Category: Africa

Carly Hilts 6 years ago
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Given the importance that the Ancient Egyptians placed on entering the afterlife intact, it is…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Egyptian blue, the world’s oldest artificial pigment, could have a range of modern uses from…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Ongoing excavations at Sedeinga, a 2,000-year-old necropolis in northern Sudan, have uncovered the remains of…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Stylised scenes of boats and animals etched into rocks on the banks of the River…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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In the 15th and 16th centuries, Timbuktu was the epitome of Islamic spiritual and intellectual…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Another mummy recently identified as a victim of ancient Egyptian violence is Gebelein Man, one…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Ramesses III was murdered, probably during an attempted coup, say archaeologists following new analysis of…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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A 37-year project to compile a dictionary of Demotic – the language of ordinary ancient…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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A hundred years after its first Egyptian exhibition, Manchester Museum has reopened its Ancient Egypt…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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High-resolution CT scans of an ancient Egyptian mummy have revealed that the young man suffered…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Excavations at Abusir, south of Cairo, have identified the 4,500-year-old tomb of an ancient Egyptian…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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An undisturbed tomb in the Valley of the Kings reveals its 3,000-year-old secret