Middle Kingdom

Rare statue of Anubis sold at Christie’s

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 11:33 GMT

The statue was valued at £15,000 to £25,000, but was sold for £35,000.

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.

Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom: An era when the ancient Egyptian language & literature flourished

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 11:10 GMT

Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom witnessed a period of great prosperity. The Middle Kingdom comprises the 11th,12th, and 13th Dynasties.

Learn about latest excavation, restoration work at Temples of Karnak

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 02:32 GMT

The Supreme Committee of the Egyptian French Center for the Study of the Temples of Karnak in Luxor has concluded its meetings to examine the works that have been accomplished during the 2020/2021 season at the temples.

A number of stone, pottery and wooden coffins were uncovered near Amenemhat II pyramid

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 - 01:45 GMT

A number of stone, pottery and wooden coffins were also found, some of which had mummies which were uncovered in good condition.

The inauguration of the first Middle Kingdom tomb at El-Lahun Pyramid

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 - 01:13 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities inaugurated the first royal cemetery dates back to the Middle Kingdom at the pyramid of Senusert II known as El-Lahun Pyramid located at Fayoum governorate.

Ancient Egyptian basalt statue to be auctioned in Christie’s on April 29

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 12:12 GMT

Among the pieces held for sale is an ancient Egyptian statue, a basalt figure of a man, dating back to the Middle Kingdom, circa late 12th -13th dynasty.

Burial well dating back to Middle Kingdom uncovered

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 10:51 GMT

The archaeological mission working in the archaeological site of al-Khalwa area, Fayoum, has uncovered a burial well, located to the east of the Prince Waji’s tomb.

70 foreign missions to work on Luxor archaeological sites

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 02:43 GMT

About 70 foreign missions will begin working in the upcoming weeks on different archaeological sites in Luxor.

Know about what’s inside newly discovered cemetery in Luxor

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 - 03:59 GMT

A cemetery of Amun-Re’s goldsmith, Amenemhat (Kampp 390), dating back to the 18thdynasty, along with a Middle Kingdom burial shaft for a family was discovered