Monthly Archives: November 2010

Name That Hieroglyph

What is the name of this hieroglyphic symbol, and name a pharaoh whose cartouche (i.e. nameplate) contains it? Continue reading

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Parliament Paradox

Members of what group hold nearly ninety seats in Egypt’s lower house of parliament, although the group is not allowed to compete in elections? Continue reading

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Beau Bridge Player

What photogenic Egyptian is a noted contract bridge expert and has contributed to more than a dozen books on the subject? Continue reading

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Imminent

What well-publicized series of events is scheduled to take place in Cairo on Saturday, November 6 at 4:45 a.m., 11:39 a.m., 2:43 p.m., 5:05 p.m. and 6:24 p.m? Continue reading

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