Researchers discovered Medieval-era Arabic graffiti in a cave in the Red Sea governorate of Egypt. Part of the description contains the Islamic confession of faith “there is no god except Allah“.
Archaeologists discovered megalithic structures, barrows and unusual stone structures dating back 5000 years in the Berget el-Sheb are of Western Desert in Egypt.
Ancient Roman mosaic floor has been uncovered by archaeologists in the Moharam Bek district of Alexandria, Egypt.
Team of Greek archaeologists conducting excavations at the Shalallat Gardens area in Alexandria, Egypt, discovered remains of ancient buildings and a bridge.
During restoration works in the library of St Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai, Egypt, a medical manuscript dating to 6th century AD was discovered.
Archaeologists uncovered remains of a mud-brick building foundations at Tell el-Rataba, Egypt, suggesting that they may have supported a multi-storey structure, measuring even up to 15 metres.
Archaeologists working at the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab have uncovered previously unknown rock inscriptions at El-Khawy, including the earliest monumental hieroglyphs that date back around 5200 years.
The tomb of an ancient gold worker named Khnummose was discovered at Sai Island, on Nile River in Northern Sudan. The tomb dates back 3400 years.
Ten ancient Pharaonic tombs, dating back at least 2300 years, were discovered on the West bank of the Nile river in Aswan, Egypt.
A rock-cut tomb dating back to the Hellenistic era (323-30 BC) has been discovered Al-Shatby district of Alexandria, Egypt.
Dating of Homo sapiens’ remains, discovered in an old mine in Jebel Irhoud, Morocco, revealed that they were about 300000 years old, challenging the belief that the species arose in a cradle of humankind in East Africa 200000 years ago.
Five Ottoman era Qurans from Ethiopia were among objects seized at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, and were verified by Cairo Antiques Unit as authentic.
A 3500-years-old mummy of an Egyptian dignitary living in the times of 18th Dynasty pharaoh Thutmoses III (1479–1425 BC) served as a basis for a digital reconstruction the face and brain.
Archaeologists uncovered part of the ancient city of Harlaa, dating back to 10th century AD, located in in eastern Ethiopia.
A treasure trove of more than 10000 colourful glass beads and evidence of glassmaking tools were found in Ile-Ife, South-western Nigeria, suggesting that the ancient city was one of the first places in West Africa to master the art of glassmaking.
Numerous carved blocks covered with Egyptian hieroglyphs being stored in a museum warehouse were identified by an archaeologists as remains of temple belonging to Thutmose I (1504-1492 BC), a Pharaoh of the 3rd dynasty (1549/1550-1292 BC).
After the civil war turmoil ended archaeologists returned to Ptolemais in Libya, an ancient Roman trading port. New discoveries were made at the site, including a hoard of silver and bronze coins and a vast villa covered with elaborate mosaics.
International team of scientists successfully recovered and analysed ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from approximately 1400 BC to 400 AD, establishing ancient Egyptian mummies as a reliable source for genetic material to study the ancient past.
Archaeologists discovered a lintel inscribed with the cartouche of Pharaoh Sesostris II at Heryshef temple in Ihnasya El-Medina, Egypt.
Embalming materials used by Ipi, vizier and overseer of Thebes during the reign of King Amenemhat I (1976–1956 BC) in the early 20th Dynasty, have been rediscovered in his tomb at Deir el-Bahari on Luxor’s west bank, Egypt.