Structures of an ancient marine port of Ayla has been discovered in the the Red Sea city of Aqaba, Jordan, dating back more than 1000 years during the Islamic era (650-1116 AD).
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.
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 uncovered part of the ancient city of Harlaa, dating back to 10th century AD, located in in eastern Ethiopia.
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.
Remains of 2000-year-old fountains, a pool, and irrigation channels used for maintaining gardens in ancient Petra, south-western Jordan, were discovered by archaeologists.