Saqqara

June 30 Revolution positively impacts Archaeological projects in Egypt

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 02:35 GMT

Removing the morbid terrorist group from the political scene allowed the country to continue its path towards success and progress that almost completely stopped following the events of 2011.

Hawass searches for tombs of Nefertiti, Imhotep

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 01:22 GMT

Egyptologist Zahi Hawas said that he is currently searching with his team for the tomb of Queen Nefertiti in Luxor and the cemetery of the architect Imhotep in Saqqara.

Egypt announces new discoveries, studies at the Mummification Workshop Complex at Saqqara

Sun, 03 May 2020 - 01:26 GMT

a new burial chamber was uncovered at the bottom of the communal burial shaft (30 m. deep) of the Mummification Workshop, discovered along with a large tomb complex with five burial chambers in 2018.

Meet Merneith, the first Queen in history

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 - 02:07 GMT

Merneith ruled Egypt for almost a decade (2939-2929 BC).

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities complete 2nd, 3rd sterilization stages of museums, archaeological sites

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the second and third stages of disinfection of some archaeological sites and museums across the country.

Restoration of Djoser Pyramid completed

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 12:12 GMT

The restoration and maintenance work in the Pyramid of Djoser was carried out using modern scientific methods agreed upon globally.

Pics: Saqqara discovery never ceases to amaze

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 03:16 GMT

Preliminary studies conducted on the mummified animals indicated that the mummies likely belong to small cubs.

Discovery of 'sacred animals' to be officially announced in Dec.

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 - 02:59 GMT

The discovery included a large-sized scarab and 75 statues of cats of different sizes and shapes that are made of wood and bronze.

Pics: Min. of Antiquities inspect findings in Saqqara Archaeological Area

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 02:10 GMT

Khaled el-Anani inspected the archaeological discovery that will be announced on November 23, and the final stages of the restoration project of the pyramid of Djoser in preparation for its opening soon.

Press conference on significant Saqqara discoveries Nov. 23

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 11:39 GMT

Sources at the Ministry of Antiquities revealed that the cemetery to be announced in the Saqqara archaeological area, on November 23, contains a number of large and symbolic coffins, as well as a number of animals.

First Roman-era cemetery discovered in Saqqara

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 01:31 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Nov. 5 the discovery of an archaeological cemetery in Saqqara. It is the first discovered cemetery from the Roman era in this region.

Cemetery of the poor discovered south of Saqqara

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 11:42 GMT

British website, The Sun, shed light on a burial cemetery discovered in June south of Saqqara. The cemetery is allegedly more than 2,000 years old.

Saqqara archaeological site to be developed: Min. of Antiquities

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 - 07:52 GMT

The protocol of cooperation has been signed by the ministers of antiquities and housing, and the chairman of the Board of Directors of the New Urban Communities Authority.

In pic: All what you need to know about the one of a kind Khuwy tomb

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 - 12:45 GMT

The tomb belongs to a man named Khuwy who was one of the nobles living in the era of the fifth dynasty in the Old Kingdom.

American John Salley arrives in Cairo for 3-day visit

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 09:30 GMT

The American star will give a speech at the Creativity Industry Forum held from March 26-27.

PM directs to quickly finish renovation of Djoser Pyramid

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 01:03 GMT

Prime Minister and Housing Minister Moustafa Madbouli gave directives to quickly get done with the renovation of the Pyramid of Djoser by the end of June.

Saqqara gilded silver mask covers Jan/Feb 2019 Archaeology Magazine

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 - 02:04 GMT

The mummification workshop that was discovered in Saqqara in July was selected by Archaeology Magazine as one of the magazine’s top ten archaeological discoveries of 2018.

In pics: all what you need to know about Royal priest tomb uncovered in Saqqara

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 12:22 GMT

In pics: all what you need to know about Royal priest tomb uncovered in Saqqara.

Well-preserved' Royal priest tomb uncovered in Saqqara

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 12:09 GMT

An “exceptionally well-preserved” tomb belonging to a Fifth Dynasty royal priest was discovered at Saqqara by an Egyptian archaeological mission.

Saqqara police arrests 4 people attempting to sell ancient coffin

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 10:08 GMT

The arrest comes as part of Egypt’s continuous efforts to combat antiquities’ trade, which is prohibited in the African country.

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