archaeology

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia excavate forgotten kingdoms
Middle East

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia excavate forgotten kingdoms

AL ULA, Saudi Arabia, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Amid the arid desert and mountains of Al Ula in northwest Saudi…
Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq
Middle East

Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq

DOHUK, Iraq, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Archaeologists have excavated the first, and what they believe is the oldest, industrial wine…
Photos: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus now on display at Dubai Expo 2020
Archaeology

Photos: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus now on display at Dubai Expo 2020

A sarcophagus belonging to ancient Egyptian priest Psamtik is now on display in Dubai as part of Egypt’s pavilion at…
Antiquities Ministry to issue visiting permit to multiple archaeological sites for tourist trips
Archaeology

Antiquities Ministry to issue visiting permit to multiple archaeological sites for tourist trips

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany chaired an extraordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, at…
Once green, prehistoric Arabia drew early humans from Africa
Middle East

Once green, prehistoric Arabia drew early humans from Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Huw Groucutt passes rolling sand dunes as far as his eye can see when traveling to archaeological…
Egypt names new species of amphibious whale after Anubis
Science

Egypt names new species of amphibious whale after Anubis

A team of Egyptian paleontologists have named a new species of amphibious whale after its fossil was discovered by an…
Antiquities Minister discusses developments in Khufu Ship transfer, GEM progress
Egypt

Antiquities Minister discusses developments in Khufu Ship transfer, GEM progress

On Monday, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany held a meeting to discuss the latest developments at the Grand…
Photos: Tourism Ministry restores Karnak’s Great Hypostyle Hall ahead of Rams Road opening
Archaeology

Photos: Tourism Ministry restores Karnak’s Great Hypostyle Hall ahead of Rams Road opening

An expert team from Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working restore Karnak temple’s Great Hypostyle Hall, ahead of…
Photos: Alexandria’s sunken city of Heracleion reveals new treasures
Archaeology

Photos: Alexandria’s sunken city of Heracleion reveals new treasures

An underwater excavation carried out by an Egyptian-French mission operating the sunken city of Heracleion in Abu Qir, led by…
Photos: Remains of a Greco-Roman pottery workshop uncovered in Egypt
Archaeology

Photos: Remains of a Greco-Roman pottery workshop uncovered in Egypt

The Egyptian archaeological mission working in the area of Tel Kom Aziza in the Beheira governorate has discovered the remains…
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