Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Nov 23

Tutankhamun’s Centenary: 100 Years since the Discovery of King Tut’s Tomb

By: Marek Dospěl

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO, on November 4, 1922, archaeologists working in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings uncovered the first of 16 steps leading down to […]

Egyptian temple tunnel

Nov 17

Tunnel Discovered Under Egyptian Temple

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

While looking for the burial place of Queen Cleopatra, archaeologists uncovered the entrance to a long tunnel running underneath the Egyptian temple of Taposiris Magna, […]

Queen Nefertiti

Oct 24

Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb…Again

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Has Queen Nefertiti’s tomb been identified behind the burial chamber of Tutankhamun? It has been an ongoing debate since 2015 when Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves proposed […]

Sep 30

The Changing Nile and How the Pyramids were Built

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Could a better understanding of the Nile River help explain how the pyramids were built? The pyramids of Giza are some of the most recognizable […]

Sep 14

The Rosetta Stone: Key to Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By: Marek Dospěl

TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO TODAY, on September 14, 1822, Jean-François Champollion (1790–1832) cracked the code of the Egyptian hieroglyphic script and the language behind it. […]

shabtis figurines

Jul 22

Rare Egyptian Tomb Discovered in Abusir

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

  An intriguing Egyptian tomb has been discovered just south of Cairo, belonging to the “Commander of Foreign Soldiers.” The tomb, discovered by a Czech […]

wooden sarcophagi

Jun 10

Hundreds of Egyptian Sarcophagi Uncovered in the Saqqara Tombs

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Excavations at the site of the ancient Saqqara tombs continue to amaze with the discovery of 250 sarcophagi and 150 statuettes. The discovery was announced […]

The Pyramin of Pharaoh Djoser

May 17

Pharaoh’s Brick Makers

By: Marek Dospěl

What does the Bibleclaim about the Israelites’ forced labor for the Pharaoh? Looking for the most plausible match in ancient Egyptian architecture.

May 2

Temple of Zeus Uncovered in Egyptian Sinai

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

As announced by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient temple of Zeus Kasios at the site of […]

Apr 17

Joseph in Egypt

By: Marek Dospěl

The biblical figure of Joseph offers one of the most fascinating narratives of the Hebrew Bible. Genesis 37–50 tells the intricate and adventurous story that […]