For museums to truly grasp their colonial history, self-examination must go beyond questioning how they built their collections to how they interpret them.
“It is probably the largest complex and undisturbed find of its kind originating from ancient Egypt,” said Mohamed Megahed, head of the archaeological mission.
Egyptologists have uncovered over 18,000 bits of broken pottery used as writing surfaces 2,000 years ago.
This pharaonic mummy is the only one dating from the New Kingdom that has not been unwrapped and hence irreversibly damaged in the process in modern times.
Swimming has been racialized for 3,000 years, but for most of that time it was Africans who were good swimmers, and Europeans who tried to keep up.
A hacked 3D scan of the famous sculpture shows how traditional models of heritage ownership might change in museums.
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.