Artifacts

Saudi Arabia uncovers ritual platform that houses Egyptian Artifacts

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 12:08 GMT

A huge ritual platform and Egyptian artifacts were discovered in northern Saudi Arabia.

Ex-Italian honorary consul sentenced to 15 years in absentia

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Skakal has been convicted of attempting to smuggle 21,855 artifacts in a diplomatic container from Alexandria to the Italian port of Salerno.

Grand Egyptian Museum expected to attract 5M visitors annually

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The Egyptian Cabinet issued an infograph Wednesday indicating that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will attract more than 5 million visitors annually.

Al-Sharjah ruler returns 425 rare artifacts to Egypt

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 04:10 GMT

ET reveals details of the artifacts returned by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamedd al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to Egypt. The artifacts totaled up to 425 rare Egyptian artifacts from several eras.

3 persons arrested for trading in archeological artifacts in Assuit

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 10:27 GMT

The confiscated artifacts date back to various eras and the arrested people confessed their crimes.

Egyptian officials angered as Tutankhamun bust put on auction Thursday

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 12:53 GMT

Head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said that the National Committee for Antiquities Repatriation held a meeting after making sure that an Egyptian Tutankhamun bust is up for sale in an auction in the UK.

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.

90% of Tanta Museum renovation works completed

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 02:02 GMT

Tanta Museum is the only museum in Gharbia; it has been closed for 18 years.

Cabinet denies selling artifacts in Christie's Auction Hall in US

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 11:53 GMT

The Cabinet information center on Tuesday denied reports about selling 17 archaeological artifacts in Christie's Auction Hall in the US.

35 additional artifacts transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 - 12:54 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Remaya Square received 35 large pieces of wooden antiquities from Khufu’s second ship in Giza.

Security measures taken over 6 months

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 01:41 GMT

In its mid-year report, the Cabinet stated the achievements ofthe Egyptian Armed Forces and the police in the realm of countering terrorism and combating crime.

Luxor ranks second in hot air balloon rides

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 03:43 GMT

The number of hot air balloon rides in Luxor surpasses 30 rides per day.

65 artifacts confiscated by police in Menia

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 01:48 GMT

Among the seized artifacts were antiquities dating back to 11th Dynasty and coins dating back to the Greek-Byzantine eras.

GEM's Great Staircase to illustrate life of Ancient Egyptian gods/kings

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 01:57 GMT

Tawfik further stated that 24 pieces have so far been transferred from a total of 87 statues set to be displayed on the “Kings' Great Staircase".

421 artifacts transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 01:48 GMT

The Egyptian Grand Museum in Al-Remaya Square received 421 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, most notably a statue of King Khafre.

Anany: A presidential mandate to complete GEM by 2020

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 - 11:47 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities added that there is a presidential mandate to inaugurate the Grand Egyptian Museum by 2020 and execute all its establishment procedures with high efficiency.

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.

Senegal opens new art museum honoring black civilization

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 - 12:42 GMT

Senegal has opened one of Africa’s largest art collections, one of a series of new museums on the continent.

Facts you may not know about the Grand Egyptian Museum

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 03:26 GMT

The Grand Egyptian is one of the largest archaeological museums in the world. Thousands of artifacts will be displayed during and after its launching.

Hurghada Museum to host over 1000 artifacts

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Head of the Museums Department at the Ministry of Antiquities, Elham Salah el-Din, declared that works at the Hurghada Museum are proceeding.

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