The 4,300-year-old tomb was discovered in the Egyptian village of Saqqara where, according to hieroglyphs engraved on the tomb’s façade, Egyptologists managed to determine that it belongs to a man named Mehcheczi.
The U-shaped, underground brick corridor, which is now home to a protected colony of bats, is dug into Warsaw’s escarpment in the south of the city. But although its existence has been known for a long time, what it actually was, when exactly it was built and who built it remain unknown.
Born on the 27th of October 1898 in Kielce, Józef Hartman’s significant role in training and mentoring the young Polish soldiers who had volunteered for the special undercover mission, came soon after his arrival to Great Britain in 1940.
The tombs are between 40 and 50 metres long, with the longer walls reinforced with wooden palisades, while the short eastern walls contained an entrance to a sort of tomb chapel.
Archaeologists have discovered one of Poland’s largest megalithic cemeteries after they unearthed seven tombs dating back some 5,500 years.
The documentary describes Warsaw University archaeology professor Andrzej Niwiński’s life-long search in the Valley of King’s for the hidden tomb of 11th century BC Egyptian ruler Herhor.
Footage from an endoscopic camera clearly shows the 14th-century king’s royal sceptre lying across his body and the crumbling remains of a shroud still lying across his face – but mystery still surrounds whether the king actually looks like his portrait.
The ghoulish discovery was made at an old German cemetery in the village of Modliszów, in Lower Silesia, which was part of Germany before WWII.
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.