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Religious artifacts found at Karnak

38 religious artifacts have been unearthed near the temple for the god Ptah at Karnak. The Centre franco-égyptien d'étude des temples de Karnak (CNRS/Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities) has just completed the excavation of a favissa, a pit discovered in early December 2014 near the temple of the god Ptah.

Reconstructed Egyptian temple to be reopened at Karnak

The limestone chapel of queen Hatshepsut will be opened after four years of restoration and construction. The chapel was constructed in limestone to worship Thebes ancient Egyptian god Amun-Re. It includes an open court and two inner halls embellished with blocks engraved with very distinguished religious scenes depicting Hatshepsut before Amun-Re,

Name of previously unknown pharaoh found

Researchers working at the Karnak Temple Complex in Egypt have discovered the previously unknown name of a 17th dynasty pharaoh. It was the IFAO mission headed by Christophe Thiers that found a limestone door at the north of Amon’s temple dated back to 17th dynasty with hieroglyphics inscriptions and a royal

Avenue of Sphinxes uproots families

The project to recreate the "Avenue of the Sphinxes", which once connected the temples of Luxor and Karnak in the ancient city of Thebes, is causing controversy as families are being uprooted to make way for the 2.7km tourist attraction. "I will not be forced out of my home

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