sarcophagus

3,600-year-old mummy discovered in ancient Egyptian city Luxor

Spanish archeologists have discovered a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt.

Feb 14, 2014, 14:38 PM IST

Giant sarcophagus leads to tomb of previously forgotten dynasty`s pharaoh

Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a previously unknown pharaoh: Woseribre Senebkay - and the first material proof of a forgotten Abydos Dynasty, ca. 1650-1600 BC.

Jan 17, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Over 3,500-year-old sarcophagus found in Egypt

The discovery of a 3,550-year-old child`s sarcophagus near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor could shed light on a little-known period of Ancient Egypt.

Jan 31, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

3,000-yr-old sarcophagus

A 3,000-year-old ornately painted coffin arrived back in Egypt today, 125 years after it was smuggled out the country, antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said.

Mar 14, 2010, 08:37 AM IST

Mayan sarcophagus

Archaeologists have discovered more than a 1,000-yr-old Mayan sarcophagus.

Jan 29, 2010, 08:56 AM IST

Ancient sarcophagus

A sarcophagus may bring experts closer to solving debate over plays Shakespeare.

Aug 17, 2009, 08:57 AM IST