Most of our historical record about the Phoenicians came from ancient Greeks and Romans—the Phoenician's arch-enemies.
The right foot of the statue features hieroglyphic symbols that correspond to both the birth name and coronation of King Amenhotep III.
Some of the papyrus scraps carry everyday notes like shopping lists or tax returns.
The team of experts said they found signs of a temple structure as well as other ancient objects
"The discovery confirms a close commercial relationship between the ancient city in Palestine and Egypt."
Three of the children appeared to have been well-cared for; the fourth did not, possibly due to differences in social class.
Sadly, there are no treatments that can help at this point.
"Our ancient Egyptian ancestors are bestowing their blessing."
The statues, carved from black granite, were found near the ancient southern Egyptian city of Luxor.
The X-ray allowed researchers to examine the rich assortment of objects that had been buried inside along with the girl's body.
Initial analysis places the carving in the time of the Emperor Philip Arrhidaeus.
The treasures have been in storage and unexamined until new exhibition put them on display.
The mask was decorated with an anthropomorphic face and a scene depicting the pharaonic sky god Khebr.
The tomb of Pharaoh Set I is the most impressive in Egypt's famous Valley of the Kings.
Prior to the recent studies, writing ink was thought to be primarily carbon-based until the fourth and fifth centuries A.D.
A little piece of home in a distant land.
Ministry of Antiquities says several voids inside the pyramid have been known about for many years.
Cosmic rays bombard Earth all the time—here's how scientists used them to explore one of the seven wonders of the world.
The discovery should help scientists work out how the ancient Egyptians built the Great Pyramid.
ScanPyramids team announces discovery of a 100 foot void above the Grand Gallery.
The woman was pregnant and in her early 20s.
The tomb holding the bodies of workers who built the pyramid was cursed by the cemetery supervisor to try to protect it from thieves.
Academics from the University of Cambridge have been able to use the annual eclipse to establish a chronology for the rule of the Pharaohs.
The Ptolemaic Kingdom fell to the Roman Empire after the death of Cleopatra.
A joint Czech and Egyptian mission is working at the Abusir Necropolis in Giza.
This pyramidion most likely sat on top of a now-lost ancient chamber once belonging to one of the most powerful queens in ancient Egypt.