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Jericho - the city is one of the oldest in the world, "with evidence of settlement dating back to 9000 BCE and urban fortifications dating back to 7000 BCE, predating Egypt's pyramids by 4,000 years."

from Mail Online

Cute baby elephant wraps his tiny trunk around his mum for comfort

The sweet scene was caught on camera by photographer Corlette Wessels, at Madikwe Game Park in South Africa, who said the images of the baby elephant 'filled her heart with love'.


Genocide of Christians in Egypt is happening now Egypt Latest News

The birth of travel photography: Amazing pictures of Ancient Egypt which wowed the Victorian world in the first years of the camera | Daily Mail Online

Europe’s Oldest Natural Mummy Has Living Relatives. Last week, researchers announced that they have located living descendants of a prehistoric iceman discovered along the Italy-Austria border in 1991. Known as Ötzi, he is believed to have lived 5,300 years ago. The news of Ötzi’s living descendants is just the latest in a long of discoveries scientists have made regarding the mummy

from the Guardian

Ancient Egyptian underwater treasures to be exhibited for the first time

Bronze statuette of a pharaoh, Thonis-Heracleion, Bay of Abukir. Photo : Christoph Gerigk ©Franck Goddio/HILTI Foundation

from the Guardian

Profile: Mohamed Morsi

This is Mohamed Morsi. This man is the newly elected president of Egypt.

from Mail Online

Pictured: The hidden room on Mount Rushmore

Sculptor Gutzon Borglum who created the president heads on Mount Rushmore, South…

sculpture discovered from underwater city: via