhamun from getting his hands dirty.
Let's meet Egypt's most controversial female royal - Hatshepsut.
70 years ago today Nefertiti's iconic bust was stashed in a German salt mine for safe keeping.
A new tomb is discovered in Luxor bearing the signs of a personal vendetta.
Beneath the second great pyramid at Giza.
Ramesses II caught fibbing.
Find out what connects Easter with ancient Egypt.
The magical symbol with the power to grant eternal life.
The world's second-largest collection of Egyptian artefacts has now fully re-opened.
A lovely day on the ski fields of Giza.
A wonderful new twist in the Sekhemka saga.
Even in the third millennium B.C., finding a spot close to the Great Pyramid was a big thing.
And people wonder why the Great Sphinx is so weather-beaten!
Egyptian art had a quality that most art doesn't: it was designed to DO something.
The broad collar of a Queen who led the African resistance against Emperor Augustus.
And when he finally did, there were some scores to settle.
Few fail to be impressed with Ramesses II's ancient temples at Abu Simbel. The modern Sound and Light Show however, draws a mixed reaction.
Karnak Temple dominated Thebes for 2,000 years. Its beginnings, however, were very modest.
What did the artist do, 3,300 years ago, to help make this scene 'work'?
Along this causeway was carried the mummified body of the king on his last earthly journey.
This is where the 'heretic' pharaoh wanted to spend eternity. His son, however, had other plans.
The excavators nicknamed her 'The Princess', which is a much more romantic label than 'Coffin F'.
In Egypt's New Kingdom, this was where creation began.
Tutankhamun's golden mask goes in for restoration - to fix the last restoration.
The moment Anubis brings Sennedjem's mummy back to life.
Today is the summer solstice. Here the sunrise appears through the central axis of Karnak Temple.
Tutankhamun hits the small screen in July. Will it be awesome?
Tutankhamun's grandmother remembered.
Explore the beautiful 'Sun Court' of Amenhotep III after dark.
A whole new way to experience the New Kingdom pharaohs' sacred burial ground.
Is it safe to visit Egypt?
The Karnak Temple attack takes us back 5,000 years.
There are some sun temples out there somewhere.
This is going to be bad news for cat lovers.
In 760 B.C. the 'Black Pharaohs' decided that Egypt needed saving - from itself.
Why these 3,000 year-old fakes were just as good as the real thing.
What makes this amazing image so powerful? We explore why the world's fascination with ancient Egypt isn't slowing down.
It seems the world's first writing was more shopping list than Shakespeare.
The Step Pyramid of Saqqara set the standard for royal tombs for a thousand years.
And she might still be in there.
Compared to us, the ancient Egyptians saw the world upside-down.
Working on an archaeological dig can be hot, dirty, tiring ... and oh so worth it!
'We realised that we were about to see what probably no living man had ever seen before..." - Arthur Weigall.
The Temple of Philae, the last outpost of Egypt's ancient religion, dazzles under the Milky Way.
So read the headline in March 1909.
Meet Princess Nefertiabet, blessed with a name that means 'Beautiful One of the East'.
If Ancient Egypt had an Independence Day, this man would be its hero – King Ahmose I.
He was kind of a big deal ca. 4,300 B.C.Yet for all of the wealth and status Mitri achieved in life, what captivates most people today is those eyes.
We are delighted to announce the winner of our June subscribers' prize ... as well as exciting news on the next amazing prize!
Let's explore another unsolved mystery from the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
In just over a month the tomb of Tutankhamun in the famed Valley of the Kings is closing for restoration.
Let's celebrate the great bond between the ancient Egyptians and their OTHER furry friends—the canine ones.
Who does Barbara Streisand remind you of in this photo?Learn more about the famous woman that Barbara is channelling here.
Soon you can once again go snap-happy inside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
Tomb robbers foiled Senusret II's attempts to arrive in the afterlife unscathed.
Could you sever the cord that had sealed Tutankhamun's golden burial for 3,000 years?
On the 17th April 1940, the sarcophagus of King Amenemopet was opened in the presence of modern Egyptian King Farouk. Inside were the remains of a golden burial 2,900 years old.
Thankfully the Pyramid Texts gave the king peace of mind, 24/7.
In ancient Egypt, wigs were a real fashion statement and status symbol.
The Egyptian Government responds to the speculation.
Because that's what we need to save Sekhemka.
Ramesses II's mortuary temple, the Ramesseum, isn't a mortuary temple at all. We've been labelling it wrongly for years.
And this is the sort of worship that cats have come to expect.
Or rather, one particular royal guest attending the 1869 opening.
Isis gracing the foot of King Tutankhamun's gilded coffin.
Meet the small team making a big difference to the animals in Egypt.
How an exquisite piece of ancient Egypt came to live in Paris.
King Horemheb's tomb opens in November.
The Antiquities Minister believes there ARE hidden chambers behind the walls of Tutankhamun's tomb. But it's not Nefertiti buried there. It's another queen.
Amazing artefacts from the submerged city of Heracleion are now on show.
Discovered by lucky accident, thanks to the keen eye of the wife of an excavator.
Poor old Lord Carnarvon. As if he hasn't been through enough.
Radar equipment is on the way to probe the tomb for Queen Nefertiti .
When will Egypt's new, state-of-the-art, mega-museum open?
Yuya and Tjuiu, the parents-in-law of King Amenhotep III, were granted a rare honour: a sumptuous burial in the Valley of the Kings.However it wasn't Yuya and Tjuiu name-dropping the king for their own gain. It was the other way around.
Who has the longest reign?
And they are cashed-up!
The answer might surprise you!
The young king was sent into the afterlife accompanied by his two tiny daughters.
The gorgeous, glowing, golden masks that transformed the mortal into the divine.
The one day of the year that a Rosetta Stone Pumpkin makes perfect sense.
One of the highlights of any trip to Egypt.
Polish researchers are discovering who attacked the temple in ancient times - on pharaoh's orders.
A god we really should be more familiar with.
The colossal statues of Queen Hatshepsut carried a clear message: behold, a divine king.
It’s not every day that you are happy to see a queue this long.
Do you want the good news or the good news?
Meet Akhenaten; the pharaoh whose name became taboo.
So what is on Anubis' job description?
Then there was one who only wanted to attack it.
Karo did something that most ancient Egyptians would never dream of.
Tutankhamun's golden burial mask has been moved to a restoration lab in the Egyptian Museum to fix the botched repair job.
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They call it the 'Pyramid Diagonal' and it connected the dead pharaohs with a powerful resurrection machine.
The Egyptians loved their annual Opet Festival. The gods were reborn, the king was renewed, and everyone got drunk. What's not to love?
That's the word used to describe the results of the radar scans of Tutankhamun's tomb. But does that mean 'good' or 'bad'? Today we find out.
A priestly procession carries Hathor's statue, rejuvenated by the sun.
Is there a secret chamber hidden behind a false wall in Tutankhamun's tomb? This weekend we find out.
Let's hope they do they do the right thing and return the land to the Egyptian Museum.
For just a brief time, a healthy beard and moustache were the quintessential signs of manliness.
The first Scan Pyramids results have revealed an "anomaly". Could it be a passage? A tomb? Or just a crack in the bedrock?
You'll love "Mummy Cat"; a book for young cat-lovers and budding Egyptologists alike.
The early results from the infrared scans of Tutankhamun's tomb are in.
93 years ago today a step was discovered that would change Howard Carter's life.
What the king did - or rather, didn't do - for her tomb, suggests 'yes'.
But what did they use to fix the beard back in place?
The 2015 winter solstice at Karnak Temple.
Or should that be 'Nefertiti's mask'?
During Egypt's most tumultuous times, the pharaohs drew inspiration from their legendary forebears.
And the winner of that 14-day dream tour of Egypt with On The Go Tours is ...
"Luke, I am your father", in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs!
Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the discovery of one of the most celebrated portraits in history.
What is happening now? And what should we expect to find when they look behind the wall?