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Archaeologists have discovered the quartzite head and bust of one of the most powerful 19th Dynasty pharaohs, Ramses II (1279-1213 BC), in a rare find inside the contemporary working class area of Matariya
According to Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Eldamaty, these tombs are among the most important ones of the New Kingdom, which is the period in ancient Egyptian history from 1550 to 1070 BC. The most significant of the three is the tomb of Amenhotep, also known as Huy. He was Viceroy of Kush under the rule of the famous pharaoh Tutankhamun. The tomb contains numerous colourful and detailed wall paintings.
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Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh El-Damaty announced that the tomb contains the monuments of Amenhotep and his wife, who likely belong to the 18th dynasty.
Czech archaeological team and AUC professor discover tomb of an Ancient Egyptian queen at the Abusir necropolis, southwest of Cairo
Ancient tombs, artefacts, and a tunnel have been discovered this week in Egypt
Ministry of Antiquities intensifying efforts to prevent smuggling and subsequent sale of artefacts abroad
The Ministry of Antiquities launched the excavation following reports of looting
The cemetery in Sakkara holds many tombs that shed light on Egypt’s ancient civilisation
The replica is intended to help with preserving the original.
The discovery of the two colossal statues is considered a rare one
New exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York celebrates Ancient Egypt
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquity in Turin receives a technological upgrade
The tomb is considered one of the huge tombs, its dimensions being 21×14 metres with a height of four metres.
A statue discovered last November points out to further possibilities in Tell Basta area in Al-Sharqiyah
Artefacts stolen during 25 January Revolution will be exhibited together for two weeks
The first year of the Coptic calendar remembers those who were martyred for their faith
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Caesar Augustus sent the obelisks from Heliopolis to Alexandria, from where they were moved to Rome, Paris and New York. This was the beginning of the looting of the ancient site of Heliopolis, a process that has continued to this day.
Lecture explores the drama of Ancient Egypt’s New Kingdom and the convoluted schemes for the throne