Remains of the 2,600-year-old statue with an inscription written in Egyptian hieroglyphics turned up in a temple at Dangeil.
Ancient Egypt is famous for its pyramids, pharaohs and mummies, but archaeologists are still learning about this sophisticated society. The 5,000-year-old kingdom left behind a written record and countless artifacts, allowing archaeologists to learn about its culture, including its elaborate ideas on the afterlife and gods and goddesses, as well as its taxes and trading and farming practices. Here's the latest news on Egyptian archaeology and what it can tell us about the people who lived there.
Though slightly lopsided, the towering, Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient feat of engineering. Here's one of its secrets.
Archaeologists have discovered the ancient Egyptian tomb of a royal woman named Hetpet on the Giza Plateau.
The finding settles a 111-year-old mystery that began when excavators exhumed the two mummies in Deir Rifeh.
About 2,000 years ago, ancient Egyptians made homemade wrappings for mummies from "recycled" scraps of paper that people had first used to scribble down shopping lists and personal notes.
More than 1,800 years ago, an artist in ancient Egypt painted the portrait of a large-eyed woman wearing a red tunic — a painting that ended up resting on the woman's dead, mummified body.
Archaeologists have excavated two ancient tombs in Luxor, Egypt, that haven't seen the light of day in about 3,500 years, according to the country's antiquities ministry.
A forbidden Gnostic text that claims to be Jesus' secret teachings to his brother James have been unearthed in an ancient trash heap in Egypt.
New 3D scanning tech will reveal details about the mummified body of a 5-year-old girl who died 2,000 years ago in Egypt.
A possible reference to a solar eclipse in the Bible could help pinpoint the reign of Ramesses the Great.
Archaeologists unearthed an ancient Coptic tombstone during a dig Sunday (Oct. 22), according to Egypt’s antiquities ministry.
More than 2,000 years ago, ancient Egyptian priests buried a sacred statue of Ptah, the god of craftsmen and sculptors.
A 3,500-year-old tomb built for a goldsmith named Amenemhat and his wife Amenhotep has been discovered at the ancient cemetery of Dra' Abu el-Naga in Luxor.