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The World Heritage Organization (WHO) has offered the antiquities ministry a grant of $100,000 to help restore the Abu Mina monastery in Alexandria.

The monastery is one of the oldest Christian sites in Egypt, and was placed on ...

 

A Spanish-Egyptian team has uncovered two 26th Dynasty tombs during excavation work at Al-Bahnasa archaeological site in Minya.

Al-Bahnasa was known in the ancient Egyptian era as ...

 

Prof Olaf Kaper, an archaeologist at Leiden University in the Netherlands, believes he may have solved one of the greatest mysteries in ancient history – what happened to the 50,000-man army of Persian King Cambyses II in the Egyptian desert.

According to the Greek historian Herodotus (484-425 BC), Cambyses II, the oldest son of Cyrus the Great, sent his army from Thebes to ...

 

The first evidence of a comet impact on Earth has been found in a mysterious black Egyptian pebble filled with diamonds.

The comet is thought to have ...

 

In Roman Egypt, 14-year-old boys were enrolled in a youth organizationin order to learn to be good citizens.

So says social historian and historian of ideas Ville Vuolanto, University of Oslo, who has ...