Archaeologists unearthed remains of foetuses and infants that were buried in vessels used as urns at Khour Shambat in Omdurman, Sudan. The cemetery dates back 6000 years.
Archaeologists discovered numerous previously unknown ancient hieroglyphic inscriptions the majority of which were written on rocks surrounding the temple of Hathor in Gebelein, Central Egypt. The rock inscriptions date back to around 1770-1400 BC.
Researchers claim to have found possibly oldest figurative tattoos in the world on two 5000-year-old mummies found in Gebelein in the southern part of Upper Egypt.
Parts of a statue of Ramesses II has been discovered in the Temple of Kom Ombo, Aswan, Egypt.
Remains of a 2600-year-old statue of a ruler of the Kush kingdom with a hieroglyphic inscription has been discovered in a temple at Dangeil, Sudan.
Archaeologists uncovered remains of a Roman temple, dating back to the 2nd century AD at the Kom Al-Rasras archaeological site in Aswan, Egypt.
Researchers have found evidence that suggests the Toba volcanic eruption on Sumatra about 74000 years ago did not create a long volcanic winter effect in East Africa, neither did it cause a significant drop of human population at that time.
In a cemetery on the Giza Plateau, Egypt, archaeologists discovered a tomb of a female senior official in the royal palace. The site dates back 4300 years.
An X-ray scattering experiment has been performed on a 1900-year-old Egyptian mummy of young girl to obtain new information about her, including how her body was prepared, what items she may have been buried with, the quality of her bones and what material is present in her brain cavity.
Archaeologists uncovered a stele of 19th Dynasty King Ramesses II at the site of San Al-Hagar, Sharqia, North Egypt.
Archaeologists discovered three rock-hewn shafts containing coffins and pottery vessels at the Abusir necropolis, near Cairo, Egypt.
Archaeologists working in the Aswan region, Egypt, made new discoveries at the ancient Egyptian city of Edfu, where a royal administrative complex has been uncovered, and at Kom Ombo, where new artefacts have been unearthed at the ancient temple.
By scanning artefacts such as scrolls of papyri and ancient Egyptian containers for the mummies with different kinds of light which makes the inks glow, researchers have revealed writing that is normally unseen to the human eye.
Excavations at Tell El Fara’in, known as ancient Buto or Butosus, east of Alexandria, Egypt, unearthed remains of mud-brick walls and artefacts, some of which are linked to King Psamtik I, a Pharaoh of the 26th Dynasty.
A team of researchers has discovered possibly the world’s oldest known cases of breast cancer and multiple bone marrow cancer (myeloma) through computed tomography (CT scans of two mummies from Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt.
Archaeologists working on different missions in the region of Aswan, Egypt, made recent discoveries, including intact child burials, a cemetery and a headless statue of Greek goddess Artemis.
During excavations of the Colossi of Memnon area on the West Bank of Luxor, Egypt, archaeologists uncovered 27 statues of the ancient Egyptian lioness goddess Sekhmet.
Wreckages of three vessels dating back to the Roman Era were discovered during underwater excavations at the Eastern Port of Alexandria, Egypt.
Through X-ray microscopy researchers managed to identify copper as used in ink for writing on 2000-year-old Egyptian papyri.
A tombstone containing a large carved cross and a Coptic inscription was discovered on the Eastern side of the Avenue of Sphinxes, under Al-Mathan Bridge in Luxor, Egypt.