Ptolemaic Era

Currency in the time of Cleopatra VII

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 01:03 GMT

The currencies in that period were varied, including silver and bronze coins.

Ptolemaic-era mask on sale at Christie’s

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 11:51 GMT

The wooden mask was valued to fetch between £20,000 to £30,000, but it has not been sold yet.

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.

Egypt’s Ptolemaic era witnessed the flourishing of arts & sciences

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 11:31 GMT

Ptolemy I completed the construction of the new capital of Egypt, Alexandria.

Medicine in ancient Egypt: How did the pharaohs treat wounds and broken bones?

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 11:11 GMT

Medicine was very advanced during the era of the ancient Egyptians.

Expert reveals secrets of Luxor’s Rams Road, Opet Festival

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 03:41 GMT

The construction of this road began in the rule of King Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty.

Egyptian-French archaeological mission discovers warship from Ptolemaic era, remains of Greek funerary area dating back to 4th century BC

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The Egyptian-French archaeological mission of the European Institute for Underwater Archeology (IEASM), discovered the wreck of a warship from the Ptolemaic period.

Did a Russian mission find ships dating back to the Ptolemaic era in Alexandria?

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 05:16 GMT

Director of the center, Sergei Ivanov, indicated that the importance of the archaeological discovery comes from the history and position of Alexandria.

Story of the Ptolemaic era: What did the Macedonians do in Egypt?

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 03:49 GMT

Egypt became part of the Macedonian Empire after the victory of Alexander the Great over the Persian king Dara III in 332 BC.

New discovery of foundation deposits and the storerooms of Ramses II’s temple in Abydos

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 02:13 GMT

The mission of the New York University-ISAW at the temple of Ramses II in Abydos discovered the temple’s foundation deposits at its south-west corner which was buried in 1279 BC.

Ptolemaic-era temple discovered in Sohag

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 03:27 GMT

The structure of the ancient cemetery was found by chance as excavators supplied sewage lines to the village of Kom Ashqaw in Tama, north of Sohag.

New discoveries made in Tuna el-Gebel area

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 12:30 GMT

This discovery is the first work of the School of Excavations in its first season. Al-Hafayr School was established in Central Egypt.

2 Ancient Pieces discovered during groundwater lifting works in Aswan

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 03:36 GMT

The discovery was made while the commission was undergoing their current works of removing groundwater from under the Temple of Kom Ombo in the city of Aswan, south of Egypt.