Showing posts with label Antiquities. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Antiquities. Show all posts

Saturday, May 13, 2017

17 mostly intact mummies discovered in Egyptian necropolis

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered catacombs in the country’s Minya province, which they say contain at least 17 mostly intact mummies.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Egypt reopens pharaonic sites to win back tourists

The tombs of Queen Nefertari and King Seti I in the ancient Upper Egyptian city of Luxor, dating back to the New Kingdom era, will reopen to tourists after being closed for several years, Egyptian antiquities officials said last week.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Palmyra ruins generally 'in good shape' - Syria antiquities chief

Ancient artefacts in the city of Palmyra are in much better shape than expected, Syria's antiquities chief said Sunday after regime forces recaptured the desert oasis from the Islamic State group.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Palmyra Castle partially damaged due to ISIS deliberate acts of demolition

The archaeological Palmyra Castle was found to have sustained massive damage deliberately inflicted by ISIS terrorists before they have fled deep into Tadmur (Palmyra) city.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Work underway to uncover secrets of Egypt's Dahshur and Khufu pyramids

Although no discoveries have yet been made, scans have revealed several anomalies which indicate that a discovery could be on the horizon, said Egypt's minister of antiquities ...

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