Egypt archaeologists uncover ‘complete’ Roman city

Egyptian archaeologists said on Jan. 24 they had discovered an 1,800-year-old "complete residential city from the Roman-era" in the heart of the southern city of Luxor.

The city, dating to the second and third centuries, is the "oldest and most important city found on the eastern bank of Luxor," according to Mostafa Waziri, head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities.

Arlette David | Athens | May 15

Dr Arlette David, a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and member of Israel's Institute of Archaeology, will deliver a lecture on "Akhenaten's and Nefertiti's Monotheism: What the Images Reveal," at the Iconic Center. The lecture, which will be in English, is organized by the university, together with the Hellenic Institute of Egyptology and the Jewish Museum of Greece.

Scans reveal two secret chambers in King Tutankhamun’s tomb

Researchers studying King Tutankhamun’s tomb said that there are two previously secret chambers hidden in King Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Radar scans of the tomb in the ancient necropolis of Luxor have revealed two possible rooms, and they’re likely to contain remains, Egypt’s antiquities minister Mamdouh el-Damaty said.