Built of brick and marble, the now gleaming white pyramid was erected as the burial chamber of a Roman magistrate, Gaius Cestius.
Far from being a romantic scene, the burial represent a human sacrifice in which the man was killed to be entombed with the woman.
Located east of Amenhotep's burial, the T-shaped tomb features colorful scenes on the walls.
The previously unknown queen is believed to have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago.
From a mysterious Greek tomb to revelations about King Richard, 2014 was a big year for big finds.
The head is the face of a beautiful woman, smiling slightly. But why was the head of the sphinx found inside the tomb's chamber? Continue reading →
The recently uncovered mosaic in a mysterious Greek tomb may be the clearest depiction of the famous ruler as a young man.
A mural on the floor of a mysterious tomb in Greece reveals the character of Persephone, the daughter of Zeuis and Demeter in Greek mythology. Continue reading →
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