Supreme Council of Antiquities
Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has completed the project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan, where an internal marina was built for the area and waiting places for visitors, in addition to raising the efficiency of the lighting system.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.
The inspection tour included the lobby, the great staircase and the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said that these groups include tourists from Ukraine and France, who arrived in Hurghada on Aug. 31 to spend their vacation on the picturesque beaches of Egypt.
This decision came within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' efforts to mitigate the economic effects resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
The artifacts of the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" arrived in early August to the Czech capital, Prague, in preparation for its opening.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, has completed the installation of the first transparent protection screen around the pulpit of the Sultan Abu al-'Ila Archaeological Mosque.
The Supreme Council of Antiquities completed the restoration of three monasteries in the city of Naqada, Qena Governorate. The council will officially launch them on Aug. 19.
Waziri pointed out that the statue is about 95 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter and that excavation work is continuing to uncover the remaining pieces and evidence.
The palace represents various architectural styles combined in one masterpiece. It is considered a model of Rococo art.
The rescue excavations mission found a number of antique blocks and sculptures of pink and black granite and limestone dating back to the era of King Ramses II.
The team of the archaeological survey mission operating in the desert plateau region, west of Abydos, revealed a group of openings at a high point on the mountain front that date back to the Ptolemaic era.
The lecture discusses the scientific concept of stress and anxiety, the causes of tension and its implications on personal and social life.
Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a collection of huge artifacts from Tel Al-Fara’een area in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate.
This includes opening museums in the New Administrative Capital, Sharm El-Sheikh, Kafr El-Sheikh, among others.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said the cemetery is unique, and that this style of cemeteries has not been discovered before in Bahnasa.
Waziri further explained that the immediate reason for the poor state of reservation of the rams is that they were exposed to faulty restoration work with inappropriate materials in the early 1970s.
Minister Khaled el-Anani convened at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek with Mostafa Waziri, Nevin Nizar and Moemen Osman.
The Supreme Council of Antiquities started on Friday, May 8 renovating a group of ram-headed sphinxes at Amun-Ra Temple at Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor.
Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri, and Czech Ambassador to Cairo Jan Folik met on April 4 to discuss the possibility of setting up an exhibition of Egyptian antiquities at the National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic.