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NEWS: Five statue heads with crowns found in Armant temple

“Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim announced the discovery of 5 royal statue heads in Armant temple, about 25 km south of Luxor. The limestone heads were discovered today have the crowns of Lower & Upper Egypt. According to the Minister, the heads are probably dated back to Middle Kingdom. Each of them measures 50 cm height. Dr. […]

NEWS: Two New Kingdom statues discovered at the Montu temple in Armant

NEWS: Two New Kingdom statues discovered at the Montu temple in Armant

One of the statues (Source: Luxor Times). “The Minister of Antiquities announced the discovery of two Ramasside statues in Armant temple by the mission of IFAO and University of Montpellier. The first statue is limestone and of a temple scribe called Imen Hep. The other one is diorite rock of a high priest. According to […]

VIDEO: See inside the newly discovered tomb of Shepseskafankh!

VIDEO: See inside the newly discovered tomb of Shepseskafankh!

(Source: ceskatelevize.cz). “The last great discovery of Czech Egyptologists at Abusir, the tomb of Pharaoh’s doctor, Shepseskafankh, offers a unique perspective on life in the ancient empire. Shepseskafankh was an influential practitioner of the Pharaoh, in addition to other positions held in several of the temples. Signs on the walls and the analysis of the […]