The massive 8-metre statue found in Cairo earlier this month, is believed not to depict Ramesses II, as previously thought. Features of the statue, studied after removal from the site, show that it probably represents King Psamtik I, a pharaoh of the 26th Dynasty, who ruled between 664-610 BC.
Parts of a 3000-year-old statue of king Ramesses II, found in Matariya neighbourhood of Cairo, Egypt, were found and lifted from the trench. Archaeologists also discovered parts of a life-sized limestone statue of Pharaoh Seti II, Ramses II’s grandson.
Archaeologists excavating the temple area in Luxor, Egypt, discovered a statue of king Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty, and parts of 66 statues of the goddess Sekhmet.
Archaeologists discovered parts of a building complex as well as a mortar pit with children’s footprints at the ancient city of Pi-Ramesses at Qantir, North Egypt, which was the capital during the reign of the King Ramses II.
Warsaw Mummy Project is the largest scientific venture ever undertaken in Poland to study the mummies belonging to the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw. We would like to closer present the details behind the research of one of Archaeofeed’s 2016 Archaeology Award winners.
Japanese archaeologists discovered a new tomb in Khoja area in Egypt’s Luxor. The tomb was built for a person named “Khonso“, who served as royal scribe during the era known as the Ramesside period of the 19th (1292-1189 BC) and 20th Dynasties (1189-1077) during ancient Egypt’s New Kingdom.
Ancient Egyptian ushabti statue that went missing from the storage room of a museum in Aswan in 2013 was recovered in London. The artefact dates 3800 years to the past.
Mid-January is the moment that our Staff would like to announce the 2016 Archaeological Awards for projects undertaken in Poland and worldwide. It is time to announce the research projects that our site would like to award for their contribution in archaeology, expanding our knowledge about the past, crossing new frontiers, and preservation of the cultural heritage.
Archaeologists discovered dozens of tombs cut out of rock, child burials, and animal remains investigating the ancient quarry site at Aswan from which ancient Egyptians took stone to build the pyramids.
Bioarchaeologist studied human remains from an ancient Egyptian necropolis in Saqqara. The 2000-year-old skeletons revealed a number of pathologies and diseases that the population suffered during their lives.
New research on ancient Egyptian pot burials provides evidence that this type of burial was meant not only for the poor. The practice was not limited to children or to impoverished families.
Jordan’s customs officers returned to Egypt 340 archaeological artefacts seized at Aqaba port. The artefacts are said to date to various eras.
Experts identified a number of drugs used by ancient Egyptians through careful and long analysis of a 3500-year-old papyrus. Among the medicine are bull fat, bats blood, and lizard poop.
Rock art dating back 5000 years was found on the ceiling of a small cavity in the Egyptian Sahara desert, between the Nile valley and the Gilf Kebir Plateau. It is believed it depicts a star in the east, a newborn between parents and two animals.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient Egyptian encroachment wall at the Qubbet Al-Hawa site in Aswan. The presence of the structure suggests that new tombs might be located in the direct vicinity.
A limestone relief stolen from Queen Hatshepsut’s temple in El-Deir El-Bahari in Luxor and illegally smuggled out was recovered by Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities from London.
Archaeologists excavating the Mortuary Temple of King Amenhotep III in Luxor, Egypt, discovered a number of statues of the goddess Sekhmet, daughter of the ancient Egyptian sun god Re.
Years after queen Nefertari’s mummy was ripped to pieces and tossed around by the ancient robbers an international team of researchers suggests they may have found the missing 3200-year-old legs in an Italian museum.
Archaeologists believe to have found the harbour at the Red Sea near Wadi el-Jarf, Egypt, built 4600 years ago and used by the Pharaoh to import things used in construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the ancient harbour town of Berenike at Red Sea, Egypt, discovered over 80 burials of cats dated to Roman times. The site functioned between the end of the 1st century AD into the first half of the 2nd century AD.