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  1. Egyptian Artifacts

  2. Egyptian Mummies (Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)
      "The mummies from the Deir el-Bahri cache were removed to the Cairo Museum in 1881, and most, but not all, of the mummies found in the tomb of Amenhotep II were brought to Cairo after their discovery."

  3. Milestones of Ancient Egypt (Exploring Ancient World Cultures)
      Ancient Egyptian milestones from 3100 BCE to 305 BCE. 1-04

  4. Egypt - Pyramid Excavation (PBS Nova)
      Provides history and cross-sectional maps on excavations of pyramids in Giza Egypt.

  5. Egyptian History (Rivendell)
      Provides well organized and somewhat comprehensive resources.

  6. Egypt - My Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (Donn)
      An eleven year old girl describes "her" life in ancient Egypt. Also includes a quiz. For example, why did ancient Egyptians eat fried mice? In addition, includes detailed information about the daily life of Egyptians. 03-06

  7. Egypt - Make Your Own Cartouche (Busch Gardens)
      Provides the resources to develop your own official Egyptian nameplate, a cartouche.

  8. Egypt - Map of the Ancient Sumer Region

  9. Egypt - Ancient Egypt (ThinkQuest Team 16325 - Empires Past)
      Provides a history, vocabulary, arts, sciences, government and more.

  10. Ancient Egyptians

  11. Egypt - Ancient Egypt (Emory University)
      Provides a description of daily life, burials, mythology, and more.

  12. Ancient Egyptians (Detroit Institute of Arts)
      Provides cross-curricular lesson plans. 2-01

  13. Ancient Egyptian Art (Artchive.com)
      Provides an introduction and examples of art. 3-01

  14. Women in Ancient Egypt (PBS.org)
      "As an Egyptian woman, you would have been among the most legally independent females in the ancient world."

      "Their legal rights of women meant they could bring an action in law, be a partner in legal contracts and own property. It was also possible for them to work, and even live alone."

  15. -09-04-05 Egyptian Poll Monitors Banned (BBC News)
      "Egypt's electoral commission says it will not allow independent groups to monitor Wednesday's presidential election, defying a court ruling." 9-05

  16. -11-26-05 Landmark Day for Gaza-Egypt Border (BBC News)
      "More than 1,500 Palestinians have crossed freely from Gaza into Egypt via a border point controlled for the first time by Palestinian officials."

      "Saturday was the first day Palestinians could use the reopened Rafah crossing - a vital gateway to the outside world for the Gaza Strip's economy."

      "Israel held the border station for nearly 40 years but ceded control to Palestinian forces after it withdrew."

      "The crossing reopened under the European Union's supervision." 11-05

  17. -06-05-06 U.S. State Department: Israel and Egypt Failing in Fight Against Human Exploitation (Bloomberg.com)
      "Israel and Egypt, both U.S. allies, were demoted in a State Department ranking of countries judged on efforts to combat forced labor and other forms of exploitation."

      "Countries on the watch list are in jeopardy of being dropped the following year into the lowest ranking, where they face the possibility of U.S. sanctions relating to foreign aid. Support from the U.S. government for loans from the International Monetary Fund or the World Bank may also be withheld." 06-06

  18. -001 Obama Makes Major Speech in Egypt (MSNBC News)
      "Using quotes from the Quran, President Barack Obama called for a 'new beginning between the United States and Muslims' Thursday and said together, they could confront violent extremism across the globe and advance the timeless search for peace in the Middle East." 06-09

  19. CT Scans Reveal Ancient Egyptian Mummies' Secrets (CNN News)
      "Inside are the three frail bodies in open wooden crates causing all the commotion. Another body -- a prince no less -- is a few rooms down in a computer tomography scanner."

      "The bodies are part of the Brooklyn Museum's collection of 11 Egyptian mummies, transported to the North Shore University Hospital to be scanned. The goal: Find out who they are, how they might have died and establish a chronology of advances in ancient Egypt's mummification techniques." 06-09

  20. -03-01-10 Massive Head of Pharoah Found in Egypt (CBS News)
      "Archaeologists have unearthed a massive red granite head of one Egypt's most famous pharaohs who ruled nearly 3,400 years ago, the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities announced Sunday."

      "The leader of the expedition that discovered the head described it as the best preserved sculpture of Amenhotep III's face found to date." 03-10

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