Supreme Council of Antiquities

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.

Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities approves decisions to promote cultural tourism in Egypt

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 01:09 GMT

The Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, in its convention headed by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany on December 29, approved decisions to promote cultural tourism in Egypt.

New archaeological discovery in Saqqara to be announced early 2021

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 12:40 GMT

In 2021, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to announce a large archaeological discovery.

Restoration of Isis Temple in Aswan completed

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 12:12 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the restoration and development work in the Isis Temple in Aswan, in preparation for its opening soon.

2020: Year of Egyptian archaeological discoveries

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:46 GMT

During 2020, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a set of important archaeological discoveries, which were accomplished through the Egyptian mission.

When will the first board meeting of the NMEC be held after its new formation?

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt’s Council of Ministers issued a decision to form and organize the work of the board of directors of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat.

Enani reviews Egypt’s archaeological accomplishments in 2020 to France 24

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 02:37 GMT

Enani said that among the most prominent recent discoveries was the unearthing of more than 100 coffins sealed more than 2000 years ago, in the Saqqara antiquities area.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities: Circulating photos of Kom al-Shuqafa are old

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities clarified that the circulating photos of Kom al-Shuqafa archeological site are​​ old and do not reflect its current status.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits Archaeological Replicas Factory

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 12:46 GMT

This factory is the first of its kind in Egypt. It is scheduled to be officially opened in early 2021 after its workers complete their training.

Saqqara Model, under investigation

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Mohamed Youssef, director of the Saqqara Antiquities Area, said that a model entered the area with a normal "entry ticket" permit, and not a ticket or permit to photograph.

Citizen arrested for illegally excavating under his home

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 03:00 GMT

His house is located inside the residential block of Al-Bahnasa in Minya Governorate, which is under the authority of the Islamic Antiquities Sector.