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.
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.
Archaeologists excavated over 80 graves from a Medieval cemetery in al-Ghazali, north Sudan. The burials belong to Christian monks that lived 1500 years ago in the region.
Jordan’s customs officers returned to Egypt 340 archaeological artefacts seized at Aqaba port. The artefacts are said to date to various eras.
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 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.
Excavations off Tel Dor, on the Mediterranean Sea led to discovery of Roman inscription stone mentioning the province of Judea and the name of a previously unknown Roman governor, ruling shortly before the Bar-Kochba Revolt.
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.
Excavations of Tel Gezer, the biblical Gezer, in the foothills of the Judean Hills, Israel, revealed a hoard of rare gold and silver objects dating back to the Canaanite period 3600 years ago.
Excavation in Aswan’s Qubbet Al-Hawa necropolis, South Egypt, revealed a causeway leading to the tomb of the first Middle Kingdom provincial governor of Elephantine Island.
Archaeologists discovered a previously undisturbed tomb in Luxor, south Egypt. The tomb contained a sarcophagus in a very good state of preservation.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient boat burial linked to Pharaoh Senusret III in Abydos, Egypt. Alongside boat burial remains about 120 boat images depicting Pharaonic watercraft were found on the interior walls of the building complex.
Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry releases information that two rock-carved cemeteries dated to the Late Period of ancient Egypt have been found close to the Mausoleum of Aga Khan, Aswan, South Egypt.
Archaeologists researching the site in Jaffa, Israel, revealed signs of a sudden fiery destruction of the site that happened 3100 years ago. Experts believe that this attests to a previously unknown Canaanites against their Egyptian overlords.
Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities received a golden mummy mask from a a French-Egyptian citizen, who held the artefact in his private collection.
Blocks covered with hieroglyphic writing at the Matariya site near Heliopolis in Egypt bear evidence for existence of a temple of Pharaoh Ramses II.
A study of sequenced DNA from remains of cats dated from 13000 BC to 18th century AD reveals how cats spread throughout ancient Eurasia and Africa.