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.
The haul of jewelry, statues and ancient sarcophagi was recovered from Luxor's Valley of the Kings.
The tombs from the 27th dynasty and the Greco-Roman era contain a number of sarcophagi and the remains of men, women and children.
An international team is using infrared thermography to map subatomic particles in the Great Pyramid to reveal what lies inside.
The elegant pictorial writing system of the ancient Egyptians has fascinated generations of archaeologists.
This is the largest study of ancient cat DNA to date.
The study looked at DNA from more than 150 ancient Egyptian mummies.
The antiquities minister said the relics may instead be of a seventh century B.C. pharaoh called Psamtek I.
The relics were found in a muddy pit between dilapidated apartment blocks.