Ramses II

Mummy of King Merenptah will be transferred in Pharaohs’ Golden Parade to NMEC

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 01:13 GMT

King Merenptah was the son of the Great Ramses II. He spans back to the 19th Dynasty, New Kingdom era.

Mummy of King Ramses II will be transferred in Pharaohs' Golden Parade to NMEC

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 09:15 GMT

King Ramses II signed the first known peace treaty in history with the Hittites and was remembered as a great warrior.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities presents virtual tour of Abu Simbel Temples

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 01:24 GMT

After the unique solar alignment phenomenon on the sanctum of the iconic Ramses II temple, which takes place on February 22 and October 22 every year, Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities and NAV3D present a virtual tour inside this amazing temple.

World's 1st hanging obelisk installed in the Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 01:34 GMT

This design is the first of its kind in Egypt and the world. The new design gives the visitor a unique view, as they will stand on a glass plate under their feet, resting on the base of the obelisk.

What you may not know about military life in ancient Egypt

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 04:40 GMT

Archaeological researcher Ahmed Amer said that ancient Egyptians left us with many traces that indicate their superiority in the military field.

When will GEM’s hanging obelisk become 100% completed?

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 04:14 GMT

The first thing the Grand Egyptian Museum visitors are expected to see is the hanging obelisk of Ramses II, standing tall in front of the main façade of the museum.

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.