Ministry of Antiquities

Egypt retrieves stolen piece of King Ramses II statue from Switzerland

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt has successfully recovered a remarkable 3,400-year-old fragment of King Ramses II's statue, which had been stolen from the ancient site of Abydos and smuggled to Switzerland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sunday.

In pics: Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments inaugurates 48 mosques after renovations

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:33 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments announced, Tuesday inaugurating 48 new mosques after finishing renovations.

All you need to know about Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace in Heliopolis

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 01:48 GMT

Sultan Hussein Kamel took power in a dangerous period in the history of Egypt between 1914 and 1917, when Britain had imposed martial law on Egypt during the First World War.

Due to COVID-19, Egypt’s Archaeological Models Production Unit currently focuses on local market

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 02:25 GMT

According to Tibi, the pandemic is responsible for the selling movement outside of Egypt coming to a halt, however, there will be a European cooperation in the coming period.

Book tickets for museums, archaeological sites via new applications

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 10:07 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working to take advantage of the digital transformation for tourism promotion to serve cultural tourism in Egypt.

Archaeological reproductions to be sold in Egyptian airports

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 - 01:30 GMT

This is based on a cooperation protocol between the ministries of antiquities and aviation.

More on Min. of Antiquities’ achievements in 2019

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 - 05:29 GMT

ET sheds light on the newly inaugurated museums and archaeological sites in 2019.

Min. of Antiquities' discoveries of 2019

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 03:27 GMT

ET sheds light on the numerous archaeological discoveries made by the Ministry of Antiquities during 2019.

Huge statue of Horus discovered

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 12:57 GMT

The Egyptian-German archaeological mission headed by Horig Sorouzian discovered a huge statue of the God Horus.

Wa’d Abul Ela appointed as head of Engineering Affairs Dept.

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 - 02:08 GMT

Abul Ela will hold this position at the Supreme Council of Antiquities for a year, based on the selection of the Supreme Committee for the Selection of Leaders.

Exhibition of French excavations in Egypt to be launched on Dec. 18

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 12:28 GMT

The exhibition will be titled "French excavations in Egypt: Research, Cooperation, Innovation," and will be held on Dec. 18, 2019.

Anani: 300 foreign missions currently work in Egypt

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 01:05 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani reviewed the recent archaeological discoveries and projects implemented by the Ministry of Antiquities in Egypt.

Golden pieces uncovered in El-Assasif's child mummy

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 - 04:43 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities conducted scientific studies on three mummies discovered in the cache of El-Assasif in an attempt to unfold their secrets.

Discovery of 'sacred animals' to be officially announced in Dec.

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 - 02:59 GMT

The discovery included a large-sized scarab and 75 statues of cats of different sizes and shapes that are made of wood and bronze.

Pics: Anani embarks on inspecting tour in Kafr el-Sheikh Museum

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 03:45 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the developments in Kafr el-Sheikh Museum, which is scheduled to open in the first half of 2020.

Anani examines possibility of training Angolan restorers

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 - 12:44 GMT

The Angolan ambassador pointed out that Angola will greatly benefit from the Egyptian expertise in this field.

Edu, Qar cemeteries re-open after restoration

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 12:56 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities re-opened the cemeteries Edu and Qar in the Eastern Cemetery of Giza Antiquities Region for visits after completion of restoration works.

Press conference on significant Saqqara discoveries Nov. 23

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 11:39 GMT

Sources at the Ministry of Antiquities revealed that the cemetery to be announced in the Saqqara archaeological area, on November 23, contains a number of large and symbolic coffins, as well as a number of animals.

12th International Congress of Egyptologists launched on Nov. 3

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 07:01 GMT

The ministry held a gala dinner at the Giza Pyramids that was attended by four ministers and 600 archaeologists from all over the world.

New archaeological discovery to be announced in November

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 12:54 GMT

It is a revelation that will draw the world's attention in November following the Egyptology conference to be held at the ministry headquarters in Zamalek.