Remains of ancient pyramid discovered south of Cairo

/ Apr 4, 2017

Remains of ancient pyramid discovered south of Cairo

The remains of an Egyptian pyramid built around 3,700 years ago have been discovered near the well-known “bent pyramid” of King Snefru, the antiquities ministry announced on Monday.The pyramid from the 13th dynasty was found in Dahshur’s royal necropolis, some 30 km (20 miles) ...

Cairo mud pit yields two pharaoh statues more than 3,000 years old

Mar 10, 2017

Cairo mud pit yields two pharaoh statues more than 3,000 years old

Archaeologists in a muddy pit in a Cairo suburb on Thursday uncovered two pharaonic statues dating back more than 3,000 years.The relics were found in Mattarya district, site of the ancient Pharaonic capital of Heliopolis and today a sprawl of working and middle class ...