A 2,700 year old treasure gate dating to the reign of Shabaqa has been discovered in Luxor at the Karnak Temple.
Egypt's Antiquities Authority says archaeologists have unearthed a 5,200-year-old rock drawing depicting a royal festival during Ancient Egypt's earliest dynasty.
The mission of the Colossi of Memnon and Amenhotep III Temple Conservation Project discovered an alabaster statue of Amenhotep III at Kom El Hetan, on Luxor's west bank.
(Reposted) Nubian Archaeological Sites under threat from a New Dam in Sudan (incl. link to petition)
The government of Sudan is planning to construct another dam (it would be the fourth in the country!) along the Nile and this pending construction has fueled some conflicts.
A retired university professor with a specialization in ancient Egypt was arrested on the suspicion of having smuggled artifacts out of Israel.
Following restoration, seven tombs, of which one dates to the time of Tutankhamun and Horemheb, are to be opened to the public.
Egypt's Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs, Zahi Hawass, sits down and answers some of AEO's questions for our readers.Read more...
AEO's Thomas Greiner reviews some "scientistic" literature about ancient Egypt.Read more...
Having done a photoshoot in the end of 2010 to promote his own clothing line, Dr. Hawass has caused an uproar over allegations of having used actual artifacts for the shoot.
After Dr. Hawass filed for an appeal as reported earlier on AEO, the National Council of Egypt\'s Administrative Court issued a decree that will keep him out of jail and continue to serve as Minister of Antiquities.