Archaeologists cleaning the forecourt of a high official’s tomb in Egypt poked through a hole and discovered another tomb behind it — one that was built for a man more than three m...
Researchers will continue their search for secret chambers in King Tutankhamun's tomb this year, harnessing sophisticated radar technology to find out if another burial is hidden a...
Ancient Egyptians who buried their deceased kin in pots may have chosen the burial vessels as symbols of the womb and rebirth, scientists argue in a new paper.
The Egyptian discoveries include a plethora of human remains, numerous sheep or goats with puncture marks in the skulls, a cat, and even two headless crocodiles.
Experts in the U.K. were stunned recently when a tiny Egyptian mummy, long thought to be the remains of a hawk, was revealed to be a human baby.
The blackened, cloth-wrapped hand arrived in a parcel at Los Angeles International Airport in January 2013.
The oldest recorded alphabet may be Hebrew. According to a controversial new study by archaeologist and ancient inscription specialist Douglas Petrovich, Israelites in Egypt took 2...
Scientists have conducted a thorough analysis of the ancient, mummified leg bones found in Queen Nefertari’s tomb.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient ‘city’ and cemetery once used by officials tasked with building royal tombs.
Archaeologists have found the well-preserved body of a 3,200-year-old nobleman inside this brightly painted sarcophagus.