Antiquities - Greco-Roman

Remains of uncovered Graeco-Roman settlement details life in Alexandria

This area was used as a transit area for travellers, visitors and trade merchants

Egypt's Siwa fortress renovation boosts hopes for ecotourism

The 13th-century edifice, called 'Shali' or 'home' in the local Siwi language, was built by Berber populations atop a hill in the pristine Siwa oasis, some 600 kilometres (370 miles) southwest of Cairo

Alexandria: Important Roman-era finds

The remains of a vast residential settlement and a well-preserved Roman mosaic floor have been unearthed in Alexandria, reports Nevine El-Aref

Decorative ancient mosaic discovered in Alexandria

The find at Kom El-Dikka confirms the popularity of ornate design between the 1st and 3rd centuries AD in Roman Alexandria

Ancient workshop for construction of boats uncovered in Sinai

A Ptolemaic workshop for boat construction and repair has been uncovered in the Sinai Peninsula

Roman sarcophagi discovered in Egypt's Damietta

A collection of mud brick sarcophagi from the Roman period with the remains of mummies has been unearthed in Damietta

Archaeological chambers uncovered in Alexandria

A number of Roman and Byzantine chambers were uncovered in rescue excavations in Alexandria

Ptolemaic tomb discovered in Alexandria

A granite sarcophagus and a marble bust were found in a tomb during excavation work on private land in Alexandria

Ptolemaic crown pillar to be transported to the Grand Egyptian Museum

The crown pillar, first discovered in 2009, will undergo restoration before exhibition

New Roman tombs discovered in Egypt's Dakhla Oasis

Five mud-brick tombs uncovered in Beir Al-Shaghala necropolis in the Western Desert

Mosaic floor from Roman period uncovered in Alexandria

An Egyptian archaeological mission uncovered a Roman floor mosaic during excavation work in the Moharam Bek district of Alexandria

Sixth century medical recipe uncovered in St Catherine's Monastery

The medical recipe uncovered is one of the renowned Greek physician Hippocrates

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