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Ancient Greek Shipwreck Loaded with Treasures Discovered off Egypt

A shipwreck with ancient Greek treasures dating back to the Ptolemaic era of Egypt was discovered recently in the waters off Alexandria.

Egypt Bans Dutch Archaeology Team Due to ‘Afrocentric’ Exhibition

A group of archaeologists from a Dutch museum has been banned from conducting excavations in Egypt's Saqqara necropolis due to a controversial exhibition organized by the museum. Following the launch of the exhibition titled "Kemet: Egypt in Hip Hop, Jazz,...

Ancient Workshops and Tombs Unearthed in Saqqara, Egypt

Ancient mummification workshops and tombs have been discovered by archaeologists in Egypt's Saqqara necropolis, located south of Cairo, according to the government. Mostafa Waziri, the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, revealed that these workshops, where people and sacred...

Archaeologists May Have Found Egypt’s Most Ancient Mummy

Archaeologists in Egypt may have found the oldest mummified body ever discovered in the country. Archaeologist Zahi Hawass, who served as Egypt's previous minister of antiquities, told CNN on Friday that the 4,300-year-old mummy was a wealthy and prominent man...

2,200-Year-Old Fruit Baskets Found in Underwater City of Heracleion

Fruit baskets -- with fruit still inside -- that are more than 2,200 years old were discovered in Heracleion, the ancient lost city of Egypt.