International experts analyze impacts of Ethiopian dam
According to present plans, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)—now under construction across the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia—will be the largest hydroelectric dam in Africa, and one of the 12 ...
Egypt archaeologists find pharaoh chapel
Archaeologists excavating an ancient temple site in Cairo have discovered part of a chapel used by a pharaoh about 2,300 years ago, Egypt's antiquities ministry said on Tuesday.
US diggers unearth pharaonic tomb in Egypt's Luxor
American archaeologists have unearthed a pharaonic tomb from the 18th dynasty in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, officials said on Tuesday.
Egypt unearths 3000-year-old tomb in southern city
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities says American archeologists have discovered a 3000-year-old tomb with beautifully painted walls belonging to a nobleman who guarded the temple of the ancient deity Amun.
Paid sick days and physicians at work: Ancient Egyptians had state-supported health care
We might think of state supported health care as an innovation of the 20th century, but it's a much older tradition than that. In fact, texts from a village dating back to Egypt's New Kingdom period, about ...
Russia, Egypt say they aim to build nuclear power plant
The presidents of Egypt and Russia on Tuesday said the two countries would build Egypt's first nuclear power plant together and boost natural gas trade and other ties.
Egyptian statuettes of Osiris: Production unveiled by neutrons and laser
The world's museums exhibit collections of precious artefacts from thousands of years ago. Very often it is the case that not much is known about how those ancient artefacts were created. There is a number ...
Decrease water emission in Egyptian vegetable production
Egypt is an important exporter of vegetables to Europe (like the well-known beans) and the Middle East. For the intensive cultivation of tomatoes and sweet peppers plastic greenhouses are used. Problems with ...
Team traces ecological collapse over 6,000 years of Egyptian history
Depictions of animals in ancient Egyptian artifacts have helped scientists assemble a detailed record of the large mammals that lived in the Nile Valley over the past 6,000 years. A new analysis of this record ...
Mummies in Egypt began long before Age of Pharoahs, study shows
Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.
Discovering the artists of the Eastern Sahara
The identification of rock art found in Farafra as Neolithic adds substance to the argument that Egypt drew on cultural influences from Africa as well as the Near East. At a talk tonight (19 May, 2014) archaeologist ...
Tomb dating back to 1100 B.C. found in Egypt (Images)
Archeologists have found a tomb dating back to around 1100 B.C. south of Cairo, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said Thursday.
Archaeologists find 5,600-year-old tomb in Egypt (Update)
Egypt said Wednesday archaeologists have unearthed a 5,600-year-old preserved tomb and mummy predating the pharaonic First Dynasty, a discovery that will shed new light on the pre-dynastic era.
Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb
Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens ...