Tag: Archaeology

Stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II discovered

Ancient Egypt Stela discovered. A stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II was discovered by an Egyptian mission during work carried out at the San Al-Hagar archaeological site in the Sharqiya governorate. Mostafa el-Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, announced that the stela is carved in red granite and depicts King Ramses II…
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Painted Tombstone Unearthed in Egypt

Painted Tombstone Unearthed in Egypt CAIRO, EGYPT—Ahram Online reports that a team of archaeologists has uncovered several Hellenistic tombs, offering vessels, lamps, and an unusual tombstone at the Al-Abd archaeological site, located within the eastern cemetery of the ancient city of Alexandria. The tombstone is thought to have been installed as a false tomb door in…
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3,500-Year-Old Tombs Uncovered in Egypt. One Has a Mummy

The final resting places of two ancient officials contain colorful grave goods, an elaborate mural, and linen-wrapped human remains. LUXOR, EGYPTEgyptian officials today announced the discovery and excavation of two tombs found in the necropolis of Dra’ Abu el-Naga in Luxor. The tombs, dated to the 18th Dynasty (1550-1292 B.C.) belonged to officials who likely…
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