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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: 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 […]

NEWS: Ptolemaic rock-cut tombs discovered in Alexandria

NEWS: Ptolemaic rock-cut tombs discovered in Alexandria

“An Egyptian team of archaeologists directed by Fahima El Nahas (General Director of Excavations in Alexandria) discovered a part of the west cemetery of Ptolemaic Alexandria. The discovery took place during the excavation work at the site before allowing the building of a modern wall in the railways workshops in Gebel El-Zaytoun in Alexandria. Dr. […]

Fully discovered by Carter: no more to King Tutankhamun’s tomb

Fully discovered by Carter: no more to King Tutankhamun’s tomb

“High-level geophysics research provides conclusive evidence on the non-existence of hidden chambers adjacent to or inside Tutankhamun’s tomb (KV62). Dr. Mostaf Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities announced that the Head of the Italian scientific team Dr. Francesco Porcelli of the Polytechnic University of Turin is to provide all details of the […]

NEWS: Amun-re goldsmith tomb uncovered in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s west bank

NEWS: Amun-re goldsmith tomb uncovered in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s west bank

“In a gala ceremony held in Draa Abul-Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank, Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced the discovery of an 18th Dynasty tomb of god Amun-Re’s goldsmith, Amenemhat (Kampp 390), and a Middle Kingdom burial shaft for a family. Luxor Governor Mohamed Badr attended the ceremony as well as members of parliament, […]

NEWS: Discovery of a new archaeological necropolis in Luxor

NEWS: Discovery of a new archaeological necropolis in Luxor

“Khaled Al-Anani; Minister of Antiquities and Mohamed Badr, governor of Luxor, announced the discovery of a new archaeological necropolis in Luxor city.  According to Anani in a press release, a press conference will be held on September 9 to reveal more details about the new discovery.  In an earlier statement, the head of the Luxor […]