CATEGORY: Ancient Egypt
3,500-year-old Mummy Surprise Found in Egypt
April 19, 2017

Egyptian archaeologists have made a remarkable discovery near the famed Valley of the Kings. Read More

3,700-Year-Old Pyramid May Yield Clues to Tomb Evolution
April 4, 2017

The remains of a pyramid, believed to have been 3,700 years ago, have been found in Egypt. Read More

Stunning Statue Discovered in Egyptian Mud Pit May Depict Ramses II
March 10, 2017

The 26-foot-tall figure was found buried in a Cairo slum. Read More

Archaeologists Identify Mummified Legs as Queen Nefertari’s
December 8, 2016

Archaeologists say a pair of dismembered, mummified legs found inside an ancient Egyptian tomb are most likely those of the famed Queen Nefertari, consort of King Ramses II. Read More

Egypt’s Oldest Papyri Detail Great Pyramid Construction
July 19, 2016

Egypt’s oldest papyrus fragments, which detail the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza, have gone on public display in Cairo. Read More

Multiple Assassins Involved in Brutal Death of Egyptian Pharaoh
March 29, 2016

CT scan images suggest that as one assailant slit Ramses III’s throat, another severed his right big toe. Read More

Archaeologists Uncover Rare Egyptian Funerary Boat Near Pyramid
February 8, 2016

A team of Czech archaeologists has discovered a well-preserved Egyptian funerary boat dating back some 4,500 years buried in the sand near the Abusir pyramids. Read More

This Year in HISTORY: 2015
December 30, 2015

As we close the book on 2015, take a look back at some of the remarkable stories that made history this year. Read More

Thermal Scan of Egypt’s Pyramids Reveals Mysterious Hot Spots
November 11, 2015

Researchers using thermal cameras to scan the Egyptian pyramids have identified several intriguing anomalies, including one in the pyramid of Khufu, better known as the Great Pyramid of Giza. Read More

4,000-Year-Old Egyptian Manuscript Found
September 14, 2015

A 4,000-year-old, approximately 8-foot long leather manuscript, the oldest and longest of its kind ever found, was rediscovered in a museum storage space in Cairo. Read More