Cat Mummies, Animal Statues Discovered in Egypt Sarcophagi

Cairo – Seven sarcophagi, some dating back more than 6,000 years, have been discovered at a site on the edge of the pyramid complex in Saqqara, south of the Egyptian capital, archaeology officials announced Saturday.

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WATCH: Massive Portions of Western Wall Unearthed in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – A sensational new archaeological find in Jerusalem’s Old City has unearthed massive portions of the Western Wall and an ancient Roman theater unseen for 1,700 years, the Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) announced on Monday.

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3,000 Year Old Treasures Dated to the Time of King David Unveiled

The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem offered a unique preview on Monday of an exhibition showcasing 3,000 year-old artifacts recovered from Khirbet Qeiyafa which archaeologists believe could be the biblical city of Sha’arayim, meaning ‘Two Gates’, that is mentioned in the story of the battle of David and the Philistine giant, Goliath.

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Excavation Reveals ‘Hong Kong’ of Ancient Egypt  

TEL AVIV – The discovery of thousands of artifacts in an excavation led by the British Museum reveals a major Greek trading city in Egypt, the Guardian reported. Naukratis, dubbed “the Hong Kong of its era” by Dr Ross Thomas,

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