Tag Archive | tombs

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: Polish archaeologists studied a unique necropolis in Egypt

NEWS: Polish archaeologists studied a unique necropolis in Egypt

“Archaeologists have summed up the 10-year study of an unusual cemetery, which was founded in the times of unrest in Egypt – the so-called Third Intermediate Period, when the power in Egypt was taken over by the kings who came from Libya, and then from the Nubian kingdom of Kush, which is today’s Sudan. The […]

NEWS: New discoveries at Tell el-Farkha

NEWS: New discoveries at Tell el-Farkha

“Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Mamdouh Eldamaty declared the discovery of four new tombs at Tell el-Farkha site – Dakahleyya Governorate. The discovery was made during the excavations works performed by the Polish Mission headed by Marek Chlodnicki. Eldamaty elaborated that four graves were discovered during the campaign. Three of them were very poorly preserved child […]

NEWS: Archaeologists race to secure ancient burial site of three Egyptian kings that will make the treasure of Tutankhamun’s tomb look like a ‘display in Woolworths’

NEWS: Archaeologists race to secure ancient burial site of three Egyptian kings that will make the treasure of Tutankhamun’s tomb look like a ‘display in Woolworths’

Race: Archaeology teams are racing to find the tomb of three ancient Egyptian kings in Luxor’s west bank (Source: The Daily Mail). “An archaeology race is on to secure the ancient burial site of three Egyptian kings which contains relics that will outshine even that of Tutankhamun’s, it has been claimed. British archaeologist John Romer, […]