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Ancient Egypt: Underwater Archaeologists Uncover Destroyed Temple in the Sunken City of Heracleion

Marine archaeologists probing sunken ancient Egyptian settlements have discovered the remains of a temple and several boats containing treasures like coins and jewelry. Egyptian and European researchers spent two months probing the remains of Heracleion and Canopus off the coast of the Nile Delta, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities reported. They used …

Tutankhamun’s head auctioned for $6m in UK despite Egypt’s outcry | Egypt News | Al Jazeera

Egyptian authorities say the artefact was stolen, a claim Christie’s auction house denies. A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian “boy king” Tutankhamun has been auctioned off for almost six million dollars in the UK despite a fierce outcry from Egypt that claimed the piece was likely to have been removed from the country illegally. Christie’s …