egyptian antiquities

Swiss museum to return 4,000-year-old relic to Egypt


May 13th, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 13 (IANS/AKI) Switzerland's Museum of Basel would return to Egypt an upright limestone slab dating back over 4,000 years.The 51 cm slab depicts a hunting scene and is ... Read more...

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Archaeologists fail to find secret burial site at Seti I tunnel’s end


July 1st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): The four decade long wait finally ended as archaeologists reached the end of the mysterious tunnel in the tomb of Seti I. But hopes that the advance would ... Read more...

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Egyptian Supreme Council For Antiquities Unearths 2000 Year Old Coins


April 25th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Cairo, Apr 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 383 bronze coins belonging to 3rd century B.C. has been discovered by the archaeologists of the Egyptian Antiquities. These coins are said to be the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Egyptians suffered heart attacks 3,500 years ago


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Ancient Egyptian mummies, some as old as 3,500 years, showed hardening of arteries, suggesting that heart attacks and stroke afflicted the ancients too. "Atherosclerosis, despite differences in ancient and ... Read more...

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Heart disease found in 3,000 year old Egyptian mummies


November 19th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 19 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have detected hardening of the arteries in Egyptian mummies, some as old as 3,500 years, suggesting that the factors causing heart attack and ... Read more...

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Egyptian mummies show heart disease had ancient origin


November 18th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Hardening of arteries detected in Egyptian mummies as early as 3,500 years shows that heart attacks and strokes had ancient origins. "Atherosclerosis... despite differences in ancient and modern lifestyles... ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth largest fortress in Egypt’s eastern Delta


July 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Egyptian archaeologists digging near the Suez Canal have discovered the remains of what is believed to be the largest fortress in the eastern Delta.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover mummies from Greco Roman period in Egypt


January 22nd, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Cairo, Jan 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered several well preserved mummies, covered with cartonage, from the Greco Roman period in Fayyoum, Egypt.According to Egypt State Information Service, the Egyptian antiquities mission made ... Read more...

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Pharaoh Tut’s bare face to go on public display for the first time


November 14th, 2007 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
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