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Rosetta Stone codebreaker's home museum reopens in France

The National 30 Jul 2021
The museum in their home town of Vif, France, has now reopened, allowing visitors a glimpse into the life of the two men who played a major role in the study of ancient Egypt ... Other objects evoke the ancient Egyptian civilisation that so captivated him, with funerary stelae, statuettes and jewellery on loan from the Louvre ... Returning Ancient Egypt.

The indigenous archaeologist hunting for missing residential children

The Independent 30 Jul 2021
At 15, Kisha Supernant knew exactly what she wanted to do with the rest of her life. become an archaeologist and study ancient civilisations. She achieved her teenage goal ... Many of those children never returned home ... Ms Supernant is Métis, one of relatively few indigenous archaeologists in Canada ... “I really feel strongly that this is a calling.” ... .

Photos: US returns treasure trove of antiquities to Iraq

Gulf News 29 Jul 2021
Most of the ancient pieces document "the commercial exchanges during the Sumerian period", his ministry said in a statement ... The National Museum, known as the Cradle of Civilisation Museum, reopened at the end of February 2009 after its ancient treasures were looted in the aftermath of the US-led invasion in 2003.

The 40 World Heritage Sites in India. Check them out

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jul 2021
While Dholavira became the fourth site from Gujarat and 40th from India to make the list, it is the first site of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation in India to get the recognition ... A tourist takes photos at the ancient Dholavira archaeological site in Kutch district in Gujarat.

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The Himalayan 29 Jul 2021
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Egypt second favourite tourist destination among Czechs this summer

Egypt Commercial News 29 Jul 2021
It indicated that Egypt is a unique tourist destination, where the visitor can see its monuments and learn about its ancient civilisation, vibrant cities, and enjoy the picturesque Red Sea coast ... They include recommended accommodation and restaurants in destinations around the world on the website. dailynewsegypt. .

The Guardian view on Arab democracies: the least worst option | Editorial

The Guardian 29 Jul 2021
Benevolent dictatorship is not the answer to the region’s real problems This week has shown that Arab regimes are tough on dissent, but much less interested in its causes. This will create problems for years to come as these states struggle to recover from the pandemic ... War has impoverished ancient centres of Arab civilisation ... ....

New history for varsities ‘flawed, communalised’, has to be scrapped: AMU, JNU profs

The Times of India 28 Jul 2021
Agra ... It outlined the new syllabus for 25 subjects, including history ... “When we come to the syllabus for ancient India, we soon realise that mythology, not history, is the framers’ chief objective … The ‘Indus Civilisation’ or ‘Harappan culture’ becomes “Indus-Saraswati Civilisation” in the syllabus,” noted AMU historian Irfan Habib wrote in a note ... .

In reading.. find life

Watani 28 Jul 2021
Among the many publications on ancient Egypt, the General Egyptian Book Organisation (GEBO) issued a series of books on ancient Egyptian archaeology, and the Encyclopedia of Egyptian Civilisation for Young People in ten volumes at EGP500.

Discover these 7 ancient artefacts at Expo 2020 Dubai

Gulf News 27 Jul 2021
... in Dubai? Get ready to impress friends, families and even strangers with nuggets on ancient collectibles after you traverse these seven country pavilions, which will transport you to the earliest civilisations recorded or present you with cultural jewels from the burrows of time.

Dholavira – Harappan city becomes UNESCO World Heritage Site

Business Line 27 Jul 2021
One of the most prominent sites of ancient civilisation – Dholavira, the ancient city of Harappan era, has found a place in the coveted list of World Heritage Site of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Jordan's As-Salt joins India's Dholavira and Ivory Coast's mosques on Unesco list

The National 27 Jul 2021
Jordan's ancient agricultural town of As-Salt has joined India's Dholavira archeological site in Gujarat and Iran's Hawraman and Uramanat landscapes to be inscribed into Unesco's World Heritage List ... The site, which contains ruins of an ancient Indus Valley Civilisation or Harappan city, is the second Indian site to be inscribed so far.

Time Capsule: Ancient City in India’s Gujarat Gets UNESCO World Heritage Status

Sputnik 27 Jul 2021
Dholavira is among the most prominent sites of the ancient Harappan civilisation in India. It's situated on Khadirbet island in the Kachachh Desert Wildlife Sanctuary in Gujarat state ... .

33 new Unesco World Heritage Sites listed in 2021: Saudi Arabia's Hima to Jordan's As-Salt

The National 27 Jul 2021
It is the earliest example known to date of a site in the Americas dedicated to astronomy, and played a "vital role of knowledge within ancient civilisations", says Unesco.Colonies of Benevolence ... The site, which contains ruins of a Harappan city as part of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, was discovered in 1968.

Charting out Hamdard's growth strategy for 2021 and future business plans

Hindustan Times 26 Jul 2021
The pandemic has highlighted the importance of health in a huge way ... Since then, there has been great emphasis on health and education ... So, I think it speaks well of Hamdard that we were capable of bringing in a system of medicine, which has been a part of various ancient civilisations, and is only surviving, thriving and flourishing in India ... ....

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