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  • First pregnant Egyptian mummy surprises researchers 30 Apr 2021 13:02 KMIZ An Egyptian mummy previously believed to be a priest has turned out to be a pregnant woman. The surprise discovery, the first of its kind anywhere in the world, was made by Polish scientists at the Warsaw Mummy Project. The team, who since 2015 have been …
  • Ancient Remains of Adults and Children, Funerary Relics Found in 110 Egyptian Pharaonic-Era Tombs 28 Apr 2021 12:15 Sputnik International Middle East 11:08 GMT 28.04.2021Get short URL Egypt has been seeking publicity for its recent archaeological discoveries, ostensibly in the hopes of reviving flagging interest in its tourism sector, crippled by the coronavirus pandemic. Accordingly, on 3 …
  • Virtually digging up archaeology 27 Apr 2021 13:36 Phys.org Harvard archaeology students routinely venture into the past, traveling all over the globe in search of new knowledge. This semester, they are using the technology of today to travel into nearly 90 virtual classrooms as special guest speakers, telling more …
  • An ancient Egyptian city as well preserved as Pompeii has been unearthed 16 Apr 2021 08:03 Salon For centuries archaeologists and other scholars have carefully excavated the ruins of Pompeii, the wealthy ancient Roman city that was frozen in time after being buried in volcanic ash and pumice after Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Pompeii continues to …
  • Archaeologists Discover Lost Egyptian City Said to Rival Pompeii 12 Apr 2021 15:11 ExtremeTech A new discovery on the west bank of the Nile, near the iconic Valley of the Kings, has archaeologists buzzing about what may be the most important archaeological find since the location of Tutankhamun’s tomb. An entire lost city has been found, with …
  • Lost Golden City in Luxor most significant Egyptian find since King Tut's tomb 12 Apr 2021 04:49 The New Zeland Herald Lost City: The city in Luxor is the most significant Egyptian find for 100 years. Photo / Fadel Dawood, Getty ImagesIt's been dubbed as the biggest archaeological discovery since King Tut's tomb nearly a century ago. On Thursday, Egypt …
  • Famed Egyptian archaeologist reveals ‘the most important discovery’ of 3,000-year-old lost city in Luxor 11 Apr 2021 02:45 Honolulu Star Advertiser ASSOCIATED PRESS A man covers a skeleton in a 3,000-year-old lost city in Luxor province, Egypt. The newly unearthed city is located between the temple of King Rameses III and the colossi of Amenhotep III on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor. The city …
  • Archaeologists unearth lost Egyptian city 10 Apr 2021 17:41 Daily Star Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ancient city in the desert outside Luxor that they say is the "largest" ever found in Egypt and dates back to a golden age of the pharaohs 3,000 years ago. Famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced …
  • Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Egypt, Calling It An ‘Ancient Egyptian Pompeii’ 10 Apr 2021 01:25 Daily Caller Archeologists in Egypt have unearthed what’s being called an “ancient Egyptian Pompeii” after discovering a 3,000-year-old lost city. The mortuary city in the southern province of Luxor was discovered by an Egyptian mission and is the largest one ever …
  • Egyptian lost city dating back over 3,400 years discovered 09 Apr 2021 20:47 The Maravi Post – – Egyptian Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a lost ancient city which was supposedly buried under sand for thousands of years. Experts say the discovery is one of the most important finds since unearthing Tutankhamun’s tomb. Famed …
  • 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city' unearthed in Egypt 09 Apr 2021 19:36 Deutsche Welle Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient city dating back 3,000 years, which they describe as the "largest" ever found in Egypt. The renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced the discovery of the "lost golden city" …
  • Archeologists Discover Ancient Egyptian City 09 Apr 2021 11:14 Voice of America A team of archeologists has unearthed a city buried under the sands of Egypt that has lain “untouched for thousands of years, left by the ancient residents as if it were yesterday,” the team said in a statement Thursday. The team said after weeks of …
  • Archaeologists unearth 'ancient Egyptian Pompeii' near Luxor 09 Apr 2021 04:03 Jerusalem Post Archaeologists said on Thursday they had uncovered a large ancient pharaonic city that had lain unseen for centuries near some of Egypt's best known monuments. The city was built more than 3,400 years ago during the opulent reign of Amenhotep III, one …
  • Archaeologists Unearth ‘Ancient Egyptian Pompeii’ 08 Apr 2021 20:33 The New York Times CAIRO — Archaeologists said on Thursday they had uncovered a large ancient pharaonic city that had lain unseen for centuries near some of Egypt’s best known monuments. The city was built more than 3,400 years ago during the opulent reign of Amenhotep III, …
  • Archaeology and Bible experts work together to explain the past 07 Apr 2021 16:57 Deutsche Welle The biblical story of the Passion of Christ tells of how Jesus of Nazareth was condemned to death and nailed to the cross at the orders of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea. Much of the story is based on accounts in the Bible's New Testament …
  • Archaeology: Ancient Christian monastery dating back 1,500 years is in Egypt 13 Mar 2021 15:43 Daily Mail Ancient Christian monastery is discovered in Egypt including monks' cells, churches and biblical graffiti dating back 1,500 years A French-Norwegian archaeological made the discovery in the Western Desert It is their third dig at the Tal Ganoub Qasr al …
  • George Hart obituary 07 Mar 2021 23:43 The Guardian My friend George Hart, who has died aged 75 of cancer, was one of Britain’s leading educators about Egypt. If you walked through the Egyptian sculpture gallery at the British Museum and saw a large crowd of people being addressed by someone you could …
  • Hundreds of cats and dogs are found in individual graves at 2,000-year-old ancient Egyptian port  02 Mar 2021 06:02 Daily Mail Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered what they believe to be the world's oldest known pet cemetery. Nearly 600 cats, dogs and monkeys were found carefully laid in individual graves in Berenike, a remote seaport on the western coast of the Red Sea. …
  • Archaeology: Pharaoh who ruled in Egypt more than 3,500 years ago was caught in battle and executed  17 Feb 2021 22:28 Daily Mail A pharaoh who ruled southern Egypt 3,576 years ago was captured in battle against a foreign dynasty from the north and brutally executed, a study reveals.   Experts from Egypt CT-scanned the mummy of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao, known as 'the Brave', and …
  • An ancient Egyptian mummy was wrapped in an unusual mud shell 05 Feb 2021 00:00 Science News An unusual mud-wrapped mummy is leading archaeologists to rethink how nonroyal Egyptians preserved their dead. CT scans of an Egyptian mummy from around 1200 B.C. reveal that the body is sheathed in a mud shell between its layers of linen wrappings. …

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