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Brick houses, artefacts, and tools from pharaonic times among the treasures found at the 3,000-year old ancient city in Egypt.

Egypt's "largest" ancient city has been unearthed by archaeologists who say the discovery is the most important since Tutankhamun's tomb.

Egypt's 'grandiose' Golden Parade carries pharaohs to new home

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Egypt's 'grandiose' Golden Parade carries pharaohs to new home

Egypt held a "grandiose spectacle" to transfer mummified remains of 22 pharaohs to a new resting place on Saturday.

March of the mummies: Egypt readies for pharaohs' parade

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

March of the mummies: Egypt readies for pharaohs' parade

Cairo is to host a parade of mummified ancient kings and queens, as they travel to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation.

Syria finds body of archaeologist Khaled Al-Asaad

The New Arab Staff

Syria finds body of archaeologist Khaled Al-Asaad

Syria believes that it has discovered the remains of archaeologist Khaled Al-Asaad, who was beheaded by the Islamic State in 2015.

Horriya Marzouk

Gal Gadot as Cleopatra: The view from Egypt

Plans for a new film about Cleopatra starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot have sparked controversy in Egypt.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French archaeologist and husband charged over Mideast antique trafficking

The couple are suspected of taking advantage of the instability that followed the Arab Spring in the early 2011 to loot ancient relics.

Austin Bodetti

Egypt wants its stolen artefacts back

Amid Egypt's attempts to rejuvenate tourism, Egyptian authorities are working to reclaim their artefacts from abroad and stop smugglers from ...

The New Arab & agencies

Ancient mining building discovered in Egypt

A team of Egyptian and American archaeologists in southern Egypt have discovered buildings thought to be over 4,000 years old.

Egyptian archaeologist slams 'new' pyramid findings

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Egyptian archaeologist slams 'new' pyramid findings

Egypt's former minister of antiquities contradicts an announcement by archaeologists earlier this week claiming that a new discovery had been ...

The New Arab

Archaeologists discover part of 4,000-year-old statue in Egypt

Excavations yield yet another ancient find for archaeologists working in Egypt's Saqqara necropolis.

Archaeologists in Egypt uncover 'largest ever' obelisk fragment

The New Arab

Archaeologists in Egypt uncover 'largest ever' obelisk fragment

A joint Swiss-French team has recovered a fragment of an obelisk believed to have once stood at 16 feet tall.

Archaeologists uncover three ancient tombs in southern Egypt

The New Arab

Archaeologists uncover three ancient tombs in southern Egypt

Archaeologists hail 'very important' new discovery at a Sahrawi excavation site in southern Egypt.

'Be careful opening those things': Tom Cruise warns Egyptians

The New Arab

'Be careful opening those things': Tom Cruise warns Egyptians

American actor Tom Cruise has warned Egyptians after a team of archaeologists unearthed 17 mummies in catacombs south of Cairo, cheekily ...

Egypt unearths first human necropolis with dozens of mummies Egypt unearths first human necropolis with dozens of mummies

The New Arab

Egypt unearths first human necropolis with dozens of mummies

Experts say the first human necropolis has been uncovered in central Egypt, marking an 'unprecedented' find for archaeologists in the country.

The New Arab & agencies

Experts plan transfer of Tutankhamun's treasures to Giza museum

The third annual conference on transferring Tutankhamun's priceless funereal treasures was held in Cairon on Saturday.

The New Arab

Archaeologists disagree over Egypt's Tutankhamun tomb's 'hidden chambers' theory

Archaeologists are debating whether radar scans of Ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun’s tomb will reveal hidden chambers, which could hold the ...

The New Arab

Egypt: Scan of King Tut's tomb shows hidden rooms

Video: Egypt on Thursday announced that scans of King Tutankhamun's burial chamber have revealed two hidden rooms, raising speculation that the ...

Alex Wright

Has Nefertiti’s tomb finally been located?

A British archaeologist thinks he may have found the final resting place of Queen Nefertiti - hidden behind a 'secret door' in the tomb of her ...

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