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.
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.