Mummies

Surprise! The world’s oldest mummies are not in Egypt
Archaeology

Surprise! The world’s oldest mummies are not in Egypt

Arica, Chile (CNN) — The first humans known to have mummified their dead did so in a rather improbable spot:…
Egyptian-Italian archeological mission unearths Greco-Roman tomb in Aswan
Archaeology

Egyptian-Italian archeological mission unearths Greco-Roman tomb in Aswan

An Egyptian-Italian archeological mission excavating at the Aga Khan Mausoleum on Aswan’s west bank have unearthed a rock-cut tomb of…
Discovery Channel will broadcast live while exploring network of ancient Egyptian coffins
Egypt

Discovery Channel will broadcast live while exploring network of ancient Egyptian coffins

America’s famed presenter Josh Gates, known for his adventurous discoveries all over the world, will take viewers of Discovery Channel…
Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announces new archeological discovery in Minya
Archaeology

Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announces new archeological discovery in Minya

  Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient cemetery in Tuna al-Gabal, Minya in…
New Pharaonic tomb uncovered in Luxor: Antiquities Minister
Archaeology

New Pharaonic tomb uncovered in Luxor: Antiquities Minister

  Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany announced Saturday that an Egyptian mission from the Supreme Council of Antiquities has uncovered…
Three Pharaonic cemeteries discovered in Sakkara: Minister
Archaeology

Three Pharaonic cemeteries discovered in Sakkara: Minister

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has uncovered on Saturday three cemeteries dating back to the New Kingdom of Egypt between 1570…
Scientists carry out tests on ancient Egyptian ’embalming recipe’ mummy
Archaeology

Scientists carry out tests on ancient Egyptian ’embalming recipe’ mummy

  A study published on the Journal of Archaeological Science and the University of York website has revealed that scientists carried…
Mystery Egypt sarcophagus found not to house Alexander the Great’s remains
Egypt

Mystery Egypt sarcophagus found not to house Alexander the Great’s remains

Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday dashed local hopes that a newly discovered ancient sarcophagus might contain the remains of Alexander the…
Egyptian-German archaeological expedition uncover cemetery in Saqqara
Archaeology

Egyptian-German archaeological expedition uncover cemetery in Saqqara

  An Egyptian-German archaeological expedition has unearthed embalming equipment and a cemetery featuring a large number of funerary furniture and mummies…
Once overlooked, 2,500-year old coffin may offer clues into ancient Egypt
Archaeology

Once overlooked, 2,500-year old coffin may offer clues into ancient Egypt

Australian academics could help unlock mysteries around ancient Egypt after discovering that a 2,500-year old coffin might contain the remains…
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