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...
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 ...
Deir el-Shelwit
32°34′42″E / 25.6952°N 32.5784°E / 25.6952; 32.5784 Deir el-Shelwit (Arabic: دير الشلويط – Dayr aš-Šalwīṭ, French: Deir Chelouit) is an ancient Egyptian temple to Isis from th...
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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
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...
Athribis
31°11′00″E / 30.46667°N 31.18333°E / 30.46667; 31.18333Athribis or Athlibis (Greek: Ἄθλιβις or Ἀθάρραβις was the Greek name for two cities of ancient Egypt: this article conce...
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Abu Gorab
Abu Gurab (also known as Abu Ghurab, Abu Gurob and Abu Jirab) is an archeological site, where a sun temple built by the people of ancient Egypt was found. It was excavated by Egyptologists between 189...
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Karnak
The Karnak Temple Complex, commonly known as Karnak (/ˈkɑr.næk/), comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senu...
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Apis (city)
Apis (Greek: Ἄπις, named for the god Apis), was an ancient seaport town (Polyb. Exc. Leg. 115) on the north coast of Africa, about 18 km west of Paraetonium, sometimes considered located within Egypt,...
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...
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Deir el-Medina
Deir el-Medina (Arabic: دير المدينة‎) is an ancient Egyptian village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th dynasties of th...
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Omar Taher
Omar Taher (Arabic: عمر طاهر‎; born 1973 in Sohag) is an Egyptian journalist.
Taher was born to a wealthy Egyptian family from Upper Egypt. He graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor's degree...
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Sebennytos
Sebennytos or Sebennytus (Greek: Σεβέννυτος, Ptol. iv. 5. § 50, Steph. B. s. v. or ἡ Σεβεννυτικὴ πόλις, Strabo xvii. p. 802) or Egyptian: Tjebnutjer (𓎀𓃀𓃘𓊹𓊖) Arabic: سمنود Samannud was an anc...
Karanis
Karanis (Greek: Καρανίς), located in modern Kom Aushim, was an agricultural town in Graeco-Roman Egypt,located in the northeast corner of the Fayum."It was one of a number of towns established in ...
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Hawara
Hawara is an archaeological site of Ancient Egypt, south of the site of Crocodilopolis ('Arsinoe', also known as 'Medinet al-Faiyum') at the entrance to the depression of the Fayyum oasis. The first ...
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Arsinoe (Gulf of Suez)
Arsinoe (Greek: Ἀρσινόη) or Arsinoites or Cleopatris or Cleopatra, was an ancient city at the northern extremity of the Heroopolite Gulf (Gulf of Suez), in the Red Sea.
Arsinoe was the capital of ...
Nuweiba
Nuweiba (also spelled: Nueiba; Egyptian Arabic: نويبع, [neˈweːbeʕ]) is a coastal town in the eastern part of Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Aqaba.
Historically, th...
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Acanthus (Egypt)
Acanthus (Greek: Ἄκανθος; in Ptolemy, Ἀκανθῶν Πόλις) was an ancient city of Egypt, on the western bank of the Nile, 120 stadia south of Memphis. Its site is located at the modern village of Dashour. T...
Sharuna
Sharuna was a settlement in Ancient Egypt, located east of the Nile, almost opposite of Per Medjed. The modern village that stands at this site is called el-Kom el-Ahmar Sawaris. It is within the bou...
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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...