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The museum will showcase three mummies decorated with gilded cartonnage and painted scenes as well as a set of canopic jars and a bronze statue of a winged Isis
A new burial chamber has been discovered at the mummification workshop complex of the 26th Dynasty at Saqqara
The cave is the first of its kind in the area of Wadi Al-Zulma in ​​North Sinai
The mummy was that of a teenage girl
The complex includes the valley temple, mortuary temple, causeway connecting them, and the pyramid
The Third Dynasty Step Pyramid complex of King Djoser (c 2667–2648 BC) is Egypt’s oldest pyramid
Twelve sacrificial votive bulls’ heads and bones dated to the Ptolomaic period were found in niches cut into the walls of the storerooms
The best-preserved tombs in Beni Hassan are those of Khnumhotep II, Amenemhat, Baqet III, and Kheti, the walls of which bear beautifully decorated colourful scenes
The Step Pyramid, the first stone building in history and the oldest pyramid in the world, consists of six stacked terraces to a height of around 63 metres
The obelisk is around 19m tall and weighs 90 tones. It is one of several obelisks in San Al-Hagar site destroyed during a strong earthquake in ancient times
The communal tombs were dedicated to high priests of the god Djehuty and senior officials in the fifteenth nome of Upper Egypt and its capital, Ashmunin
In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, the authors say the technique allowed them to produce a single sound - somewhere between the vowels in `bed' and `bad'
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is also moving towards digitalisation to allow for the online reservation of tickets for museums and archaeological sites
Egypt set a new Guinness World Record for the largest mosaic of the boy king Tutankhamun's mask made of coffee cups
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