Tutankhamun’s treasures on show in Istanbul

The exhibition, "Tutankhamun, the Boy King's Treasures," which has traveled the major cities of the world for more than 60 years and broken records with more than 40 million visitors, is in Istanbul for the first time.
On the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the treasure in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, the exhibition opens today at UNIQ Expo Istanbul.

Teacher replaces frayed Turkish flags with new ones

A history teacher residing in the northwestern province of Balıkesir's Sındırgı district has earned appreciation for her efforts to replace frayed Turkish flags in the district with new ones.

A video showing Kevser Coşgun Ay replacing an old flag flying on the top of a shop in the middle of the night made her "citizen of the day."

Egypt souvenir market pins hopes on tourism resurgence

Pyramids, Tutankhamun masks, Nefertiti busts - Egypt's souvenir-makers are pinning their hopes on a new lease of economic life after tourism was battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

In the shadow of the magnificent Giza Pyramids, Eid Yousri manufactures polyester Pharaonic figurines from a humble workshop erected on the roof of his family home.

İzmir artist attacks 'man's alienation from nature'

For Semra Ay Çırpan, art does not only use nature as a subject - it is also a means to defend the environment and warn mankind against the perils of alienating nature. 

The young painter, from Yaşar University's Fine Arts Department, draws a clear picture of the relationship between man and nature in her exhibition, "Nature's Labyrinth," currently showing at Galeri A in İzmir.

Scans reveal two secret chambers in King Tutankhamun’s tomb

Researchers studying King Tutankhamun’s tomb said that there are two previously secret chambers hidden in King Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Radar scans of the tomb in the ancient necropolis of Luxor have revealed two possible rooms, and they’re likely to contain remains, Egypt’s antiquities minister Mamdouh el-Damaty said.