To archaeologists, understanding the building of the Pyramids at Giza is a matter of scaling up the labor system seen earlier at sites like Abydos.
The US Department of Homeland Security returned the artifacts to Cairo yesterday, concluding Egypt’s efforts to retrieve the items since 2016.
The bodies of ancient “mummies” made the news again this month, when Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism opened one of the recently unearthed 59 wooden coffins.
The pyramid of Djoser, designed by Imhotep, was nearly crumbling when a restoration began in 2006.
A trio of exhibitions laud technology as a springboard and a tool, while also probing the way it can harbor a quiet threat.
Archaeologists are reconstructing pieces of a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus lid featuring a colored leopard face.
Under new articles in the country’s antiquities protection law, climbing monuments and smuggling antiquities out of the country will result in high fines and jail sentences.
Hailed for his exuberance and fluid style, the Egyptian filmmaker graces big screens again at Il Cinema Ritrovato.
Authorities intercepted the package on its way to Belgium after X-rays revealed dismembered body parts inside the equipment.
How did the Met not realize its prized 2017 acquisition was a looted object? “It was the perfect storm,” explains one cultural heritage law expert who consulted on the case.
An unusual exhibition in draws a line between work being made in the heyday of Nasser’s Egypt and today.
The Getty Conservation Institute and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities have completed a nearly decade-long restoration project of the 3,000-year-old tomb.