Egypt has a large population and strong military, but its government is unstable.
The team adhered to ancient Egyptian techniques to mummify part of the human body, which had been donated to science.
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.
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