Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Mar 25

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 […]

Book of the dead

Mar 13

Complete Book of the Dead Discovered at Saqqara

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

While excavating near the Step Pyramid of Djoser, in Saqqara, archaeologists from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities discovered a complete copy of the Egyptian […]

inside the pyramid

Mar 10

Hidden Corridor Found Inside the Pyramid of Khufu

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

The Great Pyramid of Khufu has been an object of fascination since the very beginning of archaeology, yet even today it continues to reveal fascinating […]


Feb 3

Earliest Mummified Remains Found in Egypt

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Excavations at Saqqara south of Cairo continue to reveal incredible finds, including what may be the oldest mummified person ever found in Egypt. According to […]

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 14

The Rosetta Stone: Key to Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By: Marek Dospěl

Just over two hundred years ago, on September 14, 1822, Jean-François Champollion (1790–1832) cracked the code of the Egyptian hieroglyphic script and the language behind […]

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 […]