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“A wooden head, probably of the sixth dynasty queen Ankhnespepy II, has been unearthed in the area located to the east of her Pyramid in Sakkara necropolis during excavation work carried out by a French-Swiss team from Geneva University. Dr. Mostafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities announced today. Dr. Waziry explains that […]
“The Egyptian-Czech Archaeological Mission uncovered remains of King Ramses II Temple during the excavation works carried out at Abusir. Dr. Mostafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities announced the discovery. Dr. Waziry explains that the discovery comes after the mission had found in 2012 archaeological evidences that shows the existence of a temple in […]
“A Swiss-French archaeological mission directed by Professor Philippe Collombert from the University of Geneva has unearthed a large granite pyramidion, or pyramid peak, probably belonging Queen Ankhnespepy II, in the Saqqara necropolis. This is the second discovery in a week by the Swiss-French mission, according to the secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mostafa […]
“The Egyptian-German Archaeological Mission uncovered most of the remaining parts of the recently discovered colossus of 26th Dynasty King Psamtik I (664-610 BC) while excavating at the temple of Heliopolis in the Souk Al-Khamis area of Matariya district in east Cairo. Aymen Ashmawy, head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Department and leader of the Egyptian […]
“A Swiss-French archaeological mission at the Saqqara necropolis, directed by Professor Philippe Collombert from the University of Geneva, has unearthed the upper part of an Old Kingdom obelisk that belonged to Queen Ankhnespepy II, the mother of King Pepy II (6th Dynasty, Old Kingdom, around 2350 BC). Collombert said that the part of the obelisk […]