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Metropolis discovered in Abydos in the Upper Egypt's governorate of Sohag
Al Ahram

Metropolis discovered in Abydos in the Upper Egypt's governora...

Related A necropolis and residential settlement were uncovered Tuesday in Abydos in Sohag, almost 400 kilometres south of the temple of the New Kingdom pharaoh Seti I. The settlement and Early Dynastic Period necropolis were found during ... Al Ahram, 1 week ago
Metropolis discovered in Upper Egypt's Sohag Nile International, 1 week ago

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Secrets of the Luxor Mummy: What we know about the mysterious temple of Pharaoh Thutmose III

The team who made the discovery has been excavating the temple and the necropolis beneath since 2008. Spanish researchers excavating the temple of Pharaoh Thutmose III, which stands on the west bank of the river Nile, have discovered a ...
 International Business Times UK2 weeks ago
Archaeology Magazine

2,000-Year-Old Mosaic Floors Found in Turkey

ŞANLIURFA, TURKEY— Hürriyet Daily News reports that a floor mosaic has been discovered in a necropolis of nearly 80 rock-cut tombs in southeastern Turkey, near the ninth-century Urfa Castle. The mosaic depicts two men and two women, whose images ...
 Archaeology Magazine2 weeks ago 1,800-Year-Old Mosaic Portraits of the Dead Unearthed in Turkey  Artintern.net2 weeks ago
Archaeology Magazine

Remains of Shackled Man Found in Etruscan Tomb

MILAN, ITALY— Seeker reports that the remains of a shackled man have been found in a 2,500-year-old Etruscan necropolis made up of otherwise normal burials in central Tuscany. The necropolis was located near the seaside settlement of Populonia, ...
 Archaeology Magazine3 weeks ago Etruscan civilisation: Shackled man unearthed from 2,500-year-old tomb in Tuscany  International Business Times UK3 weeks ago Shackle-Bound Skeleton Found in Etruscan Burial  Seeker3 weeks ago
Al Ahram

Causeway discovered in ancient Aswan tomb

Related During excavation work at Aswan's Qubbet El-Hawa necropolis, a British mission from Birmingham University and the Egypt Exploration Society uncovered a causeway leading to the tomb of Sarenput I, the first Middle Kingdom nomarch (provincial ...
 Al Ahram3 weeks ago Update Egypt's local news digest Nov. 22: One killed, 5 others injured in an explosion in New Ismailia city; PM says government gives Nubians the priority in Toshka lands  Cairo Post1 week ago UPDATE: Egypt's local news digest Nov. 9: Causeway to 3,800 year old tomb unearthed in Aswan  Cairo Post3 weeks ago Ancient Egyptian Causeway Discovered in Aswan  Archaeology Magazine3 weeks ago

19th century London Necropolis Railway train built to transport 2,000 corpses a year

It's a largely-forgotten fact, but London once hosted a train built entirely for the purposes of transporting dead bodies. Every day, at its peak from the late 1880s to the early 1900s, the London Necropolis Railway ferried more than 2,000 ...
 NewsGrio1 month ago London's creepy, corpse-carrying train  BBC1 month ago Talk about a one-way ticket! The creepy 19th century train built solely to transport 2,000 corpses a year...  Brief month ago

Two previously unknown 'cavities' found in Giza's Great Pyramid

The Pyramids of Khafre or Chephren and Cheops, Giza Necropolis, Egypt. De Agostini/ The potential secret chamber in Tutankhamun's tomb may have been ruled a bust , but it looks like there are still secrets in the burial chambers of the pharaohs.
 CNET News1 month ago The great pyramid of cheops  SlideShare.net6 days ago

Time travel: when past is place

Chandni Chowk in 1857, stepping into 14th century Vijayanagara, the secret exploration of Tibet, a megalithic necropolis in Karnataka, and much more How much of a place is its history? For the purposes of this issue, we say it is the sum.
 Livemint.com1 month ago

To persist in time

In the hills near Hirebenakal, Karnataka, ventures into a megalithic necropolis from the Iron Age It's strange how two people can walk side by side while occupying vastly different periods in the history of a place. This has never been more evident ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Egypt unearthed ancient cemetery and town

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced on Wednesday the discovery of a Pharaonic necropolis and a town near an ancient tomb in Upper Egypt's province of Sohag, official MENA news agency reported. "The necropolis and the town date back to ... week ago
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