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26th Dynasty finds in Saqqara

Two large 26th Dynasty tombs have been found in Saqqara by an Egyptian excavation mission from the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA). Dr.

Egypt’s First Revolution Museum to come up on Zamalek Island

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni approved the Supreme Council of Antiquities’ (SCA) request to build a museum to commemorate the Egyptian revolution of July 1953.

Discoveries at Naqlun

A mission from the Polish Center of the Mediterranean Archaeology of Warsaw University unearthed a decorated clay vessel from a room in the Deir Malak Gubrail monastery in Naqlun, a site in Fayoum.

Largest ancient garrison found in Egypt’s eastern Delta

In Egypt, an ancient fortified garrison town from the time of King Psmatik I was discovered at Tell Dafna in the Ismailia governorate.

Egyptian museum opens exhibit on eve of Obama’s arrival

In Cairo, a day before President Obama arrives to deliver his most important speech to the entire Arab World, the Egyptian museum opens a grand exhibition.

Necropolis found in Faiyum village

An ancient necropolis consisting of 53 rock-cut tombs dating back to the Middle (ca. 2061-1786 BC) and New (ca. 1569-1081 BC) Kingdoms and the 22nd Dynasty (ca.

Egypt aims to find Antony and Cleopatra’s remains

Archaeologists looking for the tombs of Antony and Cleopatra will start digging up three sites at a temple where tombs may be located, said Egypt’s antiquities authority.

New digs in Dahshur

Four anthropoid wooden coffins, three wooden canopic jars, and four washabti boxes have been unearthed inside an unidentified burial shaft located in the northern area of the Ramesside tomb of Ta in t

Nobleman mummy found inside limestone sarcophagus

Another important discovery was made Wednesday after Egypt's top archeologist unearthed a shaft tomb that held the remains of 30 ancient dwellers.

Oldest mummies unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists with Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) have discovered a shaft tomb containing the remains of some thirty individuals at Saqqara.

Egypt’s new twin digs

In Egypt, a French-Egyptian mission discovered another ancient structure in the area of Ain Sokhna, about 120 km southeast of Cairo.

Chicago university discovers ancient Egyptian building at Edfu in Thebes

An American archaeological mission from the University of Chicago has unearthed an administrative building and silos dating back to Dynasty 17 (c. 1665-1569 BC), as well as an older columned hall during routine excavations at Edfu in Egypt.

Botched smuggling of ancient artifacts

CAIRO, EGYPT (ETN) - H.E. Farouk Hosni, Egypt's Minister of Culture, announced last that the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) stopped in the last hour the sale of two ancient Egyptian objects in London and Holland, in an attempt to save Egypt’s illegally smuggled heritage.

Egypt celebrates new finds in Tomb of Seti

(eTN) - Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni announced that a quartzite washabti figure and the cartouche of King Seti I, second king of the 19th Dynasty (1314-1304 BC), were found inside the corridor of the tomb of Seti I (KV 17) in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor’s on the West Bank.
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