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.
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 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.