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BREAKING NEWS !! Ramses II Temple Uncovered in Abusir Necropolis (inc VIDEO)

by Luke Higgins
                            The lost temple of Ramses II has been uncovered by archaeologists, shedding light one of Egypt's most revered leaders.…

Off the coast of Egypt divers have discovered something that was thought to be lost a long time ago

by Dave Sadler
Off the coast of Egypt divers have discovered something that was thought to be lost a long time ago. It was said that the ancient city of Heracleion was lost under the sea for good. Well…

Predynastic graffiti rock dating back to stone age unearthed south of Aswan

by Dave Sadler
An Egyptian archaeological mission discovered a predynastic graffiti rock that dates back to the late stone age, during an archaeological survey carried out in Subeira Valley, south of Aswan, Egypt’s ministry…

Archaeologists Find Rare Pet Cemetery In Ancient Egypt

by Dave Sadler
At the site of Berenike on the Red Sea coast of southern Egypt, archaeologists discovered the burials of nearly 100 complete animal skeletons dating to about 75-150 AD, making it one of the earliest known pet cemeteries. Animal burials are quite common…

Archaeologists find 4 000-year-old obelisk near Cairo

by Dave Sadler
Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the upper part of royal obelisk dating back more than 4 000 years. The Antiquities Ministry said on Wednesday the unearthed part of the obelisk is made of pink granite and is about 2.5m high. The entire obelisk…

Castrated Egyptian Mummy Is An Archaeological Mystery

by Dave Sadler
On Tuesday, Russian researchers announced that a new MRI scan of an Egyptian mummy assumed to be that of a high-status female singer from 1000 BC was in fact a castrated man. In a press conference, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg detailed a physical…

Gypsum head of King Akhenaten statue unearthed in Egypt’s Minya

by Dave Sadler
A British-Egyptian archaeological mission from Cambridge University has discovered a gypsum head from a statue of King Akhenaten (around 1300 BC) during excavation work in Tel El-Amarna in Egypt’s Minya governorate. The head –…

Two toes of King Psamtik I statue excavated in Matariya

by Dave Sadler
The Egyptian-German archaeological mission operating in Matariya area discovered on Sunday two toes belonging to the statue of King Psamtik I, which was excavated in March, sources with the Antiquities Ministry told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Monday. The statue…

Ancient papyrus reveals secret of how Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of Giza in 2600BC

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists believe that they have finally solved the mystery of how the Ancient Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of Giza. The pyramid is the oldest and only survivor of the Seven Wonders of…

Hidden treasure trove of Osiris, Ptah and Sphinx idols discovered in Ancient Egyptian temple

by Dave Sadler
An unusual collection of statues depicting Egyptian deities and mythical creatures has been discovered in an Egyptian temple. The collection – known as a favissa – was first unearthed…
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