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 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.
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.
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 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.
Moses’ Pharaoh has raised controversy among many researchers throughout history. Many believe he is Ramses II. Others believe he is Seti I.
Gomaa also stated that scientists found seaweed inside his corpse, which indicates that this was the Pharaoh that lived during Moses’ era.
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).
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.
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.
The statue was initially scheduled to be unveiled on World Heritage Day on April 18. Will Coronavirus affect the set date?
Thirteen countries and nine Egyptian folklore bands are participating in the ceremony.
The festival is scheduled to run from Feb. 16 - Feb. 22.
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.
The temple commemorates King Ramses II's victory in the Battle of Kadesh.
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.
The transfer decision came after the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities,” said the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.
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.
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
The arrest warrant included the drivers of the two trains, their assistants and the rail workers over the accusation of manslaughter and vandalism.