Christie's is preparing for the international auction of many Roman and Egyptian antiquities, set for July 2-16.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said the cemetery is unique, and that this style of cemeteries has not been discovered before in Bahnasa.
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the discovery of part of a huge building from the Greek-Roman era, built with red bricks and limestone.
The archaeological unit of the port of Salloum, in cooperation with the port's police department, confiscated an alabaster statue.
The Bonhams International Auction House in London sold Thursday ancient Egyptian artifacts in an auction titled “Antiques”.
The wreckage of three ships, dating back to the Roman era were discovered during the excavations of the Egyptian mission at the Eastern Port of Alexandria.
The United States on Thursday returned to Italy stolen artifacts worth at least $90,000, dating back as far as the 8th century BC but looted and trafficked overseas