4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
Lost Egyptian City Found Underwater After 1200 Years
1,200 years ago the ancient Egyptian city of Heracleion disappeared beneath the Mediterranean. Founded around 8th century BC, well before the foundation of Alexandria in 331 BC, it is believed Heracle...
Ancient City Discovered Underwater Solves Enigma That Puzzled Egyptologists For Years
An ancient Egyptian city found 6.5 km off of modern Egypt’s coastline reveals fascinating relics of Heracleion, also known as Thonis. The city’s ruins are located in Abu Qir Bay, originally existing n...
An Ancient City Is Discovered Underwater. What They Found Will Change History Forever
The ancient city of Heracleion is discovered and the findings could change the history books. And it was discovered while looking for something else.
Thebes, Egypt - THEBES Egypt
Thebes is the legendary necropolis on the River Nile's eastern shore. Two impressive 18m high Colossus Of Memnon watch over the entrance. On the opposite sid...
Thinis
Thinis or This (Egyptian: Tjenu) was the capital city of the first dynasties of ancient Egypt. Thinis is, as yet, undiscovered but well attested to by ancient writers, including the classical histori...
Thinis - Wikipedia
Memphis, Egypt
Memphis (Arabic: منف‎ Manf  [mænf]; Greek: Μέμφις) was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 k...
Memphis, Egypt - Wikipedia
Herakleopolis Magna
30°56′4″E / 29.08556°N 30.93444°E / 29.08556; 30.93444Herakleopolis (Ancient Greek: Ἡρακλεόπολις, [Μεγάλη] Ἡρακλέους πόλις ), in Latin Heracleopolis Magna, is the Greek n...
Herakleopolis Magna - Wikipedia
Avaris
Avaris (/ˈævərɨs/; Egyptian: ḥw.t wr.t, Budge notation: Hut-waret, Greek: Αὔαρις, Auaris) was the capital of Egypt under the Hyksos, in the ancient Land of Goshen. It was located at modern Tell e...
Avaris - Wikipedia
Thebes, Egypt
Thebes (/θiːbz/; Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι Thēbai) is the Greek name for a city in Ancient Egypt, natively known as Waset, located about 800 km south of the Mediterranean, on the east bank o...
Thebes, Egypt - Wikipedia
Amarna
Amarna (Arabic: العمارنة al-‘amārnah‎) is an extensive Egyptian archaeological site that represents the remains of the capital city newly established and built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten of th...
Amarna - Wikipedia
Tanis
Tanis (/ˈtænɨs/; Ancient Greek: Τάνις; Egyptian: Djanet; Arabic: صان الحجر‎ Ṣān al-Ḥagar) is a city in the north-eastern Nile delta of Egypt. It is located on the Tanitic branch of ...
Tanis - Wikipedia
4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
Lost Egyptian City Found Underwater After 1200 Years
1,200 years ago the ancient Egyptian city of Heracleion disappeared beneath the Mediterranean. Founded around 8th century BC, well before the foundation of Alexandria in 331 BC, it is believed Heracle...
Cusae
Cusae or Kusai is the Greek name of a city in Upper Egypt, known to the Egyptians as Qis or Kis. Today, the city is known as el-Qusiya and is located on the west bank of the Nile, in the Asyut Governo...
Dehenet
Akoris (Egyptian: Mer-nefer(et) (Old and Middle Kingdoms), Per-Imen-mat-khent(j) (New Kingdom), or Dehenet (since 26th dynasty) is the Greek name for the modern Egyptian village of Ṭihnā al-Ǧabal (Ar...
Amarna art
The Ancient Egyptian art style, known as Amarna Art or the Amarna Style, is a style which was adopted in the Amarna Period (i.e. during and just after the reign of Akhenaten in the late Eighteenth Dyn...
Amarna art - Wikipedia
Hieracon
Hieracon or Hierakon (Greek: Ἱεράκων) or Theracon (Not. Imp.) or Ancient Egyptian Pr-Nemty, was an ancient fortified city of Upper Egypt, situated on the right bank of the Nile, now the site of the mo...
Hieracon - Wikipedia
El-Lahun
Located in the Fayyum, Egypt, el-Lahun (alt. Illahun, Lahun, or Kahun [the latter being a neologism coined by archaeologist William Matthew Flinders Petrie]) is the workers' village associated with th...
El-Lahun - Wikipedia
Badari culture
The Badarian culture provides the earliest direct evidence of agriculture in Upper Egypt during the Predynastic Era. It flourished between 4400 and 4000 BCE, and might have already emerged by 500...
Badari culture - Wikipedia
Edfu
Edfu (also spelt Idfu, or in modern French as Edfou, and known in antiquity as Behdet; Egyptian Arabic: إدفو  [ˈʔedfu]) is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River betwee...
Edfu - Wikipedia
Itjtawy
Itjtawy (i-sh-tau-wee); full Egyptian name: Amenemhat-itj-tawy — "Amenemhat – the Seizer of the Two Lands"), is the as-yet unidentified location of the royal city founded by Twelfth Dynast...
Kerma
Kerma (also known as Dukki Gel) was the capital city of the Kingdom of Kerma, which was located in present day Egypt and Sudan at least 5,500 years ago. Kerma is one of the largest archaeological site...
Kerma - Wikipedia
El Hiba
el-Hiba (alt. el-Hibeh; Arabic الحيبة) is the modern name of the ancient Egyptian city of Tayu-djayet (t3yw-ḏ3yt), an ancient nickname meaning "their walls" in reference to the massive enclosure wal...
El Hiba - Wikipedia
North City, Amarna
Located within the Ancient Egyptian city of Amarna, the short-lived capital of Akhenaten, area known as the North City contains the ruins of royal palaces, especially the Northern Palace and other adm...
North City, Amarna - Wikipedia