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Museyon’s Guide to…The Cairo Film Festival

  The Cairo International Film Festival has been bringing cinema from around the world to Egypt for the past 34 years. The festival was created when the country was still gleaming from its Golden Age of Film by Egyptian movie critics who after visiting the Berlin Film Festival, thought their city should host a similar event. Read More »

News: Tutankhamun Artifacts Return to Egypt

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We all know that “gentleman explorers” could be a bit grabby back in the day, back when exporting an artifact or five wasn’t such a customs nightmare. Many of those priceless artifacts recovered from ancient temples or hidden pyramids have ended-up in museum collections around the world, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art.   But this week, The Met and ... Read More »

News: Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead

  The British Museum has just opened a never before scene exhibition revealing The Book of the Dead- which in fact not a single text but a compilation of spells designed to guide the deceased through the dangers of the underworld, ultimately ensuring eternal life.   Many of the examples of the Book of the Dead in the exhibition have ... Read More »

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