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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 […]

VIDEO: See inside the newly discovered tomb of Shepseskafankh!

VIDEO: See inside the newly discovered tomb of Shepseskafankh!

(Source: ceskatelevize.cz). “The last great discovery of Czech Egyptologists at Abusir, the tomb of Pharaoh’s doctor, Shepseskafankh, offers a unique perspective on life in the ancient empire. Shepseskafankh was an influential practitioner of the Pharaoh, in addition to other positions held in several of the temples. Signs on the walls and the analysis of the […]