Category Archives: Photos

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  Tomb of Mitri - This photo shows the serdab (closed statue chamber) in the early 6th Dynasty (or late Old Kingdom) tomb of the official Mitri, containing nine wooden statues. The tomb was excavated in 1925-26 by the Egyptian Antiquities Service under the leadership of Cecil Firth. All information and media on this website,…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini KV57 - Tomb of Horemheb - The King offering wine to Hathor - detail - Painting from the tomb of the King Horemheb, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – King’s Valley 57, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - King Horemheb was the last king of…
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  Siwa Oasis is still a virgin site for archaeology. I hope that the government will pay more attention in the future to the protection of archeological sites in Siwa. All information and media on this website, unless noted otherwise, are © Laboratoriorosso and cannot be used or distributed without permission.
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  Egyptian archaeologists in Saqqara - Egyptian archaeologists and dignitaries pose in Saqqara in 1936. In the center, seated, with his coat on his lap, is Selim Hassan, who excavated many important tombs at Giza; to Hassan’s left is Zakaria Ghoneim, whose greatest discovery was the Unfinished Pyramid of the 3rd Dynasty king Sekhemkhet. All…
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