Pyramids of Giza
The Pyramids of Giza were lit up for an hour in blue, the official color of the United Nations and UNICEF.
The global event is held for the first time in Egypt and was launched on December 16.
Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri explained that these gates come as part of an integrated electronic system to enter all archaeological areas and museums.
This comes as a further step to implement the strategy of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities for a comprehensive digital transformation.
Ambassador of Japan to Cairo Noke Masaki expressed his appreciation of the fruitful cooperation between the two countries in the fields of tourism and culture.
A large number of these pieces were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum to be displayed in a designated building that includes the first and second ships.
General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah revealed that the first Khufu Solar Ship will be transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum in June 2021.
The discovery was made inside two roofed pits at the base of the southern Pyramid of Khufu [Cheops].
On February 13, the Heliopolis Association, headed by Nabil Helmy, organized a recreational and educational visit to the pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Kerdasa Heritage Area.
The Pyramids of Giza received the Portuguese, Polish and Brazilian national handball teams along with 150 foreign media representatives
Japanese handball team visited Pyramids of Giza on January 8.
In front of the Sphinx, renowned Archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with a Spanish tourist group, that included intellectuals, writers, university professors and public figures.
The delegation is currently in Hurghada and then they are traveling to Luxor. They are introduced to the precautionary measures and hygiene safety regulations implemented by the Egyptian government to ensure the safety of citizens, tourists and workers in the tourism sector.
Although the search did not reach a conclusion, a team of Egyptologists still believe that the ancient queen could be buried in a secret room inside the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
According to Mohieldin, the sterilization process at the area will start daily at 7 a.m. prior to receiving any visitors, temperatures of both staff workers and visitors will be measured and the Ministry of Health and Population will be notified of any in
On June 22, Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and Mark Liner, who specializes in the antiquities of Giza, witnessed the summer solstice phenomenon, as the sun set between the Pyramid of Cheops and Pyramid of Khafre.
Director of the Pyramids Archeological Zone Ashraf Mohieddin clarified the plan for the area once it is reopened for visitors, to combat the spread of the virus.
The GEM received 42 wooden pieces from the second Khufu ship, after extracting it from its pit near the pyramid of Khufu at the ancient pyramids of Giza.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced a new archaeological discovery was made during the sterilization of the Sphinx region.
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is carrying out extensive disinfection and sterilization works covering all museums and archaeological sites in Egypt.