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UNESCO issues alert over artefacts stolen from Egyptian museums

Amid reports that important artefacts have been stolen from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and other sites in the country, the head of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving humanity’s cultu

Yale returns Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru

After nearly 100 years, a large collection of artifacts from Machu Picchu will be returned to Peru.

Ancient mummies and grave robbers: Northern Peru’s historic sites

Trujillo, Peru - "Life will punish those who react too late" is a quote by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev that could easily apply to archaeologists in Peru.

Mummy bed in KV63

An ancient jigsaw puzzle has been solved finally.

Renowned King Tut exhibit returns to the US

FORT WORTH, TX (September 18, 2008) - Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, the exhibition that drew nearly 4 million visitors during its four-city US tour in 2005-2007, returns to the Unite

Of Fayoum’s mummies and churches

(eTN) - Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) announced last week a Russian-American archaeological mission has unearthed a number of well-preserved Graeco-Roman mummies covered in cartons. They made the discovery during a routine excavation work at the Deir el-Banat necropolis in Fayoum.