Category: Archeological Treasures

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Sunken cities: Egypt’s lost worlds

Vanished beneath the waters of the Mediterranean, the lost cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus lay at the mouth of the Nile. Named after the Greek hero Heracles, Thonis-Heracleion was one of Egypt’s most important commercial centres for trade with the Mediterranean world and, with Canopus, was a major centre for the worship of the Egyptian […]

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7 Amazing Archaeological Discoveries from Egypt

From the boy-king’s glitzy tomb to the Rosetta stone, which was written by a council of priests, to the pyramids at Giza, to papyri holding gospels and magical spells, Egypt holds a vast and mysterious trove of history with interesting stories to tell. Archaeologists continue to discover these ancient sites and artifacts. Live Science takes […]

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Who Was Sattjeni? Tomb Reveals Secrets About Ancient Egyptian Elite

Two eyes painted on a newly discovered Egyptian coffin seem to stare out from across millennia, conveying the secrets of the ancient Egyptian elite. The coffin, discovered this year in the necropolis at Qubbet el-Hawa across the Nile River from Aswan, belonged to an important local woman, Sattjeni, daughter of one governor, wife of another […]

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Tutankhamun: The Man and the Mystery

If someone asked you to mention an ancient Egyptian king, who would you mention? Most probably you would mention King Tutankhamun, since he was the most famous king, not only of Egypt, but of the whole world. But what do you actually know of this king? He has a famous name, but there remains a [...]
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