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NEWS: Ancient Egyptian Mayor’s Tomb Discovered in Luxor

NEWS: Ancient Egyptian Mayor’s Tomb Discovered in Luxor

A tomb belonging to an high official held many titles including Mayor, Royal Seal Bearer and Prince who was called “Djehuty Shed Sou” has been discovered in Dra’ Abu el-Naga site on the West Bank of Luxor city in Upper Egypt, Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani announced Thursday.

NEWS: Discovery of an Ancient Egyptian Woman’s Teeth Reveals She Had a Surprising Profession

NEWS: Discovery of an Ancient Egyptian Woman’s Teeth Reveals She Had a Surprising Profession

“When we study ancient societies, it can sometimes be difficult to tell who fulfilled which of the various day-to-day roles. For Ancient Egypt, we have a wealth of information, including pictorial records along with sculptures and figurines, buried with the deceased so they could have workers in the afterlife.But these depictions can be idealised, or […]

NEWS: Huge discovery as sarcophagus opened after 2,500 years

NEWS: Huge discovery as sarcophagus opened after 2,500 years

The remains of a 2,500-year-old ancient Egyptian high priest have been uncovered by archaeologists.

NEWS: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus to be opened on live TV

NEWS: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus to be opened on live TV

“A sarcophagus believed to contain an Egyptian nobleman will be opened on live TV during a special broadcast by the American channel Discovery. The two-hour “Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live” will air Sunday night (0000 GMT Monday) from the site outside Minya, which is along the Nile River south of Cairo and its Giza pyramids. Egypt […]