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Photos: Stone blocks date to King Khufu era in Temple of the Sun unearthed in unprecedented discovery
Archaeology

Photos: Stone blocks date to King Khufu era in Temple of the Sun unearthed in unprecedented discovery

  The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working in Matariya (Heliopolis) succeeded in discovering granite stone blocks from the era of…
Businessman Hassan Rateb sentenced to 5 years rigorous imprisonment over archaeological excavations
Egypt

Businessman Hassan Rateb sentenced to 5 years rigorous imprisonment over archaeological excavations

On Thursday the Cairo Criminal Court in Abbasiya, sentenced businessman Hassan Rateb, to a five years rigorous prison sentence over…
Royal antiquities excavated at Luxor Temple
Archaeology

Royal antiquities excavated at Luxor Temple

The Egyptian archaeological mission working at Luxor Temple found a group of important royal antiques. These included a black granite…
Zahi Hawass meets with Saudi officials to discuss excavations at Ramses III site in KSA
Archaeology

Zahi Hawass meets with Saudi officials to discuss excavations at Ramses III site in KSA

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with the head of the Heritage Authority of the Saudi Ministry of Culture, Jasir al-Herbish,…
Schoolmaster in Sohag uncovers Ptolemaic temple beneath house
Archaeology

Schoolmaster in Sohag uncovers Ptolemaic temple beneath house

A school headmaster on Sunday uncovered a Ptolemaic temple beneath his house at al-Mansha in Sohag, after he and another…
The Little Mermaid: How one Egyptian girl became an underwater welder
Egypt

The Little Mermaid: How one Egyptian girl became an underwater welder

Do you remember the story of the Little Mermaid? How Ariel used to spend all her time under water and…
AUC hands over 5,000 artifacts from 1964 Fustat excavation
Archaeology

AUC hands over 5,000 artifacts from 1964 Fustat excavation

The American University in Cairo (AUC) handed over 5,000 historical artifacts to Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities, a collection which it…
Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro
Archaeology

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro

The center of a powerful ancient civilization, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world’s earliest cities — a Bronze Age…
Egyptian archaeologist aims to lead her first excavation this year in Sharqiya
Archaeology

Egyptian archaeologist aims to lead her first excavation this year in Sharqiya

For many people, a visit to the Nile Delta can be all about recreation, but not for Egyptian archaeologist Nora…
Ramses II excavation to be completed using more advanced techniques: ministry sources
Egypt

Ramses II excavation to be completed using more advanced techniques: ministry sources

The Ministry of Antiquities is gearing up to complete the remainder of the excavation of the Ramses II statue using newer and…
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