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Egyptian woman sheds 713 Lbs.; sister calls doctors ‘liars’

Egyptian woman sheds 713 Lbs.; sister calls doctors ‘liars’

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, an Egyptian woman who once made global headlines form being the world’s heaviest woman, has successfully shed 713 lbs.

After surpassing 1,102 lbs. in weight, El Aty underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery at on 9th of March at Saifee Hospital. After nearly a couple of months at the hospital, she now weighs just 389 lbs.

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A cemetery with a million mummified bodies found in Egypt

A cemetery with a million mummified bodies found in Egypt

A research team has claimed that they have discovered a cemetery in Egypt which has about a million mummified bodies in it. The research lead Kerry Muhlestein, an associate professor at Brigham Young University informed about the high number of mummies discovered at the location.

Muhlestein, recently presented his findings on an ancient Egyptian burial site, Fag el-Gamous, at the Study of Egyptian Antiquities Scholars Colloquium in Toronto. The documents state that this place has a vast majority of bodies.

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Extinction of Species in Egypt caused Ecosystem instability

Extinction of Species in Egypt caused Ecosystem instability

After studying ancient Egyptian artifacts, researchers have deduced that extinction of species in the past made the ecosystem in Egypt less stable. About 37 species of large-bodied mammals, including lions, wild dogs, elephants, oryx, hartebeest and giraffe, existed in Egypt about six millennia ago, but the number has today reduced to mere eight.

Justin Yeakel, one of the researchers, said in a news release that the study has helped them gain insight into Egypt's ancient ecological past and determine that mammalian community in Egypt was once very diverse and rich.

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Physicists Solve Mystery of Egyptian Pyramid Construction

Physicists Solve Mystery of Egyptian Pyramid Construction

Team of physicists from the University of Amsterdam have discovered a wall painting in the tomb of the Middle Kingdom pharaoh Djehutihotep, showing a person pouring water over the sand in front of the sledge. The research team expressed that the painting will help explain how ancient Egyptians used to construct their pyramids. Physicists and researchers from the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) performed number of tests to prove their thought.

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Spanish Archeologists Uncover Early Images of Jesus in Egyptian Tomb

Spanish Archeologists Uncover Early Images of Jesus in Egyptian Tomb

One of the earliest depictions of Jesus in an ancient Egyptian tomb, about 24 feet long and 12 feet tall, has been discovered by Spanish archaeologists. They revealed early images of Jesus painted on the walls of mysterious underground stone structure in the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus, a site known for the worship of the Egyptian god of the afterlife Osiris.

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MERS Case Reported in Egypt

MERS Case Reported in Egypt

Ministry of Health, Egypt has reported first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been reported on Saturday. The health official confirmed the case of MERS in an Egyptian citizen who returned from Saudi Arabia. At a hospital in Cairo, the patient is undergoing treatment for pneumonia.

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Archaeologists Uncover 3,300-year-old Tomb in Ancient Egypt

Archaeologists Uncover 3,300-year-old Tomb in Ancient Egypt

An elaborate 3,300-year-old tomb that once boasted a 23-foot pyramid at its entrance has been uncovered by archaeologists in the summer and winter of 2013 in Ancient Egypt. They also found skeletal remains of at least 15 people, belonging to same two families, and housed a sandstone sarcophagus on which hieroglyphics were inscribed.

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Google Earth Users Puzzled on Seeing Egyptian Sand Pattern

Google Earth Users Puzzled on Seeing Egyptian Sand Pattern

A strange Egyptian spiral pattern looking similar to crop like circles of Europe has puzzled Google Earth users and tourists. The giant sand pattern, titled as Desert Breath, lies near El-Gouna and was constructed in March 1997.

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4600-year old Edfu Pyramid Built decades before Giza Pyramids

4600-year old Edfu Pyramid Built decades before Giza Pyramids

Archaeologists from University of Chicago have reported an ancient step pyramid near Egyptian city of Edfu, made by local sandstone blocks and clay mortar. As per estimate of study team, the pyramid could be nearly 4600 years old. The images of the pyramid built decades before the Great Pyramid of Giza have been released by LiveScience.

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Egyptian Markets on a High after New Proposed Law

Egyptian Markets on a High after New Proposed Law

The markets in Egypt seem to have gained a high that has continued for a second consecutive day. It has come as a result of the declaration made by the government that they shall build a law for the protection of the rights of the investors. This new law shall be able to secure the rights of the investors when they tend to be caught in legalities of prosecution in regards to the deals. The high has been recorded in the Egyptian group Talaat Moustafa.

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