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Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:38 AM

Lost Languages Discovered in One of the World’s Oldest Continuously Run Libraries
 
"The centuries-old texts were erased, and then written over, by monks at Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt"
 
By Brigit Katz
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September 5, 2017
 

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 03:20 AM

Amun-Re Goldsmith Tomb Uncovered in Draa Abul Naga Necropolis on Luxor's West Bank
 
The tomb was discovered along with a number of others by an Egyptian archaeological mission led by Mostafa Waziri
 
Nevine El-Aref , Saturday 9 Sep 2017
 
"In a gala ceremony held in Draa Abul-Naga necropolis on Luxor's West Bank on Saturday, Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced the discovery of an 18th Dynasty tomb of god Amun-Re’s goldsmith, Amenemhat (Kampp 390), and a Middle Kingdom burial shaft for a family."

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"The 18th Dynasty tomb of the goldsmith of the god Amun-Re has been uncovered in the Draa Abul-Naga necropolis on Luxor’s west bank, reports Nevine El-Aref"

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Posted 25 September 2017 - 10:26 AM

The Great Pyramid of Giza
 
The mummy of all mysteries...solved: Archaeologists uncover secrets of how mankind pulled off one of its most awesome miracles - the Great Pyramid of Giza
 
  • New proof shows how the Egyptians transported 2½-ton blocks for 500 miles
  • Blocks of limestone and granite built the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu in 2,600 BC
  • 170,000 tons carried along the Nile in wooden boats held together by ropes
  • Boats used purpose built channels and canals to an inland port yards from site
 
By Claudia Joseph For The Mail On Sunday
 
PUBLISHED: 07:09 +10:00, 24 September 2017 | UPDATED: 09:22 +10:00, 24 September 2017
 

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 06:45 AM

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Secrets of Great Pyramid Uncovered
 
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September 26, 2017
 
"The secrets behind the construction of the oldest and only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the World have been locked within its limestone and granite walls for centuries. But now archaeologists believe they have finally uncovered how Egyptians were able to lug millions of 2.5 ton blocks 500 miles to create the Great Pyramid of Giza, reported Mirror Online on Sept. 24."

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 03:00 AM

Two Toes of King Psamtik I Statue Excavated in Matariya
 
Al-Masry Al-Youm
 
September 25, 2017
 
"The Egyptian-German archaeological mission operating in Matariya area discovered on Sunday two toes belonging to the statue of King Psamtik I, which was excavated in March, sources with the Antiquities Ministry told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Monday."

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Posted 08 October 2017 - 11:58 PM

Gypsum Head of King Akhenaten Statue Unearthed in Egypt's Minya
 
Nevine El-Aref , Saturday 30 Sep 2017
 
"A British-Egyptian archaeological mission from Cambridge University has discovered a gypsum head from a statue of King Akhenaten (around 1300 BC) during excavation work in Tel El-Amarna in Egypt’s Minya governorate.
 
The head – which is 9cm tall, 13.5 cm long and 8 cm wide – was unearthed during excavation work in the first hall of the Great Atun Temple in Tel El-Amarna, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri told Ahram Online."
 

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 12:00 AM

Egypt Unearths 4,300-Year-Old Pharaonic Obelisk in Giza
 
Source: Xinhua | 2017-10-05 01:52:01 | Editor: huaxia
 
CAIRO, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- "Archeologists have discovered part of a Pharaonic obelisk dating back to about 4,300 years ago in Saqqara district on the outskirt of Egypt's Giza Province, the chief of the country's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) said in a statement Wednesday.
 
SCA Secretary General Mostafa al-Waziri revealed the discovery of the upper part of an obelisk belonging to ancient Egyptian Queen Ankhesenpepi II, mother of Pharaonic King Pepi II of the Sixth Dynasty who ruled Egypt from 2278 to 2184 BC."

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 12:02 AM

Ancient Wall Markings of Wild Animals Uncovered in South Aswan
 
Pre-Dynastic wall markings have been uncovered in Subeira Valley near Aswan
 
Nevine El-Aref , Wednesday 4 Oct 2017
 
"During an archaeological survey in the desert of Subeira Valley, south Aswan, an Egyptian archaeological mission from the Ministry of Antiquities stumbled upon pre-Dynastic rock markings.
 
Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, explained that the markings can be dated to the late pre-Dynastic era, and were found engraved on sandstone rocks. They depict scenes of troops of renowned animals at that time, such as hippopotamuses, wild bulls and donkeys, as well as gazelles. Markings showing workshops for the production of tools and instruments were also found on some of the rocks."

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 11:13 AM

French-Swiss Archaeological Mission Unearth Mini-Pyramid in Saqqara

 

Al-Masry Al-Youm
 
October 12, 2017 - 4:53 pm
 
"The French-Swiss archaeological mission unearthed a mini-pyramid, made of pink granite, in South Saqqara on the outskirts of Egypt’s Giza Province, the Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement on Thursday."

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 11:20 AM

Parts of Pharaoh Psamtik I Colossus Statue Recovered in Cairo
 
10/10/2017 08:30:00 PM 
 
"The Egyptian-German Archaeological Mission uncovered most of the remaining parts of the recently discovered colossus of 26th Dynasty Pharaoh Psamtik I (664-610 BC) while excavating at the temple of Heliopolis in the Souk Al-Khamis area of Matariya district in east Cairo."
 

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 12:31 AM

Czech Excavation Uncovers Temple of King Ramses II in Abusir
 
Al-Masry Al-Youm
 
October 15, 2017
 
"An Egyptian-Czech archaeological team uncovered the ruins of King Ramses II Temple during an excavation carried out by the mission at Abusir archaeological site, a statement for Antiquities Ministry said Sunday."
 

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 12:35 AM

In Egypt, Archaeologists Find Part of 4,000-Year-Old Statue
 
October 18, 2017
 
"Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago."
 

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 12:38 AM

PUBLIC RELEASE: 17-OCT-2017
 
Volcanic Eruptions Linked to Social Unrest in Ancient Egypt
 
"Around 245 BCE Ptolemy III, ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom in Egypt, made a decision that still puzzles many historians: After pursuing a successful military campaign against the kingdom's nemesis, the Seleucid Empire, centred mainly in present-day Syria and Iraq, Ptolemy III suddenly decided to return home. This about-face "changed everything about Near-East history," says Joseph Manning, a historian at Yale University."

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How Volcanoes May Have Ended the Dynasty of Ptolemy and Cleopatra
 
"Volcanic ash layers suggest eruptions may have messed with crop-dependent monsoons, leading to an era of revolt"
 
BY CAROLYN GRAMLING 3:54PM, OCTOBER 17, 2017
 

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 12:44 AM

Coptic Tombstone Unearthed at Sphinxes Avenue in Luxor
 
The object is carved of limestone and decorated with a cross and Coptic texts
 
Nevine El-Aref , Monday 23 Oct 2017
 
"Egyptian archaeologists in Luxor have stumbled upon a decorative Coptic tombstone buried on the eastern side of the Sphinxes Avenue, under Al-Mathan Bridge."
 

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 01:06 AM

Newsletter of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities
 
Issue 16 - September 2017
 

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 01:12 AM

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs

 

Sarah Collins - Communications office
 
Published - 30 Oct 2017
 
"Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded. The event, which occurred on 30 October 1207 BC, is mentioned in the Bible and could have consequences for the chronology of the ancient world."

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 01:14 AM

Tech Shows 2,000-Year-Old Mummy of a Little Girl in Amazing Detail
 
By Owen Jarus, Live Science Contributor | November 1, 2017 12:08pm ET
 
"Some 2,000 years ago, the body of a girl who was around 5 years old was mummified and laid to rest somewhere in Egypt. Many of her internal organs were removed, and she was wrapped in fine linen with round earrings, a necklace and an amulet."

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 01:29 AM

Mysterious Void Discovered in Egypt's Great Pyramid
 
The cavity is the first major inner structure discovered in the pyramid since the 1800s.
 
By Michael Greshko
 
PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2, 2017
 
"Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza—one of the wonders of the ancient world, and a dazzling feat of architectural genius—contains a hidden void at least a hundred feet long, scientists announced on Thursday."

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 03:50 AM

German, Egyptian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Gymnasium
 
GERMAN PRESS AGENCY - DPA - CAIRO
 
Published November 6, 2017
 
"A German-Egyptian team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of an ancient gymnasium which dates back around 2,300 years.
 
The gymnasium, from the Hellenistic period (323-31 BC), was found in Fayoum province, around 100 kilometers south of Cairo." 
 

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