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Meroe Pyramids 18
Meroe
By sorinfurcoi
28 Mar 2015

The pyramids are located northeast of Sudan near the river Nile.

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Saqqara and Giza 01
Saqqara, Egypt
By Vinciane Jacquet
25 Mar 2015

25 mars 2015. Saqqara, Le Caire, Egypte. La quatrième tombe doit toujours être fouillée, ce qui permettrait de parvenir a des résultats archéologiques finaux.

March 25, 2015. Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt. The fourth grave still must be searched, which would help complete the final archaeological findings.

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Saqqara, Egypt
By Vinciane Jacquet
25 Mar 2015

25 mars 2015. Saqqara, Le Caire, Egypte. Elle fait partie d'une nécropole de trois tombes attenantes a la pyramide du Roi Nyuserre (2445-2421 avant J-C), reliée a celle d'un officiel, et serait probablement sa femme, la mere de son successeur le Roi Menkauhor, enterre au Nord de Saqqara.

March 25, 2014. Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt. It is part of a necropolis of three adjacent graves at the pyramid of King Nyuserre (2445-2421 BC), connected to an official's one, and would probably be his wife, the mother of his successor King Menkauhor, buried in Northern Saqqara.

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Saqqara, Egypt
By Vinciane Jacquet
25 Mar 2015

25 mars 2015. Saqqara, Le Caire, Egypte. Les archéologues ont découvert une inscription sur la tombe : "Femme du Roi et mère du Roi". Cela permettrait aux chercheurs de combler un vide dans la connaissance de l'Histoire de l'Ancien Royaume.

March 25, 2015. Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt. The archaeologists discovered an inscription on the tomb: "Wide of the King and mother of King". This would enable researchers to fill a gap in the knowledge of the History of the Old Kingdom.

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Saqqara, Egypt
By Vinciane Jacquet
25 Mar 2015

25 mars 2015. Saqqara, Le Caire, Egypte. La tombe de la reine Khentkaus III, appartenant a la cinquième dynastie, a été découverte a l'automne 2014 par une équipe d'archéologues tchèques sur le site d'Abou Sir, a 25 km au Sud-Ouest du Caire, dans le site historique de Saqqara.

March 25, 2015. Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt. The tomb of Queen Khentkaus III, belonging to the Fifth Dynasty, was discovered in the fall of 2014 by a team of Czech archaeologists at the site of Abu Sir, 25km southwest of Cairo, on Saqqara's historical site.

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Saqqara, Egypt
By Vinciane Jacquet
25 Mar 2015

25 mars 2015. Saqqara, Le Caire, Egypte. La tombe inachevée du Roi Neferefre (2419-2416 avant J-C) a été découverte en 1994.

March 25, 2015. Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt. The unfinished tomb of King Neferefre (2419-2416 BC) was discovered in 1994.

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Saqqara, Egypt
By Vinciane Jacquet
25 Mar 2015

25 mars 2015. Saqqara, Le Caire, Egypte. Elle fait partie d'une necropole de trois tombes attenantes a la pyramide du Roi Nyuserre (2445-2421 avant J-C), reliee a celle d'un officiel, et serait probablement sa femme, la mere de son successeur le Roi Menkauhor, enterre au Nord de Saqqara.

March 25, 2014. Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt. Part of a necropolis of three adjacent graves at the pyramid of King Nyuserre (2445-2421 BC is connected to an official's one, probabaly that of his wife, the mother of his successor King Menkauhor, buried in Northern Saqqara.

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Saqqara, Egypt
By Vinciane Jacquet
25 Mar 2015

25 mars 2015. Saqqara, Le Caire, Egypte. La tombe inachevee du Roi Neferefre (2419-2416 avant J-C) a ete decouverte en 1994.

March 25, 2015. Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt. The unfinished tomb of King Neferefre (2419-2416 BC) was discovered in 1994.

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Visualizing the Past at the Moesgaard...
Aarhus
By Nehal El-Sherif
11 Oct 2014

At the recently opened Moesgaard Museum, set in an idyllic Danish landscape outside Aarhus, Denmark, visitors are put face-to-face with the ancestors of the human race. The museum set out with some of the industry's most advanced technology to display artifacts and bones from archaeological digs around Denmark and around the world. The museum's directors hope to entertain their young and adult visitors by using narratives and settings with light, sound and animations.

“The ambition behind the new building and the new exhibitions is to tell stories for man about man, and to create culture-historical exhibitions which are experienced through the use of the senses rather than understood by the mind,” says curator and head of the new exhibitions at Moesgaard Museum, Pauline Asingh.

“Cultural history is often perceived as something for nerds or for people with a specific professional interest. We want to change that perception and give the audience an opportunity to encounter the people of the past as well as the present by telling stories in settings that speak to the senses and to the emotions.”

The museum's permanent collection includes objects and archeological remains from all over the world, and their public offering also features numerous objects on loan through UNESCO. Part of the current inaugural exhibition in the museum focuses on death and highlights contemporary and historical approaches to death in cultures around the world. A multi-sensory installation on Mexico's 'Santa Muerte,' and a video installation featuring people from different cultures speaking about death and the future are two prominent components of the current offering.

Run jointly by the faculties of Archeology and Anthropology at Aarhus University, the cutting-edge, 393 million Danish Kroner Moesgaard museum campus designed by the Danish firm Henning Larson Architects also features university facilities and houses Aarhus University's Visual Anthropology department.

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Dougga ruins
Dougga, Tunisia
By Sarah Mersch
13 Jul 2013

Roman arch at the historical site of Dougga, Tunisia

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Khufu Solar Boat Excavation (7 of 26)
Giza, Egypt
By Leyland Cecco
25 Jun 2013

An Egyptian worker, part of the excavation process of a 4,500 year old solar boat, enters the small tent set up to house the press conference.

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Khufu Solar Boat Excavation (13 of 26)
Giza, Egypt
By Leyland Cecco
25 Jun 2013

A member of the Egyptian archeological team examines a beam of wood from the 4,500 year old solar boat. Discovered in 1992, excavators have been working hard to begin the removal of pieces of the boat for transport.

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Khufu Solar Boat Excavation (6 of 26)
Giza, Egypt
By Leyland Cecco
25 Jun 2013

The team from Waseda University will painstakingly digitize all of the pieces that are removed from the site. The aim is to construct a 3d computer model of the boat. This will allow the archaeologists to study and assemble the boat.

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Undiscovered Egypt: A Transterra Medi...
Cairo, Egypt
By U.S. Editor
01 May 2013

A Transterra Media Production produced by Ramy Romany, Nigel Hetherington and Seema Mathur. Sizzle Reel, Screenshots and treatment below. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

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Tunisian landscapes
Tunisia
By Sarah Mersch
27 Mar 2010

Pictures from various regions of the country, from traditional housings in the South over Roman ruins and Mediterranean landscapes to every day life in the old cities. Throughout the Tunisian history, many civilisations have passed through the country, from the original Berber population, Phenicians and Romans, to Arabs and Maures, Ottomans, Italians, Maltese and French, each of them leaving their traces that today built the modern Tunisia.