On August 15, the Malawe (Mallawi) Museum in Al-Minya, Upper Egypt was looted and artifacts destroyed. The Malawe (Mallawi) Museum is known for its collections from archeological sites in Tuna al-Gebel and Hermopolis. In an effort to inform the public, museum curators, collectors and law enforcement, please find attached the UK Blue Shield list of confirmed …
A team of twenty Egyptologists stand between looted artifacts and the black market in times of quiet and crisis.
With round the clock surveillance and intervention at Cairo Airport, Egyptian men and women work side by side to ensure that any artifact older than 100 years does not leave the country. Since January 25, 2011 more than 30 attempts have been blocked with seized artifacts returned to the proper antiquity protectorate.
Every wonder what life was like a hundred years ago around in Cairo?
Pulled out my collection of old postcards that share scenes of the markets, mosques, pyramids and quiet still moments in the desert. Enjoy!
Walls of Freedom: Street Art of the Egyptian Revolution is a powerful tribute to the artists who shared the stories of suffering, resistance and courage in the face of a desired but truly unknown destiny as the revolution unfolded and continues to unfold in Egypt.
Basma Hamdy, an Egyptian artist and designer, and Don Karl, an art book publisher and cultural activist and graffiti artist himself, have brought together more than 30 artists, 50 photographers and dozens of historians and activists to document and preserve the ephemeral nature of graffiti art in the Egyptian revolution.
In a remarkable move the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 has been award to President Barack Obama. In a short nine months in office, President Obama has inspired people around the world. A new dynamic has entered the global discussion on how do we collectively handle climate change issues, the global financial crisis, the threat …
“Modern Egypt”, photographs by Keri Douglas in the Members Photo Exhibit at the National Press Club, Washington, DC, September 1 to September 30, 2009 .
Once you get it – you get it. Frantic warnings introduce me to driving in Cairo, “It is crazy like nothing you have ever seen before!” Upon arriving in Cairo and driving to the hotel, I got it and it wasn’t this frantic bizarre scene I was expecting. Modern day driving in Cairo isn’t about how …