Pyramids of Giza

Heliopolis Association organizes trips to the Great Pyramids of Giza

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 04:46 GMT

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.

Pyramids of Giza receives Portuguese, Polish, Brazilian national handball teams, 150 foreign media representatives

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 01:16 GMT

The Pyramids of Giza received the Portuguese, Polish and Brazilian national handball teams along with 150 foreign media representatives

Japanese handball team visits Pyramids of Giza on January 8

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 06:49 GMT

Japanese handball team visited Pyramids of Giza on January 8.

Egypt's Sphinx hosts 1st tourist group from Spain since COVID-19 pandemic

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 12:56 GMT

In front of the Sphinx, renowned Archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with a Spanish tourist group, that included intellectuals, writers, university professors and public figures.

In Pics: Serbian media delegation tours Egypt until December 5

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 12:42 GMT

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.

Did Nefertiti’s tomb disappear because of her Separation from Akhenaten or a sinister plot for the throne?

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 03:11 GMT

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.

In Pics: Strict precautionary measures to be implemented at Pyramids Antiquities Region

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 03:41 GMT

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

Zahi Hawass reveals solar phenomenon in the Pyramids of Giza

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 12:51 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities plan after archaeological sites re-open

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 01:42 GMT

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 Grand Egyptian Museum receives 42 pieces of Khufu's second ship

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 04:58 GMT

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.

New archaeological discovery made during sterilization of Sphinx region

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:23 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced a new archaeological discovery was made during the sterilization of the Sphinx region.

Egyptian Min. of Tourism, Antiquities resume extensive sterilization works

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is carrying out extensive disinfection and sterilization works covering all museums and archaeological sites in Egypt.

Min.: launches sterilization process in pyramids’ antiquities region

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 11:55 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities began the work of sterilization and disinfection of the pyramids’ antiquities region, to prevent the repercussions of the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19).

Hawass: Sun setting on Sphinx’s shoulder proves superiority of ancient Egyptians

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 01:20 GMT

On March 22, the Pyramids' archeological region witnessed a distinct astronomical phenomenon, as the sun set on the right shoulder of the Sphinx.

In Pics: Anani embarks on inspection tour to historical landmarks

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 - 12:27 GMT

The tour was made by the minister to follow up on the removal of the rainwater that had accumulated in some places due to the bad weather.

In Pics: Latest developments of Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 - 02:42 GMT

The state is doing everything it is capable of to meet the deadline previously set for the inauguration of the museum, which falls in the last quarter of 2020.

New archaeological discovery to be announced in November

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 12:54 GMT

It is a revelation that will draw the world's attention in November following the Egyptology conference to be held at the ministry headquarters in Zamalek.

A double tomb dating back to the fifth dynasty uncovered at Pyramids of Giza

Sat, 04 May 2019 - 11:00 GMT

A double tomb for two persons dating back to the first half of the fifth dynasty (2563 - 2423 BC) was uncovered at Pyramids of Giza archaeological area, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced on Saturday May 4.

Exclusive to ET : A newly discovered tomb to be announced on May.4

Fri, 03 May 2019 - 01:32 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities will announce on Saturday May 4 the discovery of a tomb at Pyramids of Giza archaeological area.

Ancient tomb unearthed near Pyramids of Giza

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 08:34 GMT

Several illegal excavations have been reported recently because the owners of the archeological sites are not compensated appropriately by the government.