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Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/25/2024 7:38:00 PM
Zahi Hawass describes the history of royal pyramid construction in the ancient Egyptian Old Kingdom.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/14/2024 7:20:04 PM
Zahi Hawass continues his account of the daily lives of the ancient Egyptians by looking at evidence garnered through settlement archaeology and images and artefacts from mortuary contexts

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/30/2023 9:36:00 AM
The newly discovered storerooms inside the Old Kingdom Pyramid of Sahure in Abusir shed light on the distinguished architecture of this ancient Egyptian edifice.

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
1/9/2023 6:30:00 PM
In an attempt to enhance the Sohag National Museum in Upper Egypt, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) is in the process of reconstructing a shrine to the Old Kingdom regional ruler Winnie, which is set to become the museum’s newest attractions once complete.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/17/2022 12:56:07 PM
Five tombs from the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate eras were recently uncovered during excavations carried out on the northeastern side of King Merenre Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/26/2021 4:18:48 PM
The statue has arrived safely to Egypt and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has handed it over to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities

Egypt - Politics
8/15/2020 12:43:57 PM
On display will be items and statues from the Old Kingdom

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/4/2019 2:57:57 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/26/2019 6:14:25 PM
Nine Old Kingdom tombs and multiple burials were found during excavation work carried by the Qubbet El-Hawa Research Project

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/12/2017 3:31:05 PM
A granite pyramid peak, probably belonging to Queen Ankhnespepy II, was unearthed in Saqqara

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/4/2017 3:12:12 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/10/2016 8:08:20 PM
Giza Plateau Director Ashraf Mohi dismissed claims that the tomb of a fifth dynasty official had been damaged

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/10/2016 4:40:09 PM
Two Old Kingdom statues and a New Kingdom offering stele have been unearthed in Elephantine Island in Aswan

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/1/2016 4:05:01 PM
The remains of an Old Kingdom wooden boat were unearthed in Abusir necropolis, 25 kilometres from the Giza Plateau

Multimedia -
12/7/2015 7:28:47 PM
Egyptian antiquities officials stand behind a limestone statue of a seated scribe, that dates from the Old Kingdom, roughly 2465-2323 BC, at a new museum in the Cairo International Airport, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 (AP)

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
5/8/2014 4:34:34 PM
New Kingdom tomb discovered at Old Kingdom site at Saqqara, a find that officials say will transform the location into an even greater tourist attraction

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
10/22/2013 6:22:03 PM
The tomb of the Head of Physicians of Upper and Lower Egypt during the fifth dynasty is found in Abusir Necropolis

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
4/22/2013 7:55:49 PM
Rare leather fragments uncovered recently in the depths of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square will help Egyptologists to solve the mystery of the Pharaohs’ leather chariots

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