Saqqara

International praise for discovery of sarcophagus of Ramses II's chief treasury

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 11:01 GMT

The discovery has been described as a "dream discovery" of great significance.

Discovery of sarcophagus of high-ranking statesman during reign of Ramses II in Saqqara

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 11:19 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological mission, headed by Ola el-Egeizy, succeeded in discovering a pink granite sarcophagus for Ptah-M-Wia.

The 6th season of the excavations of Egyptian archaeological mission in Saqqara kicks off

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 01:24 GMT

The 6th season of the excavations of Egyptian archaeological mission in Saqqara kicks off.

All you need to know about the First Transitional Period of ancient Egypt

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 02:11 GMT

The First Transitional Period of ancient Egypt began when the centralized monarchy of the ancient kingdom weakened.

Unearthing remains of building in Egypt’s Abusir may lead to one of four Lost Temples of the Sun from Fifth Dynasty

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 03:14 GMT

Preliminary studies indicate that it may be one of the four lost sun temples of the Fifth Dynasty known from historical sources, which has not yet been revealed.

NBA star Dwight Howard visits Great Pyramids' Antiquities Area

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 12:01 GMT

The NBA star captioned one of the pictures he uploaded on his official Instagram account with “Peace Love & Harmony from Egypt”.

Egyptian archaeological mission succeeds in unearthing largest bronze statue cache from Late Kingdom in Saqqara

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Waziri explained that the discovered cache includes 150 bronze statues of various sizes.

Acquaint yourself with visiting timings of museums, archaeological sites during Ramadan

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 08:56 GMT

During the holy month of Ramadan, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has approved new operating times for all museums and archaeological areas affiliated with the council nationwide.

All what you need to know about the five newly discovered 5 tombs in Saqqara

Sat, 19 Mar 2022 - 04:15 GMT

All what you need to know about the five newly discovered 5 tombs in Saqqara

Details of new archaeological discovery in Egypt’s Saqqara to be announced on March 19

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:03 GMT

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani inspected the excavations of the Egyptian archaeological mission working northwest of the Pyramid of Merenre in Saqqara.

Why were catfish often depicted in ancient Egyptian art?

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 07:52 GMT

Catfish once dominated the icons of the pharaohs on the banks of the Nile.

Secrets of King Amenhotep I’s mummy revealed with CT scan for the 1st time

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 10:43 GMT

The secrets of the mummy of King Amenhotep I remained hidden under the scrolls and the funeral face mask until they were recently revealed in the scientific study published on December 28, 2021.

Grand Egyptian Museum receives 269 huge artifacts from Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, Saqqara & Ismailia

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 01:12 GMT

The artifacts are set to be prepared to be showcased in the main exhibition halls.

Registered as a World Heritage Site: What does the site of Memphis, the capital of ancient Egypt, contain?

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 01:00 GMT

Memphis was the Egyptian capital over several historical periods since the Old Kingdom.

In pics: Egypt reveals development plan to Giza Pyramids vicinity

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 12:18 GMT

Egypt has revealed a current development plan that will easily transfer tourists from the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) to the Giza Pyramids using the electric bus.

Russian University for Humanities grants honorary doctorate to Egyptologist Zahi Hawass

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 12:05 GMT

The university’s president handed Hawass two doctoral degrees in Russian and English.

All you need to know about Southern Tomb of King Djoser in Saqqara

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 01:22 GMT

The tomb was closed for 15 years and was reopened after completing renovation works on September 14.

New archaeological discovery in Saqqara to be announced soon

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 11:49 GMT

Sources within the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities confirmed that the new discovery will be different from the discoveries that have been recently announced.

Spanish Embassy organizes meeting with university mission "Tahina Can" as part of study program in Egypt

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 01:55 GMT

According to a statement issued by the Spanish Embassy in Cairo on Wednesday, the current session will carry the title "Egypt 2021: In the Footsteps of Herodotus".

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass named ‘Man of the Year’ in Cortona, Italy

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 12:21 GMT

The Italian city of Cortona witnessed a major archaeological and cultural festival, where the Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture on the recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt.

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