Category Archives: Archaeological Discoveries

Archaeological Discoveries in Egypt

New Discovery in Luxor by the French archaeological mission

The French archaeological mission, headed by Professor Frederic Colin of the University of Strasbourg, has discovered three wooden coffins in El-Assasif Necropolis in al-Qarnah, located on Luxor’s West Bank. The coffins were discovered in the outer courtyard of cemetery No. 33 at the archeological site. Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri […]

New Discovery in Saqqara, dozens of mummified cats, scarab beetles, cobras and crocodiles

Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El-Enany announces today in a press conference a new discovery in Saqqara necropolis carried out by an Egyptian archaeological mission led by Dr. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, at the sacred animals necropolis, where dozens of mummified cats and meticulously mummified scarab beetles along with […]

New Kingdom workshop discovered in Egypt's Gebel El-Silsila

New Kingdom workshop uncovered in Gebel el-Silsila by Swedish-Egyptian mission

A Swedish-Egyptian mission led by Maria Nilsson and John Ward from Lund University has discovered a New Kingdom sandstone workshop and several sculptures during excavations carried out at Gebel El-Silsila archaeological site in Aswan. Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the mission discovered among the debris in the workshop a […]

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