Excavation

Detention renewed for Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb over funding excavation of antiquities

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 - 04:04 GMT

A southern Cairo court judge on Wednesday ordered the detention of Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb for another 45 days pending investigation over funding a former MP in illegal excavation operations.

Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb detained pending investigation over funding excavation of antiquities

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 11:54 GMT

A southern Cairo court judge ordered the detention of Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb for another 15 days pending investigation over funding a former MP in illegal excavation operations.

Businessman Hassan Rateb ordered detained for 4 days pending case on excavation of antiquities

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 07:53 GMT

Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb was ordered detained on Tuesday for four days pending investigations into funding illegal excavation for antiquities.

Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb arrested over funding illegal excavation

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 12:16 GMT

Security forces arrested Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb over accusations of funding a former parliamentarian in efforts of illegal excavations for antiquities, a statement revealed.

Egypt punishes stealing antiquities by life imprisonment, LE 5M fine

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 12:04 GMT

Anyone who will steal an antiquity or parts of it will be punished with life imprisonment, and a fine of not less than one million Egyptian pounds, and not more than 5 million Egyptian pounds, according to recent amendments to the Egyptian Antiquities Law.

EFEO to resume excavation in Fayoum for 3rd season: official

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 09:00 GMT

The director of the Fayoum antiquities authority said that many foreign missions have excavated Fayoum's antiquities this season.

Police halts attempt of smuggling 15 Pharaonic figurines in Asyut

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Tourism and Antiquities police managed to seize 15 Pharaonic figurines and 111 ancient Greek coins inside a house in Asyut.

Min. of Antiquities to start excavation work at Bir Youssef

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 01:08 GMT

An Egyptian archaeological mission will start excavation at Bir Youssef (Youssef Well), in Salah el-Din Citadel.

Excavation mission uncovers Roman antiquities in Abu Qir

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 02:33 GMT

An excavation mission discovered three shipwrecks and some historical pieces in Abu Qir.

One man killed in building collapse while searching for artifacts

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 - 03:58 GMT

One man was killed in a building collapse Monday, while excavating the site to search for archaeological artifacts.

Investigation opened into handling of Ramsis II statue excavation

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Egypt’s Administrative Prosecutor opened investigations into the technical errors committed during the process of extracting a recently-discovered statue from the mud in a Matareya slum.

Newly discovered pyramid excavated in Egypt

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 - 01:02 GMT

An Egyptian excavation team discovered the remains of a 3,700-year-old pyramid dating to the 13th dynasty in Dahshur, a royal necropolis in southeast Cairo, according to a Monday statement by the Ministry of Antiquities.

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