A team of German and Egyptian archaeologist was able to recover toes belonging to the statue of king Psamtik I, which was discovered in March and mistaken for king Ramesses II. The discovery was made in the Matariya district of Cairo, Egypt.
A folded full-length mummy shroud has been discovered after about 80 years in a museum collection the National Museum of Scotland. It is believed to be over 2000 years old.
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.
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.
Polish archaeologists discovered a unique graveyard in the Affad Basin, northern Sudan, which contains graves of people in the close vicinity of cow and sheep burials. The site is dated to Neolithic about 6000 years ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Experts of a restoration laboratory in Cairo examined a piece of a wooden boat discovered during excavations near the Great Pyramid of Giza, revealing the first evidence for use of metal in boat construction by ancient Egyptians.
Czech archaeological mission from Charles University in Prague discovered remains of a possibly first non-royal ancient Egyptian wooden boat in a funerary context ever found.
Skeleton of a 16-month-old infant was uncovered in Nag Al-Qarmila area of Aswan. It is dated to Pre-Dynastic period and thus possesses the oldest signs of scurvy in Ancient Egypt.