archaeology

President Sisi: We are keen to keep archaeological areas or cemeteries untouched
Egypt

President Sisi: We are keen to keep archaeological areas or cemeteries untouched

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said those in charge of implementing roads and axes are keen to keep archaeological areas…
Ancient fortress found by archaeologists may be a lost royal city
Archaeology

Ancient fortress found by archaeologists may be a lost royal city

(CNN) – A 2,000-year-old fortress built on a mountainside in what’s now Iraqi Kurdistan could be part of a lost…
These African heritage sites are under threat from rising seas, but there’s still time to save them
World

These African heritage sites are under threat from rising seas, but there’s still time to save them

(CNN) — On the shores of North Africa, ancient cities have stood for millennia. The columns of Carthage, in modern-day…
Sun falls perpendicular to temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Luxor Thursday
Archaeology

Sun falls perpendicular to temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Luxor Thursday

The sun fell perpendicular to the temple of Deir el-Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut in the west of Luxor city, to…
Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia excavate forgotten kingdoms
Middle East

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia excavate forgotten kingdoms

AL ULA, Saudi Arabia, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Amid the arid desert and mountains of Al Ula in northwest Saudi…
Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq
Middle East

Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq

DOHUK, Iraq, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Archaeologists have excavated the first, and what they believe is the oldest, industrial wine…
Photos: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus now on display at Dubai Expo 2020
Archaeology

Photos: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus now on display at Dubai Expo 2020

A sarcophagus belonging to ancient Egyptian priest Psamtik is now on display in Dubai as part of Egypt’s pavilion at…
Antiquities Ministry to issue visiting permit to multiple archaeological sites for tourist trips
Archaeology

Antiquities Ministry to issue visiting permit to multiple archaeological sites for tourist trips

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany chaired an extraordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, at…
Once green, prehistoric Arabia drew early humans from Africa
Middle East

Once green, prehistoric Arabia drew early humans from Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Huw Groucutt passes rolling sand dunes as far as his eye can see when traveling to archaeological…
Egypt names new species of amphibious whale after Anubis
Science

Egypt names new species of amphibious whale after Anubis

A team of Egyptian paleontologists have named a new species of amphibious whale after its fossil was discovered by an…
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