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Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/21/2024 3:39:52 PM
An Old Kingdom mastaba tomb adorned with painted decorations was uncovered during excavations by a team from the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/4/2024 6:17:51 PM
The joint archaeological mission from Waseda University, in collaboration with the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), has unveiled a rock-cut tomb and a myriad of artefacts spanning different historical periods during its current excavation season in Saqqara Necropolis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/5/2023 9:39:50 PM
The Imhotep Museum at the Saqqara Necropolis opened to the public this week, offering a window into the wonders of ancient Egyptian engineering and architecture, reports Nevine El-Aref

Multimedia - In Pictures
12/3/2023 8:48:59 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/14/2023 10:33:38 PM
Egypt’s first site museum is to reopen soon as part of a larger project to enhance the tourist experience at the Saqqara Necropolis outside Cairo, reports Nevine El-Aref

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/3/2023 8:00:00 PM
The tomb of a Late Period royal scribe has been uncovered in Abusir necropolis, unveiling more secrets of the site during the fifth and sixth centuries BC.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/26/2023 3:42:03 PM
A joint Egyptian-German mission has made an unprecedented discovery of eight previously undocumented storage chambers – or magazines – within Sahure’s Pyramid in the Abusir Necropolis south of Giza.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/16/2023 12:59:04 PM
Despite recent rumours on social media, Mostafa Waziri, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, confirmed that the revered Bent Pyramid in the Dahshur necropolis remains safe and secure, with its historical significance and structural stability intact.

Antiquities - Greco-Roman
6/11/2023 6:18:30 PM
Restoration work has commenced at the residential area and necropolis in the Marina Alamein archaeological site in Alexandria ahead of its imminent opening to the public, according to the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA)

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/30/2023 9:40:22 PM
Two ancient Egyptian human and animal embalming workshops are the latest discoveries to be made at Saqqara, reports Nevine El-Aref

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/27/2023 3:27:18 PM
Two embalming workshops, the largest and most complete found to date, dedicated to humans and animals have been uncovered at the Saqqara Necropolis in a stunning discovery that is unlikely to be the last at the valuable archaeological site.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/9/2023 9:46:35 PM
Al-Shatby Necropolis in Alexandria has been officially inaugurated after three years of conservation work, reports Nevine El-Aref

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/6/2023 6:06:07 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission has uncovered a collection of structure relics from the Byzantine and Late Period in Meir Necropolis in the Assiut governorate.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/12/2023 1:17:51 PM
An archaeological mission from the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden (RMO) and the Egyptian Museum in Turin (Museo Egizio) uncovered the remains of Panehsy's tomb, the steward of Amun Temple in the early Ramesside period, along with a collection of smaller chapels in the Saqqara Necropolis.

Egypt - Tourism
3/17/2023 3:23:56 PM
In a special Travel Issue,Time Magazine selected the Great Pyramids of Giza and the nearby historic sites in the Saqqara Necropolis as one of the World’s Greatest Places to visit in 2023

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/9/2023 2:31:15 PM
The northern and southern rooms of deity Amun Re, located on the Upper Terrace of Hatshepsut Temple in Deir El-Bahari and the Tomb of Meru at the North Asasif necropolis, Luxor's West Bank, are now open to visitors after their restoration.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
2/7/2023 10:30:14 PM
A team of researchers has come closer to discovering the secrets of ancient Egyptian methods of mummification

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/26/2023 3:33:40 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed a group of rich fifth and sixth dynasty tombs from the Old Kingdom in the Saqqara necropolis. Signs indicate the site, Gisr Al-Mudir, comprised a large ancient Egyptian cemetery.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/13/2022 12:17:00 PM
A British mission from Cambridge University working at Tell El-Amarna necropolis in Minya governorate in Upper Egypt discovered a small collection of gold and steatite (soapstone) jewellery in an 18th Dynasty (1550 to 1292 BC) cemetery.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/24/2022 6:09:33 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed a new part of the Quweisna necropolis in Menoufiya governorate that is replete in mummies with golden tongues.

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