Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will return 44 ancient art pieces to Egypt, Italy, Turkey

Tue, 12 Dec 2023 - 11:34 GMT

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will return 44 ancient art pieces to Egypt, Italy and Turkey.

Remains of victims of funeral rituals found near a 1,000-year-old mummy in Peru

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 10:10 GMT

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of 20 people who may have been victims of a sacrifice ritual near a Peruvian mummy in the ancient city of Cajamarquilla.

Former antiquities minister demands teaching hieroglyphs in schools

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 05:00 GMT

He said this would further link children with their ancient culture and history.

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 09:50 GMT

The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than 3,000 years ago.

Ancient Egyptian basalt statue to be auctioned in Christie’s on April 29

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 12:12 GMT

Among the pieces held for sale is an ancient Egyptian statue, a basalt figure of a man, dating back to the Middle Kingdom, circa late 12th -13th dynasty.

Ministry of Antiquities managed to restore stolen artifact

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 02:52 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities received a stone-carved artifact from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Video: What foreign media say about Grand Egyptian Museum

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 03:11 GMT

Numerous international media outlets shed light on the much-anticipated archaeological entity, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).

Ministry of Culture to protect late Hassan Kamy’s library

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 02:31 GMT

The Ministry of Culture encourages all citizens to prevent the abuse of our national heritage.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to display ancient currencies

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 02:59 GMT

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir presents for the first time three collections of antiquities that were stored in the museum.

The National Museum receives 800 artifacts

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 01:49 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received 800 antiquities that previously resided in the Grand Museum in Tahrir. These are the last pieces of a total of 6559 antiquities previously transferred in several stages.

Antiquities Ministry seeks truth on status of Egyptian artifacts at burned Brazil museum

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 02:46 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Moustafa el Waziri expressed regret over the incident.

Rare heretical Christian writing reveals Jesus’s secret teaching

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 01:33 GMT

Scholars have translated an ancient heretic Christian manuscript in Egypt that contains a dialogue between Jesus Christ and his “brother”, James.

Peru fire ravages ancient archaeological site

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 12:30 GMT

A fire destroyed a 2,000-year-old mural and much of the vestiges of an archaeological site in northern Peru on Sunday.

Why ancient Egyptians selected the place of Giza Pyramids

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 02:26 GMT

Why ancient Egyptians selected the place of Giza Pyramids

Grand Egyptian Museum to receive new antiques

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 03:37 GMT

The subsystem committee of Grand Egyptian Museum discussed the final plan of transferring huge and heavy antiques from the Egyptian museum in Al-Tahrir square.

Antiquities Ministry uncovers details behind lost antiques

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 11:38 GMT

A report was submitted by Ministry of Antiquities to identify 32,638 missing antiques so INTERPOL and other relevant bodies for recovery can track them.