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).
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.
Archaeologists discovered a previously undisturbed tomb in Luxor, south Egypt. The tomb contained a sarcophagus in a very good state of preservation.
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.