Supreme Council of Antiquities

Ancient-origins sheds light on the discovery of 85 2,000-year-old tombs in Sohag

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 09:27 GMT

The achievement was made by an Egyptian mission affiliated to the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

66 years passed since establishment of Egypt’s Antiquities Registration Center

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 01:19 GMT

Egypt’s Antiquities Registration Center is a scientific & artistic reference for rare Egyptian monuments.

Transfer of Khufu’s Solar Ship to GEM makes it to ICCROM Award’s shortlist

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:41 GMT

The award is granted once every 2 years.

Cultural season of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities resumes after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 12:10 GMT

The cultural season resumes on March 28 at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek.

Acquaint yourself with visiting timings of museums, archaeological sites during Ramadan

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 08:56 GMT

During the holy month of Ramadan, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has approved new operating times for all museums and archaeological areas affiliated with the council nationwide.

Details of new archaeological discovery in Egypt’s Saqqara to be announced on March 19

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:03 GMT

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani inspected the excavations of the Egyptian archaeological mission working northwest of the Pyramid of Merenre in Saqqara.

Rare plaque, 4-meter-deep furnace & a house dating back to the Roman era discovered in Luxor

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 10:53 GMT

On February 24, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced the discovery from Luxor Temple.

Discovery of cache of embalming materials in Egypt’s Abu Sir

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 10:57 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri explained that this cache was found inside a huge well.

Egypt, South Korea sign cultural heritage cooperation MOU

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 07:55 GMT

The MOU stipulates future plans to cooperate in all areas of cultural heritage: conducting archaeological excavation and restoration (including underwater archaeology).

Mostafa Waziri gives lecture on latest archaeological discoveries in Egyptian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 11:21 GMT

The lecture also focused on shedding light on the archaeological projects currently underway.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities publishes Issue 88 of the Annals of the Supreme Council of Antiquities

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 11:10 GMT

It is worth noting that the current issue is the latest scientific production of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in its periodical.

Installation of canopy to protect murals in Sohag’s Red Monastery completed

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The project was held in cooperation with the American Research Center.

Japan grants Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, Egyptologist Zahi Hawass Order of the Rising Sun

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 11:55 GMT

A statement from the Japanese Embassy in Cairo said Wednesday that the history of this award spans back nearly 150 years.

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

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