A Helenistic tomb, dating back between 323-330 B.C., has been found in Alexandria, Egypt. During excavation work at a site in the El-Shatby neighbourhood of Alexandria, an Egyptian archaeological mission from the Ministry of Antiquities discovered a rock-hewn tomb that can be dated to the Hellenistic period (323-30 BC). Mahmoud Afifi, head
Ten tombs dating back Egypt's Late Period (664 B.C. - 332 B.C.) have been found in Aswan. Embalming materials for Middle Kingdom vizier Ipi rediscovered on Luxor's west bank During excavation work in the area neighbouring the Agha Khan mausoleum on Aswan’s west bank, an Egyptian mission from the Ministry of Antiquities
Miniature silk looms have been found in a. 2,100-year-old tomb in China. Tiny wooden figurines have stood upright "weaving" at appropriately sized looms for more than 2,100 years in a Chinese tomb containing the remains of a middle-age woman, a new study finds. The discovery of the miniature scene astonished archaeologists, who
Archaeologists working in Luxor have unearthed a major tomb dating back to the 18th dynasty. He said that, despite having been reused in the Late Period, the tomb still contains most of its original funery collection. The contents include well-preserved wooden coffins decorated with coloured scenes, as well as wooden funerary masks
A vaulted brick tomb dating back between the 7th-9th centuries B.C., has been found in the Zagros Mountains in Iraq. Inside the tomb, which was constructed with baked bricks, archaeologists discovered three ceramic sarcophagi holding two skeletons. Eight other skeletons were found on the ground around the tomb, said Goran M.
An intact tomb dating back to the 12th Dynasty has been found in the ancient necropolis at Qubbet El-Hawa. The Spanish Archaeological Mission in Qubbet El-Hawa, west Aswan, has discovered an intact structure where the brother of one of the most important governors of the 12th Dynasty, Sarenput II, was buried. Mahmoud