Ancient Egyptian Artifacts

Ancient Egyptian statue could fetch £15K at Sotheby’s

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 - 11:29 GMT

On December 1, Sotheby's Auction House in London will hold an auction titled "Ancient Sculpture and Artwork Part Two".

Tutankhamun’s wooden cartouche box

Wed, 26 Oct 2022 - 11:05 GMT

Upon discovery, the box contained many items including two crooks and two flails.

Thebes’ antiquities considered Egypt's most important discoveries of last century

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:17 GMT

The banks of the Nile in Luxor are filled with so many ruins of Egypt's illustrious past.

Statue of ancient Egyptian deity Amun fetches £32K at Christie’s

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 11:27 GMT

The statue spans back to the third Intermediate Period, around 1069-664 BC.

Pharaonic wooden chest dating back to Ptolemaic era sold at international auction

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Initially, the antique box was expected to fetch £5,000 - £8,000.

Half granite bust of ancient Egyptian king sold for £22,680 at Sotheby’s

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 12:07 GMT

The king’s identity is unknown, but it was determined that the bust spans back to the 12th/13th Dynasty.

Ancient Egyptian wooden coffin lid fetches £17,640 at Sotheby’s

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 12:02 GMT

The coffin lid spans back to the 26th Dynasty.

The golden coffin of Nedjemankh

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 10:57 GMT

The golden sarcophagus is made in the shape of a mummy and is 6 feet (2 meters) long.

Fascinating funerary mask of ancient Egyptian man displayed at Cairo International Airport’s Terminal 3 Museum

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 11:06 GMT

The mummy's head was covered with a gilded funerary mask of cardboard, made of a mixture of linen, glue and plaster.

Athribis, a Greco-Roman gem in upper Egypt

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 10:49 GMT

The area contains many temples, tombs, quarries, churches, monasteries, and industrial workshops. This is in addition to being a residential city.

Meet Seneb, the important dwarf of ancient Egypt

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 11:52 GMT

Seneb was one of the most famous Egyptian dwarves, as he held some important positions.

Holy ram with golden mask rests in Egypt’s Mummification Museum

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:17 GMT

Rams in ancient Egypt were a symbol of the deity Khnum.

Hurghada Museum designed with latest international standards at a cost of L.E 160 million

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 02:44 GMT

2000 artifacts were placed inside the museum from different eras, including Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic artifacts.

Egypt's General Prosecutor orders experts to investigate artifacts in Italy

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 02:53 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney-General ordered the Ministry of Antiquities to send experts to Italy to examine the authenticity of artifacts smuggled in March.