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US marks Fulbright Commission’s 70th anniversary in Egypt in Minya

US Charge d’Affaires, Thomas Goldberger, visited Minya city in Upper Egypt, joining the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt in an event celebrating the Fulbright Commission’s 70th year in Egypt. Goldberger and other representatives of the US embassy met with the President of the Minya University, Mustafa Abdel Rahman, and the university council. They attended a …

Daily News Egypt

Op-ed review: The Coptic file

Several writers commented on the situation of Egypt’s Christian community given recent controversy in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya and possible tensions. In the privately-owned Al-Watan newspaper, Magda Al-Gindi touched upon the issue of worship places for Coptic citizens, highlighting how the government has undermined churches over the years and the challenge to make …

Amira El-Fekki

Two Middle Kingdom elites’ cemeteries discovered in Minya

Two burial chambers of two Middle Kingdom elites were announced to have been discovered on Tuesday at the hands of an Egyptian-Australian archaeological mission from Macquarie University in Beni Hassan Necropolis in Minya governorate, according to a press release published by the Ministry of Antiquities. The elites were found to be named Remochetni and Baqet …

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Inside the discovered cemetery in Minya 

The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Sunday the discovery of a new cemetery near Tuna Al-Gabal in Minya governorate. Daily News Egypt’s photographer captured photos from inside the cemetery, where a family tomb was unearthed along with the mummies of its members, who were priests of the gods during their lifetime. The cemetery had burial …

Daily News Egypt

Statue of King Akhenaten’s head discovered in Minya 

A gypsum head of a statue of king King Akhenaten was unearthed on the hands of a British- Egyptian archaeological mission in Tel El-Amarna in Minya governorate, according to Ministry of Antiquities’ official Facebook page. The head was found in the first hall of the Great Atun Temple in Tel El-Amarna. The mission headed by …

Daily News Egypt