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Precious ancient coins found in Egyptian village of Fayoum

Egyptian archaeologists from the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) dug out 383 coins dating to the reigns of King Ptolemy III (222-246 BC) during routine excavation work north of Lake Qarun in the

Discoveries at Naqlun

A mission from the Polish Center of the Mediterranean Archaeology of Warsaw University unearthed a decorated clay vessel from a room in the Deir Malak Gubrail monastery in Naqlun, a site in Fayoum.

Egypt churches give poor youth edutainment tours to poor villages

Despite being poor in Egypt, the village of Fayoum and neighboring others host poor youth while holding religious festivities, commemorating the journey of the Holy Family through Egypt.

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.