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“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 […]
“Preliminary studies on hieroglyphs found in newly discovered pyramid ruins in the Dahshour necropolis have revealed a cartouche of the 13th Dynasty King Emny Kamaw, Adel Okasha, director-general of the Dahshour necropolis, told Ahram Online. Okasha said that offering texts are engraved on the ruins, as well as a female name of the king’s family. […]
“The remains of a 13th Dynasty pyramid have been discovered by an Egyptian archaeological mission working in an area to the north of King Senefru’s Bent Pyramid in the Dahshur Necropolis. Mahmoud Afifi, the head of the ancient Egyptian antiquities sector at the antiquities ministry, announced the find, adding that the remains are in a […]
NEWS: What’s REALLY inside a pyramid: First 3D images created using cosmic particles show hidden tunnels inside mysterious structure
“The pyramids of Egypt have held their secrets for more than 4,500 years. Now, Egyptian and foreign experts have begun unraveling their mysteries with the help of space particles. The team are using ‘cosmic rays’ to create maps that show the internal structures of these ancient wonders – and they say they could hold some […]
This week’s photo is courtesy of Tour Egypt.
Wafi City in Dubai is a multi-purpose complex containing a mall, hotel, restaurants, and a nightclub. The complex is modelled on ancient Egypt and includes columns like those at Karnak and small pyramids. There are also pharaonic statues and obelisks. Wafi City is just once of the many modern developments that have taken ancient Egypt […]