Official Website for Dr. Zahi Hawass,
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities-Director of the Giza Pyramids Excavation
News Flash-Ramsses I Mummy to Returns to Egypt
An ancient city and graveyard reveal that throngs of skilled citizens—not slaves—toiled over the pharaohs’ tombs. National Geographic Magazine
Egypts Forgotten Treasures
They've opened the vaults. An exclusive look at Cairo's Egyptian Museum centennial exhibit includes stunning antiquities on display for the first time ever. National Geographic Magazine
Pharaohs of the Sun
Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti ruled Egypt just long enough to transform the empire’s religion, art, and architecture. Digs at Amarna yield clues to their enigmatic dynasty
The Sun God's Treasurer
A lavish tomb records the rise and fall of a heretical pharaoh.
Conspiracy, murder, revenge—it’s all at Saqqara, a cemetery of ancient Egypt’s rich and powerful.
After 2,600 years a desert oasis yields the long-sought tombs of its legendary governor and his family.