Created in the last century of the Ptolemaic Kingdom, Nedjemankh’s coffin reconfigures how we understand Ancient Egypt’s transition from autonomous empire to Roman province.
A chemical scientist discovered the most ancient solid cheese ever found inside the tomb of Ptahmes, mayor of Memphis in Egypt during the 13th century BCE.
The sphinx, a human-lion hybrid from around 380 BCE, was discovered on a construction site in Luxor.
An exhibition at the Atkinson Art Gallery and Library sheds light on the somewhat mysterious 19th-century scholar and collector Anne Goodison.
In Heptet’s newly uncovered tomb, it’s all about the monkey paintings.
“The story of mummification begins with a person’s death,” starts the Mummies exhibition now at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has unveiled the country’s oldest written papyri that archaeologists have found so far, placing the delicate fragments on display last month.
King Tut lay underground in his tomb for a few thousand years, but a dagger he kept by his side has far-out origins in outer space.
Swedish archaeologists have discovered a 3,400-year-old necropolis in Egypt that dates to the New Kingdom and holds dozens of tombs containing remnants of ancient artifacts.
An over-5,000-year-old linen dress was recently confirmed as the world’s oldest woven garment.
The Presidential race isn’t exactly a showcase of the best and brightest in US society, but Republican candidate Ben Carson hit a new intellectual low with his claim that the ancient pyramids of Egypt were used to store grain.
Chicago’s Field Museum is touring its mummies for the first time, and their inaugural stop is the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.