Egyptian Antiquities

Golden ancient Egyptian ornaments discovered in Tel el-Amarna

Tue, 13 Dec 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The discovery was made by the Egyptian-English archaeological mission operating in Tel el-Amarna Archaeological Area.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir displays unique ornaments of Queen Ahhotep I, rare sarcophagus of Isis-Wort

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 07:55 GMT

Queen Ahhotep I is the wife of King Seqenenre Tao, who started the war of liberation against the Hyksos.

Sarcophagus of Ashayet, a unique piece of ancient Egyptian art

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 09:46 GMT

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is one of the largest international museums, with over 50,000 artifacts on display.

‘Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition to launch in Paris in April 2023

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 - 11:25 GMT

The exhibition showcases 181 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, dating back to the era of King Ramses II.

Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, Kafr El-Sheikh Museum celebrate their 2nd opening anniversary

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 - 12:56 GMT

Both museums received their visitors free of charge.

Princess Diana in Egyptian Museum, a 30-year-old historical visit

Mon, 31 Oct 2022 - 12:01 GMT

Thirty years ago, late Princess Diana visited the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

Carter finds 3 iconic shabtis in Tutankhamun’s tomb upon discovery

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 10:33 GMT

This example represents the king wearing a khepresh or blue crown, the headdress associated with war.

Tutankhamun’s wooden cartouche box

Wed, 26 Oct 2022 - 11:05 GMT

Upon discovery, the box contained many items including two crooks and two flails.

British academics sign petition calling for returning Rosetta Stone to Egypt

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 12:54 GMT

Experts signed a petition that says the precious 2,200-year-stone, which enabled the deciphering of hieroglyphs in 1822-1824, must be returned to its country of origin.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to hold specialized educational workshops for students of restoration departments

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 12:46 GMT

This is held under the supervision of the Museum's Department of Restoration.

Ptolemaic-era mask on sale at Christie’s

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 11:51 GMT

The wooden mask was valued to fetch between £20,000 to £30,000, but it has not been sold yet.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir houses unique statue of King Khafre

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 12:47 GMT

ET sheds light on the statue of King Khafre, builder of the second largest pyramid in Giza.

Christie's preparing to sell Egyptian statue worth £100,000

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The falcon-headed statue dates back to the fourth century BC.

1st prosthetic limb known to mankind was made in ancient Egypt

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 01:07 GMT

This reflects the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptians.

Global tourist site “TravelAwaits” recommends 9 amazing experiences to try in Luxor

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 10:16 GMT

The site described Luxor as “the heart of the Egyptian tourism industry”.

Secrets of King Amenhotep I’s mummy revealed with CT scan for the 1st time

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 10:43 GMT

The secrets of the mummy of King Amenhotep I remained hidden under the scrolls and the funeral face mask until they were recently revealed in the scientific study published on December 28, 2021.

Al-Sennari Archaeological House to hold ‘Refa'a al-Tahtawy & the Exploration of Ancient Egypt’ symposium on Dec. 21

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 01:18 GMT

The seminar will provide an overview of the writings of the scholar Refa’a al-Tahtawy on the ancient Egyptian civilization and will review his contributions to the management and protection of Egyptian antiquities.

Integrated system for electronic gates installed in Giza Pyramids area

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 02:09 GMT

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri explained that these gates come as part of an integrated electronic system to enter all archaeological areas and museums.

Grand Egyptian Museum receives 68 ancient artifacts

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 01:29 GMT

The 68 artifacts include 16 pieces from the treasures of the Golden King Tutankhamun.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organizes trip for academically outstanding students from North Sinai Governorate

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 10:53 GMT

The office of the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion in the city of Arish organized a three-day tourism awareness trip for 25 outstanding students from North Sinai Governorate.