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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: King Tut’s Wife May Be Buried in Newly Discovered Tomb

NEWS: King Tut’s Wife May Be Buried in Newly Discovered Tomb

“Famed archaeologist Zahi Hawass and his team say they’ve found evidence of a tomb that could belong to King Tut’s wife.   The archaeologists eventually plan to excavate the new tomb, which is located near the tomb of the pharaoh Ay (1327-1323 B.C.) in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, Hawass told Live Science. “We are […]

NEWS: Two Ptolemaic tombs uncovered in Al-Qantara East

Two Ptolemaic tombs were uncovered today in the Roman necropolis at Al-Qantara East in the Canal city of Ismailiya (Source: Ahram Online). “At the Roman necropolis in Al-Qantara East the Egyptian mission of the Ministry of State of Antiquities (MSA) uncovered two Ptolemaic tombs that can be dated to the first century AD. MSA Minister […]

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. […]