Scientists Recreate Face of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun
An international team of scientists have reconstructed the face of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, who was still a teenager when he died more than three thousand years ago. Tutankhamun c. 1341 BC – c. 1323 BC was the antepenultimate pharaoh of the Eighteenth...
The Black Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
Netflix's Queen Cleopatra docuseries has caused an immense storm of controversy surrounding its depiction of Cleopatra VII Philopator as a black woman, and whilst Cleopatra herself was not black, there were indeed black pharaohs who ruled over Egypt at...
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...
16-Meter-Long “Book of the Dead” Ancient Papyrus Found in Egyptian Sarcophagus
A 16-meter-long (52.5 ft) papyrus was discovered in an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus by a team of archaeologists. It is the first complete papyrus text to be found in over a century. The discovery was made in Saqqara, a necropolis that...
Ancient Pillars Discovered at the Hill of the Pharaohs, Egypt
The ancient city of Buto in Lower Egypt is still unravelling its secrets as more discoveries come to light.