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Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/28/2022 6:14:47 PM
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received on Monday a collection of gigantic colossi from the Egyptian museum in Tahrir that includes a pair of statues of the Ancient Egyptian gods Amun-Re and Mut, a red granite column of king Ramses II, a limestone statue of the goddess Isis holding her son — Horus — along with other gigantic artefacts.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/13/2022 3:08:20 PM
A German-Egyptian mission directed by Hourig Sourouzian uncovered a collection of huge limestone pieces belonging to a pair of royal sphinxes as well as the remains of walls and columns decorated with festive and ritual scenes in Luxor.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/1/2019 2:42:31 PM
The discovery was made at Quweisna quarries

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/11/2019 1:42:13 PM
The statue depicts a First Intermediate Period official named Nekaw-Ptah, according to the hieroglyphic inscription

Antiquities - Coptic
10/23/2017 11:55:18 AM
The object is carved of limestone and decorated with a cross and Coptic texts

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/9/2017 4:55:13 PM
Egypt recovered a limestone relief and a collection of 44 cosmetic containers from France

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/9/2017 2:37:47 PM
A quartzite colossus possibly of Ramses II and limestone bust of Seti II were discovered at the ancient Heliopolis archaeological site in Cairo

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/20/2016 6:40:37 PM
The limestone relief was stolen from Luxor and smuggled out of the country in 1975

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/3/2016 2:03:20 PM
A stolen limestone relief of King Nectanebo II that was smuggled out of Egypt was handed to the Egyptian embassy in Paris on Sunday

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)

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/26/2015 12:45:18 PM
They stand accused of having stolen a limestone statue of a sitting priest over 3,500 years old

Multimedia -
4/7/2015 4:49:02 PM
In the desert of southern Egypt, workers in limestone pits look as though they stepped out of a blizzard, covered in the white powder of the stones that are the economic lifeblood of this region.

Antiquities - Islamic
3/17/2015 8:22:07 PM
Four limestone niches on the side wall of the monumental Mohamed Ali bridge in Al-Qalubiya governorate on the outskirts of greater Cairo were damaged after an explosion last night

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
7/23/2014 10:07:49 AM
A painted limestone relief that was stolen and illegally smuggled to Germany during the last century arrives back in Egypt

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
7/2/2014 2:28:06 PM
A well preserved limestone chapel from the reign of the 11th Dynasty king Mentuhotep II has been unearthed in Sohag

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
5/19/2014 4:57:18 PM
A limestone temple built during the reign of King Ptolemy II has been uncovered at the Gabal El-Nour archaeological site in Beni Suef

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
12/17/2013 6:36:38 PM
Officials want confirmation that 23 items on sale at Sotheby's, including marble and limestone statue pieces, left Egypt legally

Heritage - Greco-Roman
12/2/2013 5:05:16 PM
A limestone relief engraved with Greek text was uncovered under a residential house in Al-Qantara East town in Ismailia governorate

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
11/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Limestone Ancient Egyptian shrine (or naos) found in residential home in Mit Rahina town

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
11/2/2013 9:02:14 PM
A limestone block from the ceiling of an unidentified ancient Egyptian mastaba in Giza plateau crumbled due to erosion; the Ministry of State Antiquities will begin restoration of the mastaba on Sunday

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