Tag: Artefacts

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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Archaeologists unveil two major discoveries in Upper Egypt’s Tel Edfu and Kom Ombo

New Discoveries in Upper Egypt. A Fifth Dynasty royal administrative complex at Tel Edfu and two Ptolemaic era stelae at the Kom Ombo temple are among the finds Egyptian and American archaeologists unveiled two new discoveries in Aswan, including a royal administrative complex in the ancient Egyptian city of Tel Edfu and a collection of…
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Antiquities smugglers to face up to life imprisonment: Amendment

Smugglers to face harsh punishment. CAIRO – 3 January 2018: Parliament’s Media, Culture and Antiquities Committee is preparing a report on an amendment proposed by the government to the antiquities protection law. The amendment is to toughen punishment for smuggling antiquities up to a life sentence and a fine of LE10 million (about $0.56 million).…
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