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Graeco-Roman cemetery discovered in Alexandria

The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, Dr Mamdouh El Damaty, announced on 20 January 2015 that a cemetery dating back to the Graeco-Roman period has been discovered in Alexandria. Inside the cemetery, were found 20 pottery lamps, 18 small glass vessels, and several pottery vessels. The cemetery was discovered during an illegal excavation carried out by…
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The German edition of “Discovering Tutankhamun” out on 3 April 2015

Dr Zahi Hawass will be in Munich, Germany, on 3 April 2015 to present the German edition of his latest book Discovering Tutankhamun: From Howard Carter to DNA. In this comprehensive and fully illustrated study, Dr Hawass reviews the current state of our knowledge about the life, death and burial of Tutankhamun in light of…
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Czech Institute of Egyptology discovers tomb of ancient Queen Khentkaus III

From the Czech Institute of Egyptology website (http://egyptologie.ff.cuni.cz/?req=id:136):   The pyramid necropolis at Abusir (EAR), which the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University has been excavating for almost 55 years, proved once again that it is one of the most important sites in Egypt. During this autumn, Czech Mission explored a tomb,…
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