archaeology

Meet the ancient 'can-opener'

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 03:16 GMT

A recently published study explains for the first time the function of these enigmatic stone balls made by humans millions of years ago.

Egypt’s amb. to Germany lauds efforts to digitize Egyptian heritage

Sat, 11 May 2019 - 12:46 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Germany Badr Abdel Ati has praised efforts exerted by Egypt’s leadership to maintain and digitize Egyptian heritage and pay attention to culture and civilization.

Tayyeb Abbas named manager at GEM

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 03:57 GMT

Abbas is currently the deputy dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels for education and student affairs at Minya University.

Egypt inaugurates newly-restored Opet Temple in Luxor

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - 12:49 GMT

Foreign tourists who were dazzled by this great temple praised the Ministry of Tourism’s efforts, saying “You are doing a great job.”

In pics: Sisi visits Philae Temple with AYF participants

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 12:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi visited the Philae Temple in Aswan on Monday as the Arab-African Youth Forum hosted in the Upper Egyptian city comes to an end.

National Museum in Scotland: Stone of Khufu Pyramid not stolen

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 01:17 GMT

An ancient stone that is said to be 4500 years old and has been obtained from the Pyramid of Khufu is scheduled to be displayed at the Scottish Museum.

Tourism, Antiquities min. inspects archaeological site of Minya's Amarna

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 02:29 GMT

The two ministers are set to take part in a ceremony organized by Minya University on Saturday to announce the discovery of a new archaeological site in Tuna el-Gebel, Mallawi.

LIVE UPDATE: Opening of ancient sarcophagus in Alexandria

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 01:23 GMT

Egypt unearthed a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus in Alexandria, revealing that it is made of black granite of about 265 meters in length and 185 cm in height.

Famine Stela: A piece of Pharaonic diary

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 04:36 GMT

The Stela demonstrates a religious conflict between Khnum priests and goddess Isis’ clergymen, said General Director of Aswan Antiquities Ahmed Saleh.

Queen Khentkaus: The Second Queen to rule Egypt independently

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 01:36 GMT

Egypt Today presents to you top facts about Queen Khentkaus I, the second Egyptian queen who ruled Egypt independently during the Old Kingdom period.

Queen Tuya: wife of King Seti I, mother of King Ramses II

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 10:31 GMT

Egypt Today presents to its readers a profile of Queen Tuya who was the wife of King Seti I and the mother of King Ramses II.

Queen Twosert: The last ruler of the 19th dynasty

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 08:18 GMT

Her name may not be as well-known as others, but Queen Twosert played a historically important role in ruling Egypt during the 19th dynasty.

Ancient Iraq: Queen Puabi's amusing tomb

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 08:16 GMT

The history of Arabic World still hides a lot of secrets under the golden sand, Know more about the Ancient Iraqi queen Puabi who captivates archaeologist's minds

Ancient Egyptian Queens: Queen Merytre-Hatshepsut

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 08:04 GMT

Egypt Today continues tracing the magic of Ancient Egypt. Today, we present the biography of one of the great Ancient Egyptian Queens: Merytre-Hatshepsut.

Story of Colossi of Memnon

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 08:12 GMT

Egypt Today presents to you the story of Colossi of Memnon located in Luxor

Ancient Egyptian Queens: Queen Henutsen: King Khufu’s wife

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 01:33 GMT

Egypt Today continues its ancient Egyptian queens series, the chosen queen for today is Queen Henutsen, King Khufu’s wife.

Ancient Egyptian Queens: Nefertari: King Ramses II's Wife

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 09:44 GMT

Egypt Today continues its Ancient Egyptian Queens series; the selected queen for today is Queen Nefertari, the most beautiful queen on earth and Ramses II's wife.

Top Facts about King Ay

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 09:23 GMT

Several secrets around Ancient Egypt and its rulers have not yet been revealed; the magical Egyptian deserts still carry a lot underneath their sands.

Who broke the Sphinx’s nose?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 06:10 GMT

Who broke the Sphinx’s nose? A question that has puzzled the minds of Egyptology lovers; “The Guardian” provides an answer

New excavation works led by Zahi Hawas take place in Luxor

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 01:55 GMT

The Egyptian archaeologist mission led by prominent historian and archaeologist Zahi Hawas began excavation works in the Valley of Monkeys of Valley of the Kings.

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