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The correct sex of the mummy, who also happened to be pregnant, was identified by an anthropologist in Poland.

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

Egypt unearths 3,000-year-old 'Lost Golden City'

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Egypt unearths 3,000-year-old 'Lost Golden City'

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

Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' appointed UNWTO tourism ambassador

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Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' appointed UNWTO tourism ambassador

Hawass becomes the first Egyptian appointed to the UN position and is charged with promoting international tourism on behalf of the UN body

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.

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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.

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Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

As some speculate about an alleged 'curse of the pharaohs' unleashing itself on Egypt, one expert says there is really nothing to worry about.

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2,500-year-old coffins discovered in Egypt's Saqqara

At least 100 coffins, some of which hosting mummies, were discovered in Egypt's Saqqara region, authorities confirmed.

The New Arab

Amid Yemen war, Houthis announce discovery of ancient mummies

Amid the chaos of the Yemen civil war, the Houthis have announced the discovery of ancient mummies near the rebel-held capital Sanaa.

Egypt investigates 'assault' on mummy in Cairo museum

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Egypt investigates 'assault' on mummy in Cairo museum

An unidentified man swore and spat at the mummy of Seqenenre Ra in Cairo's Egyptian Museum.

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Egypt opens two pyramids not seen since 1960s

Egypt's antiquities ministry has opened two pyramids for the first time in 50 years.

Thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus opened live on TV

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Thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus opened live on TV

The opening of a thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus on live TV on Sunday was perceived to be a state-backed attempt to boost tourism in the ...

Mummified mice and more in latest Egyptian tomb discovery

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Mummified mice and more in latest Egyptian tomb discovery

The tomb dating back more than 2,000 years was unearthed in the city of Akhmim and is believed to have belonged to a senior official.

The Mummy Returned: Egypt foils smuggling of ancient corpse

Karim Traboulsi

The Mummy Returned: Egypt foils smuggling of ancient corpse

Cairo have foiled an attempt to smuggle parts of Egyptian mummies by a passenger who bagged them but did not tag them in his luggage on ...

Fifty <em>mummies</em> uncovered in Egypt's first discovery of 2019

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Fifty mummies uncovered in Egypt's first discovery of 2019

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a Pharonic tomb containing the mummies of people thought to have been important figures.

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Egypt unveils pharaonic tomb found in Luxor

Archaeologists in Egypt found a pharaonic tomb in Luxor housing the mummies of a priest and his wife from the 13th century BC, antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anani said on Saturday.

The New Arab & agencies

Archaeologists discover Ramses II inscriptions in Temple of Ra

Cairo regularly announces new discoveries to kickstart interest in ancient Egypt and revive the country's struggling tourism sector.

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Egypt archaeologists discover 6,000-year-old cat mummies

Cats held a special place in Ancient Egypt and were often mummified as religious offerings.

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Mysterious Egyptian sarcophagus fails to unleash world-ending curse

Archaeologists defied warnings of 'the curse' that would be unleashed if the 2,000-year-old tomb was cracked open.

Egypt archaeologists uncover mummification workshop near Great Pyramids

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Egypt archaeologists uncover mummification workshop near Great Pyramids

An Egyptian-German mission also discovered an extremely rare gilded silver mask, the second only such discovery ever made.

The New Arab

Egyptian singer Sherine in hot water over Nile 'insult'

Sherine, one of the most popular singers in the Middle East has been banned from performing in her native Egypt and could face trial for ...

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 ...

Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid

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Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid

Scientists found a hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery since 19th century and one likely to spark a new ...

Egypt archaeologists uncover treasure trove in ancient goldsmith's grave

The New Arab

Egypt archaeologists uncover treasure trove in ancient goldsmith's grave

Archaeologists have discovered the grave of an Ancient Egyptian goldsmith and his wife who lived around 3,000 years ago.

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