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.