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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

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.

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
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
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

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
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.

Egypt - Politics
2/11/2021 9:49:28 PM
The visit comes upon an invitation from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities as part of the country's plan to promote the tourism sector

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/22/2021 1:59:00 PM
Spectacular new discoveries at the Saqqara Necropolis outside Cairo this week have revealed more of its secrets and rewritten much of its history

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/16/2021 3:43:22 PM
'The discoveries will rewrite Saqqara's history during the New Kingdom,' renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass said

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/14/2020 5:30:23 PM
The mission has discovered burial shafts with coffins and several artefacts from the New Kingdom

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/17/2020 9:47:20 PM
A hundred intact, sealed, and painted ancient Egyptian coffins were unveiled at the Saqqara Necropolis this week,

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