Researchers claim to have found possibly oldest figurative tattoos in the world on two 5000-year-old mummies found in Gebelein in the southern part of Upper Egypt.
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.
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.
First remains of individuals killed by the destruction of Gezer, central Israel, by Egyptian Pharaoh Merneptah have been discovered by archaeologists 3200 years after fire swallowed the ancient Canaanite city.
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).
Egyptian antiquities authorities discovered an ancient carved block in a hole in the floor of a an old two-story, mud-brick house during inspection in the Beni Mansour area of Abydos, in Upper Egypt. The block is engraved with the cartouche of the 30th Dynasty King Nectanebo II (360-342 BC).
A burial chamber was discovered at the site of a 3800-year-old Dahshur pyramid in Egypt, containing a wooden box inscribed with hieroglyphs bearing the female name “Hatshepset“, possibly the daughter of pharaoh Ameny Qemau (1793-1791 BC) of the 13th Dynasty.
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.
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.
Blocks covered with hieroglyphic writing at the Matariya site near Heliopolis in Egypt bear evidence for existence of a temple of Pharaoh Ramses II.
Archaeologists excavating a Bronze Age city in Cyprus discovered a tomb containing a treasure of Egyptian scarabs, diadem, exotic luxuries and pearls and earrings set in gold. The site of Hala Sultan Tekke is dated to 1500 BC.
During excavations in the Raphael’s church in the royal complex in Dongola (Sudan) archaeologists of The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University in Warsaw have discovered the largest number of paintings so far.
A 3500-year-old Egyptian seal was discovered by a hiker. The accidental discovery was made in the hills of Lower Galilee in northern Israel.
Edfu police managed to recover a stolen black granite monument of 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Amenhotep III during a raid connected with trade of weapons and drugs.