was a graduate of Cairo University in Egypt (1976), with
post-graduate work in history and a Masters in Archaeology
(1978). In addition to being an internationally known guide
and teacher at the College of Tourism at Cairo University,
did archaeological work with Johns Hopkins University, Wheaton
College (Illinois) and the Egyptian Antiquities Organization.
For five generations the Fayed family has been responsible
for all the excavations at the Giza Pyramids and the Memphis/Sakkara
areas. He grew up within yards of the Sphinx and lived approximately
200 yards from the Sphinx.
in four languages (English, Arabic,
German and French), Ahmed lectured throughout the world
and interviewed on television and radio programs about ancient
Egypt. He was considered to be the top guide in Egypt (Educated
Traveler Magazine 3/95), and escorted various groups,
celebrities and royalty throughout the country. The
New York Times called him "The busiest guide specializing
in the metaphysical field." Ahmed was closely
affiliated with the Association for Research and Enlightenment
(the Edgar Cayce organization). He has been the guide
for the Coptic Fellowship International, Wreckin Trust,
Arcanea, Queen of Cups, Aromatherapy and Aurosoma Groups.
He was the personal guide to well known individuals, some
of these noted personalities are; Henry Kissinger, Elizabeth
Taylor, Princess Diana, Leo Buscaglia, Pat Robertson, The
Grateful Dead, Mrs. Jahan Sadat, Shirley MacLaine, Sally
Jessy Raphael and Ken Kesey.