Sarcophagus

Egypt announces discovery of limestone sarcophagus and ushabti statues more than 2,500 years old
Archaeology

Egypt announces discovery of limestone sarcophagus and ushabti statues more than 2,500 years old

A limestone sarcophagus and numerous ushabti funeral statuettes were discovered in Minya by an Egyptian archaeological mission headed by the…
Metropolitan Museum to return stolen artifact to Egypt
Archaeology

Metropolitan Museum to return stolen artifact to Egypt

The Metropolitan Museum in New York’s executive director, Daniel Weiss apologized in a statement to Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khaled…
The ‘cursed’ sarcophagus in Alexandria
Opinion

The ‘cursed’ sarcophagus in Alexandria

No archaeological discovery has enjoyed attention such as the discovery of the granite sarcophagus weighing about 30 tons found under…
Pharaonic sandstone sarcophagus uncovered in Aswan
Archaeology

Pharaonic sandstone sarcophagus uncovered in Aswan

  An Egyptian archeological mission working at the Aga Khan site in Aswan’s west bank have discovered a sculpted sandstone…
Thousands sign a petition to drink the red water found in sarcophagus to gain superpowers
Archaeology

Thousands sign a petition to drink the red water found in sarcophagus to gain superpowers

  An online petition with the support of thousands of people across the globe is urging the Egyptian government to…
Mysterious sarcophagus to be opened in two days, Egypt’s MOA says
Archaeology

Mysterious sarcophagus to be opened in two days, Egypt’s MOA says

  Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities (MOA) has finally decided to open a mysterious sarcophagus uncovered in Alexandria within the next two days,…
Greco-Roman mummy discovered in Fayoum
Archaeology

Greco-Roman mummy discovered in Fayoum

An Egyptian-Russian archaeological mission operating in the Deir al-Banat area in Qalmasha village of Fayoum Governorate discovered on Tuesday a…
25th Dynasty burial chamber, sarcophagus discovered on Luxor’s west bank
Archaeology

25th Dynasty burial chamber, sarcophagus discovered on Luxor’s west bank

A burial chamber and sarcophagus dating from the 25th dynasty of ancient Egypt have been discovered in south Asasif, Luxor's…
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