Supreme Council of Antiquities
The Egyptian mission working in the Pyramids Antiquities Area succeeded in finding new archaeological traces during excavations in Saqqara.
The number of visitors exceeded half a million during the exhibition period.
The discovery was made while excavating south of the Karnak temples at the gate of Ptolemy III Euergetes.
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.
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.
Egypt's Council of Ministers agreed to hold the exhibition in four international cities.
Hassan Allam coalition officials and representatives began the workshop with a detailed presentation reviewing the strategy of operating services in the museum
The 34 antique coins were in the possession of a passenger who was trying to smuggle them.
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 percent of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since its reopening in 2020, many visitors flocked to the ancient architectural masterpiece.
It was one of the points of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt.