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Archaeologists unearth over 3000-year-old ancient city near Egypt’s Luxor

The city was during the opulent reign of Amenhotep III, one of Egypt's most powerful pharaohs.
A new archaeological discovery is seen in Luxor, Egypt.(via REUTERS)
A new archaeological discovery is seen in Luxor, Egypt.(via REUTERS)
Published on Apr 09, 2021 05:33 PM IST
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Nile roads shut down for majestic Cairo parade as Egyptian mummies move museum

  • Cairo authorities are shutting down roads along the Nile for a grand parade that will convey 22 Egyptian mummies of pharaohs to a new museum home which is expected to drum up interest in Egypt's rich collections of antiquities amid stalled tourism during Covid-19
Nile roads shut down for majestic Cairo parade as Egyptian mummies move museum(Photo by Francisco Gomes on Unsplash)
Nile roads shut down for majestic Cairo parade as Egyptian mummies move museum(Photo by Francisco Gomes on Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 03, 2021 05:26 PM IST
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Egypt: Ancient funerary temple unveiled in the south of Cairo

Egypt’s former antiquities minister and noted archaeologist Zahi Hawass told reporters at the Saqqara necropolis that archaeologists unearthed the temple of Queen Neit, wife of King Teti, the first king of the Sixth Dynasty that ruled Egypt from 2323 B.C. till 2150 B.C.
An ancient coffin is on display that Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and his team unearthed in a vast necropolis filled with burial shafts, coffins and mummies dating back to the New Kingdom 3000 BC, Monday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt. (AP)
An ancient coffin is on display that Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and his team unearthed in a vast necropolis filled with burial shafts, coffins and mummies dating back to the New Kingdom 3000 BC, Monday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt. (AP)
Published on Jan 18, 2021 06:32 PM IST
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