TFN speaks to the man on the hunt for a pharaoh’s tomb and the woman filming what could be one of the great archaeological discoveries.
Archaeologists have uncovered a stone chest from 3,500 years ago in rubble above the Egyptian site of Deir el-Bahari.
Professor Andrzej Niwiński who is leading the team of archaeologists at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Egypt said the 3,500-year-old chest proves that “since we are in the centre of the royal cemetery, it is definitely a tomb. Finding this deposit indicates that we are in the process of discovering the tomb."
Dug up in northern Poland the beads date back some 3,500 years and made the long journey from the land of the Pharaohs to north-east Europe.
Four Polish tourists were hospitalised after their bus crashed in Egypt on Saturday, spokesperson for the Polish Foreign Ministry Ewa Suwara told PAP.
A Polish inventor has come up with a portable water system that acts as an adaptable and economical hygiene device.
The team of archaeologists led by Warsaw University’s Dr Kamil Kuraszkiewicz discovered the ancient corpses in a trench surrounding the Pyramid of Djoser which could have been ‘a path to the afterlife’.
Lead archeologist Dr Krzysztof Babraj from the Museum of Archaeology in Kraków said: “The older church is underneath the basilica, which was destroyed by an earthquake. The form of its limestone walls, along with ceramic and glass fragments found inside the ruins, indicate that the church dates back to the mid-4th Century.”
The port of Berenike where the fortress was discovered was one of a chain dotted along the Red Sea to help supply war elephants to the Ptolemies, whose last leader was Cleopatra.
Polish egyptologist Filip Taterka from the Polish Academy of Sciences discovered the sole depictions of the raptor secretary bird in the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Barari, in Egypt.