Browsing the "Egyptians" Tag

18th-dynasty Egyptian tomb excavated

October 17th, 2017 | by admin

Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 3,500-year-old tomb in the Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s west bank. The entrance [&hellip


Ptolemaic-era tombs unearthed in Egypt

September 20th, 2017 | by admin

Three rock-cut tombs dating back to the Ptolemaic era have been found in Upper Egypt. Ashmawy describes the discovery as [&hellip


Pharaoh with gigantism identified

September 11th, 2017 | by admin

The remains of a Third-Dynansty pharaoh who stood more than 6 feet tall may have had gigantism. Ancient Egyptian kings [&hellip


Ancient Egyptian prosthetic toe re-examined

July 18th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers from the University of Bassel are re-examining a 3,000-year-old Egyptian prosthetic toe. Fitted with a lace-up leather strap, the [&hellip


Face of ancient Egyptian reconstructed

July 14th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have reconstructed the face of Egyptian dignitary who lived during the 18th Dynasty (1479-1425 B.C.). “He was between 45 [&hellip


Ten rock-hewn tombs found in Egypt

June 19th, 2017 | by admin

Ten tombs dating back Egypt’s Late Period (664 B.C. – 332 B.C.) have been found in Aswan. Embalming materials for [&hellip


Egyptian mummy genomes mapped

June 14th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have analyzed ancient DNA obtained from mummies interred at Abusir el-Meleq in Egypt. Although many of the first extractions [&hellip



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