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2/1/2016 3:21:15 PM
Egypt continues restoration of The Pyramid of Djoser, which is the world's oldest pyramid. Built during the 27th century BC, Djoser's pyramid is 100 years older than the Great Pyramid of Giza

Multimedia -
2/1/2016 1:23:34 PM

Multimedia -
12/21/2015 2:45:28 PM
The tomb of Maia, the wet nurse of King Tutankhamun in Saqqara, opens to public today for the first time since its discovery in 1996.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/20/2015 3:29:13 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/26/2015 6:56:25 PM
The stolen sixth dynasty wooden statuette will be repatriated to Egypt in October

Antiquities - Museums
6/6/2015 6:01:59 PM
A collection of 247 ancient Egyptian artefacts were transferred Saturday from Saqqara archaeological site to the Grand Egyptian Museum, set for a soft opening in 2018

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/2/2015 5:15:55 PM
Two sixth dynasty tombs of King Pepi II’s priests uncovered in Saqqara

Antiquities - Islamic
11/17/2014 7:42:15 PM
A detailed UNESCO report on restoration works carried out at Djoser's Step Pyramid in Saqqara and in Historic Cairo will be issued mid-December

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/15/2014 4:18:55 PM
Delegations of international antiquities experts to issue report on Cairo sites

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
9/6/2014 7:05:55 PM
Egypt's antiquities ministry has rebuffed allegations that the Djoser Step Pyramid in Saqqara — considered the oldest stone monument in the world — is in danger

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
5/24/2014 6:40:22 PM
The objects come from illegal excavations of a temple from c.2300 BC

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
5/17/2014 2:26:47 PM
Three painted sarcophagi belonging to an Ancient Egyptian singer have been unearthed at Saqqara

Multimedia -
5/8/2014 7:52:06 PM
Journalists and top officials flock to a site south of Unas Pyramid causeway at Saqqara necropolis to admire a newly discovered tomb that, according to experts, "will change the history of the necropolis"

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
4/6/2014 7:42:44 PM
Artefact stolen at Saqqara during security breakdown after January 2011 revolution and eventually ended up in hands of French citizen, who now wants to give it back to Egypt

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
1/2/2013 2:50:00 PM
Eight million dog mummies were uncovered at the dog catacomb in Saqqara

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
12/17/2012 9:44:06 AM
First phase of planned development project will see Halls 32 and 37 - both devoted to Old Kingdom antiquities - thoroughly cleaned and revamped; Project slated for completion by 2015

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
9/20/2012 7:48:31 PM
The salvage operation of the Apis tombs known as the Serapeum is finally completed

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
9/16/2012 9:31:28 PM
Following more than six years of restoration work, the tombs of two noblemen – along with Saqqara's famous Apis cemetery – will soon be open to the general public

Folk - Street Smart
6/28/2012 8:18:28 PM
Zamalek, Boulak, Saqqara, Khan al-Khalili are landmarks that date back centuries. Ahram Online looks at the stories behind the names of Egypt's towns and famous markets

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