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A documentary on the dig for the body of Ankhesenamun who 'married her father, her grandfather AND her half-brother' could reveal new clues. Radar scans of the area detected a possible tomb entrance buried underground. Researchers are keeping tight-lipped about what they have found so far. Discovery Channel has 'exclusive' access to film the excavations, which suggests a discovery may have been made.

A research team at the Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology center (MUVP) uncovered a new extremely rare dinosaur species, Mansourasaurus Shahinae, in the Egypt’s Western Desert, one of the most fertile areas in the region during the Cretaceous Period.

A wooden head, probably of the sixth dynasty queen Ankhnespepy II, has been unearthed in the area located to the east of her Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis during excavation work carried out by a French-Swiss team from the Geneva University. Dr. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities explains that the head is almost human proportions with a small part of the neck which reached 30 cm tall.

Sixth century medical recipe uncovered in St Catherine's Monastery. The medical recipe uncovered is one of the renowned Greek physician Hippocrates.

 The Ministry of Antiquities and the Tourism Promotion Authority agreed to open an Ottoman-era fort in El Quseir to tourists. The fort was built in the Red Sea town in 1799 under Sultan Selim’s rule.