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New Discovery, Alexandria: Clues Point to Occupant of Ancient 'Mystery' Sarcophagus
A
sealed black stone coffin discovered in Egypt has sparked the imagination of
the Internet. But who's the likely—or unlikely—owner? The
discovery of this 30-ton sealed granite sarcophagus, believed
to be some 2,000 years old Two
weeks since its discovery, ...
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New Discovery, Sakkara: New Saqqara Necropolis Discovery to Reveal Secrets of Mummification - Egypt Ministry of Antiquities
A mummification workshop was discovered in the Saqqara necropolis, along
with a communal burial place consisting of several burial chambers, from the
Saite-Persian Period. Written By/ Nevine El-Aref. Just south of Unas Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis in Giza ...
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New Discovery, Sakkara: Osiris Statuette Discovered Between Blocks of Saqqara Step Pyramid
During
restoration work being carried out on the eastern side of the King Djoser Step
Pyramid in Saqqara, archaeologists discovered a statuette of Osiris. Written By/
Nevine El-Aref. Head
of the Saqqara archaeological site Sabri Farag said that the statuett...
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New Discovery, Luxor: 26th Dynasty Canopic Jars Discovered at Luxor's South Asasif Necropolis
The
jars, found in a Kushite tomb, once held viscera. Excavators at a tomb in Luxor
have found four canopic jars from the 26th Dynasty, dedicated to “the lady of
the house Amenirdis.”.   Written By/ Nevine El-Aref . The
discovery was made by an Egyptian-Ame...
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New Discovery, Alexandria: Islamic Gold Coin Uncovered in Abuqir Bay in Alexandria
The
coin is carved in pure gold and was minted in the Levant in the year 80
according to the Hijri Islamic calendar, during the reign of the Omayyad Sultan
Abdel Malek Ibn Marawan . Written By/ Ayman Barayez. During
underwater excavation work at Abuqir Bay ...
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Back Home, Naples: Italy to Return to Egypt Collection of Artifacts Smuggled into Naples - Prosecutor-General
Egypt's
prosecutor-general has announced that the Italian prosecution in Salerno, Italy
has agreed to return to Egypt a collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts that
were seized by Italian authorities in May as they were being smuggled into the
European cou...
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New Discovery, Edfu: New Discovery in Egypt's Edfu Reveals Roman Era Settlement, Pre-Dynastic Cultural Links
An Egyptian-American archaeological mission involving Yale University has uncovered a flint quarrying area that has been dated to several archaeological periods at the Elkab site in Edfu, on the west bank of the Nile near Aswan . Written By/ Nevine El-Aref....
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Recovered Artifacts, France: Nine Smuggled Ancient Egyptian Artifacts Recovered From France
Among
the artifacts were fragments of a sarcophagus, two cat statues, and a human
head carved in basalt. Written By/ Nevine El-Aref. A
collection of nine smuggled artifacts recovered from France were handed over to
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the Min...
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News, Giza: Egypt's GEM Announces Pre-Qualification Stage for Bidding on Facilities Management
The
submission of pre-qualification applications is scheduled for Tuesday, 24 July,
after which a list of qualified applicants will be announced mid-August. Written
By/ Nevine El-Aref. Towards
the rear of the atrium of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), where...
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News: Qena Mosque Whose Minaret Collapsed is Not on Egyptian Heritage List - Says Official
A
nearly 300-year-old mosque whose minaret collapsed in Qena governorate on
Sunday morning is not on the country’s antiquities list, the Supreme Council of
Antiquities has said. Written By/ Nevine El-Aref. Several
websites and social media platforms publish...
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