The sphinxes measure 26 feet in length and represent King Amenhotep III, who reigned about 3,300 years ago.
The rare and valuable tablet is the latest artifact that Hobby Lobby has had to forfeit due to its illegal provenance.
Aten, dubbed a “Lost Golden City” by Egyptian officials, is one of the most important finds in decades, said one archaeologist.
A digital model has revealed a complex planetarium on the ancient device's face. “Unless it's from outer space, we have to find a way in which the Greeks could have made it,” researchers say.
After activists contested the sale of Indigenous ceremonial items in Calgary from the collection of a late German trick roper, the items were abruptly removed and repatriated to Siksika Nation.
While everyone is stuck at home due to Covid-19, the collection allows people to get a better view of some key objects than they would in person.
Climate change has exposed the epic ancient route, which was likely abandoned due to the Black Plague, revealing animal skeletons and artifacts.
The cave was first discovered by local farmers in 1966, but was walled off until last year for unknown reasons.
NASA Lost Lunar Rover Prototype and Other Priceless Artifacts to Sloppy Management, Inspector General Finds
The agency's Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that “a significant amount of historic personal property has been lost, misplaced, or taken” due to inadequate procedures.
Long may Saga reign.
"The sarcophagus has been opened, but we have not been hit by a curse.”
Mexico’s San Actun cave system contains pottery, bones of extinct giant sloths, and a 9,000-year-old human skull.