Tag Archive | Graeco-Roman

NEWS: Three Ptolemaic tombs found in Al-Kamin Al-Sahrawi

“During excavation work carried out at Al-Kamin Al-Sahrawi area, south east of Samalout Town in Al-Menia Governorate,an Egyptian archaeological mission from the Ministry of Antiquities discovered three Ptolemaic tombs. Dr. Ayman Ashmawy, Head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Sector at the Ministry explains that inside these tombs, excavators have unearthed a collection of sarcophagi of […]

NEWS: Hieroglyphic – Demotic stela discovered in Taposiris Magna

“The SCA Archaeological Mission in collaboration with the Catholic University of Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic – working at Taposiris Magna Site – North Coast succeeded in discovering a limestone stele inscribed with Hieroglyphic and Demotic inscriptions. The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Eldamaty stated that the discovered stele contains 20 Hieroglyphic lines with royal cartouches […]

NEWS: Graeco-Roman necropolis discovered in Alexandria

NEWS: Graeco-Roman necropolis discovered in Alexandria

Pots that have been discovered (Source: Ahram Online). “Illegal excavations carried out by tomb raiders underneath a residential house in Alexandria have uncovered a Graeco-Roman necropolis. Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh Eldamaty, told Ahram Online that the necropolis, in the Gebel Mahran area, includes a collection of tombs called loculi, which are holes engraved in a […]

NEWS: ‘Egypt’s Sunken Secrets’ exhibition to tour three European capitals

NEWS: ‘Egypt’s Sunken Secrets’ exhibition to tour three European capitals

(Source: Luxor Times). “The Ministry of Antiquities has agreed to hold an antiquities exhibition named “Egypt’s Sunken Secrets” in three European capitals for a year. The Ministry agreed to an offer by Franck Goddio, founder of the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology, to hold this exhibition for 600 thousand Euros plus 1 euro on each […]