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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 - Museums
11/2/2023 7:11:36 PM
Imhotep Museum was built in commemoration of the ancient Egyptian architect Imhotep and the renowned French Egyptologist Jean-Philippe Lauer who spent his life excavating in Saqqara.

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

Multimedia - In Pictures
5/28/2023 7:17:55 PM

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.

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

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
2/1/2023 9:04:45 PM
A team of researchers from Ludwig Maximilian University and the University of Tübingen in Germany, in cooperation with the National Research Center in Cairo, succeeded in solving some of the secrets of the ancient Egyptian mummification and the materials used in its process.

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
9/19/2022 3:54:31 PM
To the south of the causeway of King Unas in Saqqara necropolis, the archaeological mission of the Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, headed by Ola El-Aguizy, stumbled upon the sarcophagus of Ptahemwia from the reign of King Ramses II, whose tomb was discovered last year in Saqqara.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/15/2022 2:35:10 PM
The shaft tomb of the ancient Egyptian dignitary Wahibre-mery-Neith - who commanded foreign soldiers in Egypt - that was uncovered by a Czech archaeological mission from Charles University in Abusir near Saqqara has shed light on "globalisation" in the ancient world.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/30/2022 4:05:00 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission in the Bubastian Cemetery at the Saqqara Necropolis unearthed a collection of 250 wooden painted coffins and the biggest ever bronze cachette containing a collection of 150 bronze statues of ancient Egyptian deities of different sizes.

Multimedia - In Pictures
5/30/2022 1:08:02 PM

Multimedia - In Pictures
3/19/2022 9:31:43 PM

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
12/20/2021 6:24:53 PM
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has received a collection of 23 artefacts, including large stone reliefs, transported from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and Saqqara and Ismailia archaeological sites.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/30/2021 10:30:24 PM
An archaeological mission from Cairo University uncovered the tomb of Ptah-M-Wia, head of the treasury during the reign of King Ramses II, during excavation work at the Saqqara necropolis, a statement by the Egyptian Tourism Ministry said on Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/29/2021 7:23:23 PM
Zahi Hawass goes on a tour of Pharaonic monuments at Saqqara outside Cairo and Beni Hassan and Amarna in Middle Egypt

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