New tombs and temples breakthroughs in Egypt

Throughout the past few years local and worldwide ancient missions have discovered lots of tombs, temples, pyramids, as well as other monuments dating back different eras within the Egyptian history.

The month of january 2010

The invention of the temple in Alexandria of the wife of Ptolemy III

The Supreme Council of antiquities has introduced in The month of january 2010 that the Egyptian ancient mission has discovered an enormous cache in Alexandria that contains 600 statues and also the remains of the temple that goes back towards the wife of Ptolemy III who ruled Egypt from 246 to 222 BC.


The Secretary General from the council, Zahi Hawass, mentioned this cache is discovered within the district of Kom El Dikka in Alexandria, in which the famous Roman amphitheater is situated. He added this cache contained 600 statues of various dimensions which negligence the temple discovered so far is 60 meters lengthy and 15 meters wide.

The overall director from the antiquities of Upper Egypt noted the mission, that incorporated 18 specialists and archeologist, finds many statues for Bastet, the traditional Egyptian goddess, that the temple was devoted to. He added that lots of statues made from limestone, pottery, and bronze put together within this cache. These statues fit in with many gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt like Ptah, the god from the town of Memphis and Horus the kid.

The director of antiquities matters stated the fundamentals from the temple discovered are extremely crucial as this temple was the very first Ptolemaic temple devoted towards the goddess Bastet to become discovered in Northern Egypt.

The invention from the biggest tomb in Saqqara

The excavation mission from the supreme council of antiquities has introduced the invention of two new tombs in Saqqara dating back the 25th  empire.  One of these simple two tombs is regarded as the biggest tomb discovered in Saqqara so far.

Zahi Hawass, the mind from the supreme council of antiquities has mentioned these two rock cut tombs were found in the entrance to Saqqara.

Hawass added the among the tombs may be the first available to become discovered in Saqqara also it consists of many rooms, passageways, and halls. There have been also many skeletons, potteries, and mummified hawks which were found within the tomb. Also, he stated that both of these tombs were conned throughout the Roman period.

In regards to the other tomb, Hawass stated it includes a small room which was built using whitened limestone. He added that numerous potteries put together within this tomb.

Feb 2010

A brand new tomb discovered in Saqqara

The ancient team employed in Saqqara has introduced the invention of the new tomb dating back 1300 BC also it goes to Ptah Mes who labored like a treasurer within the Old Kingdom. This new discovered tomb is situated towards the south from the road resulting in the Pyramid of Unas.

Zahi Hawass, the director from the Supreme council of antiquities mentioned that some yards and cubicles were found owned by an enormous tomb that’s 70 meters lengthy and goes back to 1370 BC.

The director from the ancient mission mentioned that some statues of the tomb owner and the wife were also found and a few of these statues continue to be who is fit and condition. This tomb belonged to Ptah Mes who had been an essential estimate ancient Egypt because he offered in lots of posts such as the Royal author from the king, the military leader, and also the royal treasurer.

The excavation work has additionally led to the finding of numerous funerary wall works of art with one incomplete painting from the holy trinity of ancient Thebes, Amun, Mut, and Khensu.

May 2010

The invention from the tombs from the employees who built the truly amazing Pyramid

The ancient mission employed in Giza has introduced they have discovered numerous tombs of the employees who took part in building the truly amazing pyramids of Cheops.

This discovery was regarded as the very first available since it is connected using the king Cheops II (2613 – 2494 BC) and there’s hardly any been aware of this ancient Egyptian king.

This discovery has led lots of details towards the ideas from the pyramids building verifying the pyramids were never built by using forced labor or space animals. The recently discovered tombs put together exactly near the Great Pyramid of Cheops.

The most important tomb includes a rectangular also it was founded towards the south West from the Great Pyramid. This tomb includes many funeral starts which were covered with local limestone.

Skeletons within the squatting position put together in all these funeral starts along with many potteries that go as far back to the time of the fourth empire (2613 to 2494 BC)

Zahi Hawass, the minster of Antiquities’ matters, mentioned the new discovery proves the contractors from the pyramids belonged to 3 large families and also the royal family accustomed to change them every three several weeks. He added the contractors who have been hidden in the pyramids were those who died within this location only.

There have been other proofs saying that giant families who resided within the Earth Delta and Upper Egypt accustomed to send sheep and calves to lead towards the foods given to the contractors from the pyramids and in exchange these were excused from having to pay taxes.

This proves that the making of the pyramids would be a national project which all industries from the Egyptian community, throughout the reign from the fourth empire, led towards the building from the pyramids.

April 2011

The secretary of state for antiquities matters announces the invention from the biggest statue of  Amenhotep III

The Egyptian secretary of state for antiquities matters has introduced the biggest statue of Amenhotep III, that is 13 meters and 65 centimeters high, is discovered within the temple of Amenhotep III in the western world Bank of Luxor. This statue may be the biggest statue discovered for Amenhotep III until today. It includes 7 huge pieces also it was constructed of colored quartzite.

This statue is among the two statues which were built in the Northern entrance from the temple of Amenhotep III situated within the Gurna in the western world Bank of Luxor. Chances are these two statues were destroyed throughout the earthquake that happened in Egypt in 27 BC. Then your damaged bits of both of these statues were hidden underneath the sand for 1000′s of years later on.

Zahi Hawass mentioned the employees to begin began rebuilding the statue to be able to come up with the seven huge pieces and squeeze statue in the original location in the northern entrance from the temple of Amenhotep III.

June 2011

Hawass introduced a brand new ancient discovery in Tanis within the Earth Delta.

In France They ancient mission employed in the website of Tanis, or San Al Haggar within the Shareqeya governorate situated within the Earth Delta towards the East of Cairo the main city, has introduced on Monday the invention of 100s of colored and decorated stone blocks that have been used again to construct the walls from the sacred lake within the temple from the god Mut within the complex of Tanis.

Zahi Hawassstated these stone blocks return to the reign of King Osorkon II who belonged towards the 22nd empire (945 – 712 BC). Tthese blocks were used again in other periods ever such as the Ptolemaic era.

Hawass stated that whenever in france they mission has completed their work and discovered these stone blocks, they’ll be reconstructed again to review the initial form of these blocks.

The mind from the French mission noted the sacred lake the mission has worked at for any whole year comprised of the section of 30 meters also it was roughly 6 meters deep. He added that 120 blocks were washed and there have been fabulous adornments discovered on 78 blocks.

Mohamed Abdel Al Maqsoud, the manager from the office from the minster of antiquities, stated this discovery magnified the significance of the website of San Al Hagar, which the most crucial ancient site within the Earth Delta.

This summer 2011

The invention of recent monuments in the Karnak Temple

The secretary of state for antiquities matters introduced in June 2011 the mission from the French Egyptian Institute staring at the Karnak temple has discovered the walls which were all around the temple devoted towards the God Ptah dating back (712 – 698 BC) and particularly towards the reign of king Shebitku, among the rulers from the 25th  dynasty.

The director from the French Egyptian institute has noted that lots of decorated limestone blocks which fit in with the Temple of Ptah were also discovered. He added these breakthroughs assert the construction work of the temple devoted towards the god Ptah has began within the New Kingdom and never within the Ptolemaic period.

The director from the institute also stated they have already began the entire process of rebuilding the temple to become opened up for public site visitors soon.

The invention from the earliest representation of the Egyptian King

The excavation mission from the American College of Yale and also the Italian College of Bologna who has worked inside a site situated North West of Aswan has introduced the invention of the very ancient scene of the Egyptian King  putting on the crown of Upper Egypt dating back the per dynastic period in 3200 BC.

Zahi Hawass has mentioned the discovery includes many scene and Hieroglyphic documents showing a distinctive representation of the royal celebration once the Pharaoh was displayed putting on the crown of Upper Egypt and supported through the “fans of Horus”.

The mind from the ancient mission stated that the significance of this discovery may be the originality of those works of art what are only finding dating for this specific period in the finish from the civilization of Naqada and the start of the dynastic era in Egypt.

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