Ramses II

Four artifacts you won’t see except in the Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 03:10 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum is a national project that the whole world is highly anticipating. It is the biggest museum in the world dedicated to one civilization and will house over 50,000 artifacts.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities accompanies Zurab Pololikashvili in a tour around Hurghada

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 03:20 GMT

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization, began their tour on Aug. 23 in Hurghada by visiting Hurghada Museum.

Archaeologists of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities discover new statue of one of Hathor’s priests

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 01:17 GMT

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.

Hawass: Archaeological evidence proves that builders of the Great Pyramids are the ancient Egyptians

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 12:09 GMT

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that the money of the billionaire founder of Tesla Company, Elon Musk, did not make him famous, so he decided to announce that aliens came from space to build the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Queen Nefertari, the beauty of all beauties

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 02:44 GMT

Queen Nefertari is considered the main wife of the most famous pharaoh of Egypt, King Ramses II [1290-1224 BC], and the mother of six of his most important children.

Who is the Pharaoh of Prophet Moses?

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 12:24 GMT

Moses’ Pharaoh has raised controversy among many researchers throughout history. Many believe he is Ramses II. Others believe he is Seti I.

Is Ramses II the Pharaoh of Moses?

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 04:02 GMT

Gomaa also stated that scientists found seaweed inside his corpse, which indicates that this was the Pharaoh that lived during Moses’ era.

In Pics: Visit Ismailia Museum during house quarantine

Sun, 10 May 2020 - 03:58 GMT

The Ismailia Museum is one of the oldest museums in Egypt. The museum was built by engineers working for the Suez Canal International Maritime Company (currently Suez Canal Authority).

World awaits opening of Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 03:14 GMT

Under the title "You will not have to wait to see King Tut in the Grand Egyptian Museum", the American magazine Forbes shed light on the virtual tours organized by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

New discovery of foundation deposits and the storerooms of Ramses II’s temple in Abydos

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 02:13 GMT

The mission of the New York University-ISAW at the temple of Ramses II in Abydos discovered the temple’s foundation deposits at its south-west corner which was buried in 1279 BC.

Due to COVID-19, unveiling restored Ramses II statue prone to postponement

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:47 GMT

The statue was initially scheduled to be unveiled on World Heritage Day on April 18. Will Coronavirus affect the set date?

13 countries celebrate sun illuminating Ramses II face

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 01:49 GMT

Thirteen countries and nine Egyptian folklore bands are participating in the ceremony.

All you need to know about Aswan Festival of Culture and Arts

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 12:45 GMT

The festival is scheduled to run from Feb. 16 - Feb. 22.

24 local, foreign teams participate in Aswan Festival

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 01:11 GMT

The General Authority of Cultural Palaces will hold the eighth Aswan International Festival for Culture and Arts in Aswan to celebrate the sun illuminating the face of Ramses II statue.

In Pics: The miraculous transfer of Abu Simbel Temple in 1968

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 05:15 GMT

The temple commemorates King Ramses II's victory in the Battle of Kadesh.

Ramses II, Hatshepsut, Thutmose III mummies to be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 - 02:29 GMT

Minister Anany held a meeting to transfer several royal mummies and coffins from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

In Pics: King Ramses II obelisk to be transferred to El Alamein City

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 12:58 GMT

The transfer decision came after the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities,” said the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

Sonbol denies allegation of using black cement to restore Ramses III

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Head of the Central Department of Restoration and Conservation of Antiquities Gharib Sonbol has stated that Egypt’s antiquities and monuments are in safe hands.

Remains of a military fortress discovered in Al-Beheira

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 02:50 GMT

The Egyptian Archaeological Mission working in Abqa'in, Al-Beheira was able to trace the remains of two architectural units attached to a military fortress

Cairo Court re-detains 6 officials for 45 days for Ramses train accident

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 06:20 GMT

The arrest warrant included the drivers of the two trains, their assistants and the rail workers over the accusation of manslaughter and vandalism.