Supreme Council of Antiquities

Discovery of several tombs in Al-Hamdiya necropolis east of Sohag

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 02:35 GMT

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said that these tombs have multiple models of about 250 tombs etched at several levels in the mountain.

Secretary-General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities follows up on transfer process of Khufu’s 1st Solar Boat

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 02:44 GMT

Waziri explained that the packaging and reinforcement work on the body of the boat is conducted in accordance with scientific international standards used in the transfer of antiquities.

Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities approves continuation of reducing annual visiting permits' prices to museums, archaeological sites

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 01:55 GMT

A number of decisions were taken to develop the services presented to visitors heading to museums and archaeological sites, raise tourism and archaeological awareness among the Egyptian people and stimulate the movement of cultural tourism.

110 tombs spanning back to 3 different ancient Egyptian eras discovered in Egypt’s Dakahlia

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 02:22 GMT

The civilizations of Lower Egypt are known as Boto 1 and 2, the Naqada III civilization and the Second Transition Era known as the Hyksos Period

Possible reason behind the sinking of ancient Red-Sea-ship uncovered

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 12:45 GMT

Under the supervision of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, the archaeological mission of the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University, succeeded in uncovering the front of the ship wrecked on Saadana Island in the Red Sea.

Waziry, Abbas follow up on work progress of King Tutankhamun halls in Grand Egyptian Museum

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 01:37 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry and Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Al-Tayeb Abbas, followed up on the progress of work in the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities, Governor of Alexandria discuss developing tourism services at Citadel of Qaitbay

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 12:47 GMT

They discussed a project to develop tourism services at the Qaitbay Citadel and its surrounding area.

Egypt successfully repatriates smuggled artifact of goddess Bastet from Canada

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 12:45 GMT

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry participated in the ceremony of receiving the piece through a virtual speech he gave from Luxor, in which he talked about the artifact and its historical background.

Learn about latest excavation, restoration work at Temples of Karnak

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 02:32 GMT

The Supreme Committee of the Egyptian French Center for the Study of the Temples of Karnak in Luxor has concluded its meetings to examine the works that have been accomplished during the 2020/2021 season at the temples.

Egypt's initiative to promote domestic tourism extended to May 15

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:44 GMT

CAIRO – 28 February 2020: According to the directives of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and Civil Aviation decided to extend the initiative to support domestic tourism in Egypt until May15.

Bazars, cafeterias in Egypt's museums, archaeological sites exempted from paying rent until April 2021

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:56 GMT

This comes in line with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ support to provide the necessary aid to the tourism sector and its workers, especially in light of the mitigation of the economic impacts resulting from the global pandemic.

Recent Egyptian study on the Pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II reveals new secrets about his death

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 02:17 GMT

The study says modern medical technology helped tell the story of an ancient Egyptian king, who died in order to reunify Egypt in the 16th century BC.

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration works of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 12:35 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities has begun the restoration of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba, close to Salah El-Din Citadel.

In Pics: All you need to know about ‘Artifacts of the Month’ in Egypt’s various museums

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 06:08 GMT

Those artifacts were chosen through a public poll on Facebook to choose the "piece of the month" in Egypt’s various museums.

Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, safe as can be

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 01:36 GMT

In response to the news that has been circulated alleging that Sharm El-Sheikh Museum and some of its artifacts were affected by flooding, Head of the Museums Sector at the Supreme Council of Antiquities Moamen Othman confirmed that they are baseless allegations .

Andalus Park under maintenance

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 12:21 GMT

Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish antiquities sector at the Supreme Council of Antiquities Osama Talaat, said that the restoration and maintenance work in the Andalus Park are not demolishing the garden.

Explore the finds uncovered at Aswan’s partial Roman fort

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 03:42 GMT

Inside the fort, a group of architectural elements of the Ptolemaic temple were discovered.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities begins restoration works for archaeological Mohammad Ali Bridge

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 01:15 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has started the restoration and maintenance of the archaeological Mohammad Ali Bridge in El-Qanater City, Qalyubia Governorate, in coordination with the Ministry of Irrigation and the City Council.

1st archeological discovery in 2021 to be announced from Egypt's Saqqara soon

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 03:49 GMT

Stay tuned for the announcement of a new archeological discovery in Saqqara, the land of mystery, ancient splendor and secrets.

What is the truth behind the Clock Tower of Mohammad Ali Mosque in Cairo’s ancient Citadel?

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 01:17 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziry, said that the restoration work of the Clock Tower in the Mohammad Ali Mosque in Salah al-Din Citadel is continuing regularly.

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