This is an Egyptian mummy having a CT scan to unlock the secrets of its civilisation. Expert Dr Abeer Helmi says the latest X-ray techniques can provide clear three-dimensional pictures of the historical treasures inside.
The Government of the British Virgin Islands have launched today (7th September) an unusual and “first” in numismatics which marks an important centennial anniversary of one of the most important ancient Egyptian finds.
To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of Queen Nefertiti’s Bust, this unique coin has been produced in the shape of the famous and most celebrated recognizable artifact.
The question of whether Ancient Egyptians were black has been an ongoing debate for centuries. All admire the splendor and technology and it seems that each race wants to claim the Egyptian Empire as their own so that in some way they can feel part of such a magnificent civilization.
If only Howard Carter had access to satellite imagery, maybe he would have discovered more than just King Tut's tomb. Fortunately, Google Earth means that anyone can examine the planet for lost treasures.
Marriage between cousins, uncles and nieces were quite common in Egypt before the Greek period. Interestingly, after the arrival of Greek, a study found that 24 percent of marriages among the common people were brother / sister relationship.
Was it a coincidence that both the Pharaohs and the Aztecs built pyramids?
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Thor Heyerdahl, the legendary explorer famous for showing the Pharaohs were possibly capable of crossing the Atlantic to establish contact with Western Hemisphere’s cultures
Ahram Online has received several videos showing smuggled artefacts that were allegedly stolen from the Egyptian Museum during last year's uprising, and are displayed in the governorate of Qena in Upper Egypt.
The Luxor Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced in absentia six people to life imprisonment and five others to 10 years in prison for armed robbery of the antiquity storage area belonging to the German mission in Luxor and the theft of two ancient...
Ever since my childhood I have been fascinated with all things relating to Ancient Egypt. I have tried for a long time to come up with a good idea for a list relating to it and this is the first (of what I hope will be many!