Lost Nubia. James Henry Breasted, his wife the concert pianist Frances Hart and their son Charles (1906). Breasted was the author of the first scholarly History of Egypt in the English language, and he published in 1906 in five volumes the English translations of all the hieroglyphic inscriptions known at that time, a manual still today in use among Egyptologists.
The Apis tombs at Saqqara Necropolis back on Egypt’s tourist map After almost three decades of debate among engineers, archaeologists and restorers, the well-known Apis tombs at Saqqara necropolis known as the Serapeam have finally been restored. The tombs of Ptahhotep and Mereruka, two Old Kingdom noblemen, were also inaugurated after restoration. The Serapeum is one of the main tourist attractions in Saqqara, discovered by archaeologist August Mariette in three stages in 1851-18