The archaeological discoveries were made at Quesna Cemetery, north of Cairo.
Archaeologists also found two animal skulls and three ceramic vessels at the site.
Photographs show one sarcophagus painted with the image of a human in deep blue and ochre.
The woman was buried with ostrich egg beads and pottery.
Archaeologists made the find at Kom Ombo, a unique double temple dedicated to two ancient Egyptian deities—crocodile god Sobek and falcon-headed god Horus.
The results could help scientists to create new nanoparticles that could be used to develop highly efficient solar cells.
People are turning to essential oils to help them combat a plethora of medical problems.
Saqqara is a vast ancient burial ground that once served as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis.
There is no "secret chamber" in the Pharaoh's 3,000-year-old grave, geophysicists concluded.
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the finding on Sunday.
The papyrus contains incantations written in Coptic—an Egyptian language that uses characters based on the Greek alphabet.
Researchers were "really, really surprised" to find that tattoos on two 5,000-year-old mummies.
When the pharaohs were confronted with environmental catastrophe, they didn't bury their heads in the sand.
The discovery raises important questions about the misunderstood role of women in ancient Egyptian culture.