It's a big piece of stone - and a very big discovery for archeologists. A team working in a Cairo suburb has unearthed the second part of an enormous statue. It's likely to be of Ramses the Second - one of ancient Egypt's famous pharaohs.
Egyptian authorities have unearthed two ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor. Wall inscriptions suggest the tombs belong to two notable figures from Egypt's 18th dynasty pharaohs, who ruled some 3,500 years ago.
A German-Egyptian archaeological team has unearthed an 8-meter colossus depicting one of ancient Egypt's most powerful pharaohs. The statue was found in the working class Cairo neighborhood of al-Matariya.
He fought battles, negotiated peace accords, had temples built - and ruled his country for many decades over 3,000 years ago. An exhibition at Karlsruhe Palace shows life in Egypt under Ramses the Great.
With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage.
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