The Turkish Airlines flights between Istanbul and Luxor have now commenced.
It has been a while since I posted one of these.
There have been some spectacular discoveries at TT33 on the Asasif.
Dr. Francisco Martin-Valentin will talk about the Works of Restoration in TT28 at Asasif.
The July Newsletter from the Ministry of Antiquities has been released.
If you are visiting Abydos it might be worth going the extra miles to Sohag.
Egyptian and Spanish companies held negotiations to organize weekly charter flights between Madrid, Luxor and Aswan starting from July 2018.
Several sources indicate that Zahi Hawass is turning his attention to the main valley, although there is no news yet of his excavations near the tomb of Ay in the Western Valley earlier this year.
This report about Kom Ombo is the nearest thing to relevant to Luxor that I have seen recently.
The April 2018 Newsletter from the Ministry of Antiquities is now available.
The March issue of the Ministry of Antiquites Newsletter is now available.
This afternoon Dr. Khaled Al-me, Minister of Antiquities to Luxor City, visited the Avenue of Sphinxes to check out the latest developments in the Rams Road Development Project.
The February Edition of the Ministry of Antiquities Newsletter is now available.
The January edition is now available.
There is a new Post Office on the West Bank at Baeirat.
During the field school organised by the Ministry of Antiquities at the site of Kom Rasras in Kom Ombo,Aswan, a group of archaeologists discovered the remains of a sandstone Roman temple according to Dr. Ayman Ashmawy (Head of Egyptian Antiquities sector).
The archaeological excavation of an ancient Egyptian city at Tell Edfu in southern Egypt, led by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, has discovered well-preserved settlement remains dating to an important turning point in ancient Egyptian history, when the pharaohs began to renew interest in the provincial regions in the far south of their kingdom.
Using ground-penetrating radars Egyptologists are ready to begin a "decisive" search for hidden chambers in King Tutankhamen's tomb.
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