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New archaeological evidence found in Saqqara Archaeological Area

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 02:20 GMT

The Egyptian mission working in the Pyramids Antiquities Area succeeded in finding new archaeological traces during excavations in Saqqara.

Egypt’s artifacts displayed in Czech’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition return safely on October 14

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 01:08 GMT

The number of visitors exceeded half a million during the exhibition period.

Restoration of heads of rams recently discovered in Al-Kebbash Road begins

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 12:30 GMT

The discovery was made while excavating south of the Karnak temples at the gate of Ptolemy III Euergetes.

Transferring Tutankhamun’s 2nd cabin to Grand Egypt Museum completed

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 01:44 GMT

The restorers and archaeologists of the Grand Egyptian Museum completed the work of transferring and re-installing the second cabin of the Golden King, Tutankhamun.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities begins restoration works of Saray al-Qubba’s archaeological granite column

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 12:54 GMT

This project comes within the state’s efforts to renovate the Egyptian squares to show the beauty of their architectural design, and develop public parks.

International exhibition 'Ramses & the Pharaohs’ Gold' to be held in November

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 12:27 GMT

Egypt's Council of Ministers agreed to hold the exhibition in four international cities.

Lengthy workshop to discuss strategy of operating services at Grand Egyptian Museum held on Aug. 17

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 11:48 GMT

Hassan Allam coalition officials and representatives began the workshop with a detailed presentation reviewing the strategy of operating services in the museum

34 antique coins seized at Cairo International Airport

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 11:30 GMT

The 34 antique coins were in the possession of a passenger who was trying to smuggle them.

Egypt’s Rasheed National Museum holds numerous workshops during August 2021

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 01:26 GMT

The workshops aim to activate the museum’s role in communicating with society, spreading archaeological awareness, and developing the skills and capabilities of students.

60% of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 10:30 GMT

60 percent of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed.

Discovery of pottery workshop remains from Greco-Roman era in Egypt’s Al-Beheira Governorate

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 12:09 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological mission working in the area of Tel Kom Aziza in Al-Beheira Governorate discovered the remains of a huge pottery workshop, dating back to the Greco-Roman era.

ISESCO approves registration of Egypt’s Shali City, Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, Baron Palace on its heritage list

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 11:21 GMT

This came after Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities submitted integrated files that shed light on the archaeological and artistic importance of these sites.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. follows-up on latest development work underway in Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 02:34 GMT

The project's developments and ways to improve the level of tourism services in the museum were reviewed, with the aim to improve the experience of visitors and tourists.

Development of visitor services in Egypt’s archaeological sites, museums

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 11:24 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enani held a meeting to discuss ways to develop visitor services at archaeological sites and museums nationwide.

Egyptian Prosecution: 227 artifacts seized with former MP-led gang confirmed to be antiquities

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 10:29 GMT

A committee from the Supreme Council of Antiquities said all the seized antiquities date back to the Egyptian civilizations and belong to different ages, including the Prehistoric, Pharaonic, Greek, Roman and Islamic ages, according to the prosecution’s statement.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with Ukrainian media delegation visiting Egypt

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 01:20 GMT

During the meeting, Enani welcomed the delegation, stressing that Egypt is an ideal destination for those looking for a safe and enjoyable travel experience throughout the year.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. follows-up on latest works in Grand Egyptian Museum

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 01:40 GMT

Khaled El-Enani discussed numerous aspects of the work carried out in the Grand Egyptian Museum, in addition to the transfer process of Khufu’s First Solar Ship.

In photos: Retrieved antiquities from France due in Cairo Sunday: Waziri

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 07:48 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Mostafa Waziri said as many as 114 looted antiquities that were smuggled to France, are due to return home on Sunday, as part of the joint investigations launched by Egypt’s Prosecution and the French judicial authorities.

Ticket prices for Baron Empain Palace, Panorama Area affordable to all

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 10:36 GMT

Since its reopening in 2020, many visitors flocked to the ancient architectural masterpiece.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits Virgin Mary Tree in Cairo

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 08:53 GMT

It was one of the points of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt.

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