Browsing the "Egyptians" Tag

Old Kingdom mastaba found in Egypt

April 29th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A mastaba, a mud-brick tomb, dating back to the Old Kingdom has been found in Quesna, Egypt. This little known


Ancient Egyptian shrine found in Cairo

April 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An Egyptian shrine dating back 2,400 years has been unearthed from beneath Cairo’s modern districts of Ain Shams and Mataria.


Ancient Egyptian tax receipt translated

March 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers have translated a rare ancient Egyptian land-transfer tax receipt. Written in Greek on a piece of pottery, the receipt


Religious artifacts found at Karnak

March 18th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

38 religious artifacts have been unearthed near the temple for the god Ptah at Karnak. The Centre franco-égyptien d’étude des


18th-Dynasty tomb found in Luxor

March 17th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A tomb dating back to the 18th Dynasty has been found in the Gorna necropolis in Luxor. Minister of Antiquities