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.
Archaeologists excavating the site of a palace belonging to Rwandan King Kigeri IV Rwabugiri (1853-1895) in Rubengera, Western Province, Rwanda, discovered artefacts and and archaeological remains that might shed more light on the country’s history.
After four years of excavations archaeologists managed to uncover the temple of Ramesses II in Abusir, near Cairo, North Egypt.
Prehistoric rockart depicting animals has been uncovered in Subeira Valley near Aswan, South Egypt.
Scientists believe they may have identified the species of hominin from which human ancestors became infected with genital herpes (HSV2) between 3 and 1.4 million years ago.
latest excavations at Tel El-Amarna, Egypt, have lead to a discovery of a gypsum head from a statue of King Akhenaten who ruled in 14th century BC.
Recent study of ancient DNA obtained from 2000-year-old remains of a boy from Ballito Bay in KwaZulu-Natal, East Republic of South Africa, indicates that the split between modern humans and earlier human groups occurred between 350000-260000 years ago – earlier than previously thought.
A team of German and Egyptian archaeologist was able to recover toes belonging to the statue of king Psamtik I, which was discovered in March and mistaken for king Ramesses II. The discovery was made in the Matariya district of Cairo, Egypt.
Archaeologists excavating the ancient city of Hazor, Israel, unearthed a broken head of a sculpture dating back 4300 years believed to depict a yet unidentified Pharaoh.