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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

Egypt - Politics
5/4/2021 7:43:34 PM
The project includes the villages of Saqqara, Abu Sir and Dahshur, and offers training to the local community in an effort to help them tap into tourism revenues and protect their livelihoods.

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

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/31/2020 9:39:00 AM
It’s been a busy year for archaeologists. Several discoveries made international headlines and major museums and sites were inaugurated in an effort to revivify tourism, the hardest-hit sector due to coronavirus

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

Egypt - Politics
12/1/2020 10:20:26 PM

Egypt - Politics
11/30/2020 6:57:26 PM
The announcement that the model is under investigation has sparked controversy online, with many users saying that Egyptians and foreigners have taken similar images in the past

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,

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/15/2020 4:48:03 PM
The unearthing of 100 intact coffins from the 26th Dynasty is the latest in a series of recent discoveries in the Saqqara area

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/14/2020 2:30:53 PM
'We have discovered only one percent of the antiquities buried in the Saqqara Necropolis,' Antiquities Minister El-Enany said, pointing out that many other discoveries will follow

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