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She is believed to be the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre.
A recent survey using the popular Google Earth world-mapping tool has potentially uncovered two lost treasures from ancient Egypt
Egyptian archaeologists unveiled a newly-unearthed double tomb on Thursday, which contained vivid wall paintings in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara.
Archaeologists have discovered an intact sarcophagus of an Egyptian queen inside a 4,000-year-old burial chamber in Saqqara.
Archaeologists hope to learn more about Egypt's middle class from two 2,500 year old tombs dug up near Cairo.
SWANSEA, Wales, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- David Gill, archaeologist, reflects on the recent action by Egyptian authorities who are seeking the return of tomb reliefs from the Louvre, Paris. The Musee National du Louvre in Paris acquired four ancient Egyptian funerary reliefs in 2000 and 2003.
Vividly painted wooden coffins housing an anthology of pharaonic-era mummies were uncovered near the Lahun pyramid in Egypt, the director of the excavation said on Sunday.
The Egyptian government announced on Thursday that Japanese archaeologists working in Egypt have found four wooden sarcophaguses and associated grave goods that could date back 3,300 years.
The Egyptian government released a statement on Monday saying archaeologists there have found about 30 mummies and at least one unopened sarcophagus in a burial chamber about 4,300 years old.
Archaeologists reported on Monday the discovery of two ancient tombs at Saqqara belonging to ancient Egyptian court officials.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.