Egypt

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Archaeologists excavating an ancient Egyptian necropolis near Aswan have come face-to-face with a high-status official…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Egyptian birds were expected to live on in the afterlife, just like their human counterparts,…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Working at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, André Veldmeijer and Salima Ikram came across an…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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He founded the Oriental Institute in Chicago, was the first American to achieve a doctorate…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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A multi-million dollar project to help preserve Luxor’s world-famous temples has resumed after being delayed…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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As the Arab Spring flooded through Egypt’s Tahrir Square, the old political order was swept…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Archaeologist Sarah Parcak, who teaches at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, admits to being…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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Packed in a crate with artefacts from the Middle East, the eery figures arrived in…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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Everyday concerns in ancient Egypt still resonate today, according to the latest issue of The…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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In 1819, the English physician and polymath Thomas Young - best known to archaeologists for…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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Khentkawes is hardly a household name. The historical record passes over this elusive figure without…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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Ancient Egyptians believed death was survivable. Far from resting in peace, their demise catapulted them…