Tag: Supreme Council of Antiquities

26th Dynasty finds in Saqqara

26th Dynasty finds in Saqqara

editor editor- January 15, 2010 02:33 0

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

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

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

editor editor- December 23, 2009 03:04 0

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. Read More

Discoveries at Naqlun

Discoveries at Naqlun

editor editor- December 14, 2009 06:08 0

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 ... Read More

Largest ancient garrison found in Egypt’s eastern Delta

Largest ancient garrison found in Egypt’s eastern Delta

editor editor- July 13, 2009 03:09 0

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

Egyptian  museum opens exhibit on eve  of Obama’s arrival

Egyptian museum opens exhibit on eve of Obama’s arrival

editor editor- June 5, 2009 04:02 0

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 ... Read More

Necropolis found in Faiyum village

Necropolis found in Faiyum village

editor editor- April 24, 2009 10:32 0

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 ... Read More

Egypt aims to find Antony and Cleopatra’s remains

Egypt aims to find Antony and Cleopatra’s remains

editor editor- April 17, 2009 07:46 0

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 ... Read More

New digs in Dahshur

editor editor- February 27, 2009 10:10 0

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 ... Read More

Nobleman mummy found inside limestone sarcophagus

Nobleman mummy found inside limestone sarcophagus

editor editor- February 13, 2009 04:05 0

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

Oldest mummies unearthed in Egypt

Oldest mummies unearthed in Egypt

editor editor- February 10, 2009 06:11 0

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

Egypt’s new twin digs

Egypt’s new twin digs

editor editor- January 16, 2009 03:04 0

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

Chicago university discovers ancient Egyptian building at Edfu in  Thebes

Chicago university discovers ancient Egyptian building at Edfu in Thebes

editor editor- June 20, 2008 09:27 0

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 ... Read More

Botched smuggling of ancient artifacts

Botched smuggling of ancient artifacts

editor editor- May 5, 2008 10:28 0

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 ... Read More

Egypt celebrates new finds in Tomb of Seti

Egypt celebrates new finds in Tomb of Seti

editor editor- April 11, 2008 10:29 0

(eTN) - Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni announced that a quartzite washabti figure and the cartouche of King Seti I, second king of the 19th ... Read More

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