Built of brick and marble, the now gleaming white pyramid was erected as the burial chamber of a Roman magistrate, Gaius Cestius.
Archaeologists surveying the sandstone quarries in Egypt discover a rare wall relief showing an unidentified pharaoh.
The remains of a child from more than 1,500 years ago were found among remains dating to the time when the Roman or Byzantine Empire ruled Egypt.
Amateurish drawings on a 2,400-year-old coffin likely reflected a dearth of master painters in Egypt.
A 4000-year-old, bejeweled mummy is discovered below a temple in Luxor. Continue reading →
Seven men have been arrested in Egypt after digging up an ancient temple under a house in Giza, just outside Cairo.
Incest left the young pharaoh with a club foot, feminine hips and a large overbite.
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.
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