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TAU researcher uncovers origins of Greek trade city in Egypt's Nile delta region.
A unique queen's crown with ancient symbols combined with a new method of studying status in Egyptian reliefs forms the basis for a re-interpretation of historical developments in Egypt in the period following the death of Alexander the Great.
Egyptian archaeologists unveiled a newly-unearthed double tomb on Thursday, which contained vivid wall paintings in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara.
Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities announced Sunday that archeologists have discovered 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, most of which contain an ornamental painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside.
Exhibition Featuring Artifacts from Ongoing Searches into the Life and Times of Egypt's Legendary Queen Opens June 5 PHILADELPHIA, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Installation of the 150 artifacts that will be featured in the world premiere exhibition "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" began today in Philadelphia at The Franklin Institute, including two colossal granite statues from the 4th - 3rd centuries B.C.
The future home of an Egyptian youth center became a hotbed of archaeology as diggers unearthed 14 tombs dating back to the third century BC, including one with a female mummy decorated in jewelry.
The Egyptian antiquities authority said Monday that archaeologists have unearthed a 3,500-year-old door to the afterlife from the tomb of a high-ranking Egyptian official near Karnak temple in Luxor.
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King Tutankhamun, the young pharaoh that died at the age of 19 in 1324 BC, suffered from many disorders, but the most likely cause of his death was a severe case of malaria and a degenerative bone disease, according to researchers.
Egyptian archaeologists announced Saturday they have unearthed the remains of an ancient Greek temple dedicated to Egyptian cat goddess Bastet in the city of Alexandria.
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